“Word on the Street” Has Become “Word on the ‘Gram”

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Social media has evolved immensely over time. Just 15 years ago, those of us with social media accounts were posting our class schedules, cultivating posts in third person, and occasionally changing our profile pictures. (And we thought we were connected back then!)

In 2009, Facebook graced us with the like button, and that sparked an influx of people’s political and…