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UT Researchers Study Role of Social Media in Aiding Hurricane Harvey Victims

When Hurricane Harvey made landfall near the end of August, it relentlessly pummeled the Gulf Coast as it stalled over the southern flank of the state. With Houston...

 
 

Exposed to Deluge of Digital Photos, We Feel the Effects of Image Overload

by Rebecca Macmillan, PhD Candidate in English, University of Texas at Austin Twenty-four percent of U.S. teens say they’re online “almost constantly.”...

 
 

Late to the Game: Retweet Street

Kris Boyd annihilated the Internet at approximately 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 3, when he retweeted a Texas A&M fan imploring the freshman cornerback and...

 
 

Trending Now: Hammocks and Hippie Fashion

Hammocking The act of laying in a hammock is now so popular it’s become a verb: hammocking. The new Texas Hammocking Club—founded by two students who enjoy...

 
 

UT Astronaut Karen Nyberg’s Top 10 Social Media Posts

Outer space isn’t as far away as it used to be. At least that’s how it feels, with astronauts like University of Texas grad Karen Nyberg, MS ’96, PhD...

 
 

UT Team Wins Google Social Media Award

A team of UT students beat out more than 150 competitors around the world to take Google’s first-ever Social Media Award, Google announced this week. The...

 
 

The Big Reveal: Meet the Creator of the Viral UTexas Memes Page

Just a few days after the creator of the UTexas Memes Facebook page played coy about his identity to The Alcalde, he’s finally revealed himself to his more than...

 
 
 
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