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The Impacts of Social Media on Modern Journalism

From a bar stool to a classroom chair, the question, “do you have a Facebook?” is only becoming more and more prevalent in modern America, and the world for that matter. In addition to Facebook, other platforms such as Twitter encourage people to share their thoughts like never before, or Instagram, where photographs are widely circulated at the blink of an eye. Americans in particular have been bred for generations into openly sharing thoughts and opinions, as well as printing them, through the freedoms afforded by the Constitution, and more specifically The Bill of Rights.