English junior Laurielle Martin works with a hair client. Martin uses social media to promote her business.

Students use social media to build beauty business

Being on social media is about more than “beating” faces and “fleeking” hairstyles for MSU students who are building their beauty businesses. It’s also a chance to connect directly with customers by helping them feel beautiful. “A few women have reached out to me and told me how they admire how I am slowly starting my business and that it is motivating for them,” said makeup artist Devinnia Moore, a journalism senior at Michigan State. “I use social media to promote my creativity. I post makeup videos that I make myself along with pictures of my clients,” Moore said.

DeWitt plans on bringing new infrastructure and home development to the area

DeWitt wants future citizens to move into its community, and its developing multi-use housing to make it happen.  

“The whole objective is to have the community that is here enjoy what’s here, talk to their neighbors, and feel good about their community so that they will stay,” said Loretta Spinrad, from the DeWitt Chamber of Commerce.  “That translates to more people wanting to live here.”

According to Daniel Coss, DeWitt city administrator, and township manager, Rod Taylor, a huge part of growing the township and city is providing housing for all demographics of people.  So, this means that creating all types of housing developments is crucial to success heading forward. The City of DeWitt and DeWitt Township are planning for growth in the future and planning on accommodating more citizens.

Viral romances provide an enviable highlight reel

#RelationshipGoals can serve as a positive standard to set relationships to — but also pose as a risk for unhealthy comparisons 

Couples with vast followings on social media can project a flawless image of what a relationship looks like. Physical attractiveness. Health and fitness. Luxury. But social media users’ potential overexposure to these seemingly-effortless relationships on millions of’ timelines could be raising the standards for relationships.

What happens when you delete a post from Facebook?

For social media users, there may come a time when they’d like to erase an embarrassing post, which sites like Facebook say is possible. “If you post something and later decide you don’t want people to see it, you can delete it,” Facebook says in its Privacy Basics section of the site. But once something’s “deleted,” what happens? When a user deletes something, Facebook is able to ensure users will not see the deleted post, but that doesn’t mean Facebook destroys all traces of that post completely, or that Facebook cannot retrieve it. “In modern, big cloud infrastructures, they basically never delete anything,” said Ken Birman, a computer science professor at Cornell who does research on cloud computing.