The Daily Illini

Apple, writs and opposition

By Greg Caceres

April 11, 2016


Filed under Opinions

Information builds and inspires everything we do. This is a confused age of overload, and information drives it all.As the U.S. government stumbles to catch up to this overload, more and more cases of attempted control and containment pop up. Government officials want information under their belt, and fro...

Ello offers social-network users simplicity, privacy

By Taylor Lucero

October 20, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

In contrast to other platforms like Facebook and Twitter, Ello is a newly-established social network which brands itself as “simple, beautiful, and (an) ad-free social network.” After initially starting as a private social network, Ello created a public version of the site after an increase in i...

It’s a Small Digital World, After All

By David Rothmund

March 4, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

To sign up for an account, you must enter a name, birthday, gender and email address into the form, and then choose a unique password. After completing the form, it will send a confirmation link to finalize the sign up process. It is Facebook. In a matter of minutes after signing up, Facebook can help a new user r...

At Face(book) Value

At Face(book) Value

By Alice Smelyansky

March 4, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

As of Jan. 29, according to Digital Marketing Ramblings, there are 1.23 billion people posting statuses, checking their newsfeeds and creating profiles on the website notoriously known for its addictive qualities: Facebook. But as prevalent as Facebook is today, not all are linked in to the site. Ha...