U.S. Supreme Court takes on social media

Due to a recent case that involved a man serving nearly three years in prison for posting threats about his ex-wife on Facebook, the U.S. Supreme Court took a deeper look Monday into the threats posted through social media, and whether they hinge on First Amendment rights.

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan is one of the justices who feels the standards that may be set  on social media threats are too low.
Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan is one of the justices who feels the standards that may be set on social media threats are too low.

Several of the justices could not agree to how far you can go to put a person in prison for those threats as you may not know what a person is going through mentally.

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Social media aids online classes engagement

Instagram for speeches? Google Hangouts for discussion posts?

The University of Hawaii at Manoa in Honolulu currently has more than 20,000 students according to their website.
The University of Hawaii at Manoa in Honolulu currently has more than 20,000 students according to their website.

Associate professor Michael Menchaca at the University of Hawaii teaches an online class, and is using new ways for his online classes to interact with each other.