University tells students to take a social-media vacation

09/13/2010 | National Public Radio (text and audio)

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology in Pennsylvania is asking students to live without Facebook and Twitter for a week. The period of social silence, which will be enforced by blocking social-media sites from campus computers, is intended to make students more aware of the role of social tools in their lives. "Often there are behaviors, habits, ways we use technology that we may ourselves not even be able to articulate because we're not aware of them," says Provost Eric Darr.

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