Star­ing down Face­book

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Mark Zucker­berg, 24. It has risen to the top as the lead­ing aca­demic dis­trac­tion.

“You can waste a lot of time strug­gling to main­tain Face­book the plunge, de­spite many ques­tions from friends and fam­ily. When his birth­day rolled around Dec. 9, his dis­abled ac­count did not send out re­minders, caus­ing only

Pro­fes­sors have no­ticed the ways that tech­nol­ogy has neg­a­tively in­fil­trated the class­room. “You look out from the podium, and you see a bunch of eye­brows and hair­lines,” said Gre­gory Bow­man, an as­so­ciate pro­fes­sor at Mis­sis­sippi School of Law. “You don’t see stu­dents.”

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From left, An­drew Brinker­hoff, Will Ross and Br yan Jar­rell are stu­dents at Grove City Col­lege in west­ern Penn­syl­va­nia who took part in a cam­puswide month­long Face­book “fast.”

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