Why some Tommies are off Facebook this month

No Facebook November page

TommieMedia discusses the ins and outs of “No Facebook November,” an annual campaign started by student Brandon Miranda at the University of St. Thomas:

Giving up Facebook has challenged some of the participants. Miranda said the first few days are the most difficult, and it gets easier over time.

Senior G Lee Xiong said the most difficult part is feeling disconnected.

“I guess the biggest challenge has been not knowing the events that my friends are putting on or even the club events,” she said.

The event is designed to raise awareness of cyberbullying.

Read the full story and watch the video here. And check out the campaign’s Facebook (?) page here.