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Ippolito Discusses New Social Media Trend

Jonathan Ippolito, a new media faculty member at the University of Maine, discussed with Maine Public Broadcasting Network a new social media trend that is gaining momentum worldwide. The Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response replicates online familiar sounds or activities that, when isolated, can produce a tranquil, calming effect. Ippolito said the phenomenon creates a platform on which strangers can share the human experience, which represents the Internet at its best.

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