College freshmen turn to Facebook to find roommates

For generations, one of the first challenges of going off to college was meeting the stranger the school chose to be your roommate, reports the Washington Post. Today, a growing number of students are bypassing that tradition and making the choice themselves through online social networking. Over the next several weeks, many freshmen will arrive at dormitories to move in with roommates they already know, even if they have never met or talked on the phone…

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