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Study: Twitter Has Potential To ‘Induce Psychotic Symptoms’

A new study finds that the downside to global social networks is the potential to ‟aggravate or even induce psychotic symptoms” in psychologically vulnerable patients.

08/13/2014

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Study: Young Women Who Post Sexy Photos On Facebook Seen As Less Competent

According to a new study, young women who post revealing photos on social media sites are seen by their peers as less physically and socially attractive and less competent to perform tasks.

07/16/2014

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Tips For Your Next Road Trip

Going on a road trip? Here’s a list of great tips to make your outing that much better.

05/20/2014

Police say Brian Tilley terrorized his stepdaughter because he disapproved of her college lifestyle. (Benton County Jail)

Oregon Man Accused Of Hacking Into Stepdaughter’s Instagram, Making Threats And Posting Her Private Pictures

Police Say Brian Tilley wanted to stop his 22-year-old stepdaughter from going to bars and dating.

01/25/2014

Spammers pay people to constantly click on websites to drive up page views. (Getty Images)

Selling Social Media Clicks Becomes Big Business

“Click farms” have sprung up overseas, where workers tap buttons to increase social media standings.

01/06/2014

Hackers broke into Snapchat files and published millions of phone numbers and usernames. (Getty Images)

Snapchat Promises To Make App More Secure

A security breach allowed hackers to collect the usernames and phone numbers of 4.6 million Snapchat users

01/03/2014

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Can Your Social Media Image Affect Your Chances of Getting Into College?

How many admissions officers are using the internet to screen applicants? What kind of online behavior affects a student’s admission to the college of their choice?

07/22/2013

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Washington Bill Would Allow Employers To Seek Workers’ Facebook Passwords

A bill amendment proposed Tuesday could allow employers to ask for a worker’s Facebook or other social media password during company investigations.

CBS Seattle–04/03/2013

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Microsoft Joins List Of Companies Recently Hacked

Microsoft has joined the list of prominent technology companies confirming they have been hit by a recent computer hacking attack.

02/22/2013

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On Social Media, Jay-Z’s Jab Trumps Katy Perry’s Cleavage

On music’s biggest night, social media networks exploded with commentary, making the 55th GRAMMY Awards this year’s second-most popular event with close to 15.5 million interactions as reported by Trendrr, a social TV analytics provider […]

02/11/2013

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