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Burglary Suspect Arrested, May Have Used Social Media In Crimes

Police believe they have caught the man responsible for a string of burglaries from Beaverton to Lake Oswego.

09/21/2012

P!nk onstage during the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards at Staples Center on September 6, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Getty Images)

VMA’s More Popular Than Obama On Twitter

In the social media world, Justin Bieber, Carly Rae Jepsen and Rhianna seem to have more power than President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. According to Twitter, the hashtag #vma, representing MTV’s Video Music Awards show, lead all hashtags Thursday.

CBS Seattle–09/07/2012

A new Twitter advertising tool will more accurately target users' posts and interests. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Twitter Ad Tool Follows Users’ Posts, Hashtags

Twitter is offering a new way for advertisers to deliver their marketing pitches to the people who are most likely to buy their products and services.

08/30/2012

U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo reacts after a challenge during a Group G Olympic Women's soccer match against France at Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland, on July 25, 2012. (credit: GRAHAM STUART/AFP/GettyImages)

Hope Solo Unleashes Twitter Rant Over Critical Commentary From Former Player

Hope Solo met with the coach and captains of the U.S. women’s soccer team Sunday to discuss her latest outburst of candor, a Twitter rant that did no good for the image of the squad and distracted from preparations for the upcoming game against North Korea in the Olympic tournament.

07/30/2012

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Seattle City Target Gears Up to Open With Fun Events

City Target is gearing up to open its doors on Sunday, July 29 on 2nd Avenue. Their soft opening begins Wednesday, July 25 and they’ll be open the rest of the week before the Grand Opening on Sunday.

07/23/2012

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Rob McKenna Campaign Staffer Apologizes for Tweets

A campaign staffer for Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna has apologized for two tweets she sent months ago making fun of Asians and the elderly.

07/16/2012

View of the Facebook homepage taken in Washington,D.C., on Jan. 3, 2011. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Facebook, Twitter Affects Behavior Negatively

Does using Facebook and Twitter affect your behavior? According to one study it does.

07/10/2012

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Social Media “Do’s” For Your Small Business

Twitter, facebook and other social media can be great tools to bring awareness to your small business and communicate with consumers. Like any other aspect of your small business there is a right and wrong way to do things when it comes to social media.

CBS Seattle–07/10/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Opinion: “Digital Politics” Is Here Without The Candidates

With all the communicative access to current local, national, and global information, expecting the masses to settle for media headlines and sound bites is insulting to today’s technologically-aware audience.

07/05/2012

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Social Media “Don’ts” For Small Business Owners

Whether you’re a Twitter addict or haven’t even created a facebook page for your small business yet, there are a few things you should know NOT to do when using social media as a way to promote your business.

CBS Seattle–06/29/2012

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