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‘Take That’ Ellen: Colin Powell Posts Decades Old Selfie On Facebook

Powell posted the photo and said “Throwback Thursday – I was doing selfies 60 years before you Facebook folks. Eat your heart out Ellen!”

03/13/2014

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New Ad Campaign Urges A Ban On Calling Girls ‘Bossy’

What goes through your mind when you hear the word “bossy?” A new campaign featuring Beyonce and Jennifer Garner said the label is holding girls back.

03/10/2014

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Facebook Voters Name Six Flags Lion Cubs

Six Flags said Thursday that nearly 4,000 fans took part in the multiple-choice voting.

03/06/2014

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Facebook, Instagram To Remove Posts Promoting Illegal Gun Sales

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has been asking Facebook to adopt such restrictions, as have Mayors Against Illegal Guns and Moms Demand Action.

03/05/2014

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Staten Island Teen Starts Facebook Page Urging City To Close Schools In Severe Snow

A Staten Island teen was one of many people who thought Mayor Bill de Blasio made the wrong call on Thursday by keeping schools open during the snowstorm.

02/14/2014

A photo from a private adult pajama party held at the Krazy Kidz children's entertainment facility in Medford, Long Island. (Credit: Facebook/CBS 2)

Outrage: Parents Flip Out Over Adult Pajama Party At Long Island Kids’ Facility

An adult pajama party hosted after hours inside a children’s entertainment facility had parents furious on Long Island Tuesday night.

02/04/2014

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New Jersey Lawmakers May Mandate Social Media Course For Grades 6-8

New Jersey lawmakers are expected to pass legislation that will mandate social media responsibility as part of the 6th-, 7th-, and 8th-grade curriculum starting in the next school year.

01/10/2014

Willie Robertson, Korie Robertson, Phil Robertson, Miss Kay Robertson and Si Robertson of Duck Dynasty attend the A+E Networks 2012 Upfront at Lincoln Center on May 9, 2012. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

A&E Reinstates ‘Duck Dynasty’ Star Following Controversy Over Gay Remarks

The media company released a statement Friday reiterating its disapproval of “Duck Dynasty” cast member Phil Robertson’s remarks regarding homosexuality in the January edition of GQ magazine.

12/27/2013

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Pleasantville Cop In Trouble For Alleged Racist Rant On Facebook

The Westchester County village of Pleasantville has placed a police officer on administrative leave, after he was allegedly caught making a racist rant — reportedly about President Barack Obama — on Facebook.

12/17/2013

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Passwords Compromised For 2 Million Facebook, Other Online Accounts

Passwords for some 2 million Facebook, Google and other accounts have been compromised and circulated online, according to security experts.

12/04/2013

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N.J. Appeals Court: Sex Offenders Can Be Barred From Social Networking

A New Jersey state appeals court on Tuesday ruled that paroled sex offenders can be barred from Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and other social networking platforms.

11/26/2013

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Study: Parents Should Limit Children’s Use Of Social Media, Smartphones

A leading group of pediatricians says parents need to know that unrestricted use of smartphones and social media could have serious consequences for their kids.

10/28/2013

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Palladino: Athletes Do Themselves A Disservice By Utilizing Social Media

By its very nature, the media has given even the most modest of users an overinflated sense of self-importance. It has turned the egotistical and self-absorbed athlete into an even larger bigger-than-life entity.

10/23/2013

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Sree’s Tips: Google, Twitter & Facebook Privacy Changes

Social networks and big digital services are always tweaking their privacy settings, all in the name of helping you make better connections with people you know and don’t know.

10/16/2013

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Shhh: Is It Possible To Keep Your Home Private Today?

Who’s watching you? What are they learning about you? And how can you turn it off?

10/14/2013

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