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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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City Bill Would Ban Bosses From Demanding Facebook Access To Current, Potential Employees

The City Council held a hearing Wednesday on an Internet privacy bill that would ban employers from demanding access to the social media accounts of current or prospective employees.

09/25/2013

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Group Urges Facebook To Allow For Pet Profiles

Posting Facebook profiles of pets is just a cute novelty for some people, but for others, it can be an important safety precaution.

09/15/2013

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Seen At 11: Weddings Unplugged? Banning Technology A Growing Trend

The next time you’re invited to a wedding, check the invitation, because you may be asked to leave your phone at the door or be expected to help document the big day.

09/04/2013

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Will Your Facebook Friend List Stop You From Getting A Loan?

How’s this for a status update? Your Facebook friends may affect your eligibility for a loan with certain companies.

08/27/2013

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Social Media & The Workplace: Don’t Let Your Facebook Update Get You Fired

Social media has become an integral part of our lives — but what you put on sites like Facebook and Twitter could get you fired.

08/12/2013

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Tweeter’s Remorse? Some Users Regret What They’ve Shared On Social Media

Social media has become a sort of diary, minus the lock and key, now many people are having regrets about things that they have posted and shared with the world.

07/29/2013

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NYC Man Accused Of Posting Facebook Threats After Zimmerman Trial

A man has been charged with making a terroristic threat, after police allegedly found threatening messages on his Facebook account linked to the trial of George Zimmerman

07/22/2013

The NYPD is learning the language of the Internet, cracking code words on social media sites to help catch gang members. (Photo: CBS 2)

Exclusive: Gang Members Beware — NYPD Now Knows Your Social Media Lingo

Call it a sign of the times. Police officers with the 44th Precinct — an area that includes the south Bronx and Yankee Stadium — are turning to the Internet to help fight crime.

06/20/2013

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Man Who Found Stolen Wheelchair Speaks Out

As we reported yesterday, there was happy ending after a man with cerebral palsy had his wheelchair stolen by two 14-year-old boys who rode it around Flower Hill, Long Island and then left it when the battery went dead. Now the man who recovered it is speaking out.

06/12/2013

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Should You Blame Facebook For Your Relationship Problems?

Andrea Syrtash, relationship expert and c0-author of It’s Okay To Sleep With Him On The First Date And Every Other Rule Of Dating Debunked, stopped by The Couch to weigh in on the effect of the Internet in the world of dating.

06/10/2013

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West Islip Students Accused Of Using Facebook To Cheat

The superintendent for the West Islip school district said 12 students used Facebook to cheat on their biology homework and exam.

05/24/2013

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New Yorker Sells Social Networking Giant Tumblr To Yahoo! For $1.1 Billion

If you’re a social media junkie, you and a few million others know what Tumblr is. If not, you might be wondering why Yahoo! would pay a king’s ransom for it.

05/20/2013

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Sree Tips: Taking Better Photos With Your Smartphone

If you only use your built-in camera, you are missing the opportunity to shoot better photos.

05/15/2013

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Prosecutors: Men Scammed Investor By Claiming They Had Early Facebook Shares

Three men have been charged in New Jersey with stealing $6.7 million from an investor, in part by claiming they had special access to Facebook shares before the company went public.

05/14/2013

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