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.
Passwords for some 2 million Facebook, Google and other accounts have been compromised and circulated online, according to security experts.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Who’s watching you? What are they learning about you? And how can you turn it off?
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.
Posting Facebook profiles of pets is just a cute novelty for some people, but for others, it can be an important safety precaution.
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.
How’s this for a status update? Your Facebook friends may affect your eligibility for a loan with certain companies.
Social media has become an integral part of our lives — but what you put on sites like Facebook and Twitter could get you fired.
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.
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
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.