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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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Seen At 11: Social Networking Insecurity

If you think staying off popular social networking sites, like Pinterest and MySpace, will protect your privacy, think again. A new study found your personal information is often on these sites … even though you’re not.

06/19/2012

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Social Networking Depression?

New studies suggest social networking sites can have a huge impact on your mental health, even leading to a digital depression, Maurice DuBois reports.

02/15/2011

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Social Media Popularity Leads To School Policy Rethink

Westport superintendent of schools Dr. Elliott Landon says social media can be a valuable thing.

12/24/2010

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Geo-Tagging: The Dangers Of Posting Pictures Online

Posting photos on social networking sites is a quick and easy way to show friends and family what you’ve been up to, but they could be putting your home and family at risk.

11/03/2010

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NY Bar: Lawyers May Comb Social Media For Dirt

The New York Bar Association said Friday it’s ethical for lawyers to comb social networking websites to collect damaging information on opposing parties in lawsuits.

09/24/2010

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Lawsuit: Bowlmor Lanes Boss Weeded Out Minorities

A lawsuit accuses a New York City businessman of using Facebook and MySpace to keep certain minorities from making reservations at his nightclub.

08/16/2010

With more than 1 billion people logging on to social networking sites and sharing their personal information daily, authorities say it's no wonder these sites are becoming the targets of con artists.

ID Scams Loot Social Networking Sites

With more than 1 billion people logging on to social networking sites and sharing their personal information daily, authorities say it’s no wonder these sites are becoming the targets of con artists.

CBS 2–07/30/2010

Social Networking Sites May Be Monitored By Security Services

Fight Back Against Facebook Privacy Fears

Ever notice how when you get onto certain websites they seem to direct you to pages that have the things you already like? As though it’s being targeted directly to you? That’s because it is.

CBS 2–05/21/2010