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GM Uses Facebook, Phone calls To Get Recalled Cars Fixed

Despite the heavy publicity surrounding the scandal, many drivers evidently haven’t heard of the recall or haven’t grasped how serious the defect is…

10/08/2014

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Report: Authorities Investigate Threat Against West Islip High School

Suffolk County police conducted a search of West Islip High School on Thursday after a threat was posted on a social media website.

09/19/2014

Former "America's Next Top Model" candidate and MTV personality Kim Stolz is the author of "Unfriending My Ex: And Other Things I'll Never Do." (Credit: CBS 2)

Kim Stolz Says Social Media Ruined Her Personal Relationships

a New York City woman said it has all led to a modern-day addiction. She learned that staying in touch could actually make people out of touch.

06/25/2014

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Couples Including Social Media Clauses In Prenuptial Agreements

Divorce attorney Aaron Weems said couples are determining how they would deal with electronic media — files, photos, videos — accumulated during their marriage.

06/16/2014

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Tips For Your Next Road Trip

Going on a road trip? Here’s a list of great tips to make your outing that much better.

05/20/2014

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Report: Mahopac Basketball Coach Resigns Amid Accusations Of Students’ Racist Tweets

A high school basketball coach has resigned in the wake of a racially charged social media controversy that broke out after Mahopac was defeated by Mount Vernon High School.

03/15/2014

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Security Tightened At 3 Brooklyn Schools After Social Media Threats

A school shooting threat made over social media has prompted police to beef up security at three high schools in Brooklyn.

02/27/2014

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Should Couples Share Passwords?

According to a recent Pew study, 67 percent of Internet users in a marriage or committed relationship have shared the password to one or more of their online accounts with their spouse or partner.

02/25/2014

New Jersey lawmakers are considering a mandate on a social media responsibility course in schools. (Credit: CBS 2)

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

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Best Of Social Media: 2013

Ryan Broderick from BuzzFeed stopped by the Couch to take a look back at what was trending this past year.

12/27/2013

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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

British Street Artist Banksy Announces A Month Of New Works On NYC Streets

Banksy Fever Grips New Yorkers As Daily Hunt For Street Art Continues

As elusive street artist Banksy continues his month-long “residency” in New York, devoted fans are watching every day to find out where his latest work might turn up.

10/09/2013

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Social Media Awash In Tributes For Street Fixture ‘LES Jewels’

Tributes to a notorious Tompkins Square Park street figure have been appearing on social media, amid reports that he was found dead this weekend.

09/15/2013

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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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