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Is this dress white and gold, or blue and black? (Credit: Swiked/Tumblr, via CBS Miami)

White And Gold, Or Blue And Black? Social Media Explodes Over Dress

Social media was abuzz Thursday night about what would appear to be an everyday photo of a two-tone dress.

02/26/2015

A mourner displays a program for the funeral of slain teacher Victoria Soto on Dec. 19. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Sandy Hook Teacher’s Family Wants To Copyright Name Due To Social Media Abuse

The family of a teacher killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Connecticut has applied to trademark her name — in an attempt to stop others from misusing it on social media.

02/10/2015

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Prosecutor, Jackson, N.J. Girl’s Pro-Hitler Social Media Image Was Not A Crime

New Jersey authorities have decided the pictures on social media of a teenage girl dressing herself like Hitler, and a popular Orthodox Jewish gathering spot with the caption “perfect bombing time,” did not amount to criminal acts.

02/05/2015

Patriots tight end Ron Gronkowski, right, catches a touchdown pass in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XLIX on Feb. 1, 2015, in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Nielsen: Super Bowl XLIX Was Most-Watched Event In U.S. Television History

The Nielsen company said the game’s viewership exceeded the record of 112.2 million set last year, when Seattle beat Denver.

02/02/2015

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When Does An Online Rant Become A Dangerous Threat?

Ismaaiyl Brinsley began his Saturday, by making anti-police threats online.

12/22/2014

Owner Jenny Zalak (left) and CBS2's Jennifer McLogan with one of the horses at the Twin Oaks Horse Sanctuary in Manorville, Long Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Exclusive: Donations Pour In After CBS2 Report On Struggling Horse Sanctuary

Social media exploded, and phones rang off the hook, after CBS2 aired a story earlier this week about a Long Island horse sanctuary in danger of closing.

12/05/2014

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Lock-In Ordered At Newtown High School Amid Threat

Visitors were barred from Newtown High School in Newtown, Connecticut for the afternoon Tuesday, after school officials discovered a threat on social media.

11/11/2014

Geoffrey Mutai won the NYC Half-Marathon on March 16, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Technology, Social Media To Play Large Role In This Year’s NYC Marathon

Technology and social media are playing a big role in the New York City Marathon this year.

10/29/2014

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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

James Madison High School in Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS 2)

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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