Social Media

The Late Late Show W/ James Corden (Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS)

James Corden’s ‘Late Late Show’ Social Media Pitch Speaks On Digital Age

Corden’s seemingly never-ending list of social media accounts to follow him on is both a hilarious joke and a commentary on the digital age humans live in now

03/25/2015

Gilda Radner in 1980 (credit: Getty Images)

Stories From Main Street: Gilda’s Club Social Media Fundraiser Hopes To Bring Out Inner Comedians

Gilda Radner had a rare gift. Even in her darkest days fighting cancer, the comedian knew laughter could be good medicine.

03/23/2015

Students and parents practice the PARCC test in Verona, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS2)

Official: School Superintendents Blindsided By PARCC Social Media Monitoring

The New Jersey Education Department says it will do a review to make sure that students’ privacy is not compromised by Pearson, the standardized testing firm monitoring social media.

03/19/2015

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Is ‘Sharenting’ A Growing Problem On Social Media?

A new study from the University of Michigan suggests parents tend to overshare — posting pictures or stories about their kids online.

03/17/2015

Passengers deplane after a plane skidded off the runway at LaGuardia Airport on March 5, 2015. (credit: Larry Donnell/Instagram)

Passengers React After Plane Skids Off LaGuardia Airport Runway

Passengers are recalling the tense moments aboard Delta Flight 1086 as it skidded and crashed through a fence during landing at LaGuardia Airport Thursday morning.

03/05/2015

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

Classroom (file/credit: clipart.com)

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

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

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

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