A school shooting threat made over social media has prompted police to beef up security at three high schools in Brooklyn.
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.
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.
Ryan Broderick from BuzzFeed stopped by the Couch to take a look back at what was trending this past year.
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.
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.
Tributes to a notorious Tompkins Square Park street figure have been appearing on social media, amid reports that he was found dead this weekend.
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.
Some of the most controversial decisions in the world of professional sports are being influenced by just how many people can see, react and share what they are feeling within minutes.
A recent national survey called rudeness a “national crisis,” with 70 percent of respondents blaming technology for the spike in disrespect.
A disturbing new trend has left teens and women dangerously infatuated with thin legs and thigh gaps, now some of them are going to risky extremes in their quest for ‘the inner gap’.
How many admissions officers are using the internet to screen applicants? What kind of online behavior affects a student’s admission to the college of their choice?
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.