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J.R. Smith (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

J.R. Smith Tweets ‘Betrayal’ Pic Before Knicks Waive Brother

Knicks guard J.R. Smith is either upset with his team or just enjoys posting memes on social media. Maybe a little of both.

12/31/2013

Justine Sacco On Twitter

Terminated PR Executive Apologizes For Tweet Making Light Of AIDS In Africa

A New York public relations executive has issued a lengthy apology, after she lost her job for a tweet that made light of AIDS in Africa and race.

12/22/2013

Luis Quintana, the new mayor of Newark. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Report: Quintana Plans On Shaking Things Up In Newark

A month after taking over for Mayor Cory Booker, who was elected to the U.S. Senate in October, Quintana has asserted his independence, moving to fire some of Booker’s closest advisers and differentiate himself from his predecessor.

12/07/2013

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Green Experts To Follow On Twitter Now

Discover which environmentalists, environmental activists and green organizations are worth following on Twitter and what you can learn from each.

11/28/2013

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Oxford Dictionaries Crowns ‘Selfie’ Word Of The Year For 2013

The publisher of the Oxford dictionaries says “selfie” saw a huge jump in usage in the past year, bursting from the confines of Instagram and Twitter to become mainstream shorthand for any self-taken photograph.

11/19/2013

Al Trautwig (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)

Islanders Fan: Angry Al Trautwig Called My Mom!

Fair warning: speak ill of MSG host Al Trautwig on Twitter, and he may just track you down. A New York Islanders fan named Yehuda — and his mother — found that out the hard way.

11/14/2013

Jonathan Martin the NYT reporter (L) and Jonathan Martin the Dolphins O-lineman (R). NOT the same person. (credit: Twitter)

NYT Reporter Bombarded By Tweets Meant For The Other Jonathan Martin

“It’s sort of blowing up my Twitter feed,” Martin — the reporter, not the football player — said Tuesday on WFAN’s “Boomer & Carton” show.

11/12/2013

Mug shot of Mario Cernas, teen charged with making terroristic threat on Twitter. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suffolk Police: Teen Charged With Making Terroristic Threat On Twitter

According to Suffolk County Police, Mario Cernas, 19, posted that there would be a shooting during a high school soccer game at the Dowling College Sports Complex in Shirley.

11/07/2013

Traders are shown with the logo of Twitter and the symbol on which its stock will be traded on the floor of the NYSE on Nov. 7, 2013 in New York.  (Photo EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Twitter Surges In Opening Trade On NYSE

Twitter’s stock debut up 73 above its IPO price. Twitter’s trading debut is the most highly anticipated since Facebook’s last year. Twitter will trade under the ticker symbol “TWTR.”

11/07/2013

Driving Selfie

Experts Warn Practice Of Taking ‘Driving Selfie’ Photos Is Dangerous

“Driving selfies” are the latest craze on social media sites such as Instagram and Twitter. But experts have warned that the practice is dangerous and could even be deadly.

11/06/2013

Logos for the microblogging site Twitter, displayed on the internet on September 13, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Mary Turner/Getty Images)

Twitter Sets IPO Of $26 Per Share

Twitter late Wednesday set a price of $26 for its initial public offering of stock, which means the company’s shares can begin trading Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange.

11/06/2013

Nico Vigliotti suffers from a rare disease called chromosomal deletion 14, but he is getting a lot of support from friends on social media. (Credit: CBS 2)

Fierce Twitter Campaign Inspires 17-Year-Old With Extremely Rare Disorder

A Long Island teen in a fight for his life is getting help 140 characters at a time. Classmates have launched an Internet campaign to lift his spirits.

11/05/2013

Young boy with iPad (file/credit:YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)

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

Macy's Herald Square (credit: CBS 2)

Fire Breaks Out At Iconic Macy’s Herald Square

A busy Friday night of shopping at Macy’s in Herald Square was interrupted by blaring fire alarms. A basement fire at the flagship store forced everyone to evacuate.

10/25/2013

Brandon Jacobs (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Giants’ Jacobs Slams Fantasy Football Following Twitter Threats

Brandon Jacobs said the popular fantasy leagues are a “huge problem” after a Twitter tough guy threatened “ITS OVER FOR YOU AND YO FAMILY” unless he rushed for 50 yards and a pair of touchdowns.

10/24/2013

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