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Smartphone Apps May Be Convenient, But They Can Also Be Addicting

Some apps can be lifesavers, but others can be time wasters that leave you disconnected from the world.

06/03/2014

The New York Jets tweet their congrats to the Rangers on their appearance in the Stanley Cup finals. (Twitter/@NYJets)

Twitter Reaction: NY’s Heavy Hitters Rally Behind Rangers

It was a celebration on the ice for the Blueshirts. For everyone else, including some of the biggest names in the Big Apple, the party raged on Twitter.

05/30/2014

Complaining on Twitter could get you better customer service (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Complaining On Twitter To Get Better Customer Service

Anyone whose had a customer complaint all on deaf ears knows how frustrating it can be. But there’s a new way to complain that could get you better results.

05/29/2014

Scout Willis engaged in a topless protest around New York City, after Instagram removed one of her photos for violating its community standards. (Credit: Scout Willis, via Twitter)

Scout Willis Wins Praise For Topless Protest On Twitter

Scout Willis, the daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, undertook a bold protest via Twitter this week.

05/29/2014

@hiddencash Twitter page. (credit: CBS 2)

Anonymous ‘HiddenCash’ Giveaway May Be Coming To New York City

An unusual money giveaway that’s made headlines around the country and is causing an international frenzy on social media may be coming to New York City.

05/28/2014

Bagels on display at Katz's Delicatessen in Manhattan. (Photo by Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

De Blasio Finally Seals Deal On Bagel Bet With Montreal Mayor

We have a deal. But that was a close one. “De Blasio time” nearly came back to bite New York’s mayor in a forever-pending bagel wager over the Rangers-Canadiens Eastern Conference finals.

05/20/2014

Members of civil society groups shout slogans  to protest the abduction of Chibok school girls during a rally pressing for the girls' release in Abuja on May 6, 2014.    (Photo credit PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton: Nigeria Kidnappings Of Girls ‘Act Of Terrorism’

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton called the kidnapping of nearly 300 girls in Nigeria by an Islamic extremist group an “act of terrorism.”

05/08/2014

Search results on Twitter for the hashtag #MyNYPD

Bratton On NYPD Twitter Backlash: We Won’t Quit Social Media

The NYPD asked Twitter users Tuesday to share pictures of them posing with police officers using the hashtag #MyNYPD, but the responses soon turned ugly.

04/23/2014

Search results on Twitter for the hashtag #MyNYPD

WCBS 880: #MyNYPD Twitter Hashtag Backfires, Gets Flooded With Images Of Police Brutality

A NYPD social media effort backfired horribly Tuesday when Twitter users began posting photos of apparent police brutality.

04/22/2014

Matt Harvey (Credit: Twitter/@MattHarvey33)

PHOTO: Matt Harvey Flips Bird In Tweet, Then Deletes Twitter Account

“I think he’s got some A-Rod in him,” WFAN co-host Evan Roberts said on Tuesday afternoon, referring to Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez. “…The ability to get attention for everything, that’s the comparison.”

04/22/2014

David Letterman

Move ‘The Late Show’ To Los Angeles? New Yorkers Don’t Like The Idea

Less than a day after David Letterman announced his retirement, the mayor of Los Angeles declared that he wants the “Late Show” to move out of New York altogether.

04/04/2014

LIPartyStories Twitter page (credit: Twitter)

Suspension For Twitter Page Allegedly Showing L.I. Teens Drinking, Half Naked

A Twitter page that appeared to show Long Island high school students getting drunk and using drugs has been deactivated.

03/22/2014

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West (credit: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Kim Kardashian And Kanye West Cover Vogue Magazine

Kanye West’s campaign to get fiancee Kim Kardashian on the cover of Vogue magazine has finally paid off.

03/21/2014

Justin Timberlake (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)

Justin Timberlake Searching For Couple Who Got Engaged On LIRR Train

The singer released a new video for his song, Not A Bad Thing, in hopes of locating the anonymous couple as part of a mini documentary about finding love.

03/21/2014

LIPartyStories Twitter page (credit: Twitter)

Twitter Page Allegedly Shows L.I. High School Students Drinking, Half Naked

Many pictures posted on the LIPartyStories Twitter page show what appears to be high school students drunk, half naked, laying on the floor next to their own vomit, and in sexually compromising situations.

03/20/2014

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