Digital and social consultant Sree Sreenivasan, professor of digital innovation at Stony Brook University, talked to CBSN New York's Dana Tyler about some of the best apps to help keep you on track for your New Year's resolutions.
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Apps Can Help Keep You From Breaking New Year's ResolutionsDigital and social consultant Sree Sreenivasan, professor of digital innovation at Stony Brook University, talked to CBSN New York's Dana Tyler about some of the best apps to help keep you on track for your New Year's resolutions.
New Law Looks 'Do Not Call' Registry LoopholeCBS2's Ali Bauman has the latest on the New York state law trying to close the loophole on the do not call registry.
NYC Student Saved From Bike Gang By SmartphoneCBS2's Jessica Layton has the latest on the middle school student who was saved from an attack by a group of teen bikers thanks to his smartphone.
College Students Get Phones Back After Addiction ExperimentCBS2's Carolyn Gusoff has the latest on the Long Island college students given their phones back after a week-long experiment on addiction.
How Young Is Too Young For Kids To Have A Smartphone?As the holidays approach, many parents are trying to figure out if now is a good time to get their kids a smartphone; CBS2's Nick Caloway reports,
Holiday Shopping: Tips For Picking The Best SmartphoneIf a new phone is on your wish list, Sree Sreenivasan, professor of digital innovation at Stony Brook University, has some advice for picking the right one.
Valentine's Day Text GlitchThousands of text messages that were supposed to be sent in February were mistakenly delivered by cell phones on Wednesday.
College Class Making Students Unplug From Their PhonesCBS2's Carolyn Gusoff has the latest on the Long Island college professor seeing how students react to being without their smartphones for a week.
Are Your Phone's Apps Secretly Listening In On You? Experts Say NoMany believe we are being spied on by social media companies to target ads, but researchers say that's not the case. CBS2's Cindy Pom reports.
Broadway Fighting Back Against Cellphone Use During PerformancesPerformers are fighting back against cellphone use while they're on stage, and some theaters are taking extraordinary steps to silence the distractions; CBS2's Scott Rapoport reports.
Have Your Kids Gone To The Dark Web?Lisa Good, cyber security expert and co-author of the book "Are Your Kids Naked Online?," stopped by to talk about the dangers of the dark web and how to keep your kids safe.
Parents Pledging To Wait Until 8th Grade to Give Child A Smart PhoneWhat age is right to give your child a smart phone? That's a question being hotly debated by parents all over the country; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Man's Family Threatened By Bloody Phone ScamCBS2's Reena Roy has the latest on a terrifying phone scam that threatened to kill a Brooklyn man and his family.
Sexting Scam Targeting MenCBS2's Jessica Layton has the latest on a new sexting scam that's targeting men and their private information.
FCC Again Cracking Down On RobocallsCBS' Lisa Mateo has the latest on the new FCC rules to protect Americans from robocalls.
NYC Bill Could Outlaw Selling Cellphone Customer Location DataA New York City bill could make it illegal for cellphone companies and apps to sell customer location data to marketers.
Phone Scammers Posing As Law EnforcementCBS2's Meg Baker has the latest on the new phone scam targeting victims by posing as the police.
Major Changes Coming To InstagramCBSN New York's Alice Gainer talks to Dana Tyler about some of the other changes social media giant Instagram is considering, including how to prevent interference in the 2020 election.
Government Begins Robocall CrackdownCBS2's Valerie Castro has the latest on the robocall crackdown as the government looks to fine companies making the scam calls.
Sen. Schumer Details Plan To Stop RobocallsPutting an end to the plague of robocalls once and for all, Sen. Charles Schumer details a plan to stop them before the phone rings; CBS2 political reporter Marcia Kramer has more.
Fighting Back Against Robocall ScammersWe've all gotten those annoying robocalls, and nearly half of them are scams. But people are starting to fight back against those fraudsters. Anna Werner reports.
Frontier Communications Offering $1,000 To Use Only Flip-Phone For A WeekInternet service provider Frontier Communications just launched its flip phone challenge. All you have to do is explain, in 100 to 200 words, why you’re the perfect person for the social experiment. WLNY's Valerie Castro reports.
First Responders At Growing Risk From Distracted DriversCBS' Kris Van Cleave has the latest on the growing number of distracted driving putting first responders at great risk on the roads.
Teens Turn To Burner Phones To Avoid ParentsCBS2's Hazel Sanchez has the latest on how teens are reportedly using more burner phones to avoid their parent's discipline.