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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

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Study: Twitter Has Potential To ‘Induce Psychotic Symptoms’

A new study finds that the downside to global social networks is the potential to ‟aggravate or even induce psychotic symptoms” in psychologically vulnerable patients.

08/13/2014

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Women Getting Plastic Surgery On Hands For Engagement Selfies

There is a new trend going around in which women are getting plastic surgery on their hands in order to have better engagement pictures.

06/03/2014

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Tips For Your Next Road Trip

Going on a road trip? Here’s a list of great tips to make your outing that much better.

05/20/2014

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Torrington Tightens Social Media Rules For Student Athletes

Online taunting in a statutory rape case involving Torrington High School football players has prompted city officials to draft new social media rules for student athletes.

08/21/2013

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Can Your Social Media Image Affect Your Chances of Getting Into College?

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?

07/22/2013

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Study: Facebook Activity Indicative Of Regional Obesity Rates In United States

A recent study found that user activity on the social networking site Facebook from a certain region of the United States could indicate the obesity rates of that region.

04/26/2013

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Study: Facebook Users Exhibit Hostility Toward The Elderly

The findings of a recently conducted study indicate that younger users of Facebook discriminate against older members of the online community – and aged persons in general.

04/05/2013

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On Social Media, Jay-Z’s Jab Trumps Katy Perry’s Cleavage

On music’s biggest night, social media networks exploded with commentary, making the 55th GRAMMY Awards this year’s second-most popular event with close to 15.5 million interactions as reported by Trendrr, a social TV analytics provider […]

02/11/2013

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Northeasterners Share Snow Experiences Via Social Media

The East Coast woke up under a blanket of snow this weekend and collectively documented the experience on the myriad social and mobile inventions of the past decade. Facebook, Twitter and other technologies make it increasingly difficult to stay isolated–even if you’re stuck home alone.

02/11/2013

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