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St. Louis Police Shooting Of Unarmed Man Sparks Twitter Hashtag #IfTheyGunnedMeDown

The police shooting of an unarmed man in Missouri has inspired a Twitter hashtag spreading across social media sites.

08/11/2014

A screenshot from the 'Like A Girl' video campaign.  (Source: YouTube)

Viral Ad Campaign Redefining What Doing Something ‘Like A Girl’ Means

A new campaign going viral is trying to redefine what doing something ‘like a girl’ means.

07/01/2014

(L-R) Alice@97.3's Jayn & Sarah (credit: Alice@97.3)

Top 15 Words Added To Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Words like “selfie,” “turducken” & “hashtag” have officially entered American vernacular…

05/19/2014

An employee prepares order at Amazon's San Bernardino Fulfillment Center October 29, 2013 in San Bernardino, California. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Amazon Teams With Twitter To Make Those Impulse Buys Even Easier

Amazon is linking up with Twitter to make online shopping even easier with a new service that may prey upon your impulsive purchasing habits.

05/05/2014

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You Know You’re a Dodger Fan When…

We’ve compiled some of the best responses from #YouKnowYoureADodgerFanWhen…

04/04/2014

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Twitter Celebrates 8th Birthday By Letting Users Find 1st Tweets

Twitter celebrated its 8th birthday Friday by giving users a chance to check out their first tweets.

03/21/2014

Christian Bale in "The Dark Knight Rises" (credit: Warner Bros.)

Christian Bale On ‘Batkid': ‘It’s So Touching’

The actor said the way people came together to help a 5-year-old boy battling leukemia be “Batkid” for a day was “fantastic”…

11/18/2013

San Francisco Helps Miles' Wish To Be A Superhero Come True

Celebrities Take To Social Media For The ‘Batkid’

Celebrities took to Twitter to applaud the Bay Area exploits of young Miles Scott aka the “Bat Kid” from Siskiyou County

11/15/2013

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Facebook To Begin Using Hashtags Made Popular On Twitter

“It’s basically a universal way of saying, ‘this is a topic’,” observed KCBS technology analyst Larry Magid. “I think it’s a good way of expanding beyond friends talking with friends. It’s now public conversation. I think Facebook realizes that they have to go through somewhat of a transformation.”

06/12/2013

Comedian Jim Norton (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Twitter To Launch Comedy Festival

Putting a new test to the adage that brevity is the soul of wit, Comedy Central is partnering with San Francisco-based Twitter for a comedy festival played out in…

04/21/2013

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