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East Bay Dispatchers Ask That Residents Stop Calling 911 When Facebook Goes Down

Following a surprising amount of phone calls to emergency services last night, East Bay dispatchers are requesting that local residents stop calling in to complain about social media networks becoming temporarily unavailable. Claycord.com reports that following a brief […]

01/27/2015

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Facebook Blames Internal Glitch, Not Hackers For Worldwide Outage

Facebook said the outage that made its social media sites inaccessible worldwide for about an hour Tuesday was self-inflicted.

01/27/2015

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No Selfies Here! See The Ascent Up El Capitan Through The Eyes of The Climbers

Take the climb with the Yosemite climbers and check out the stunning photos through social media…

01/14/2015

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A Few Predictions For 2015

We asked a few of our KPIX and KCBS reporters for some predictions for 2015, and here’s what they said:

12/24/2014

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Photo Of Portland Cop Hugging Protester Goes Viral On Social Media

A touching photo of a white police officer hugging an African-American boy at a Portland protest this week has drawn heavy attention on social media.

11/29/2014

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Director Of Oscar Grant Biopic Spearheads ‘Black Out Black Friday’ Shopping Boycott

A grassroots protest is circulating on social media asking people not to shop on Black Friday to show solidarity with victims of police brutality.

11/26/2014

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Kaepernick Tells ‘Haters’ To Shush Following 49er Overtime Win In New Orleans

San Francisco 49er Quarterback Colin Kaepernick has apparently heard enough from critics, and he took to Instagram minutes after the 49ers pulled out an overtime win in New Orleans to salvage their playoff chances for the 2014 campaign.

11/10/2014

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Lake Tahoe Park Officials Warn Hikers To Stop Taking Selfies With Wild Bears

US Forest Service officials in South Lake Tahoe are asking park visitors to not take selfies with bears.

10/27/2014

A photo posted to imgur allegedly shows vandalism in Death Valley National Park. (Source: imgur)

Graffiti Artist Defaces Yosemite & Other National Parks, Posts Possibly Incriminating Images On Instagram

A graffiti artist who is accused of defacing national parks across five states has posted evidence of the acts on social media sites, and federal investigators are trying to track the suspect down.

10/22/2014

A Facebook employee demonstrates the new Instagram video option during a press event at Facebook headquarters on June 20, 2013 in Menlo Park. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Report Finds Companies Scouring Instagram Selfies For Market Research

Your followers aren’t the only ones paying attention to the selfies you post on Instagram. New marketing sites are scouring those photos for big-time advertisers.

10/10/2014

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