Social Media

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Man Arrested For Terrorist Threats On Social Media Against UC Santa Cruz

A 25-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly made terrorist threats against the University of California at Santa Cruz campus through social media posts found Thursday, police said.

08/21/2015

The logo of social networking website 'Twitter' is displayed on a computer screen. (LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Twitter Stock Falls Below IPO Price, Investors Worry About Growth

Twitter’s battered shares dipped below their IPO price on Thursday as investors worry about the company’s ability to grow its user base.

08/20/2015

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San Francisco Police Scouring Instagram, Facebook To Catch Crooks

San Francisco police are now paying an officer to spend his day checking out Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to catch criminals.

08/11/2015

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Instagram Removes Searchable #EDM Hashtag

“#EDM was being used to share content that violates our guidelines around nudity.”

08/06/2015

'Rowdy' Roddy Piper (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for WWE)

Wrestling Legend ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper Dies at Age 61

Best known for his rivalry with wrestling legend Hulk Hogan, the WWE Hall of Famer, Roddy Piper has passed away…

07/31/2015

Drosera magnifica, or magnificent sundew. (Paulo Gonella/Facebook)

Strange New Carnivorous Plant Species Discovered With Help From Facebook

Facebook is a great tool for sharing baby photos, making birthday party plans and stalking high school friends, but an amateur botanist demonstrated how the social network has gone a step further in the name of science.

07/30/2015

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Facebook 2nd Quarter Results Soar As User Base, Mobile Ads Grow

The world’s largest online social network surpassed expectations on all fronts in the second quarter. It grew not just profit and revenue, but also its already-massive user base and mobile advertising, as well as usage of its “family” of non-Facebook apps like Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp.

07/29/2015

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Google Admitting It Can’t Compete With Facebook On Social Media?

Company vice president Brad Horotwitz, who’s been running Google+, said in a blogpost that users will no longer need a Google+ account to chat with others on Google products like YouTube. Any Gmail account will now suffice.

07/28/2015

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Should Twitter, Facebook Be Held Liable For A Terrorist Attack?

Social media giants including Twitter, Yahoo, Facebook and Google are pushing back against Senate legislation that would require them to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity, according to industry and government officials.

07/24/2015

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You Will be Watching Music Videos Through Facebook Very Soon

Facebook is trying to lock in licensing deals from the major labels in order to start the program as soon as possible.

07/02/2015

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