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Md. School System to Monitor Student Social Media Accounts

Washington County Public Schools will be able to monitor social media posts made by students, teachers and anyone on their campuses with new software officials say is aimed at student safety.

08/14/2014

President Barack Obama will not dump a bucket of ice water over his head for the increasingly viral video Ice Bucket Challenge. Instead, Obama has opted to donate $100 to the charity fighting Lou Gehrig’s disease. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Rejects ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Will Donate To Charity Instead

President Barack Obama will not dump a bucket of ice water over his head for the increasingly viral video Ice Bucket Challenge. Instead, Obama has opted to donate $100 to the charity fighting Lou Gehrig’s disease.

08/13/2014

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How to Easily Book Last-Minute Travel

Even when consumers decide to book a trip at the last minute, they can still find some great bargains.

08/13/2014

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Is Facebook’s New Messenger App an Invasion of Privacy?

If you’re like much of America, you use Facebook as a means of keeping up with family, friends and Hollywood.

08/07/2014

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Parents Urged To Warn Teens Against Taking Dangerous ‘Fire Challenge’

The “game” involves teenagers recording themselves as they pour lighter fluid all over their body before lighting the flame.

08/06/2014

The House of Representatives passed a late-night vote on Thursday to cut funding to two of the National Security Agency’s most controversial practices: Warrantless collection of Americans’ online data and the installation of surveillance “backdoors” on commercial tech products -- a measure being applauded by tech companies and privacy advocates. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

OKCupid, Facebook Not Alone in Studying Consumers

Think you’re in control? Think again.

07/29/2014

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Man Taunts Md. Police On Facebook, Is Caught The Next Day

A man who taunted Anne Arundel County police on Facebook after they posted his photo as part of their “Wanted Wednesday” feature was caught the very next day.

07/24/2014

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Should Your Facebook and Twitter Accounts Die When You Do?

Should your emails, web albums and other online accounts die when you do? Or should they be given to family member much like a house or a box of letters?

07/17/2014

The House of Representatives passed a late-night vote on Thursday to cut funding to two of the National Security Agency’s most controversial practices: Warrantless collection of Americans’ online data and the installation of surveillance “backdoors” on commercial tech products -- a measure being applauded by tech companies and privacy advocates. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Facebook Secretely Involved Thousands of Users In Massive Social Experiment

The news feeds of nearly 700,000 Facebook users were manipulated as part of a psychological experiment about “emotional contagion” in January 2012 and no one knew it until the results were published in a recent issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

06/30/2014

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World Cup 2014 Is Facebook’s Most Talked-About Event Ever

Facebook announced Monday that its data editors have recorded 1 billion interactions about the 2014 World Cup since it began June 12.

06/30/2014

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