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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

The DEA used photographs and other personal information from the cell phone of a woman arrested in a cocaine case, hoping to trick her friends into revealing incriminating evidence, claims a lawsuit. (Photo by Manjunath Kiran/AFP/Getty Images)

Drug Agency Sued Over Fake Facebook Account

The DEA used photographs and other personal information from the cell phone of a woman arrested in a cocaine case, hoping to trick her friends into revealing incriminating evidence, claims a lawsuit.

10/07/2014

Internet Market Considers MIcrosoft Bid for Yahoo

U-Md. Law Professor: Facebook’s Secret Consumer Study Was Illegal

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler said Wednesday his office will review allegations by a University of Maryland law professor that Facebook and OKCupid violated a state law by manipulating customer data as part of company research.

09/25/2014

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Facebook Analyzes Viral Status About Favorite Books, Reveals Most Popular Reads

You may have noticed a viral Facebook post in your feed recently, which asked participants to list 10 books that affected them in some way, then tag 10 friends and ask them to do the same.

09/09/2014

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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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