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‘Selfie’ series premiere recap: Social media can ruin your lifeEntertainment WeeklyDespite what people say, the need for social media acceptance is highly desired in our society. Having followers and being friended creates a false sense of belonging. Selfie takes the familiar romantic story of Pygmalion and My Fair Lady and gives it …‘Doctor Who’ star plays social media addict in ‘Selfie’New York Post‘Selfie': 5 Things to Know About ABC’s Social Media-Centric SitcomHollywood ReporterButt...

Social apps pose new challenges for cops, educatorsThe Journal News | LoHud.comEverything’s out in the media. There are events, such as events at the high school, that spread like wildfire. There are privacy issues with people’s social media accounts. Warrants and search warrants and court orders have to be applied for and issued …College Blocks Anonymous Social Media SiteNewsFactor NetworkYik Yak, the latest social media craze at DePauw UniversityThe DePauwColumn: Social media apps that parents should know aboutWicked...

Overblown Facebook personas can leave friends deflatedBoston GlobeIf you are one of Catherine Pisacane’s 792 Facebook friends, you got a glimpse into her life a couple of weeks ago. She posted a selfie, taken by her sister, of the two of them smiling and snuggling outside the Museum of Fine Arts. Her Facebook posts … …read more Source:: Overblown Facebook personas can leave friends deflated – Boston Globe ...

Elgin officer fired after Facebook posts on Ferguson, MLK DayChicago Daily HeraldA 17-year Elgin police veteran was fired Monday in the wake of Facebook posts he made that appeared to have racial connotations, including one about last month’s fatal shooting in Ferguson, Missouri. Officer Jason A. Lentz, 40, was terminated from his …Elgin officer fired over Facebook postsElgin Courier NewsElgin police officer fired due to Facebook commentWLS-TVIllinois police officer fired after Facebook comment on Michael Brown caseBelleville...

Gap Inc’s Social Media: Selling Feminism And Equality, Not T-ShirtsForbesPresident Obama famously visited a Gap store in New York in March in a show of support for the store chain’s voluntary increase in minimum wage for its workers, buying cardigans for daughters Malia and Sasha and a jacket for Michelle Obama. Image … …read more Source:: Gap Inc's Social Media: Selling Feminism And Equality, Not T-Shirts – Forbes ...

Robin Williams, and light in the social media darknessIndianapolis StarWilliams, an actress with her own large social media following, was apparently shaken by two Twitter bullies, who tweeted horrible messages at her, including suggesting her dad’s suicide was her fault. The two users @PimpStory and @MrGoosebuster (now …What’s so good about social media? Ask ZeldaFond du Lac Reporterall 5 news articles …read more Source:: Robin Williams, and light in the social media darkness – Indianapolis Star ...

No, People Are Not Leaving Facebook In Droves For ElloTechCrunch (blog)Ello is not the second-coming of Facebook and Facebook users are not leaving the social network giant in droves. How do I know this? Those with a shiny new Ello profile are posting about it on Facebook. Despite the promise of an ad free network and the …‘Anti-Facebook‘ Social Network Ello Gets Viral SurgeYahoo Tech‘Anti-Facebook‘ platform Ello attracts thousandsBBC News5 reasons why Ello isn’t the second coming of FacebookPCWorldMashableall...

5 reasons why Ello isn’t the second coming of FacebookPCWorldEllo is the name on everyone’s lips—at least this week. Led by drag queens who are fed up with Facebook, the new social network is fielding 31,000 requests an hour, and not just because Twitter users are offering up invites. People on Facebook are …The big problem with ‘Facebook-killer’ Ello: It’s hopelessly, irredeemably naiveWashington Post‘Anti-Facebook‘ Social Network Ello Gets Viral SurgeYahoo TechWhy Facebook ‘Real...

What’s so good about social media? Ask ZeldaFond du Lac ReporterWilliams, an actress with her own social media following, was apparently shaken by two Twitter bullies who tweeted horrible messages to her, including suggesting that her dad’s suicide was her fault. The users @MrGoosebuster and @PimpStory (both now …Social media only as good as its users: ColumnUSA TODAYall 2 news articles …read more Source:: What's so good about social media? Ask Zelda – Fond du Lac Reporter ...

Battle for governor fought on Facebook and TwitterDetroit Free PressBattle for governor fought on Facebook and Twitter. Four years ago, Rick Snyder and his opponent barely used social media in their campaign for governor. This year, Gov. Snyder and his opponent Mark Schauer are all over Twitter, Facebook and other …and more …read more Source:: Battle for governor fought on Facebook and Twitter – Detroit Free Press ...

Hong Kong protests: Facebook turns yellow in solidarity with pro-democracy …The IndependentThe yellow ribbon that many people in Hong Kong have adopted as their Facebook profile picture Yellow ribbons have also been tied to street signs and at entrances to underground stations in the areas where the protesters are currently camping out.Facebook’s Instagram blocked In China amid protestsChicago Daily Herald‘Global Solidarity with Hong Kong’ rallies planned worldwide as Facebook turns …South China Morning...

Facebook’s ‘real names’ policy is legal, but it’s also problematic for free speechThe GuardianPlatforms such as Google+ have relented and now allow pseudonyms, while new contenders like Ello are pseudonymous by design. Facebook users may have good reasons to stay on the site—after all, you can’t take your network with you – but in the face of … …read more Source:: Facebook's 'real names' policy is legal, but it's also problematic for free speech – The Guardian ...

Political campaigns turn to social mediaWISC Madison“People live on social media now, and so one way candidates can reach out to voters is to hit them where they live,” says Mike Wagner, a journalism professor at University of Wisconsin-Madison. “Candidates are spending more time trying to go viral … …read more Source:: Political campaigns turn to social media – WISC Madison ...

Monitoring social media part of Huntsville schools’ responsibility to keep …AL.comAs I read the linked story in which District 3 board candidates discussed school system review of social media, I was struck by the following comment: “We need to get back to teaching students in Huntsville and leave this type of investigative activity …ACLU critical of Huntsville City Schools’ social media monitoringWAAYall 2 news articles …read more Source:: Monitoring social media part of Huntsville schools'...

Mother of Oklahoma beheading suspect apologizes to victims in Facebook video …Daily MailThe mother of the Oklahoma beheading suspect has appeared in a video online in which she apologizes to his alleged victims, but insists ‘there are two sides to every story’. Her son, Alton Alexander Nolen, is set to be charged tomorrow with first …Alton Nolen’s Facebook Page Depicted Beheading a Month Before Release …Breitbart NewsSee the Reported Facebook Page of Alleged Muslim Convert Arrested in Brutal …TheBlaze.comAlton...

Facebook Requires Real Names. What Does That Mean For Drag Queens?NPR (blog)Now, drag queens around the U.S. are gaining allies in a fight against Facebook’s real name policy. Activists argue that “real” is a complicated term, and that for some, using birth names on profiles can actually put them at risk instead of keep them safe.and more …read more Source:: Facebook Requires Real Names. What Does That Mean For Drag Queens? – NPR (blog) ...

‘You are not a product': Privacy-friendly ad-free ‘anti-Facebook‘ network Ello …RTA mostly obscure, privacy-orientated social network – an ‘anti-Facebook‘ of sorts – has recently undergone meteoric growth. It poses itself as an advert-free enterprise which is not going to become a tool to manipulate its users. ‘Anti-facebook …Meet Ello, the social network that wants to be the anti-FacebookCNETGet ready for Ello, the anti-FacebookThe TennesseanEllo is the alternative to FacebookSFGateThe...

Analysis: Social media empowered in #FergusonCincinnati.comSocial media provided instantaneous imagery and commentary in the civil unrest following the shooting death of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, by Darren Wilson, a white police officer in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson. As the hashtag …First Amendment: Social media no longer just a toy boxThe Desert SunSocial media no longer just free expression ‘toy box’Muncie Star PressFirst rule of social media: be scepticalThe Nationall 4 news articles ...

Gossiping on Social Media? See How Quickly Rumors Can Spread and Take …TheBlaze.comIn an effort to combat the scourge of gossip, particularly on social media, a Jewish advocacy group has produced a video that drives home the speed and danger with which unfounded rumors spread, likening the phenomenon to a “weapon of mass … …read more Source:: Gossiping on Social Media? See How Quickly Rumors Can Spread and Take … – TheBlaze.com ...

Bronx man tied up, robbed by three goons after Facebook-arranged ‘date,’ NYPD …New York Daily NewsA young bachelor arranged on Facebook to meet a cute young woman, but it was really a blind date — she and her accomplices robbed him blind. The 22-year-old man thought he was going to enjoy a romantic evening with a new lady friend, who was a …NYPD: Bronx Man Beaten, Robbed After Meeting With Woman From FacebookCBS LocalMan robbed, assaulted in Throgs Neck after meeting woman through FacebookNews 12 Bronx (registration)all...

Get ready for Ello, the anti-FacebookThe TennesseanThe lure of being an ad-free social network is especially appealing to those sick of Facebook’s tireless monetization methods. Ello’s own manifesto includes the reminder that on other social networks you are the product that’s bought and sold. Yes …Ello might or might not replace Facebook, but the giant social network won’t …The GuardianEllo’s Anti-Facebook MomentThe New YorkerIf Not Ello, Something Else: Facebook’s ‘Real Names’...

#ImARepublican Social Media Campaign Predictably BackfiresBoston.comThe same person who made ads for Mitt Romney during the former Massachusetts governor’s failed presidential bid is still apparently trying to work his political media magic. Vinny Minchillo, who in 2012 said he “reinvented political advertising,” has …and more …read more Source:: #ImARepublican Social Media Campaign Predictably Backfires – Boston.com ...

Facebook starts testing Trip Slideshows feature that compiles photos from a …The Next WebAfter you’ve returned from a trip it’s time to start working on a slideshow of your adventures. Or not. Grabbing all those photos and putting them into a slideshow is a pain. But soon, Facebook might do all that hard work for you. 0926 trips 730×649 …and more …read more Source:: Facebook starts testing Trip Slideshows feature that compiles photos from a … – The Next Web ...

Woman’s social-media account of TTC clash with ‘leprechaun’ gets support from …Toronto StarDavie took to social media to share her woes Wednesday evening and the story exploded. It was shared more than 5,000 times and had nearly 1,000 likes. It also erupted across other platforms, including Twitter. The mysterious man, clad in a bowler hat …‘Leprechaun’ who denied woman a seat on crowded TTC bus shamed on social …National PostSocial media post on bad TTC bus behaviour goes viralGlobalnews.caTTC...

Digital War Takes Shape On Websites Over ISISNew York TimesWASHINGTON — Along with its surprising military success, the Islamic State group has demonstrated a skill and sophistication with social media previously unseen in extremist groups. And just as the United States has begun an aggressive air campaign …and more …read more Source:: Digital War Takes Shape On Websites Over ISIS – New York Times ...

School Districts Revising Social Media Policieswhotv.comANKENY, Iowa – On Friday, an Ankeny teacher pleaded guilty to sexual exploitation by a school employee. Police reports don’t specify if social media was a direct factor in the relationship between teacher Mandy Davenport and a student but the incident …and more …read more Source:: School Districts Revising Social Media Policies – whotv.com ...

Apple’s PR nightmare turns into social media’s ‘joke of the day’MarketWatch (blog)And nearly 3 million have seen this one — the Galaxy Note 3 Bend test. Before it even gets started, the tester informs the viewers that as he attempted to bend his iPhone 6 back to its original form “it cracked in that location and also cracked the …iPhone 6 Plus bending claims spark social media mockery (view)TVNZApple iPhone 6 Plus bends in buyers’ back pockets, launches social media …ABC OnlineApple catches...

Social Media Club hosts kickoff event next weekDesMoinesRegister.comFresh off its first-ever Hashie Awards, the Social Media Club of Des Moines will trot out new board members at a kickoff event Thursday at Madhouse Brewing Co., 501 Scott Ave. The first 50 attendees will get a free drink ticket. The kickoff starts at 5 …and more …read more Source:: Social Media Club hosts kickoff event next week – DesMoinesRegister.com ...

Everything you need to know about Ello, the latest trendy social networkThe Next WebYou’ve probably seen it pop up in your Facebook feed. Or maybe someone on Twitter linked to their account. The entire internet is alive with talk of Ello, the anti-Facebook social network. An anti-Facebook sounds pretty cool right? But what exactly …New Social Media Site: What Is Ello?Investorplace.comIs New Social Media Site Ello Prompting a Queer Facebook Exodus?East Bay Express (blog)“Ad-Free” Social Media Site Ello Takes Center...

Gene Policinski: Social media driving free expressionBaxter BulletinBut from controversy in Ferguson, Mo., to tragedies in the Middle East to the flap over hacked nude photos of celebrities to serious debate over domestic abuse and pro athletes, social media is driving public discussion and debate that is the essence …and more …read more Source:: Gene Policinski: Social media driving free expression – Baxter Bulletin ...

Waldwick expanding its social media presencesNorthJersey.comThe first piece was an overhaul of the borough’s website, which was created in 1996 and was rarely updated over more than 14 years. Seeing the success of the site, and with permission from the mayor and council, the duo took the borough to social media. …read more Source:: Waldwick expanding its social media presences – NorthJersey.com ...

How Chicago business leaders get the most from social mediaChicago TribuneSocial media has become a critical tool for businesses of all sizes. What was once seen as experimental is now frequently used by startups and corporations to engage customers or even design new products. With Social Media Week underway, here are … …read more Source:: How Chicago business leaders get the most from social media – Chicago Tribune ...

Vermont College Blocks Anonymous Social Media SiteABC NewsA Vermont college president has blocked access to an anonymous social media site because he says it was being used for cyberattacks against some students. Norwich University President Richard Schneider says he realized his decision to block access to …University blocks social media app over cyberbullying concernsWPTZ The Champlain Valleyall 34 news articles …read more Source:: Vermont College Blocks Anonymous Social Media Site – ABC News ...

Grief over Clemson student’s death spreads through social media; vigils plannedWYFF GreenvilleThe ireport said, “A social media platform, Yik Yak, which is usually used to spread hate, blew up with positive and sympathetic posts. Even our rival school’s page was filled with words of sympathy and condolences, stating that we are “One State, One …and more …read more Source:: Grief over Clemson student's death spreads through social media; vigils planned – WYFF Greenville ...

Social media could play role in Dunn trial jury selectionFirst Coast NewsSocial media could play a role in the process of elimination for potential jurors for the Michael Dunn trial. During Dunn’s first trial in February social media users shared their opinions of the trial and verdict on Facebook and Twitter. Legally …and more …read more Source:: Social media could play role in Dunn trial jury selection – First Coast News ...