Articles tagged with: social media

10 September 2014

Facebook fugitive

Posted in U.S. & World News

(KTVB)  It has been two weeks since Nicholas Grove escaped from Idaho's Payette County Jail.Grove has since been talking with friends on social media. He took to Facebook to explain how he was scar ...

21 August 2014

Creepy, but not illegal

Posted in U.S. & World News

Mo. --- (WGEM)  Many parents like to show off their children to family and friends by posting photos on social media accounts, but one Missouri mother was shocked when someone stole those precious ...

14 July 2014

Survey: offended by breast-feeding photos on social media?

Posted in U.S. & World News

(The Today Show) Are images of parenting in all its natural and goofy expressiveness being censored online? On Monday, TODAY is exploring "the censorship of motherhood online." We want your thoughts ...

11 July 2014

Teens fight "viral" rape images

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Houston, Texas --- (KPRC News) The families of two Houston, Texas teenagers say their daughters were sexually assaulted at a party, and now nude pictures of the girls are being posted on social medi ...

11 June 2014

"Movie star" abduction attempt

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Baxter, Iowa --- (WHO)  Police in Baxter, Iowa have arrested a California man after they say he lured a 14-year-old girl into his car.Police said 33-year-old David Lavera had been communicating wit ...

09 June 2014

Selfie surgery

Posted in U.S. & World News

We all look our best in real life, but a new trend shows young people now are taking drastic measures to look good on social media. It's being called "selfie surgery". The American Academy of Facial ...

21 May 2014

Predator in the closet

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N.C. --- (WCNC News) A North Carolina man charged with multiple sex crimes involving a teenage girl he met online has turned himself in. Investigators arrested 27-year-old Jarred Ashley Workman late ...

23 April 2014

NYPD social media outreach backfires

Posted in Local, U.S. & World News

(NBC News) An NYPD social media campaign backfired when the police department asked New Yorkers for photos with cops and Twitter erupted with unflattering pictures of officers making arrests, tangli ...

05 March 2014

Teen paralyzed in "Snow Challenge"

Posted in U.S. & World News

Charleston, Va. -- (WVVA)  A Bluefield teen continues to recover in a Charleston, West Virginia hospital after tragically breaking her neck while attempting a stunt made popular on social media. Sa ...

19 February 2014

Suspended for teacher tweet

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Rogers, Minn. -- (KARE) The students protesting the two month suspension of Rogers High School Senior Reid Sagehorn are being loud and clear; they feel it's too much. But something critical has to ...