• Japan Bans Online Stalking
    The fight against online stalking and bullying is getting some legal teeth in Japan, where the government has amended an existing law to make these behaviors punishable with jail time.
  • Another Tough Year For Twitter
    Twitter has had a rough couple of years, but 2016 was arguably the worst.
  • Woman Murders, Impersonates Romantic Rival On Social Media
    An Iowa woman is accused of murdering a romantic rival and then impersonating her on social media to make everyone believe she was still alive.
  • Social Media Great For Organizing Fights, Other Events
    "Shopping mall fights 'organized on social media' break out in 11 states. Fights broke out at malls around the country Monday night sending shoppers looking for post-holiday deals scrambling for the exits..."
  • Using Multiple Social Platforms Linked To Depression
    Young adults who use multiple social media platforms are more likely to experience symptoms of depression than peers who user fewer, according to a new study.
  • DHS Begins Asking For Visitors' Social Media Info
    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has begun asking visitors from abroad to voluntarily provide details of their social media accounts.
  • ListenFirst Adds Twitter TV Data, Ending Nielsen Lock
    Social media analytics outfit ListenFirst Media has added Twitter data for television programming to its syndicated measurement products for TV.
  • Liberals More Likely To Unfriend Over Politics
    Liberals are far more likely to dump their online friends because of their political beliefs, according to a survey by the Public Religion Research Institute.
  • Social Media Linked To Lower Life Satisfaction In Kids
    A study conducted in Great Britain shows that social media use appears to result in lower life satisfaction among tweens and early teens.
  • 'WaPo' Bows Automatic Fact Checker For Trump Tweets
    The WaPo fact checker, called "Real Donald Context," is available as an extension for Google Chrome and provides the newspaper's take on Trump's statements within the Twitter feed.
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