Social Media

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On Social Media, Jay-Z’s Jab Trumps Katy Perry’s Cleavage

On music’s biggest night, social media networks exploded with commentary, making the 55th GRAMMY Awards this year’s second-most popular event with close to 15.5 million interactions as reported by Trendrr, a social TV analytics provider […]

02/11/2013

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NH Bill Would Allow Family To Take Over Social Media Accounts After Death

A NH lawmaker has introduced a bill that could make things easier for families who want to take over their loved one’s social media accounts after a death.

01/16/2013

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NH Bill Would Give Estate Control Over Social Media Accounts After Death

New Hampshire’s House is considering giving control over social media accounts to the executor of the person’s estate after the account holder dies.

01/14/2013

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Opinion: My2K

Obama is hoping to promote the discussion of the Bush tax cut extensions by getting people hooked on the topic and by getting them to use the #My2K hashtag on Twitter.

11/29/2012

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Be Careful Using Social Media To Prove You Voted

Some hashtags encouraged Twitter followers to snap a photo of their ballots in the booth and post the photos on Twitter. But that’s illegal in Massachusetts.

11/06/2012

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New Fees Concern Facebook Users

A new fee based service is causing some concerns for consumers about whether that will remain the case.

10/15/2012

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Quincy Woman Pleads Guilty To Posing As Teen Boy To Lure West Virginia Girl

A Massachusetts woman accused of posing as a teenage boy to prey on a West Virginia girl pleaded guilty to one federal charge Wednesday and could face up to 30 years in prison when sentenced.

10/11/2012

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Chips On Gravestones Help Preserve Memories

Social media has changed the way many of us live and now it’s also changing the way we deal with death.

08/20/2012

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Opinion: Media Covers Up Violence Of Flash Mobs

Flash mobs were once innocent social experiments, but now are all too often racial attacks. Unfortunately, the media continues to paint a rosy picture and fails to report the violence and crime they cause.

08/02/2012

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