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George Clooney at the "Monument Men" premiere in New York City. (Getty Images)

George Clooney: I Will Never Be On Twitter

Clooney says he doesn’t want his unfiltered thoughts known to the world.

02/06/2014

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Former Writer Sentenced For Date Rapes

A former freelance writer for a Reno newspaper has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for the brutal date rapes of two women he met online.

12/06/2013

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Cyber Bullying Forum Set For Wednesday In Las Vegas

Cyber bullying is a huge issue in the Las Vegas valley, especially among school kids. An important community forum will shed light on the epidemic Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m at the Beacon Academy of Nevada on West Flamingo Road at Tenaya.

12/03/2013

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Study: Posting Food Pictures To Social Media Sites Could Ruin Friends’ Appetites

A team of researchers at the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University have learned that pictures of food on social media sites tend to curb the appetites of those who view them.

10/08/2013

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Can Your Social Media Image Affect Your Chances of Getting Into College?

How many admissions officers are using the internet to screen applicants? What kind of online behavior affects a student’s admission to the college of their choice?

07/22/2013

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Report: More Americans Using Social Media For Political Involvement

According to researchers at the Pew Internet & American Life Project, social media has come to play an increasingly important role in the civic involvement of Americans.

05/02/2013

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GOP Leaders Criticized For Social Media Exchange

Two Bernalillo County GOP leaders are under fire for making sexist comments on social media.

04/24/2013

Best Actress nominee Quvenzhane Wallis on the red carpet at last night's Academy Awards. (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Onion Criticized For Joke About Quvenzhane Wallis

A tweet from The Onion about the 9-year-old star of “Beasts of the Southern Wild” is drawing criticism for being tasteless, even amid the constant social media satire of the Oscars.

02/25/2013

Portia de Rossi, Ellen DeGeneres, Katy Perry (Christopher Polk / Getty Images)

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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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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