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Firefighter’s Social Media Post Of Dogs Shot Sparks Outrage

A North Texas firefighter’s social media post goes viral, but not necessarily in a good way. The man posted a picture of two dead dogs. The caption said he killed the animals after warning his neighbor to keep them off his property.

CBSDFW.COM–02/25/2015

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Google & Reddit Crack Down On Nudity

Reddit is taking a tougher stance against nudity to prevent its service from turning into online peep shows. Google is also going to ban most nude photos from its Blogger service.

02/25/2015

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Teachers Criticized For Not Breaking Up School Fights

DISD calls the video evidence of adult apathy and district leaders say they are investigating.

02/19/2015

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Facebook Now Lets You Prepare For Death

Facebook is giving more options for users after they die. The company said Thursday that it will now let people pick someone to manage their account after passing away.

02/12/2015

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Bush Tech Chief Quits After Twitter Remarks

A day after apologizing for making insensitive remarks on Twitter, the technology chief of Jeb Bush’s presidential campaign in waiting has resigned from his position.

02/11/2015

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Mansfield Teen Fired For Twitter Comment About New Job

Some people tweet about the things that they see, eat and experience. But a North Texas teenager was fired over what she posted on Twitter, before she even started the job.

CBS 11–02/10/2015

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A Look At Educators, Students & Electronic Media Policies

Teachers behaving badly – It’s not a new problem, but new modes of communication are making inappropriate comments and relationships all too easy.

CBS 11–02/02/2015

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Getting Noticed On Social Media

We all want more followers on Twitter and likes on Facebook, and getting them is as easy as remembering these tips.

01/15/2015

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How To Build Your Brand On Social Media

Has anyone ever told you to “build your brand”? Are you confused as to what that means?

01/14/2015

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Facebook Adds Amber Alerts To News Feeds

Facebook announced today it will add Amber Alerts to your News Feed to help track down abducted children.

01/13/2015

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Marketing Yourself On Social Media

There’s a difference between using social media to market yourself and to market a business. Elten Briggs, social media analyst at University of Texas at Arlington, breaks down those differences.

01/13/2015

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Privacy Pushback Coming With Social Media

We live in an age of oversharing on social media, where some people use it like a journal for their thoughts. But could a very private site be more popular this year?

01/12/2015

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