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Netflix Debuts New Selective Sharing Feature For Recommendations

Netflix is giving its Internet video subscribers a more discreet way to recommend movies and TV shows to their Facebook friends after realizing most people don’t want to share their viewing habits with large audiences.

09/02/2014

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Rick Perry Joins List Of Political Social Media “Fails”

Governor Perry’s Twitter account posted a picture of the Travis County DA with the line, “I am the most drunk democrat in Texas.” The governor quickly tweeted that he wasn’t responsible for the message.

CBS 11–09/01/2014

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Study: Social Media Users Shy Away From Sharing Opinions

Tired of that friend or relative who won’t stop posting or tweeting political opinions? Online loudmouths may be annoying, but a new survey suggests they are in the minority.

08/26/2014

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Texas Police Detective Fired For Facebook Rant

A Texas police detective has been fired after allegedly using Facebook to complain about people on public assistance.

08/07/2014

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Trending: Digital Afterlife, Grieving Dad’s Plea, Charlie Sheen Does Drive Thru

What happens to social media accounts when the owner dies? A dad’s heartbreaking plea delivers a heart warming response, and Charlie Sheen makes time for his fans while making a run for the border.

CBS 11–07/16/2014

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Journal ‘Concerned’ Over Its Facebook Study

The scientific journal that published a study by Facebook and two U.S. universities examining people’s online mood swings regrets how the social experiment was handled.

07/04/2014

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Facebook Pulls Woman’s Big Game Photos

Facebook has deleted some big game trophy photographs posted by a 19-year-old Texas Tech cheerleader, saying that the pictures violated the social media website’s standards.

07/04/2014

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Civil Rights Act Signing Recreated On Twitter

The LBJ Presidential Library is marking the 50th anniversary of the signing of the landmark 1964 Civil Rights Act by using technology that’s decidedly 2014.

07/02/2014

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Lawyers Can Now Check Out Social Media Sites Of Jurors

If you are called in for jury duty you may want to make sure your Facebook page is set to private. Lawyers now have the green light to scope out your social media sites.

CBS 11–06/23/2014

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Trending: World Cup Reaction, Girl Saves Dad’s Life With Facebook

A look at the stories creating buzz on social media sites like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and others.

06/17/2014

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Dogs Earn Followers With Wacky Photos

Pet owners are unleashing their pooches on social media websites, setting up dedicated accounts to show the pups sporting spectacles or poking out of suitcases.

06/12/2014

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Trending: D-Day On Social Media, Gatorade Trolls LeBron, Cartwheel Cutoff

A look at the stories creating buzz on social media sites like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and others.

06/06/2014

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