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Facebook Users React To New Gender Options

Facebook announced on Thursday that its 159 million users in the U.S. now have dozens of options for completing the gender question on their online profiles.

02/14/2014

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Facebook Celebrates 10 Years With ‘Look Back’

On Feb. 4, 2004, college students were allowed to join a new and revolutionary social media site called Facebook.

02/04/2014

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Trending: Social Media Magic, Sherman’s Rant, BatKid’s Heroes

A look at the stories trending online for January 20, 2014.

CBS 11–01/20/2014

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Snapping “Selfies” While Driving Is Dangerous, Warns AAA

We’ve all heard the “don’t text and drive” message many times. AAA Texas is now warning drivers about another danger behind the wheel, snapping selfies.

01/15/2014

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Police Chief Accused Of Violating Social Media Policy With Foul Language

Some officers are accusing Dallas Police Chief David Brown of violating the department’s social media policy. The Chief has apologized on Twitter for posting foul language.

CBS 11–01/08/2014

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Social Media Click Farms Become Big Business

Celebrities, businesses and even the U.S. State Department have bought bogus Facebook likes, Twitter followers or YouTube viewers from offshore “click farms,” where workers tap, tap, tap the thumbs up button, view videos or retweet comments to inflate social media numbers.

01/06/2014

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McKinney PD Look Into Employee’s Online Post

Social media is becoming a bigger part of fighting crime. But now, authorities in McKinney are investigating one of their own after a photo posted online was called into question.

01/02/2014

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Viral Video: Best Vine Videos Of 2013

The social media website Vine exploded in popularity in 2013. The service lets users share short video clips online. Here is a look at some of the best clips posted to Vine in 2013.

01/01/2014

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Family Fights To Protect Fallen Soldier’s Identity

The family of a soldier that gave his life for this country is fighting another battle after his death.

CBS 11–12/17/2013

AUBURN, AL - NOVEMBER 30: AJ McCarron #10 and Cade Foster #43 react after Foster missed a field goal in the third quarter against the Auburn Tigers at Jordan-Hare Stadium on November 30, 2013 in Auburn, Alabama. (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Anonymous Sports Fans Spread Hate Online

Twitter has given sports fans, for the first time, a way to directly communicate with players on the teams. And, since it can be anonymous, the messages are often personal.

12/03/2013

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Hugh Jackman Treated For Skin Cancer

Hugh Jackman took to social media on Thursday to reveal that he recently had skin cancer removed from his nose. His wife had urged him to get a “mark” checked out.

11/22/2013

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Viral Video: A Social Media Experiment

A man uses social media to learn private information about people he’s never met. His unsuspecting victims are terrified what he knows…

11/19/2013

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