Over 2 Dozen Dallas Officers Disciplined After Offensive Social Media PostsDallas police officials say more than two-dozen officers face disciplinary measures after they were found to have posted bigoted or other offensive material to social media in violation of the department's code of conduct, including mocking protesters who were pepper-sprayed.
Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price Calls On Human Relations Commissioner To Resign Over Offensive Social Media PostsMayor Price said she was recently alerted to what she describes as Steele's "disrespectful and inappropriate Facebook posts."
Texas Officers Punished Amid Nationwide Fallout Over Racist, Violent Facebook PostsPolice officers in Texas are facing consequences amid nationwide fallout over racist and violent Facebook posts revealed by a watchdog group.
Dallas Police Department Reviewing Officers' Social Media PostsThe review follows the publication of a database that appears to catalog thousands of officers' bigoted or violent posts from across the country.
Dallas Officer Claims Job In Jeopardy Due To Social Media Concerns About DepartmentA Dallas police officer who's brought attention to officer shortages within the department said his job is in jeopardy because of it.
Tech Giants Still Stumbling In The Social World They CreatedWho knew connecting the world could get so complicated? Perhaps some of technology's brightest minds should have seen that coming.
Twitter Rolls Out Stricter Rules On Abusive ContentTwitter is now enforcing stricter policies on violent and abusive content like hateful images or symbols, including those attached to user profiles.
Snapchat And Twitter Adopting New Looks To Gain More UsersA pair of struggling social-media darlings have decided they need to take on new looks if they want to prosper. Twitter is rolling out a 280-character limit for nearly all its users and Snapchat will undergo a revamp to make itself easier to use.
Sharers Rather Than Authors More Important On Social MediaThe person who shares a news story on social media is more important than the story's actual source in determining whether readers believe it, a study by the Media Insight Project has found.
Cops: Man Shoots At Brother Over Facebook Friend RequestPolice say a man fired a shotgun at his brother after that man tried to break up an argument between the suspect and his wife over a Facebook friend request.
Drivers Still Dialing, But Want More 'Behind The Wheel' Phone LawsA new insurance company survey says that despite drivers' continued push and support for laws restricting cellphone use while driving, they are still sometimes regularly using the devices irresponsibly.