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Is social media making us less civil?

Credit: CC0 Public Domain In the early 1990s, when the modern Internet was beginning to take shape, it was often referred to as the “information superhighway.” Connectivity carried with it the promise of democratizing knowledge. Anyone with

A growing concern on social media | Local

With the advancement of technology comes the growing concern among area parents about the possible threats lurking on the internet. Columbus resident Deb Jarecki, a mother of two and a grandmother of two, said parenting has changed

Beware: Money flipping cons on social media

(3TV/CBS 5) - Watch out for “money flipping” cons on social media! They are there and people are falling for them. The Better Business Bureau is seeing dozens of reports each month about these cons.  How the scam

How social media took us from Tahrir Square to Donald Trump

1. The euphoria of discovery As the Arab Spring convulsed the Middle East in 2011 and authoritarian leaders toppled one after another, I traveled the region to try to understand the role that technology was playing. I

Social media obsession with filters leads to ‘Snapchat Dysmorphia’

‘Snapchat Dysmorphia’ SALISBURY, Md. – “I do use social media, especially Instagram and Snapchat,” said social media user Jon Reiss. It’s another social media app that’s taken the world by storm.  But what was once created to

Protesters rally outside El Tiempo over restaurant’s social media post

HOUSTON – Around two dozen protestors gathered outside El Tiempo’s east downtown location Monday night, upset over the restaurant’s social media post last week with Attorney General Jeff Sessions. In the post, which has since been deleted

A real connection? Navigating social media, potential risks to your child’s mental health

More Headlines MADISON, Wis. – Malakai Murphy aspires to be, in his words, a computer geek.  The goal is to be a real-life Peter Parker. What’s helpful to him are the 20 or so games on his phone. He

Tips for Ethically Using Social Media Marketing

Navigating social media can be murky territory for lawyers, especially in regards to ethics. But using it as a communication and marketing tool could make the payoff worth it. In this episode of The Florida Bar Podcast,

Social media has warped post-baby body expectations, moms say

NEW ORLEANS – Three years ago, entertainer Teyana Taylor shared a photo of herself with a flat stomach after giving birth to her baby girl. Since then, the post has inspired moms across the world to post

3 Shifts In The U.S. Beauty Market

Beauty continues to shine as a bright spot in retail and, in the US, three trends appear to be driving the category: a shift away from K-beauty toward J-beauty, male consumers’ adoption of new skincare and beauty