WASHINGTON | In a shift in attitude, most young people now say it's wrong to use racist or sexist slurs online, even if you're just kidding. But when they see them, they don't take much personal offense.
High school student Vito Calli, 15, poses for a portrait by his computer, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, at his home in Reading, Pa. In a shift in attitude, most young people now say it's wrong to use racist or sexist slurs online, even if you're just kidding. But when they see them, they don't t…
Twitter signage is draped on the facade of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday in New York.
The village of South Holland is taking its community-friendly concept to a new level through the use of social media. Members of the Economic Development Commission created a Facebook "fan” page as a way to encourage connections.
What would we do without social media? I ask myself this question time and time again; however, as a teen I’m not sure what I would do without it. I do know I would be lost.
A logotype collection of well-known social media brand's printed on paper. Include Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Google Plus, Instagram, Vimeo, Flickr, Myspace, Tumblr, Livejournal, Foursquare and other logos.
It is a universally accepted truth that bullying is bad, and bullying in school should not be tolerated by school officials. But what if the bullying isn't on school property?
"Fundamental freedoms apply online just as they do offline," declared the U.S. Embassy in Vietnam on Aug. 6, in response to an announcement from Hanoi that Internet communications must focus on sharing personal information and not expression of views on politics or policies. The new policy f…
Anyone who spends any time on social media platforms -- namely Facebook -- knows the sites are a conduit largely for promotion of one's own views, life celebrations or other preferences.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has adopted a social media policy for his official Facebook, Twitter and YouTube accounts, following a June incident where his staff was caught scrubbing comments from Hoosiers that disagreed with the Republican governor's opposition to gay marriage.
NFL training camps open next week and Twitter world may work up the greatest sweat of all.
Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy announced a series of changes to the department's community policing program, including using social media and smart phones to help them fight crime in the city.
Like our Indiana Legislature, I'm having a hard time adjusting to the 21st century. Unlike the Legislature, I was copacetic with the 20th century while they are reluctant to leave the 19th.
The errant tweet about Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson's campaign offers a good opportunity to discuss ethics in government.
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GARY | Indiana University Northwest’s Center for Urban and Regional Excellence invites leaders of local nonprofit organizations to learn more about social media marketing at a free workshop, “Effective Social Media Strategies for Nonprofits,” from noon to 4 p.m. on June 27 in the Dunes Medic…
CROWN POINT | Nearly three months after a student posted on Facebook the alleged threats a Lake Station teacher wrote on classroom chalkboard, prosecutors mull criminal charges against the man.
VALPARAISO | In the battle against bullies, a growing number of people are getting involved, ranging from the U.S. Army to a Valparaiso middle school student.
NEW YORK (AP) — Don't worry, Pinterest fans: Your sprawling virtual pegboards of wedding dresses, handmade jewelry, craft projects and food porn haven't changed dramatically. They're just easier to manage.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | The Illinois House approved legislation Friday aimed at cracking down on violent "flash mobs" like those that have occurred on Chicago's Michigan Avenue and in other tourist areas.
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