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Teacher Suspended Over Ferguson Tweets

A Dallas-area school district has suspended a teacher over what administrators call “reprehensible” and racially charged tweets about the killing of a black Missouri 18-year-old by a white police officer.

11/12/2014

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GM Uses Facebook, Phone calls To Get Recalled Cars Fixed

Despite the heavy publicity surrounding the scandal, many drivers evidently haven’t heard of the recall or haven’t grasped how serious the defect is…

10/08/2014

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Study: Twitter Has Potential To ‘Induce Psychotic Symptoms’

A new study finds that the downside to global social networks is the potential to ‟aggravate or even induce psychotic symptoms” in psychologically vulnerable patients.

08/13/2014

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Tips For Your Next Road Trip

Going on a road trip? Here’s a list of great tips to make your outing that much better.

05/20/2014

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Police Using More Social Media For Outreach

Dallas police have increased their social media presence to keep the public updated on fighting crime, encourage tips and reach out to potential recruits.

02/25/2014

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No Tweeting While Driving Is Among La.’s New Laws

Starting Thursday, tweeting while driving can get you a ticket. Posting the names of people who apply for concealed handgun permits can land you in jail. And selling cakes and cookies you bake at home face looser regulation.

07/31/2013

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Can Your Social Media Image Affect Your Chances of Getting Into College?

How many admissions officers are using the internet to screen applicants? What kind of online behavior affects a student’s admission to the college of their choice?

07/22/2013

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The Impact Of Social Media On Today’s Athletes

Lee Gordon, 180 Communications, joined The Fred & Ted Show to discuss the impact of social media on today’s athletes. Gordon talked about the ways athletes get in trouble on social media, how they should use it to their advantage instead, and more.

SportsRadio 610–07/16/2013

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Expert Sees Rise In Demand For Media-Related I.T. Specialists In Houston

Chris S. Lipari, president of Mach Interview, provides insight into Houston’s I.T. employment sector.

05/05/2013

A Texas man is accused of luring a 16-year-old on social media before raping and murdering her. (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/GettyImages)

What You ‘Like’ On Facebook Can Be Revealing

Clicking those friendly blue “like” buttons strewn across the Web may be doing more than marking you as a fan of Coca-Cola or Lady Gaga.

03/11/2013

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