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Region weather brings storms in skies, social media

ABC7's Lauryn Ricketts says a social media following, in the right hands, is an asset during a weather emergency.

Friday - 02/28/2014, 04:31am EST

Tags: weather, tornado, dave dildine, St. Marys County, Lauryn Ricketts,

Text, hug, tweet: How the Internet impacts relationships

Cellphones, the Internet and social media have become staples in today's fast-paced, technology-fueled world. But how does digital technology fit into the relationships of many Americans?

Wednesday - 02/12/2014, 10:22am EST

Tags: Internet, PEW, relationships

Arthur Chu's Jeopardy! style causes controversy

Arthur Chu's Jeopardy! strategy is effective but has some fans upset.

Thursday - 02/06/2014, 10:42am EST

Tags: Jeopardy!, game shows, Arthur Chu, Rohan Williamson

SocialRadar: Who's nearby and how do you know them?

The just-launched SocialRadar app, developed by a DC-based company, is a real-time way to identifies people nearby and remember how you know them.

Thursday - 01/30/2014, 04:54am EST

Tags: Michael Chasen, SocialRadar, location-based, Neal Augenstein

Anyone can be a White House pundit

The White House is inviting any social media user to join an online "panel discussion" after the Jan. 28 State of the Union Address.

Tuesday - 01/14/2014, 10:50am EST

Tags: White House, Twitter, Facebook, State of the Union

Montgomery Co. schools superintendent: Students threatened my family

Montgomery's County schools superintendent, Joshua Starr, says students sent him racist, crass tweets -- some that threatened his family -- in an attempt to convince him to close schools during bad weather last week.

Monday - 12/16/2013, 06:52am EST

Tags: Joshua Starr, Montgomery County Public Schools, cyberbullying, snow

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Site uses social media to track illness

Sickweather.com uses social media updates to follow outbreaks of the flu, allergies and other illnesses around the country. Sickweather scans Facebook and Twitter for posts about sickness and gathers the data to form an interactive map showing the areas with the most statuses about infections.

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 02:24am EDT

Tags: Capital News Service, sick, health, Twitter, tracking illness, sickweather.com, Baltimore

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Street view brings Portland grandmother back to life

Googling grandma's house takes on a whole new meaning for two brothers in Portland, Oregon.

Thursday - 09/26/2013, 02:30pm EDT

Tags: Google maps, Reddit, Portland, Oregon

Navigating social media during a divorce

Getting divorced is difficult enough. Sharing too much information on social media can complicate matters, and even be used against you in the courtroom.

Monday - 09/09/2013, 06:26am EDT

Tags: Keenan Goldsby, ShounBach, divorce, Facebook, lawyer

Social media, tech tools bridging age divide

For any adult who's ever been frustrated while teaching a parent to operate a DVD or CD player, the notion of trying to explain social media might make you think "OMG." Guess what - they're learning without you.

Tuesday - 09/03/2013, 06:15am EDT

Tags: Neal Augenstein, Gwendolyn Coleman, Claude Butler, Facebook

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