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North Carolina police have launched a state-wide investigation into naked photos of local teenage girls spreading rampantly through Instagram and Facebook accounts, and one 17-year-old high school student has been arrested and charged with cyberbullying. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

NC Police Issue Warrant In Statewide Investigation Of Naked Teen Instagram Photos

Law enforcement across North Carolina have issued a warrant to Facebook – which owns the photo-sharing application Instagram – ordering that the social media company provide records to identify account holders distributing “inappropriate” nude photos of area high school girls as young as 14 and 15 years old.

03/03/2014

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Students Nude Photos Investigation Expands To Six More Counties

Six more counties are now involved in an investigation into nude photos of North Carolina high school students showing up on social media.

02/26/2014

(File photo of the Facebook log-in page./ credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Conference Discusses Social Media Involving Law

The role of social media involving law is the focus of a wide-ranging conference scheduled for Charleston.

01/31/2014

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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

Around 60 percent of Americans use social media. Giving up social media for Lent allows people to disconnect from the virtual world, which is wise to do from time to time to prevent you from being disconnected from the real world. (Photo by FRED TANNEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

North Carolina House Passes Social Media Privacy Bill

A bill forbidding employers and universities from accessing private email or social media accounts of workers and students has passed the North Carolina House.

05/16/2013

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Meet The QC: Scott Jensen Shares Insight On Social Media

(CBS Charlotte) — Have you ever thought about whether you’re wasting your time on social networking sites? Or, are you gaining value? We spoke with Scott Jensen last week, who is a local Social Media […]

CBS Charlotte–04/16/2013

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On Social Media, Jay-Z’s Jab Trumps Katy Perry’s Cleavage

On music’s biggest night, social media networks exploded with commentary, making the 55th GRAMMY Awards this year’s second-most popular event with close to 15.5 million interactions as reported by Trendrr, a social TV analytics provider […]

02/11/2013

Around 60 percent of Americans use social media. Giving up social media for Lent allows people to disconnect from the virtual world, which is wise to do from time to time to prevent you from being disconnected from the real world. (Photo by FRED TANNEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Tweeting Could Help Users Lose Weight

A new study has found that those who use the microblogging website Twitter to discuss their weight loss goals may ultimately have an easier time achieving them.

CBS Charlotte–01/21/2013

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Opinion: My2K

Obama is hoping to promote the discussion of the Bush tax cut extensions by getting people hooked on the topic and by getting them to use the #My2K hashtag on Twitter.

11/29/2012

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Opinion: Media Covers Up Violence Of Flash Mobs

Flash mobs were once innocent social experiments, but now are all too often racial attacks. Unfortunately, the media continues to paint a rosy picture and fails to report the violence and crime they cause.

08/02/2012

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