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Woman Gets Permission To Serve Divorce Papers Via Facebook

The woman’s lawyer says she hasn’t been able to serve the papers the good old fashioned way because the man has no fixed address or place of employment.

04/07/2015

("New Jersey Collective's" Instagram web site.)

Instagram Account Shines A Spotlight On The Garden State

“Jersey Collective” is an Instagram account that showcases the beauty of New Jersey and the many talents of the people who live there.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/06/2015

(The "I Stand With Bob" web site.)

Online Campaign Aims to Bolster Support for Embattled US Sen. Menendez

Following yesterday’s indictment of Menendez on corruption charges, the New Jersey Democratic State Committee created a Twitter account and a hashtag: #IStandWithBob.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/02/2015

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New Facebook App Allows Users To Add To Friends’ Shared Video Clips

With Facebook’s latest video-sharing app, called “Riff,” users can add their own video onto the original.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/02/2015

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Live Streaming App Popularity Could Be Game Changer For Social Networks, Users

Live streaming apps Meerkat and Twitter-owned Periscope are the most talked about apps right now on social media.

04/02/2015

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Facebook Introduces ‘Scrapbooks’ Photo Feature

Facebook is once again taking something old-school and trying to make it easier.

04/01/2015

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Coffee Chain Offering Limited-time Birthday Cake Frappuccino

Fans of Starbucks took to social media to express their delight at the announcement.

03/26/2015

The Late Late Show W/ James Corden (Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS)

James Corden’s ‘Late Late Show’ Social Media Pitch Speaks On Digital Age

Corden’s seemingly never-ending list of social media accounts to follow him on is both a hilarious joke and a commentary on the digital age humans live in now

03/25/2015

(Instagram's blog announced the new "Layout" feature.)

Instagram Adding Collage Feature To Its Photo-Posting App

With “Layout,” Instagram users will be able to build collages using photos from their camera roll, which they can then share to Instagram, Facebook, or elsewhere.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/24/2015

(Following his online tweet, US senator Ted Cruz made a live announcement of his run for the presidency at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va.    Photo by Paul J. Richards/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Ted Cruz Leads Presidential Pack in Use of Social Media To Announce Candidacy

US senator Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) was the first to formally announce his presidential run. And instead of a ballroom and podium, he opted for another platform: Twitter.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/23/2015

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ISIS and Social Media Report Examined At SXSW

Authors Jonathan Morgan and Jim Berger analyzed a sample of 20,000 ISIS supporting Twitter accounts and found that even though ISIS has only been active under that name for less than 2 years, it has an extremely active and connected group on Twitter.

03/18/2015

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KYW at SXSW: Anonymous App ‘Yik Yak’ Addressing Cyberbullying Concerns

Today, at the SXSW Interactive Conference, in Austin, Tex., the cofounders of Yik Yak took the stage to defend the service against criticisms that it enabled cyberbullying.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/17/2015

Suspect Jamal Bethea. (credit: Mercer County Prosecutor's Office)

Cops: NJ Man Bound, Gagged And Dunked Girlfriend In Bathtub Over Social Media Use

A New Jersey man bound, gagged and repeatedly dunked his girlfriend in a tub full of water because he was angry over the woman’s use of social media, investigators said.

03/17/2015

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North Jersey Mother Turns To Social Media To Help Find Her Missing Children

Kristopher Dohm reportedly asked to take the children to Nevada to see his sick father, but they never went to Nevada or came home.

03/17/2015

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Survey: Millennials Pay Attention To The News, But How They Get It Is Changing

The survey of Americans ages 18 to 34, sometimes called the millennial generation, found that two-thirds of respondents said they consume news online regularly, often on a social networking site.

03/16/2015

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