Social Media

Three students were injured when a gunman went on a shooting rampage inside a Florida State University library. (Source: CBS)

FSU Shooting Lit Up Twitter, Facebook

As a gunman went on a shooting rampage inside the Strozier Library at Florida State University, social media played a major role as word spread like wildfire.

11/20/2014

A flyer that is aimed at showing who has and has not voted in a community.  (Source: CBS4)

Voters Appalled At “Voter Shaming” Tactic

A political flyer landing in South Florida mailboxes has some voters outraged. It doesn’t mention the names of any candidates, but does list names, addresses, and voting histories of people who live nearby.

10/30/2014

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The Dangers Of Digital Stalking

When technology allows people to control and intimidate others, or even harass them, it can be devastating. That’s why experts are warning about a growing form of domestic violence called “digital stalking.”

10/08/2014

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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

US actor Robin Williams committed suicide on August 11, 2014. AFP PHOTO/CARL COURT (Photo credit: CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images)

Scammers Using Robin Williams’ Death For Clickjacking

The death of beloved actor Robin Williams shocked people around the world, bringing many to express their condolences collectively on social media sites.

08/14/2014

LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers stands on the court during a game against the Atlanta Hawks at Phillips Arena in Atlanta. (Source: Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

LeBron Announces On Twitter He’ll Wear No. 23 In Cleveland

As LeBron James continues his transition back to his hometown team, the superstar has decided what number he’ll wear when he takes the court for the first time (again) with the Cavaliers.

07/27/2014

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TweetDeck Security Flaw Forces App To Go Offline Temporarily

A tweet containing computer code has propagated itself through Twitter by taking advantage of a security flaw in the company’s TweetDeck application.

06/11/2014

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Complaining On Twitter May Get You Better Customer Service

Anyone who’s had a customer complaint fall on deaf ears knows how frustrating it can be. But there’s a new way to complain that could get you better results and it’s as simple as sending a tweet.

CBS Miami–06/03/2014

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‘Chexting’ Breaking Up Happy Homes

It’s a disturbing trend that is being blamed for destroying marriages and ruining families. Experts say it starts as an innocent conversation, but evolves into a deep bond.

05/28/2014

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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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