Social Media

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Police: Men Hunted Victim In Midtown Sacramento On Periscope

With Gonzalez narrating the entire time, the two men claim they’re on their way to take care of a man who may be with one of their girlfriends.

08/28/2015

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‘City Of Trees’ Concert Flooded By Complaints About Lack Of Water

Thousands turned out for the “City of Trees” concert at Gibson Ranch Saturday, but many aren’t talking about the live performances.

08/15/2015

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Instagram Removes Searchable #EDM Hashtag

“#EDM was being used to share content that violates our guidelines around nudity.”

08/06/2015

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Social Media Post Helps Reunite Wandering Lodi Toddler With Family

A social-media post is credited with reuniting a wandering little girl with her family, but questions still remain about why she was alone.

07/29/2015

Scientists say search terms entered into search engines like Google Trends might allow them to make predictions about things like the stock markets. (Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Will The Internet Listen To Your Private Conversations?

Like a lot of teenagers, Aanya Nigam reflexively shares her whereabouts, activities and thoughts on Twitter, Instagram and other social networks without a qualm.

07/29/2015

NEW ORLEANS, LA - FEBRUARY 03: Defensive line coach Jim Tomsula of the San Francisco 49ers reacts as he coachs against the Baltimore Ravens during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana

49ers Coach Jim Tomsula Will Guide Players On Social Media

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) – New 49ers coach Jim Tomsula wants nothing to do with social media. Still, he will hold a meeting to give guidance about how to be responsible when taking thoughts to […]

KHTK Sports 1140–06/09/2015

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Facebook Plea Helps Woman Escape Ex-Boyfriend’s Violent Attack

Lying in wait in the garage with a knife, Yuba County Sheriff’s deputies say Parrish Heavens ambushed his 41-year-old ex-girlfriend when she got home from work in Plumas Lake. He’s accused of raping her, and cutting her face with the knife he eventually turned on himself, cutting his own throat.

05/15/2015

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California Bill Would Protect Social Media Accounts After Death

A bill approved by the state Assembly on Monday would give guidelines for judges to follow before they could order electronic providers to turn over electronic information to the executor or administrator of an estate.

05/11/2015

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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

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Facebook Page Fights Crime, Brings El Dorado County Neighbors Closer Together

In less than two days, 16,000 people on a Facebook page in El Dorado County helped lead police to a man who escaped from a mental-health facility.

03/03/2015

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Bronzed Baby Shoes Making Comeback, Thanks To Social Media

As popular commodities sometimes do, bronzed baby shoes are making a comeback among a new generation of parents and grandparents, thanks in part to an aggressive social media marketing strategy.

02/15/2015

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Study: Users Not Trying To Brag On Facebook

According to a new study, people are more modest and humble about sharing good news on Facebook than they are about bad news.

02/01/2015

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