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Instagram Deletes Profile Accounting Journey Of Cancer-Stricken Toddler

The mother of a young child who battled a rare cancer for over a year is fighting Instagram after the social media service deleted a profile that accounted the child’s journey.

05/18/2015

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Social Media Protected After Death Under California Bill

California lawmakers are trying to address one problem with dying in an age of widespread social media and electronic communication: What happens to your digital life when you die?

05/11/2015

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This Behavior Could Mean You’re A Digital Addict

Are you a digital addict? It’s a new and common anxiety caused by the gadgets that are supposed to help us in our everyday lives.

05/07/2015

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Hunt Is On To Find Thief Who Stole A Dying Woman’s Identity, Cash

Just one day before 50-year-old Kate took her final breath, Sullivan says she was in the hospital when her cell phone rang.

04/23/2015

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Canyon Country Man, 23, Pleads No Contest To Accusation He Lured 15-Year-Old For Sex

The defendant met the victim through an app that allows anonymous social media interactions,

04/23/2015

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Instagram Photo Of Toluca Lake Mother Of 2 Breastfeeding On Toilet Goes Viral

A local mother of two who shared an Instagram that showed her breastfeeding on the toilet is speaking out about the picture that’s received mixed reaction.

04/21/2015

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Victorville Woman, 39, Accused Of Cruelty After Video Of Child Hit With iPad Surfaces On Social Media

The video was posted about three hours after the incident.

04/03/2015

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3 Boys Arrested In Social Media Threats Against High School In Lake Elsinore

Three boys were in custody Thursday on suspicion of making threats against a Lake Elsinore high school via a social networking site, prompting authorities to lock down the campus.

03/26/2015

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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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App Developed By High School Grad Offers Incentives For Going To Class, Being On Time

A local high school graduate has developed a mobile app that’s rewarding students who go to class regularly and get there on time.

03/24/2015

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Kat Von D On Lipstick Name: ‘Underage Red’ Is Feminine Rebellion

Kat Von D issued an open letter via Facebook this week after receiving some criticism over the name of one of her lipsticks: Underage Red.

03/20/2015

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Leuzinger High Student, 16, Arrested For Threats Against Lawndale High School

A 16-year-old student from Leuzinger High School is in custody Thursday on suspicion of threatening Lawndale High School on social media.

03/12/2015

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Stars Take Part In ‘We Are All Uncool’ Campaign Developed By KROQ’s Nicole Alvarez, Photographer Tamar Levine

A new social media campaign that takes a stand against bullying is gaining traction among celebrities and musicians alike.

03/11/2015

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Original Post About The Dress Garnered 73 Million Page Views, Tumblr Staff Says

An original post on Tumblr that posed a question about the color of a dress garnered 73 million page views, according to staff members from the social networking website.

03/02/2015

Model Cindy Crawford attends the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 11, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Unaltered Leaked Photo Of Cindy Crawford Causes Stir On Social Media

An unaltered photograph of supermodel Cindy Crawford has caused quite a stir on social media and rekindled the debate on body image.

02/16/2015

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