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OC Teen Arrested In Threats Made Against Surfing Competition On Social Media

Police would not explain the violent threat in detail but said it was made on social media and posted Thursday.

07/25/2014

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It’s No Longer Illegal For Jurors To Use Electronic Devices During Trials

Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB2683 on Tuesday, repealing a law that made it a misdemeanor to disobey a judge’s order to stay off electronic devices during a trial.

07/08/2014

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Facebook Comes Clean About Social Experiment On Nearly 700K Users

Facebook is coming clean about a social experiment it conducted on nearly 700,000 of its users two years ago.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/30/2014

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Some Couples Participating In Social Media Prenups

Some couples are now participating in so-called social media prenups.

06/05/2014

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Live Social Media Unlikely To Happen During World Cup Due To Very Poor Service In Brazil

Ecstatic soccer fans unable to celebrate a World Cup win with real-time Tweets, or post “selfies” of themselves from inside stadiums. Or worse, emergency calls blocked by jammed cellphone towers unable to handle the volume.

05/23/2014

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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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Bill Restrains Schools Tracking Social Media Posts

The state Assembly has unanimously passed a bill restricting how school districts monitor and track students on social media.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/15/2014

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FBI Arrests Moorpark Man In Teen ‘Sextortion’ Case

A 23-year-old Ventura County man has been arrested in connection to a sextortion case where he allegedly targeted underage music fans and conned them into sending him nude photos and videos.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/01/2014

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Moreno Valley Man, 20, Arrested For Allegedly Assaulting Juveniles He Lured Using Social Media

A 20-year-old Moreno Valley man was in custody Friday for allegedly assaulting several juvenile victims he lured using social media.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/04/2014

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Online Shoppers Help Each Other Find Items On ‘The Hunt’ App

The Hunt continues to gain praise and popularity by allowing the online community to assist each other in the search for their desired items.

04/01/2014

Police say suspects (l-r) Phillip McKnight,  Tyrone Gibson, and Michael Batson were caught early Tuesday morning burglarizing a Fontana home. (Photo courtesy Fontana PD)

Police: Burglary Suspects Targeted Fontana Home After Social Media Posts

Police warned residents Friday about revealing vacation plans online following the arrests of three men arrested on suspicion of burglary at a Fontana residence.

03/28/2014

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14 Teens Charged In $1M Mansion Break-In

Authorities have filed criminal charges against 14 teenagers who allegedly broke into a La Habra Heights mansion and held a party that caused more than $1 million in damage and losses, including the theft of a stuffed snow leopard.

03/18/2014

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Can All That Time Spent On Social Media Be Killing Your Relationship?

“He was on social media all the time, all the time — and it drove me absolutely out of my mind.”

03/13/2014

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Huntington Beach Police Go To Facebook To Try To Nab Bike Thief

The bicycle — valued at about $1,800 — was stolen at 7 a.m. Sunday.

02/23/2014

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Facebook Announces New Gender Options For Users

Facebook is adding a customizable option with about 50 different terms people can use to identify their gender as well as three preferred pronoun choices: him, her or them.

02/13/2014

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