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Man Suspected As Predator Knocked Out By Girl’s Dad Appears In Court

A man accused of preying on a 12-year-old girl before her father swooped in to rescue her faced a judge Wednesday.

07/01/2015

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Kim Kardashian Says Use Of Selfies Can Be Empowering

Kim Kardashian says the large number of selfies she posts on social media empowers her to control her public image, but also contributes to her being viewed by some merely as a sexual object.

06/30/2015

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Nuevo Father Says He Saved Daughter From Sexual Predator, Leading To Arrest

Tim LeBlanc happened to be up around 2 a.m. Monday morning and noticed his 12-year-old daughter was gone, and her bedroom window open.

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President, Celebrities Take To Twitter To Celebrate Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

As news of the Supreme Court’s ruling that same-sex marriage was constitutional in all states, celebrities and prominent LGBT rights advocates took to Twitter to celebrate the landmark decision.

06/26/2015

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Downey Teacher Sues District Claiming They Allowed Students To Harass Her On Twitter

Amy Sulkis said she had to leave her job because of the stress.

06/04/2015

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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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