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Female Students At Pasadena High Say Strict Dress Code Is Getting Uncomfortable

Tank tops aren’t permitted at Pasadena High school unless the straps are at least two inches wide.

08/26/2015

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Shooting Murders Played Out On Live TV, Social Media

While friends and family mourn the loss of reporter Alison Parker, 24, and cameraman Adam Ward, 27, millions more have gone to social media to try to make sense of the shocking act.

08/26/2015

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Rosemead Man, 19, Charged With More Than 150 Counts Including Revenge Porn, Lewd Acts

The DA’s office says Cesar Mauricio Estrada-Davila reached out to young girls on a social media website between January and April claiming to be a modeling agent.

08/21/2015

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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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Peace Rally Held In South LA As Fears Of Rival Gang Competition Surge On Social Media

The use of the hashtag “#100daysand100nights” has surged over the past week, sparking fears of what many perceive to be a threat that two gangs are competing to be the first to kill 100 people in South Los Angeles.

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VidCon Gives Fans Chance To See Online Video Stars In Person

A swarm of spontaneous selfie sessions has commenced in the lobby of the Anaheim Convention Center as hundreds of fans have gathered for impromptu interaction with folks they watch online.

07/24/2015

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YouTube Creators Looking Elsewhere For Money

With YouTube taking about a 45 percent cut of ad revenue from videos posted on the site, YouTubers and companies that manage them are hunting for new ways to make money from the audiences they’ve built on the platform. That will be a big topic of conversation at VidCon, the annual convention in Anaheim that kicked off Thursday.

07/23/2015

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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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/29/2015

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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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