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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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Only On 2: LAPD Officer Announces Ticket-Writing Plans On Facebook

An LAPD officer is taking an unusual approach to tackle what he calls a growing safety problem: He’s using social media to warn drivers that he will start issuing more traffic tickets.

01/29/2015

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Facebook, Instagram Experience Outage As Hacker Group Claims Responsibility

The social media sites Facebook, Instagram and Tinder were all down Monday night, and a hacker group has already claimed responsibility for the outage.

01/26/2015

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Celebrities Under Fire Over Controversial Tweets About ‘American Sniper’ Film

A pair of celebrity personalities are under fire after making controversial remarks over the film “American Sniper” over Twitter.

01/19/2015

A Tiffany campaign embracing the engagement of a same-sex couple has gone viral. (credit: Tiffany/Peter Lindbergh)

Tiffany Ad Campaign Embracing Same-Sex Marriage Goes Viral On Social Media

Singer Miley Cyrus has given the ad an enthusiastic thumbs up.

01/11/2015

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L.A.’s Business Culture Feels The Impact Of Social Media

CSULA’s Dr. Michael Germano says social media traffickers, who are tech-savvy and can create inviting online content, are valuable assets to Los Angeles’ socialistic business community.

01/05/2015

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Sony Announces Limited Theatrical Release Of ‘The Interview’

Sony Pictures Tuesday announced a limited theatrical release of “The Interview” beginning Christmas Day.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/23/2014

Jonathan Hearn, a Redlands firefighter and paramedic, is accused of conspiring with his lover to kill her husband. (credit: CBS)

Police: Wife, Firefighter Lover Conspired To Murder Her Husband In Redlands

“Mom and dad very loveable, Christian family. There’s no way that he would have done anything like that,” said a shocked neighbor.

11/19/2014

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Man, 23, Accused Of Having Sex With Girl, 15, He Met Using Social Media App

Michael Anthony Byrne faces two counts of oral copulation of a person under 16 and one count each of meeting a minor for lewd purposes, sexual penetration by foreign object and unlawful sexual intercourse.

11/19/2014

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Classes Canceled For Second Day At Mira Costa HS After Social Media Threats

A South Bay high school will remain closed to students Wednesday after the campus received five threats via the social media app, Yik Yak.

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Mira Costa High School Closed Tuesday Due To Social Media Threats

A South Bay high school was closed Tuesday after receiving two security threats against the campus, authorities said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/18/2014

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