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Social Media, facebook, Can Make You Feel “Down” and Depress Your Mood

Honestly, I’m not a fan of social media and never have been.  I’m not interested in, nor do I want to know every person’s little whim, thought, rant or philosophical view.  It’s only because my job requires me to be involved in certain social media that I am.  Now there’s news that affirms my natural instincts about social media – a study’s results show that spending time on facebook depresses our moods.

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Find Your Very First Tweet to Honor Twitter’s Birthday

It was eight years ago that Twitter moved onto the social media stage.  To celebrate, the company is inviting users to join its founders for a trip back in time...all the way to their very first tweet.

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Daughter Costs Father $80,000 With Her Facebook Post

Patrick Snay was the former head of a private preparatory school in Miami. At the age of 69, his contract with Gulliver Preparatory School wasn't renewed, which led to a legal battle.

In November 2011, Snay and the school reached an agreement in which Snay would receive $10,000 in back pay and $80,000 as part of a settlement. The Gulliver schools also agreed to pay Snay's attorneys $60,000.

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Facebook Agrees to Create ‘Look Back’ Video for Grieving Father [VIDEO]

Following an emotional video plea to Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook that went viral, John Berlin will have his wish to see a 'look back' video of his deceased son, Jesse, granted.

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Andrew Strugnell The Great Giraffe Challenge Facebook Riddle
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Check Out This Amazing Skype Interview With Andrew Strugnell, The Man Behind The Great Giraffe Facebook Riddle [VIDEO]

If you've been cruising Facebook over the past three days you might have noticed your friend's profile pictures turning into giraffes.

I had the excellent opportunity to speak with Andrew Strugnell, the man behind the recent giraffe craze that's taking over the social media site.

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Facebook technical difficulties
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Facebook Not Working While Site Deals With Technical Issues

No official word has come from Facebook, but technical consultants are saying that they believe the social networking giant is performing unannounced site maintenance today.

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Debunked – The True Meaning of the Color Bar on a Tube of Toothpaste

Another claim is blindly being shared by people on Facebook who are taking what they see at face value and accepting it as Gospel without doing five minutes of research to see whether or not it's true <SPOILER ALERT - It's not>.

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Justin Carter - Comal County Sheriff's Office
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Anonymous Donor Posts $500,000 Bail for Texas Teen Accused of Making Terroristic Threats on Facebook

An anonymous donor has posted $500,000 bail for a Texas teen many feel has been wrongly imprisoned.

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Evansville Watch Looking for Volunteers to Man (or Wo-Man) Their Social Media Sites

The Evansville based social media site is looking to expand their coverage of events with a few good men and women.

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Instagram Gets Video As Facebook Challenges Vine

If you have Instagram, check your updates in the app store because there is a new feature that might surprise you. If you weren't aware, Facebook owns Instagram; and to challenge the explosion of the popular video app that Twitter brought to the table with Vine, they did what seemed most logical. They brought video to Instagram.

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