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The Dangers of Snapchat

“Snapchat is a new way to share moments with friends,” reads the opening sentence of the temporary photo-sharing application’s “about us” page. The description is just vague enoug...
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The Risks of ‘Checking In’

Sure, it sounds like a great idea to check into your favorite bar or coffee shop on Facebook, Foursquare, Yelp, or any number of applications that let you make similar announcemen...
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Social Media Hoaxes of 2012-2013

For most of us, April 1 is that one day each year we get to pull pranks and lie unashamedly to scare and confuse our friends and family — more so than usual. But some people use s...
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Social Media’s Zoo of Fail

If you’re on Twitter, you know the Fail Whale: When Twitter’s servers get overloaded (it happens surprisingly often) an image appears of a sleepy whale being hoisted out of the wa...