Social Media

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Tips For Your Next Road Trip

Going on a road trip? Here’s a list of great tips to make your outing that much better.

05/20/2014

Facebook and other social media websites help billions of people express themselves for the world to see, but these online platforms have now taken on a deeper meaning – people are using it to define themselves. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Study: People Ignored On Facebook Feel Isolation, Less ‘Meaningful Existence’

The study finds that the more Facebook likes and comments that a person receives, the more likely they are to feel positive about themselves. On the other hand, the fewer likes and comments responding to a person’s status reflected feelings of loneliness and low self-worth.

05/13/2014

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Corey Peters: “I’d Like To See Some Of The Guys That Are Here Stay Here”

Corey Peters, Atlanta Falcons DT, stopped by the show to share his thoughts on  free agency. Speaking on Jonathan Babineax, Corey said “Id like to see some of the guys that are here stay here”, […]

92.9 The Game–03/11/2014

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UAB Suspends School Tours After Selfie With Body

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is suspending high school tours of its anatomy lab after a student took a photo of herself with a cadaver and posted it on social media.

02/07/2014

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Can Your Social Media Image Affect Your Chances of Getting Into College?

How many admissions officers are using the internet to screen applicants? What kind of online behavior affects a student’s admission to the college of their choice?

07/22/2013

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On Social Media, Jay-Z’s Jab Trumps Katy Perry’s Cleavage

On music’s biggest night, social media networks exploded with commentary, making the 55th GRAMMY Awards this year’s second-most popular event with close to 15.5 million interactions as reported by Trendrr, a social TV analytics provider […]

02/11/2013

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Study: 75 Percent Of Homeless Youth Use Online Social Media

A recent study finds that 75 percent of homeless youth use social networks to stay connected to others – a number comparable to that of college students.

01/03/2013

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Study: Facebook, Twitter Cutting Into Peoples’ Sex Lives

The trend of browsing social networking sites in bed could be negatively affecting the sex lives and sleep patterns of adults around the world.

12/13/2012

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Opinion: My2K

Obama is hoping to promote the discussion of the Bush tax cut extensions by getting people hooked on the topic and by getting them to use the #My2K hashtag on Twitter.

11/29/2012

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Opinion: Media Covers Up Violence Of Flash Mobs

Flash mobs were once innocent social experiments, but now are all too often racial attacks. Unfortunately, the media continues to paint a rosy picture and fails to report the violence and crime they cause.

08/02/2012

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