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A single mom was fired before she could even start her new daycare job after posting this on Facebook, she hates working at daycare and doesn’t want to be around kids all of the time.

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A planned shooting near West High School involving a student was thwarted late last week thanks to a mother keeping an eye on her son's Facebook page, according to police. On Friday, a West High parent called the school's resource officer — who is also a Salt Lake police officer — to report comments allegedly written by two male teenagers on Facebook claiming they were going to shoot her son.

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    CarrieAnne Johnson

    I'm not saying this is untrue, or even unlikely, but none of the news articles I found cite any names other than the police officers. At the end of the day, how do we know this story is real? While it might be, the messaging on the articles is clear: it's ok to spy, and with an emotional pull - doing so might save a life. Keep in touch with your kids, obviously, but give them the respect and freedom that any other person deserves.

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In the last 24 hours, this photo has been shared more than 13,000 times on Facebook. It’s been traveling around the internet since last week. | A Fifth-Grade Teacher Wanted To Show Her Students What Happens When You Put Your Photo Online

Arrested after Fugitive Debates Facebook Commenters on Own 'Most Wanted' Pic

#JPMorganChase had to use #SocialMedia to find out how much they were hated? #AskJPM: ""Is the fact that you paid over a half a billion of fines since August, a source of pride or are you embarrassed it isn't higher?"

They Loved Your G.P.A. Then They Saw Your Tweets. -

In May, a survey by the Pew Internet & American Life Project included focus groups with teens who said their enthusiasm for Facebook had waned. They cited the increasing presence of adults on the site, as well as stressful "drama" among friends.

Facebook CFO David Ebersman said that while monitoring teen usage is a challenge, daily use among "younger teens" may be declining.

Scientific American: Does interacting with Facebook make us feel good as does interacting with people in real life? A recent paper suggests that the answer is “probably not.” In fact, the data from this paper suggest that the more we interact with Facebook, the worse we tend to feel.

High school football coach suspends entire team for cyber-bullying | The day after issuing the mass suspension, Labrum allowed the team to reform, but has not returned their equipment. Instead, he made each player sign a contract stipulating that they will attend counseling sessions on character development, study hall sessions, and perform two days of community service instead of team practice. The squad was also ordered to hold new elections for their team captains.

Why We're Shutting Off Our Comments Starting today, will no longer accept comments on new articles. Here's why. Trolls and Spambots...

For the first time since the "green revolution" that followed the 2009 elections in Iran, citizens of the country can access Twitter and Facebook. The social media sites, blocke...

"A woman whose anesthesiologist made a joke of her while she was unconscious, drawing a mustache on her lip and tears near her eyes, is suing the overseeing doctor, and hospital the act occurred at, for violation of privacy and infliction of emotional distress..." 09/16/13

Louis C. K. on facebook: #SocialMedia

After my university failed to take immediate action against the student who raped me (despite having been provided with several audio recordings in which my rapist confessed to raping me) and after I became so socially ostracized that I contemplated suicide, it was suggested to me that I did not have to wait for the world to decide whether it would advocate for me or not. I could self-advocate. I could post my name and photograph and his name and photograph to the Internet. And so I did.

Jodi Arias Prosecutor Wants Jailhouse Tweets To Stop Posted: 04/15/2013 Huffington Post

Prosecutor Wants Jodi Arias' Jailhouse Tweets To Stop

Ebert is most associated with the movie industry, and for helping make film criticism accessible. But he wasn't just a film critic and acclaimed author — he was also a new-media pioneer. At 70, Ebert was more in touch with media and how to reach his readers than critics or authors 50 years his junior. | via Mashable 4/08/13

In today's social media world, kids are picking things up faster and faster," Paulos said. "Stores should be on the lookout for this behavior. The kids should know it doesn't just cost property, but jeopardizes the safety of themselves and other customers." -- City Pages 3/14/13

Diaries are so passé. If you really want to pour your heart out, Facebook seems to be the popular place to do it. Instead of disclosing intimate details through journaling, students are taking to the social network to reveal their innermost secrets. @Mashable 3/19/13

St. Peter's Square in 2005 and 2013. Source NBC:

Those Facebook ‘likes’ can reveal a lot more than you think. Research released Monday shows patterns from these Facebook preferences can provide surprisingly accurate estimates of the user’s race, age, IQ, sexuality and other personal information. This data can be used for advertising and marketing, but it also could make users cringe because of the amount of personal data revealed, the researchers said. | @RawStory 3/11/13