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Ex-police officer learning consequences of social media misuse

December 10, 2013

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It seems a rather simple proposition — use social media wisely or face the consequences. Yet, there continues to be a lack of awareness as to the ramifications of social media misuse and what constitutes legally protected free speech. A former Delta police officer is learning that the hard way. A federal judge has ruled […]

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Maroon Monday: Bulldog pride sweeps Internet

June 24, 2013

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As Mississippi State prepares to take on UCLA in the college baseball national championship, fans from across the state are taking to the Internet to cheer on their Bulldogs. The Dawgs face the UCLA Bruins tonight at 6:30 PM CST at the College World Series in Omaha, Neb. The game will be broadcast on ESPN. […]

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Teens migrating to Twitter tell researchers there are too many adults, too much drama on Facebook

May 21, 2013

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WASHINGTON — Twitter is booming as a social media destination for teenagers who complain about too many adults and too much drama on Facebook, according to a new study published Tuesday about online behavior. It said teens are sharing more personal information about themselves even as they try to protect their online reputations. Teens told […]

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OP-ED — Emmerich: Google is full of bovine manure

March 27, 2013

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Google has started a big “Go Paperless in 2013” campaign. Paper, they say, is bad for the environment. It’s high time someone called bovine manure on this. Trees are organic. Trees are renewable. Tree farms reduce CO2. There are more forests in Mississippi than there were at the turn of the century. Sixty-five percent of […]

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Organic macaroni wins, Facebook loses in IPO class of 2012

December 26, 2012

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Fortune and CNNMoney.com have finished their IPO winners and losers list for 2012. The list includes some of the best public offerings this year from companies like Splunk (a data processor for Comcast and Bank of America) and Annie’s, a San Francisco-based organic pasta manufacturer. Business reviews website Yelp is also riding high after this […]

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Depressed? Get off Facebook

November 4, 2012

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Forget therapy. The way to beat teen depression is kicking the online addiction. Nina Strochlic on one man’s crusade to get kids off social networks and into meaningful relationships. See complete post … 

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STODDER: Blooming interest in Pinterest

May 31, 2012

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Once belittled as an insubstantial electronic scrapbook with narrow appeal, the 2-year-old website Pinterest is maturing into a marketing monster. Visits to the site have increased more than 4,000 percent in less than a year, vaulting it to the No. 3 spot in social-media popularity behind only Facebook and Twitter. Some big-name retailers are taking […]

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Low tech is still good tech…

February 15, 2012

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I would, somewhat vainly perhaps, consider myself a social media savant. I was blogging on Xanga when WordPress was still in beta testing. I was on Facebook before it was cool. Way before. Twitter has finally grown on me and I’m up to about 200 Tweets since last fall. Skype has been a great way […]

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Viking has added 6,000 Facebook fans since Saturday night

February 22, 2011

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By Amy McCullough Greenwood-based Viking Range Corporation may be used as a case study by Facebook, says social media guru Joe Stradinger, who just got back from a meeting with the social media company last week. By using a new tool called Facebook Stories that Stradinger implemented four days ago, Viking’s fan page has added […]

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