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Good Question: Do Social Media Fundraisers Really Work?

If you’ve been on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter in the past few weeks, you’ve likely seen a friend or two voluntarily pouring an ice-cold bucket of water over their heads.

08/14/2014

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Can Minneapolis Claim Bragging Rights … On Bragging?

Those who live here already know the Twin Cities are one of the greatest places to live. But now, the mayor of Minneapolis wants you to forget “Minnesota Nice” and brag a little. Mayor Betsy Hodges is calling it the “Best Week of Bragging Ever!”

07/15/2014

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14 Interesting Tidbits About Michelle Wie As Told By Her Instagram Account

Professional golfer Michelle Wie finally lived up to over a decade of expectations on Sunday, when at 24 years old, she won the first major championship of her career: The 2014 Women’s Open. Here are 14 interesting tidbits I learned from Michelle Wie’s Instagram account.

06/23/2014

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Top 5 Places To Instagram In The Twin Cities

There are plenty of beautiful places in the Twin Cities if you’re looking to for the perfect background to compliment your next selfie. But which locale will get you the most “likes” on Instagram?

05/02/2014

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Hey College Grads, Here’s What Not To Do In A Job Interview

In a couple of weeks, college students will be graduating — and hopefully interviewing — for jobs in their chosen fields.

04/30/2014

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Trending Now: Kids Crazy For ‘Frozen,’ @VP On Instagram & Arguing With Babies

It is time to see what’s Trending Now on ‘CCO. And who knows more about what’s going on around town and around the country than Jason Matheson.

04/17/2014

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Good Question: Why Is WhatsApp Worth $19 Billion?

On Wednesday, Facebook announced it would buy WhatsApp, a free texting, picture-sending application popular in India, Latin American and Europe, for $19 billion. WhatsApp was created in 2009 and now reportedly has 52 employees. It brings in some revenue from a nominal $1 charge for some of its 450 million customers.

02/20/2014

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Wis. Soldiers Mugging Around Empty Casket Sparks Furor

A group photograph showing soldiers clowning around an empty, flag-draped casket has sparked a furor on Facebook, in military chat rooms and other social media where people say it’s disrespectful of veterans and those killed in action.

02/19/2014

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Good Question: What Did We Do With Our Time Before Facebook?

For people who use social media a lot, it can be hard to remember what it was like before Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. According to one study, sponsored by Facebook, found some of us spend more than two hours a day connected to our phones.

02/04/2014

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Good Question: How Did The Pound Sign Become A Hashtag?

Thursday morning, Twitter became a publicly traded company. Stocks soared and put the value of the social-media company at more than $30 billion. So with Twitter in the news, we wondered about one of its most well-known symbols — the hashtag.

11/07/2013

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Shhh: Is It Possible To Keep Your Home Private Today?

Who’s watching you? What are they learning about you? And how can you turn it off?

10/14/2013

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Caregiver Photographs Client On Toilet, Posts Picture On Instagram

A staff member at Deer Crest assisted living home in Red Wing was fired after taking a photo of a client on the toilet with her phone and uploading it to Instagram, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.

05/30/2013

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Peer Shaming Is The Latest Trend For Teen Girls

There is a new popular girl out in Social Media land.

01/07/2013

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Viewer Photos: April 15 Storm Coverage

While we were tracking the storm from the newsroom, many of our viewers/readers helped us by taking photos and sending them in.

04/15/2012

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