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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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Minn. Student Posts Suicidal Suggestion On Facebook

A fight at a football game moves to Facebook and ends with a student telling others to kill themselves. Now, police are trying to find out who posted it.

11/15/2012

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Charges: Mom Beat Teen With Extension Cord Over Social Media

A 34-year-old Apple Valley woman has been charged with allegedly beating her daughter with an extension cord and flip flops because she joined a social media website, according to the Dakota County Attorney’s Office.

11/14/2012

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GOP Staffer Loses Job Over Twitter Rant Vs. Gay Marriage Amendment

With four days until Election Day, tension is high across Minnesota, especially when it comes to support for the controversial marriage amendment.

11/02/2012

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Chinese Teacher Posts Abusive Photos Online

A young preschool teacher has been fired for posting more than 700 pics of her abusing her students.

10/26/2012

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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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Opinion: “Digital Politics” Is Here Without The Candidates

With all the communicative access to current local, national, and global information, expecting the masses to settle for media headlines and sound bites is insulting to today’s technologically-aware audience.

07/05/2012

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Minnesota Twitter Feeds To Follow

Refer to this list for some of the best Twitter feeds to follow in Minnesota.

05/28/2012

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Klobuchar Signs On For Facebook Passwords Bill

Sen. Amy Klobuchar is cracking down on a topic that caused outrage on social media sites recently. Klobuchar is planning to co-sponsor a federal bill that would prohibit employers from asking for Facebook passwords.

05/03/2012

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Spreading Organ Donor Awareness Via Facebook

You can now let your friends on Facebook know if you’re an organ donor. The change should help the chances of thousands of people waiting for an organ.

05/02/2012

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Taking Customer Complaints Into The World Of Social Media

Remember when the best way to complain to a company was with paper and pen, or maybe a typewriter? Not anymore. Now, we send emails, fill out web forms, and complain even more publicly on social networks, like Facebook and Twitter.

04/27/2012

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Local Social Media Expert On NYC School Crackdown

A Twin Cities expert on social media takes issue with the actions of a private school in New York that penalized students for using Facebook.

04/02/2012

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Site Aims To Help Neighbors Connect With Each Other

In this fast-paced world there seems to be little time to really get to know your neighbors. In fact, a Pew Research survey shows only 19 percent of Americans know all of their neighbors.

03/17/2012

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Live Updates: The 54th GRAMMYs

Check out our live video and Twitter updates from the red carpet. Keep up with all the Grammy award winners, red carpet stunners and celebrity gossip in real-time.

02/10/2012

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Social Media Collides With Traditional Tailgating

Much has been made in the last decade of how this generation lacks the focus and work ethic of generations past. And, to that end, studies have been done to offer some tangible proof as […]

11/18/2011

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