Poll: Most Minnesotans Say Temperatures In The 60s Means Time For ShortsWith the warm weather ahead this weekend, WCCO took to Facebook and Twitter to ask a controversial question for Minnesotans. When can you start wearing shorts?
Court: Nurse's Aide Posting Alzheimer's Patient's Pic On Social Media Wasn't IllegalThe appeals court found that the photo wasn't a health record and therefore did not violate laws meant to protect patient privacy.
Internet Can't Get Enough Of Ben Afquack, The Drumming Duck From MinnesotaMusicians and rap artists are playing with the feathered percussionists’ steady beats, creating whole new genres like “Duck Metal.”
'Minnesota Blessing' Facebook Group Connects People Seeking To Give, Receive HelpAs we saw Wednesday with donations to the Drake Hotel fire victims, Minnesotans always answer the call to help their neighbors in need.
Social Media Threat Leads To Investigation At New Ulm High SchoolLate Tuesday afternoon, the New Ulm Police Department received a tip from the FBI office in Mankato about a possible threat at New Ulm High School.
University Of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Suspends 5 Football Players For Racist Snapchat MessagesThe University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire has suspended five football players after racist messages were shared on Snapchat.
Tips For Making Social Media Content Stand OutIn today's world, everything is online. Holly Davies with Media Bridge Advertising shares with WCCO's Jeff Wagner how to make social media content that stands out.
Dodge County To ID Alleged Drunken Drivers On Social MediaLaw enforcement authorities in Dodge County say anyone arrested on suspension of drunken will be identified and have their photos posted on social media. The Journal Sentinel reports the sheriff's office already releases the names of all alleged drunken drivers to local media.
Big Lake Police Offer Safe Place To Exchange Online SalesSocial media and other online sites can be used to buy and sell. But for years, police have warned about meeting someone you don't know. Now one department is being proactive.
DPS: Stop Recording & Posting Videos Of Road Conditions Behind The WheelThe Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s Traffic Office is telling people to stop talking about it online while driving.
Social Media Erupts Over New Instagram UpdateThe update now has users tap or swipe horizontally through their feed, versus vertically.
Zimmer Has Lost 16 Pounds Due To Stress, Daughter Says In Instagram Post Lambasting ‘So-Called’ FansThe daughter of Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer issued an impassioned defense of her father on social media this week in response to online criticism over the Vikings’ disappointing performance this season.
Pursuing Peace Of Mind: Changing The Conversation Around Social MediaWCCO is digging deeper into the role social media plays in our day-to-day happiness, and a local doctor has been studying the effects it has on our culture.
#FacebookDown Erupts On Twitter As Facebook, Instagram Experience OutagesFacebook users report they are receiving a messages that says, “Something went wrong and we couldn’t load your videos,” or, “Service unavailable.”
Is Social Media Making Us Happy Or Miserable?Some spend their lives searching for happiness, and with smartphones close by, many of us look for it online.