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Who’s Swaggy Now, Bieber?

Klout shows Bieber to be highly influential about music, celebrities, family — as well as prostitution, the holocaust and the Japanese Adult Video Awards.

08/17/2012

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Is Being The Girlfriend Of A Boy Bander Worth The Abuse?

One Direction opener Olly Murs weighs in on what he thinks cyberbullied girlfriends of boy banders should do: “Why bother being on Twitter if you’re going to get abuse for it? You have to just come off it.”

08/10/2012

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Parents Infuriated Over Teacher’s Facebook Comment

Parents are infuriated over a Florida school district’s decision to issue only a verbal warning to a teacher who described a student as the “evolutionary link between orangutans and humans” on Facebook.

07/12/2012

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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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Mother Goes On Facebook, Finds The Son She Gave Up

She didn’t see her newborn before the baby was whisked away from her, out of her life. But when an attorney came to her hospital bed with a paper to sign, she had just enough time to see the first and middle names of the man who was adopting her baby.

CBS Tampa–06/24/2012

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Police: Mother Chokes 14-Year-Old In Mall For ‘Rude’ Facebook Posts About Her Daughter

Debbie Piscitella was arrested Monday after she allegedly choked a teenage boy in a local mall, physically confronting him about several disparaging Facebook posts he had made about Piscitella’s teenage daughter.

CBS Tampa–05/30/2012

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Florida Student To Plead Guilty To Obama Threat

MIAMI (AP) — Court records show a Miami college student intends to plead guilty to making threatening posts against President Barack Obama on Facebook. A change of plea hearing is set for Wednesday for 20-year-old […]

05/17/2012

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Proposed Policy Would Ban Students Posting Photos From School On Web

A Tampa Bay area school board is considering whether to limit students’ rights to take and post photos and videos from school on the Internet without getting permission first.

CBS Tampa–04/18/2012

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Suspects Pose as DCF Investigators in Fla.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after suspects pretended to be child protective investigators in three separate cases this month.

CBS Tampa–01/19/2012

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Fla. Gov. Wants Facebook Users to Help Sell State

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott took to the social media website Facebook on Thursday to help drum up success stories he can use to lure companies to the Sunshine State.

CBS Tampa–01/05/2012

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