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  • SUNY Brockport students fight bullying, racism on Yik Yak with #takebackyikyak
    SUNY Brockport students fight bullying, racism on Yik Yak with #takebackyikyak
    Rochester, NY- The students of SUNY Brockport have waged a war. A war on bullying, racism, persecution, and the lack of awareness about suicide prevention, that is. The battlefield: Yik Yak. Yik Yak is an anonymous social media app that was...
  • Michael Muhney takes stand against cyberbullying via Twitter
    Michael Muhney takes stand against cyberbullying via Twitter
    Michael Muhney took a stand against cyberbullying this week through his personal Twitter account. The actor's strong social media message also spoke to basic human rights in the modern age.Those who appear in the public arena have always known...
  • Young moms join the parade leaving Twitter
    Young moms join the parade leaving Twitter
    Yesterday, Twitter launched Periscope, an app that lets users live stream video of their surroundings, in an effort to counter the growing popularity of a similar tool called Meerkat. Twitter’s rapid response to yet another competitive...
  • Meerkat: Darling of SXSW is both cool and addictive
    Meerkat: Darling of SXSW is both cool and addictive
    Meerkat, the nascent livestreaming app, is barely a month old and already incredibly popular. According to CNN on Mar. 26, 2015, who recently met with CEO and co-founder Ben Rubin.Even though it appears to have just arrived on the scene, Rubin...
  • Disturbing Twitter trend #cut4zayn encourages users to self-harm
    Disturbing Twitter trend #cut4zayn encourages users to self-harm
    Rochester, NY- Yesterday, on March 25, 2015, One Direction band member, Zayn Malik, announced he was leaving the wildly popular band. According to the announcement made on the band'sofficial Facebook page, Zayn statedthat he loved his time...
  • Ted Cruz
    Liberals, media explode with hate over Ted Cruz presidential bid
    On Monday, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, announced his run for the White House at Liberty University in Virginia. The announcement instantly sparked a torrent of hate from the so-called mainstream media, Newsbusters said. Liberals on Twitter also...
  • #MuseumWeek on Twitter
    Take part in the global #MuseumWeek project
    This Monday starts the first ever global installment ofMuseum Week, a social media event that encourages museums and museum visitors to interact with one another on Twitter via the hashtag #MuseumWeek. Taking place from March 23-29, Museum Week...
  • TMI shared on social media?
    'Sharenting' & 'oversharing' study: How do you rate?
    Is too much being revealed about your family to strangers on social media? A pair of studies were released this week involving the sharing of personal information on sites like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Google+, Pinterest and Tumblr....
  • Fifty countries to participate in Twitter's #MuseumWeek
    Museums embrace 21st century digital technology through Twitter
    Starting next Monday, art institutions in 50 countries will be tweeting under the hashtag #MuseumWeek to publicise their collections and to highlight reactions, the US-based social network said in a statement.French museum officials backed by...
  • Quentin finds his ‘miracle’ in first “Paper Towns” trailer
    Quentin finds his ‘miracle’ in first “Paper Towns” trailer
    The time has come for us to fall in love with another movie as the first trailer for Paper Towns was released through John Green's Twitter page .The full #PaperTowns trailer is now online in all its glory: https://t.co/WE2sUYbzvV— John...
  • Ashley Judd pressing charges against Twitter users threatening to rape her
    Ashley Judd pressing charges against Twitter users threatening to rape her
    Die-hard Wildcats’ basketball fan, actress Ashley Judd, was watching the game between Arkansas and Kentucky on Sunday when she tweeted “I think Arkansas is playing dirty." That single simple statement brought forth a flood of X...
  • Pearson’s “Monitoring” of PARCC Test-Takers
    Pearson’s “Monitoring” of PARCC Test-Takers
    Last Thursday, Elizabeth Jewett, Superintendent of Watchung Hills Regional High School Districtin Warren, N.J., was notified that Pearson had issued a "priority 1 alert" for a test item breach within one of her schools. According to the...
  • Protest
    Protesters celebrate shooting of cops in Ferguson as conspiracies swirl
    Early Thursday morning, two police officers were shot during a protest held outside the Ferguson Police Department. St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said the officers could have easily been killed in what he called "an ambush."...
  • national nutrition month
    Tweet Your Way to Health & Happiness
    March is National Nutrition Month and believe it or not, Twitter is an excellent daily tool for staying fit and healthy, not just during March, but year-round. In fact, a study by researchers at the University of South Carolina's Arnold School...
  • State Department
    State Department tweets picture promoting Sharia law
    Early Wednesday morning, the State Department issued a tweet that included a picture promoting Sharia law over "man made law." The image was captioned, "Muslims coming out inviting society to #Islam." The tweet accompanying the...