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Study says it’s common for people to check on their ex-lovers via social media

August 24th, 2013 (No Comments)

Do you check on your ex-girlfriend on Facebook? If you said “yes,” you aren’t alone! According to a recent study about the World Wide Web, it’s common for individuals to use social media sites to monitor the lives of their ex-partners. Most of the time, people keep themselves updated by viewing ex-lovers’ photos, videos, and […]

Company unveils top 15 cities in US for social media jobs

August 24th, 2013 (No Comments)

Indeed.com—the biggest job site in the world—recently unveiled the top cities in the United States for social media jobs. As expected, San Francisco and New York ranked among the top cities for jobs related to Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and other social media sites. Still, some of the other locations may surprise you. New York is […]

Teenagers use social media to hitch a ride home

August 23rd, 2013 (No Comments)

Teenagers aren’t only using social media to connect with their friends. They’re also using the platform to find out more about transportation. And, according to some analysts, this information access has its risks. In a report from turnto23.com, some students post status messages that say they need a ride home. Unfortunately, these types of status […]

Elemental screens at The Music Hall

August 20th, 2013 (No Comments)

“Elemental” will be showing at The Music Hall’s Historic Theater on August 22, 2013. The documentary follows the story of three outsiders: Rajendra Singh, an official of the Indian government; Activist Eriel Deranger; and Jay Harman, an inventor. The three are obsessed with nature and are decided on changing the status quo. Each of these […]

Kidnapping victim reveals her horrific story on ask.fm

August 16th, 2013 (No Comments)

Hannah Anderson recently went on ask.fm, the question-and-answer social media site, to talk about her kidnapping fiasco. Anderson, who was abducted by James DiMaggio, answered questions on ask.fm under the name @Hannahbanana722. The teenager went missing on August 3 and was suspected to have been kidnapped by DiMaggio, who allegedly killed Anderson’s mother and her […]

AFL footballers are targets of comprehensive social media hackers

August 14th, 2013 (No Comments)

Football players from the AFL are apparently prime targets for social media hackers. Dale Thomas is the latest victim of social media hacking. Thomas mysteriously posted on Twitter that he was leaving his current team, the Collingwood Football Club. On Wednesday, Thomas tweeted: “thanks for the good times pies, decieded (sic) today that im not […]

Showing off to friends on Facebook might lead to losing friends outside of the social media site

August 13th, 2013 (No Comments)

Did you know that posting photos on Facebook can affect real-life relationships? According to a new study from three British universities, frequent photo uploads on Facebook can damage real-life relationships. The University of Birmingham, the University West of England, and the University of Edinburgh all pitched in to study the effects of frequently sharing images […]

Blue Jasmine to be showed at The Music Hall

August 7th, 2013 (No Comments)

“Blue Jasmine,” the latest film of legendary director Woody Allen, will be featured at The Music Hall’s Historic Theater from August 23 to September 12. The film is billed by a capable cast, which includes Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, and Sally Hawkins. It also features Peter Sarsgaard, Louis C.K., and Andrew Dice Clay. Jasmin (Blanchett) […]

Facebook helps reunite puppy with owner

August 7th, 2013 (No Comments)

Last week, a puppy was stolen from the parking lot of a Home Depot in Milwaukee. Just as the owner was about to give up, social media helped reunite her with her pet. Owner Mica Chenault credits Facebook for finding her two-month old St. Bernard, Kura. “If it wasn’t for Facebook or any of the […]

Father blames social-media trolls for daughter’s suicide

August 6th, 2013 (No Comments)

A teenage girl committed suicide after being sent abusive messages on a social networking site, claimed her father. Fourteen-year old Hannah Smith passed away on Friday in Lutterworth, Leicestershire. According to her father—Dave Smith, Hannah committed suicide after being sent brutal messages on the website ask.fm, a question-and-answer social media site that let its users […]

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