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Panicking about your kids’ phones? New research says don’t

Posted by   /  January 18, 2020  /  Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

Candice L. Odgers at home with her children in Newport Beach, Calif. Ms Odgers is the lead author of a new study that questions the common wisdom about the effects of screen time on children./Credit: Rozette Rago for The New York Times By Nathaniel Popper | The New Yrok Times SAN FRANCISCO — It has […]

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Defamatory online statements today could be libelous years from now

Posted by   /  January 8, 2020  /  2020 Legislature, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

GOP lawmaker wants to allow limitless libel lawsuits on social media posts  Photo by Nick Youngson | Alpha Stock Images/CC BY-SA 3.0 By Jerod MacDonald-Evoy | Arizona Mirror A Phoenix Republican is pushing to include social media comments to Arizona’s libel and slander laws and scrap the statute of limitations for defamatory statements published online, […]

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Nextdoor: Useful neighborhood tool or threat to privacy?

Posted by   /  March 13, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

  (Editor’s note: In light of recent international headlines, Wrangler News contributor Sammie Ann Wicks set out to learn more about one of the social-media platforms being used in our community. This is part one of a two-part series). By Sammie Ann Wicks | Wrangler News If you’re an average citizen of today’s wireless world, […]

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Elected officials cannot silence critics on social media, appeals court rules

Posted by   /  January 9, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

By Ann E. Marimow | The Washington Post An elected official in Virginia violated the First Amendment when she temporarily blocked a constituent on Facebook, a federal appeals court ruled Monday, in a novel case with implications for how government officials nationwide interact with constituents on social media. The unanimous ruling from the U.S. Court […]

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Top 25 builders killing it via social media

Posted by   /  October 31, 2018  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

These Builder 100 companies have had the most success using social media accounts such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. By Symone Garvett | Builder As social media continues to take on more importance for U.S. businesses, builders large and small are honing their strategies to market their homes and leverage connections with past and present customers. A […]

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[IN DEPTH] Public attitudes toward political engagement on social media

Posted by   /  July 11, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

  A majority of Americans think social media are important for getting elected officials to pay attention to issues or for initiating sustained social movements By Monica Anderson, Skye Toor, Lee Rainie and Aaron Smith | Pew Resarch Center Social media use has grown rapidly over the last decade. Today, Americans use a range of […]

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Arizona educators discuss social media’s impact in tragic events

Posted by   /  March 10, 2018  /  Education, Media and Entertainment, Real Estate  /  No Comments

Teachers may become the students when dealing with the digital natives in their classrooms By Kyley Schultz | Cronkite News n the wake of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting that left 17 dead, Arizona educators said they regularly grapple with the benefits and the drawbacks of the immediacy of social media for students. […]

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Most students don’t know when news is fake, Stanford study finds

Posted by   /  November 22, 2016  /  Featured News, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

Teens absorb social media news without considering the source; parents can teach research skills and skepticism By Sue Shellenbarger | The Wall Street Journal Preteens and teens may appear dazzlingly fluent, flitting among social-media sites, uploading selfies and texting friends. But they’re often clueless about evaluating the accuracy and trustworthiness of what they find. Some […]

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Instagram’s role in commercial real estate

Posted by   /  May 5, 2015  /  Dealmaker, Real Estate  /  No Comments

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By Peter Grant | Wall Street Journal Instagram, which has become the preferred social-media tool for many New York residential real-estate brokers, is beginning to show up more in the commercial real-estate brokerage business as well. Commercial firms and brokers remain much heavier users of Twitter and LinkedIn for such things as leads, contacts and […]

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Survey: Lawyers using social media more

Posted by   /  August 17, 2012  /  Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

By Stephanie Francis Ward American Bar Association In the past year there’s been an increase in lawyers’ social media use, according to the 2012 ABA Legal Technology survey. Out of 823 respondents, 22 percent indicated that their firm had a blog, Bob Ambrogi’s LawSites blog reports. Last year that number was 15 percent. The survey […]

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