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Sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook reports quarterly earnings on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
Sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook reports quarterly earnings on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
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Report: No direct link between social media and stress

Contrary to what most people would believe, the use of social media is not associated with higher levels of stress, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.

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Technology helps authorities thwart potential threats

Anytime keywords such as "gun," "kill" and "bullying" are used on social media and considered possible threats against Ocean County schools, the Justice Complex, the Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant, Six Flags Great Adventure and even NJ boardwalks, alerts are sent to the county's Sheriff's Department.

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NJ ranks in top 10 for online bragging

There's a fine line between sharing and bragging, and it seems New Jerseyans are stepping over that line a bit too much.

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New study shows how NJ ranks as ‘Facebook showoffs’

Just how much do New Jersey Facebook users promote themselves on Facebook? It turns out that NJ Facebook users brag about themselves quite a bit it seems.

Out of all the states, New Jersey ranked 9th in social media showoffs, according to the study on Heylets.com. Three out

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Facebook copyright protection notice is a hoax

If you're on Facebook and happen to see a reoccurring post on your friends' pages, DO NOT re-post it. Here's why.

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Poll: Is social media making us insensitive to others feelings?

Recently, there has been an increase in horrible instances being caught on video. In these situations, bystanders are choosing to whip out their phones and film the incident, rather than call for help.

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Can teachers and students be Facebook friends? Maybe not

Friday is the deadline, specified in a new law, for every New Jersey school district to have a policy in place regarding email, text, cellphone and social media communications between students and school staffers.

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WATCH: A new trend for social media

Dennis did an hour yesterday (8/20) on unplugging from social media. People called in and discussed how they unplugged themselves from social media and why they did it.

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Loren Williams' mother sued Facebook for access to his account after he died in a 2005 motorcycle accident at the age of 22. (AP Photo/Lauren Gambino, File)
Loren Williams' mother sued Facebook for access to his account after he died in a 2005 motorcycle accident at the age of 22. (AP Photo/Lauren Gambino, File)
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What happens to your online accounts when you die?

WASHINGTON (AP) -- You've probably decided who gets the house or that family heirloom up in the attic when you die. But what about your email account and all those photos stored online?

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This undated photo provided by Nathan and Emily Steffel shows their infant daughter, Sonya, before she died in a Cincinnati hospital from complications of a liver tumor.  (AP Photo/Steffel Family)
This undated photo provided by Nathan and Emily Steffel shows their infant daughter, Sonya, before she died in a Cincinnati hospital from complications of a liver tumor. (AP Photo/Steffel Family)
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Dad’s heartbreaking Internet plea spurs strangers

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- Just days after his infant daughter's death, Nathen Steffel asked strangers on the Internet for only one thing: He and his wife wanted a photo of their daughter without the breathing tubes and tape that masked her little face.

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