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Hpy Bday Txtng! (*smiley*)

Posted December 3rd, 2012 at 2:27 pm (UTC-4)
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20 Years Of Texting, And What The Next 20 May Hold Doug Bernard | Washington DC According to the calendar, the 21st Century began exactly at 12:01am on January 1st, 2001. But in practical terms, you could argue it actually began about eight years earlier, on December 3rd, 1992. That’s because that was the day […]

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Are We All Facebook Stalkers?

Posted July 9th, 2012 at 3:51 pm (UTC-4)
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A Different Perspective On A Common Phrase Over the years, we’ve run stories warning of the dangers of social networks; of “over-sharing” and eroding personal privacy. One aspect previously addressed is the phenomena often called “cyber-stalking.” We stand second to no one in warning of the genuine threat stalkers pose, regardless of whether they track […]

A Sociopath’s Online Trail

Posted June 5th, 2012 at 12:00 am (UTC-4)
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Tracking Luka Magnotta’s Digital Footprints Doug Bernard | Washington DC Warning: This story contains elements of a graphic and often disquieting nature. There’s nothing about the story of Luka Magnotta that isn’t unsettling, bizarre or even profoundly disturbing. It’s a story of cruelty, murder and a sociopath’s need for attention. In many ways, it’s not […]

Lying Liars Online

Posted June 14th, 2011 at 5:05 pm (UTC-4)
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Old Questions About Truthfulness in the Internet Era Her name was Amina Abdallah Arraf al-Omani, Amina for short, and for several days she was headline news.   As author of the blog “A Gay Girl in Damascus,” Araf wrote about the conflicts of living as a U.S.-born lesbian in Syria.  But now she was part of […]

Alone, Together

Posted March 1st, 2011 at 5:58 pm (UTC-4)
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How the Internet Separates As Well As Connects The survey results should have been stunning. Last year, the Oxygen Media Group asked women about their relationships online and in the real world.  Well over half – 57 percent – said they communicate more by Internet than face-to-face.  39 percent called themselves “Facebook addicts,” and a […]

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