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Dozens in Russia Imprisoned for Social Media Likes, Reposts

PERSONAL TECH | By Nataliya Vasilyeva | Jun 2
As the Kremlin claims unequivocal support among Russians for its policies both at home and abroad, a crackdown is underway against ordinary social media users who post things that run against the official narrative.

Social Media Fumble Affects Tunsil's NFL Stock

PERSONAL TECH | By David Brandt | Apr 30
Laremy Tunsil tumbled down the NFL draft board Thursday night after a bizarre video of him was posted on his Twitter account minutes before the start of the proceedings, potentially costing the offensive lineman millions of dollars.

Social Media Users Share Crying Tintin in Brussels Aftermath

PERSONAL TECH | By Leanne Italie | Mar 24
A tearful, beloved cartoon adventurer, Tintin, quickly emerged as a symbol of solidarity in the chaotic aftermath of the Brussels bombings as social media users worldwide took to Facebook and other Web streams.

Mexicans Using Social Media to Shame Bad Behavior in Public

PERSONAL TECH | By Mark Stevenson | Mar 17
Mexicans are increasingly taking to social media to post videos of bad civic behavior, lazy cops, litterers, threatening bodyguards and arrogant drivers.

Secret U.S. 'Cuban Twitter' Programs Problematic

By Jack Gillum | Dec 27
Once-secret U.S. government programs in Cuba that included a Twitter-like messaging service and an HIV-prevention workshop contained inadequate monitoring, conflicts of interest and questions of legal responsibility for those involved.

Gun Buyer in Massacre Mused on Facebook of Troubles He Faced

PERSONAL TECH | By Brian Melley and Christine Armario | Dec 21
Less than a month before his friend carried out the San Bernardino massacre, the man who bought the assault rifles used in the attack wondered when the multiple lives he was leading would come crashing down.

Top Trend on Facebook: Election 2016

PERSONAL TECH | By Michael Liedtke | Dec 12
The U.S. won't elect a president until next year but the debate over the crowded field of candidates jostling for the Oval Office emerged as the hottest topic on Facebook this year.

Terror Via Social Media? Ohio Man Indicted

PERSONAL TECH | By Mitch Stacy | Dec 9
A grand jury charged 25-year-old Terrence J. McNeil of Akron with three counts each of solicitation of a crime of violence and threatening military personnel.

Social Media Post of Alleged Rape Draws Police

PERSONAL TECH | By Joe Reedy | Dec 9
A man who posted a video of an alleged rape to social media last week has been questioned by Florida police, who are continuing to investigate whether the video is legitimate, a spokesman said Monday.

Liftoff: 1st US Shipment in Months Flying to Space Station

SCIENCE | By Marcia Dunn | Dec 8
A U.S. shipment of much-needed groceries and other astronaut supplies rocketed toward the International Space Station for the first time in months Sunday, reigniting NASA's commercial delivery service.

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