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WhatsApp is Going to Share Your Phone Number With Facebook

By Brandon Bailey | Aug 27
Global messaging service WhatsApp says it will start sharing the phone numbers of its users with Facebook, its parent company.

Here's What 'Fifty Shades' Star Jamie Dornan Thinks of Social Media

PERSONAL TECH | By Leanne Italie | Aug 14
Don't look for Jamie Dornan on social media. He's had it. Specifically, he's had it with hate-mongering trolls he's encountered despite a hyper fan base for "Fifty Shades" and "The Fall."

Instagram's New Push to Stop Harassment

Instagram is taking new action to stop online harassment. The social network will allow users to filter comments on their posts or even disable them entirely.

Twitter Still Struggling to Grow As Rivals Race Ahead

CORPORATE | By Michael Liedtke | Jul 29
Twitter is in danger of becoming the next internet company forced into a desperation sale if it cannot find a way to start luring people and advertisers back to its sometimes-befuddling messaging service.

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.

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