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Ocean City ready for 'College Takeover,' huge crowd of students

Ocean City officials say they are prepared for an unsanctioned event that organizers are calling "College Takeover Beach Week."

Tuesday - 06/03/2014, 01:39pm EDT

Skip the hotel: Peek inside the best Airbnb spots in the D.C. area

While hotels in the region are either swinging open their expansive doors or renovating their space to attract new business, those looking for something a little different can turn to Airbnb to book a room in someone's empty den or vacant apartment.

Thursday - 05/29/2014, 04:56pm EDT

YouTube takes down videos of Santa Barbara murderer

YouTube has removed all the videos of Elliot Rodger, the Santa Barbara teen who recorded and posted videos leading up to his killing six and injuring 13 in California.

Wednesday - 05/28/2014, 05:02am EDT

Film critic responds to angry tweets from Hollywood stars in wake of shooting rampage

Washington Post film critic Ann Hornaday is responding to angry tweets from actor Seth Rogen and director Judd Apatow, after Hornaday's op-ed about the YouTube video made by Isla Vista, California mass murderer Elliot Rodger.

Tuesday - 05/27/2014, 12:02pm EDT
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Facebook puts a new spin on Internet flirtation with relationship 'Ask' button

Users can now ask friends about their undisclosed relationship statuses.

Friday - 05/23/2014, 04:02am EDT

Reaction to Facebook posts affects self-esteem, belonging

A lack of Facebook Likes can have a dramatic effect on a user's self-esteem and sense of belonging, according to new research.

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 07:43am EDT

Software finds Facebook gaffes before potential boss does

New software can sift through your entire Facebook career and point out questionable postings that you might want to delete before a potential employer sees them.

Monday - 05/12/2014, 05:12am EDT

App brings anonymous, open forum to college campuses

What happens when social media, GPS and anonymity are combined? An app called Yik Yak.

Friday - 05/09/2014, 05:52pm EDT

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Thursday - 05/08/2014, 08:42am EDT

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White House seeks stronger privacy laws for data

More safeguards for data and protections for email lead White House proposals for privacy laws

Monday - 05/05/2014, 04:40pm EDT

White House calls for more privacy laws

White House report calls for more privacy laws and updates to outdated ones

Friday - 05/02/2014, 05:10am EDT

Springfield pastry chef raises needed bakery funds on Kickstarter

The crowdfunding effort will help Soul Cakes by Tanya move out of Tanya Logan's home kitchen and into a commercial bakery in Lorton, Va.

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 04:55am EDT

Coffee mug changes photos when filled

In the future, you could enjoy your morning coffee with photos you just uploaded or with an inspirational phrase.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 09:02am EDT

Retailers get creative with Pinterest

A look at why social media site Pinterest is catnip to retailers and shoppers alike

Monday - 04/28/2014, 03:16am EDT

Court weighs police use of cellphone tower data

In Florida case, federal court weighs police use of cellphone data against privacy rights

Saturday - 04/26/2014, 10:50am EDT

London stage hit 'Privacy' makes drama from data

To 'like' or not to 'like'? London stage hit 'Privacy' explores the perils of online exposure

Friday - 04/25/2014, 10:14am EDT

Students to be taught cyber civility in Montgomery County

Montgomery County schools are taking the first steps to teaching students how to be safer and kinder online.

Friday - 04/25/2014, 08:33am EDT

Facial recognition software goes commercial

Everyone may soon know your name the next time you go shopping.

Thursday - 04/24/2014, 07:37am EDT

Google Helpouts: Expert help on virtually everything

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Thursday - 04/24/2014, 07:19am EDT

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Brazil enacts Internet 'Bill of Rights'

Brazil's new Internet 'Bill of Rights,' promotes privacy, ensures net neutrality

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 06:36pm EDT
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