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Parents' guide: Is my child ready for a phone?

Children are getting phones at a younger age every year, but it can be hard for parents to know when their youngsters are ready for the responsibility. "A Parents' Guide to Mobile Phones" has tips and strategies to consider before taking the important step.

Monday - 06/23/2014, 07:22am EDT

Why Facebook posts are disappearing (and what can be done about it)

A growing number of Facebook users report posts are disappearing. Ken Colburn of Data Doctors explains what's happening, and what can be done about it.

Friday - 06/20/2014, 04:28am EDT
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Parents and social media: Time to clean up your act?

Parents are monitoring their children's social media involvement by limiting screen time and restricting access to certain sites. But what many parents don't realize is that their kids are monitoring them as well.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 07:01am EDT
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Social media prenups aim to put the brakes on hurtful posts

Social media prenups are a growing trend and lawyers are seeing a rise in its requests as couples aim to crack down on hurtful post either during or after a relationship.

Sunday - 06/15/2014, 04:22am EDT

Doctors Tweeting? It's healthy.

Saturday - 06/14/2014, 04:37am EDT
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How to stop Facebook from using your browsing habits for ads

Facebook announced Thursday that it's starting to use app and website data from your browsing habits to provide ads tailored to your interests -- but there is a way to limit how much information Facebook can retrieve.

Friday - 06/13/2014, 07:52am EDT

Men support #YesAllWomen with #AllMenCan

Men show their role in fighting for inequality with a new hashtag #AllMenCan.

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 01:32pm EDT

Man stranded in airport produces hilarious 'All By Myself' music video (Video)

What happens in Vegas doesn't always stay in Vegas - especially when Richard Dunn, a 43-year-old Georgia resident, decided to film a comical music video while stranded overnight at a Las Vegas airport.

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 02:54pm EDT

How to block spoilers on Facebook and Twitter

Don't you hate spoilers? There's a simple way to make sure they don't show up on your Facebook and Twitter feeds.

Monday - 06/09/2014, 04:43am EDT

Slovenes hold referendum on communist-era files

Slovenes decide in referendum how open communist-era state security files should be

Sunday - 06/08/2014, 05:30pm EDT

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
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