Friday, March 22, 2013
In the digital age, are we allowing children to use, and potentially abuse, social media at too early of an age? Tell us what you think.
Last March, a student who attended New Manchester High in Douglasville was arrested after allegedly making an online threat against his school. Earlier this month, a Pebblebrook High student from Austell found himself in jail after he allegedly posted threats on Instagram. And last week, Paulding County authorities increased their presence at East Paulding High School as a precautionary measure after a message spread on Twitter said that someone would be bringing a gun onto campus. Though these incidents are seemingly unrelated, one common factor is the usage of online services and social media. In the wake of these incidents, and countless others out there we want to ask: Lastly, many online services require users to be of a minimum age. …
Sunday, January 27, 2013
The powerful social network launches a new feature.
Sunday, January 27
In the latest evolution of Facebook, the powerful social network announced Graph Search, the capability to show users information from their Facebook network. Also, the new tool has business capabilities as well. According to the Los Angeles Times, users can search for things like "movies liked by my friends" or "photos of me and (name of friend)." But for all other queries, Microsoft-owned Bing search engine will handle the results. So when users search for something such as "Jay-Z concerts 2012," Facebook will pass off the search to Bing. Users then will see Bing's results on the left, and information from Facebook on the right. Users also will see Bing ads in both columns. The launch is still in beta mode, and users have to sign up for …
Thursday, August 23, 2012
It's your hub for everything Smyrna-Vinings on Facebook. If you're already a fan, share the page with your friends!
Monday, July 9, 2012
We're fewer than 40 fans away from 1,000!