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Twitter struggles with stalling growth

After being one of the leading and most popular social media platforms for years, Twitter is losing ground to newer platforms like Instagram and Snapchat and is seeing its own growth stall. I was interviewed by the Associated Press on Twitter’s … Continue reading

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How can teenagers safely use social media and mobile apps?

Over the last few weeks, I have been interviewed several times by CBS 6 and 8NEWS in Richmond on the safe and responsible use of social media and mobile apps by teenagers. You can view the news reports below.

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Interviews with CBS 6

I did two interviews with CBS 6 in Richmond this week. The first interview was about Internet safety and an incident in which a community came together on social media to warn about a stalker. The second interview was about social media uses … Continue reading

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Social media and the Olympics

The Winter Olympics in Sochi have seen a flurry of social media posts even before the opening ceremony on Friday. Pictures taken by journalists showing the conditions in the hotels in Sochi have gotten worldwide attention. And the strict social … Continue reading

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NPR interview on Chris Christie presser

The scandal over bridge lane closures by his administration as a means of political retaliation has put New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on the defensive. The possible Republican presidential contender gave a two-hour press conference on Tuesday, expressing his own … Continue reading

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Rodney King and the impact of citizen videos

The death of Rodney King this weekend reminded us of the police brutality, the controversial court ruling and the subsequent riots in Los Angeles in the early 1990s. But the Rodney King case also marked the advent of citizen videos … Continue reading

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Warren Buffett takes over the Richmond Times-Dispatch

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is taking over the newspaper business from Media General, including the Richmond Times-Dispatch and 62 other newspapers in the Southeast. In addition to the $142 million takeover, Berkshire Hathaway is also granting Media General a $400 million … Continue reading

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What to do about the Google privacy changes?

Google changes its privacy policy, combining data from all of its services into a consolidated user profile that makes it more efficient for advertisers to target consumers. Why is Google merging all of its privacy settings into one and what … Continue reading

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