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Does Social Media Make Us Less Social?
As Taylor posted, Gifts to Give is offering a special free presentation Thursday night, April 2, dealing with children and social media.
The community conversation is scheduled for 6 pm at the Gifts to Give location in Acushnet, and will feature guest speakers discussing the dangers of social media i…
Find Katrina Girl [VIDEO]
ABC News reported this story about an Air Force veteran trying to reconnect with a special girl he rescued during Hurricane Katrina. Ten years later, Michael Maroney is asking the internet to help track her down. The hashtag #FindKatrinaGirl has gone viral and is his best chance at finding the …
Facebook’s Suicide Prevention Feature
Mattapoisett teen, Conrad Roy, committed suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning last July. Roy had a history of mental illness, and was found in his car behind the Fairhaven K-Mart. That local story is now circulating nationwide due to the fact that strange texts were discovered between Roy and Plainv…
Facebook Goes Gender Neutral
24/7 News Source - Facebook is giving its users a new way to identify themselves.
You can now simply fill-in-the-blank when it comes to your gender.
The update is a part of Facebook's efforts to expand gender identity. Facebook initially gave up to 58 pre-populated options for someone to ide…
Smartphones and Stupid Settings
Has anyone else noticed how a video will automatically start playing once you scroll passed it on your Facebook newsfeed? Yea, that little change may be the reason you wanted to toss your phone bill out the window last month. Apparently there's a setting which allows the video to "auto…
Mattapoisett Chowder House Closes
The Mattapoisett Chowder House has closed.
The restaurant posted a notice on their Facebook page on Saturday saying that they were closed for good.
While the post did thank the public for their support, no reason for the closure was given...

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