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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

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Gifts To Give Hosting Conversation on Children and Social Media

While the internet is undoubtedly one of the greatest tools of the 21st century, some say it can be crippling to those who use it incorrectly.

A community conversation on Children and Social Media is taking place Thursday evening, with several guest speakers who are concerned about children's safety and overexposure to the internet

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Lakeville Police, Facebook

Online Threat At Apponequet Regional High School

A 19-year-old Lakeville man is under arrest after online threats were made against Apponequet Regional High School.

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Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Keating Named To Anti-Terrorism Subcommittee

U.S. Rep. William Keating has been tapped to serve as his party's ranking member on the House Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade Subcommittee.

The Cape Cod Democrat said his new duties on the subcommittee will dovetail with his ongoing work on the House Homeland Security Committee and his background as a former district attorney

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credit: Jason Swarr

FBI Warns Troops To Scrub Their Social Media Accounts

The FBI and the Department of Homeland Security are telling American soldiers to scrub their social media accounts. Federal officials issued a warning to US troops this week, urging them to scrub their online accounts of information that Islamic State militants can use against them

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More damage from Northern California earthquake/ Getty Images

Earthquake Injures Dozens In Northern California

The U.S. Geological Survey reports an earthquake struck Northern California early Sunday.  The quake had a magnitude of 6.0. Officials report dozens of injuries, several fires, and at least three people seriously hurt in the Napa area

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Dartmouth Police Warn Residents About House Breaks

Dartmouth Police are advising residents to take precautions following a recent increase in housebreaks.

Detective Kyle Costa says residents should lock their doors and windows and activate alarm systems if they have one

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Senate To Weigh Social Media And Alcohol Sales Bills

The Massachusetts Senate is poised to debate bills designed to protect the social media accounts of workers and allow the sale of alcohol on Sunday mornings.

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Study: One Third Of American Adults Get News Through Facebook

 

One third of American adults get news through Facebook.  Most of those surveyed by Pew Research Center said they happen upon news while they're checking up on friends on the social media website.

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Facebook Can No Longer Block Profiles in Searches

Facebook users can no longer block their profiles from searches on the social network.  Facebook's chief privacy officer notified users yesterday that the company has removed a privacy setting that controlled who can look up someone's Timeline by searching their name. 

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