‘Please Refrain From Posting False Stories’: Police Warn Public About Fake Attempted Kidnapping PostThe Mt. Pleasant Borough Police Department is issuing a warning about a post circulating on social media that is believed to be inaccurate.
Study: Social Media May Harm Teens' Mental HealthSocial media use has been linked to depression, especially in teenage girls.
Mayor Peduto Says Death Threats Against Him Are Rising; Increases SecurityMayor Bill Peduto confirmed that he is increasing his personal security 24/7.
Social Media Taunt Inspires Locals To Rescue Homeless Working FatherWhat appeared to be a case of social media shaming turned out to be blessing for a Georgia man last week.
Facebook Debuts New U.S. Blood Donation ToolFacebook is no longer just a place to connect with former high school buddies; the social media giant now wants to make it easier for you to connect with blood banks, too.
Grumpy Cat, The Grouchy-Faced Kitty That Became A Social Media Sensation, Is DeadGrumpy Cat, arguably the internet's most popular cat and one of its first viral memes, has died aged 7.
'The Great Social Media Arms Race': Dangerous Apps & Social Media Leave Kids Vulnerable To Predators, BulliesThere are hundreds of apps that kids can easily download for free to post, snap, share and tweet, but advocates and law enforcement say often, kids share too much.
Student, 16, Charged With Making Threats Against Butler Senior High SchoolA Butler County teenager is facing charges after police say he allegedly posted threats over the weekend against the Butler Area School District.
Facebook Extends Ban On Hate Speech, Now Includes 'White Nationalists'Facebook is extending its ban on hate speech to prohibit the promotion and support of white nationalism and white separatism.
Penguins Rank No. 1 In Social Media ValueThe Pittsburgh Penguins are No. 1 – in social media value among NHL teams as well as Pittsburgh sports fans hearts.
Court To Rule On Secrecy Of State Police Social Media PolicyPennsylvania's highest court has agreed to consider whether state police should have to disclose more details about how they use information from social media to investigate crimes and make their own hiring decisions.
Bill Proposes Checking Handgun License Applicant's Social Media, Internet SearchesA lawmaker is proposing a change to gun laws to allow authorities to search social media for potential red flags before approving a handgun license.
Instagram Cracking Down On Fake Likes, Comments, FollowsInstagram is taking steps to remove fake likes, comments, and follows from profiles.
Woman Says Bar’s Halloween Display Of Mask Hanging From Noose ‘Symbolizes Discrimination’A woman from West Mifflin stormed out of a bar in Forward Township on Wednesday night, claiming to be offended by a display that the owner says was meant as a Halloween decoration.
Butler County Enacts Social Media Policy For EmployeesButler County commissioners are adopting a new policy to dictate how its 600 county employees use social media.