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Social Media

Read: USC Student’s Murder Sparks Rideshare Safety Campaign

USC Student’s Murder Sparks Rideshare Safety Campaign

#WhatsMyName is trending in Twitter after USC president sent a letter urging students to pose that question to their driver before entering the vehicle.

Read: Student Blames Nicotine Withdrawal for School Shooting Threat

Student Blames Nicotine Withdrawal for School Shooting Threat

An SRO was alerted that the teen posted on his Snapchat that if he couldn’t smoke his Juul he would shoot up Talawanda High School.

Read: Huntsville School District Settles Free Speech Lawsuit with Expelled Student

Huntsville School District Settles Free Speech Lawsuit with Expelled Student

After expelling a student for posting an inappropriate image on social media, the family sued it for free speech violations.

Read: Instagram Bans Self-Harm Images After Teen’s Suicide

Instagram Bans Self-Harm Images After Teen’s Suicide

Facebook, which owns Instagram, will use its image recognition technology to help the social media app implement its new self-harm policy.

Read: 4 N.C. Middle Schoolers Face Charges for Alleged ‘Columbine-style’ Plot

4 N.C. Middle Schoolers Face Charges for Alleged ‘Columbine-style’ Plot

After students reported the threats to the school, law enforcement found messages on Instagram discussing the plan.

Read: Penn State Under Fire for Not Sending Text Alert After Off-Campus Shooting

Penn State Under Fire for Not Sending Text Alert After Off-Campus Shooting

Students turned to social media to voice frustration with Penn State for not sending text alerts about a shooting that was two miles off campus.

Read: Cleveland Clinic Resident Fired for Anti-Semitic Tweets

Cleveland Clinic Resident Fired for Anti-Semitic Tweets

The first-year resident was fired after anti-Semitic tweets resurfaced, one of which threatened to give wrong medications to Jewish patients.

Read: UMW Could Have Better Protected Students from Harassment, Judges Rule

UMW Could Have Better Protected Students from Harassment, Judges Rule

The student-run group Feminist United sued the university for allowing threatening, sexist comments to be made on social media.

Read: Bullying Statistics Every K-12 Teacher, Parent and Student Should Know

Bullying Statistics Every K-12 Teacher, Parent and Student Should Know

Learn all about important bullying statistics, the different types, and what you can do to address bullying both in school and at home.

Read: New Jersey Mother’s ‘Gut Feeling’ Stops Potential Shooting in Kentucky

New Jersey Mother’s ‘Gut Feeling’ Stops Potential Shooting in Kentucky

After waking up to horrific Facebook messages from a man in Kentucky, a mother of three decided to alert police from 650 miles away.

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