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Law Prevents Employers From Getting Social Media Passwords

Illinois employers will no longer be able to ask for employee or job candidates’ social network account information in order to gain access to their account or profile.


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Opinion: “Digital Politics” Is Here Without The Candidates

With all the communicative access to current local, national, and global information, expecting the masses to settle for media headlines and sound bites is insulting to today’s technologically-aware audience.


Star was fans participating in the New York ComicCon in 2009.(Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: Star Wars Sucks

Yeah, I said it. I saw The Empire Strikes Back as a kid and thought, “What the hell is this crap?” Though the Colt-45 guy’s clothes were pretty pimp.

CBS Chicago–05/04/2012

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Report: New Policy Forbids Chicago State Faculty From Talking To Media

A new policy on communication and social media has created a stir at Chicago State University on the city’s South Side.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2012

Jeffrey Wilson, 51, found a kidney donor through Facebook. (CBS)

A New Use For Facebook, YouTube: Recruiting Organ Donors

Jeffrey Wilson gets his new kidney on March 16. After 17 months on dialysis, the 51-year-old financial analyst finally found a donor — through Facebook. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.


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Live Updates: The 54th GRAMMYs

Check out our live video and Twitter updates from the red carpet. Keep up with all the Grammy award winners, red carpet stunners and celebrity gossip in real-time.


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Book Shows How Gangs Are Using Social Media

A new book spells out how Chicago area street gangs are using social media to plot and carry out their dirty work.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2012

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City Announces Winners Of Local-Interest Smartphone App Contest

Sometimes you can’t find a parking spot or a cab at the moment you need one, but now there’s an app to solve your problem.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2011

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Social Media Collides With Traditional Tailgating

Much has been made in the last decade of how this generation lacks the focus and work ethic of generations past. And, to that end, studies have been done to offer some tangible proof as […]


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Experts: Your Private Information Can Be Unlocked

People may think they take steps to safeguard their private information from identity thieves, but there are ways around the precautions. CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports.



Guide To Chicago Museums And Social Media

Chicago-area museums are using social media to interact with the public, and the Twitter feeds, Flickr pages, blogs, YouTube sites and Facebook pages are helping us expand our knowledge of the arts and humanities, one click at a time.


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Making Friends Over Meals: Stories from Grubwithus

In March, a man hoping to start up a group-dining site in Israel contacted me about Grubwithus. Founded in Chicago in 2010 and now in eight cities, Grubwithus organizes groups of strangers to eat family-style […]


Ozzie Guillen

Ozzie Could Face Discipline For Post-Ejection Tweets

After being ejected during Wednesday night’s loss to the New York Yankees, Ozzie Guillen took to Twitter to voice his displeasure, and decision could result in additional discipline.

670 The Score–04/28/2011