Victim in murder-suicide posted warning on Facebook
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 06/01/2012 - 12:46pm.

The victim of an apparent murder-suicide in Jacksonville warned his family something might happen to him just hours before his death.

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Wilmington entrepreneur wins award in wake of Facebook public debut
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Fri, 05/18/2012 - 10:22pm.

video Like Mark Zuckerberg, Roy Archambault knows how to harvest a good idea. The same day Facebook went public, Archambault’s Wilmington company DryCase was named Coastal Entrepreneur of the Year by the UNCW Entrepreneurship Center.

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Facebook co-founder will deliver lecture at NC State
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Mon, 04/02/2012 - 6:44am.

Facebook co-founder and North Carolina native Chris Hughes is coming back to his home state, where he's scheduled to give a talk on how social media has transformed the state of communications

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U.S. Marine faces boot for anti-Obama Facebook posts
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 03/22/2012 - 2:02pm.

A Marine sergeant who started a Facebook group that is openly critical of President Obama and posted comments saying he will not follow the unlawful orders of the commander in chief is facing possible dismissal from the Corps.

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19-year-old charged with raping girl he met online
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/20/2012 - 10:04am.

Bladen County Sheriff's deputies have charged a 19-year-old man with raping a child he met online.

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'Kony 2012' campaign faces generation gap
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Fri, 03/09/2012 - 11:59pm.

videoThe international push to find an African warlord is showing the power of social media. Within four days a half-hour film on a charity's mission to raise awareness has generated 50 million viewers online, most of them young people.

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Laptop-shooting NC dad saved daughter's data
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Wed, 03/07/2012 - 10:34am.

The North Carolina father who retaliated for his teenage daughter's Facebook outburst by shooting her laptop has a surprise.

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ONLY ON 3: Neighborhoods use Facebook to keep watch
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Tue, 01/17/2012 - 5:19pm.

video Neighborhood Watch is nothing new, but technology is changing the way communities get together. In the past year, several Wilmington neighborhood pages have popped up on Facebook, and the trend continues to grow.

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ONLY ON 3: Mother says daughter was "attacked" in schoolyard fight
Submitted by Katie Harden on Mon, 01/02/2012 - 11:09am.

video A schoolyard brawl isn't news, until it hits YouTube allowing the whole world to access the girl fight at Laney High School. Brooke Glisson's mom Emily says her daughter is the victim of the fight and she doesn't want her daughter's future destroyed by someone else's recklessness.

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Using social media out of town could make your home target for thieves
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Wed, 12/14/2011 - 5:30pm.

video The month of December sees a high rate of burglaries year after year, and the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says many times people using social media are making themselves a target for thieves.

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