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Pender Co. twin takes to Twitter to bring Drake to sister's funeral

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Former Laney High School cheerleader Jasmin Grady is at the center of the Twitter-verse, as her twin brother works to fulfill her last wish. As he works to bring Drake to the Port City to sing at her funeral, the family effort has her story all over social media.

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Isaiah Washington mulls StarNews reporter's offer to watch 'Grey's Anatomy' return

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One of the cool things about social media is the ability to connect with just about anyone, including your favorite stars. StarNews reporter Ashley Withers found that out this morning, when she tweeted actor Isaiah Washington, who is in Wilmington to start filming the movie "The Sin Seer" this week. Full story...
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A look back at your first Tweet as Twitter turns 8

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video The social media company that made its mark by limiting users to 140 characters turns eight today. Do you remember your first Tweet? Full story...
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Probe into nude student photos expands in NC

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Six more counties are now involved in an investigation into nude photos of North Carolina high school students showing up on social media. Full story...
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How to Practice Good Social Media Etiquette

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video Social Media is a part of our daily life in 2013, but it comes with major risks and potential rewards. Brenda McDonald from InAweMarketing stopped by Good Morning Carolina to provide some tricks of the trade in the world of Facebook, Twitter, and Google+. Full story...
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NC man gets prison time for tweeting Obama threats

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A North Carolina man is headed to prison for threatening President Barack Obama through Twitter during the 2012 Democratic National Convention. Full story...
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Poll: Teens migrating from Facebook to Twitter

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Teens told researchers there were too many adults on Facebook and too much sharing of teenage angst and inane details like what a friend ate for dinner. Full story...
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Charlotte man charged with threatening president

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A 21-year-old Charlotte man has been arrested by the Secret Service for allegedly posting threats to kill President Barack Obama on Twitter. Full story...
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Using social media out of town could make your home target for thieves

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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. Full story...
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NC historian uses Twitter to show Civil War life

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A historian with the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources is telling the story of the Civil War, 140 characters at a time. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: What you post online can come back to haunt you

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videoThe popularity of social media websites like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube has the world more connected than ever, but could your cyber paper trail come back to haunt you? Full story...
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Last decade saw social networking boom

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video The concept of social networking all started in the 90's, with sites like Classmates.com. Friendster.com emerged in 2003. But it was Myspace.com in 2003 that took social networking to another level. Full story...
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Be careful which tweets you click on

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If you tweet, be warned. Published reports say cyber criminals are targeting the popular web-messaging service Twitter to direct users to websites that sell porn, fake drugs and fake anti-virus subscriptions. Full story...
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WWAY goes social and joins Twitter

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Now, you can keep up with the latest news and happenings going on in the area. Just go to Twitter and sign up. You can find us on Twitter at WWAY. Full story...
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