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NC reporter has no idea his filter generator is on during Facebook Live

Sometimes reporters use Facebook Live to bring viewers and readers updates from breaking news scenes or to provide updates on current weather conditions. But for one Asheville television reporter, it kind of backfired.

Facebook removes ‘North Carolina Breaking News’ page for spreading ‘fake news’

The Facebook page "North Carolina Breaking News" contained some posts touting good deeds by police officers in the city of Winston-Salem. But the officers named in the posts didn't exist.

NC mom finds children’s pictures on stranger’s Facebook profile

A simple scroll on Facebook took a concerning turn for a North Carolina woman. Becky Smith said she was not expecting to see a portrait of her three kids used on someone's profile.

Pediatrician receives threats after her pro-vaccine TikTok video goes viral

A social media post by Ohio pediatrician Dr. Nicole Baldwin prompted a barrage of hateful responses when the doctor used the platform TikTok to share a video describing the benefits of vaccines.

Man accused of stealing $88K from Charlotte bank vault, posting photos on social media

If a bank trusts someone with keys to the vault, you would expect they would not try to steal and if they did, they would not brag about it online.

SC lawmaker wants to expand media literacy teaching

A South Carolina lawmaker wants education officials to develop plans to teach students to be more critical of what they read and post online.

NC middle school students could face jail time for AirDropping videos showing sex with animals

Police are investigating reports of videos, involving a sex act with an animal, being airdropped without consent at a middle school in Gaston County.

Company says $75 Costco ‘Anniversary’ coupon on Facebook is a scam

That $75 Costco coupon floating around Facebook that seems too good to be true is, in fact, too good to be true.

Instagram will test hiding US users’ likes

Posting on Instagram can come with a rush of validation when likes from friends and strangers come pouring in. But those likes will soon be hidden for some US users.

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This Wilmington brewery has beer made with pumpkin pies

It may not feel like Autumn outside just yet, but this new beer may have taste buds saying FALLelujah!

Deputies identify 19-year-old man killed in Chadbourn shooting

The Columbus County Sheriff's Office has identified the man killed in a Chadbourn triple shooting.

NHCS: Threatening social media post prompted lockdown at three schools

Anderson Elementary, Murray Middle, and Ashley High schools were placed under a brief lockdown Friday morning.

New Hanover County reports record-high COVID-19 deaths in the past week

New Hanover County Public Health officials reported 37 deaths from COVID-19 over the past week, bringing the total number of county residents who have died from COVID-19 to 250.