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Intel withdraws Boy Scouts support over homophobic policy

Intel has stopped donating to the Boy Scouts of America over the organisation's stringent anti-gay policies.

By November 11, 2012

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Police warned about tweeting drunk or with doughnuts

British bobbies have been warned of the dangers of using social media, as figures are revealed for officers and staff committing offences online.

By August 19, 2014

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Woman convicted for terror-supporting tweets

A Spanish woman, with no known political or terroristic ties, gets a one-year sentence for calling for the assassination of Spain's prime minister, among other tweets.

By February 23, 2014

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Esurance Twitter contest goes viral but ties company to offensive tweets

In a post-Super Bowl campaign, the insurance company said it would give $1.5 million to someone who used its hashtag. Any tweet could be eligible. And then came the garbage.

By February 3, 2014

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CNN suspends Roland Martin for homophobic, violent tweets

CNN political analyst belittled men wearing pink and the near-naked H&M David Beckham ad via Twitter during the Super Bowl--tweets that some critics say were anti-gay and violent.

By February 8, 2012

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Author behind 'Mean Girls' focuses on 'boy world' (podcast)

Rosalind Wiseman, best-selling author of "Queen Bees and Wannabees" (the book "Mean Girls" was based on) has turned her attention to teen boys with her new book "Masterminds and Wingmen." She and Larry Magid have a chat about boys and their toys and the impact of gaming.

By October 4, 2013

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Free Xbox Live for a year when you buy Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft is offering a year's free Xbox Live to anyone buying Office 365.

By July 19, 2013

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Why does Alec Baldwin get a Twitter pass?

Actor Alec Baldwin turns to Twitter to accuse a Daily Mail reporter of a being "a toxic little queen." He somehow receives precious little opprobrium from anyone, even gay organizations. How can this be?

By June 30, 2013

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Facebook pledges tougher stance on hate speech

After being petitioned by women's rights groups, Facebook has agreed to revise its policy on hate speech.

By May 29, 2013

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The right way and wrong way to use Twitter

Tweeting is a great way to share thoughts and information with friends and followers, as long as you stay safe, keep it civil, and most importantly, be interesting.

By May 14, 2013