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Published:May 2nd, 2010 20:21 EST
Tech-Rewind Episode 6:  The Best and Worst of Social Media

Tech-Rewind Episode 6: The Best and Worst of Social Media

By Tim Martin

Today I will talk about an inspirational story about a high school senior from a small town losing his mom unexpectedly, and due to missing several days of school was not allowed to attend his high school prom.  He does not get to attend his prom, but this is still an inspirational story about the human spirit, and how social media ties into that.  
 
I also cover a story about 2 different shop lifting incidents that happened in the same mall, during the same week that cost 1 person a body part, and 2 other people their jobs.  
 
Finally I will talk about the facebook group called "Dear Lord, this year you took my favorite actor, Patrick Swayze.  You took my favorite actress Farah Fawcett.  You took my favorite singer, Michael Jackson.  I just wanted to let you know, my favorite president is Barack Obama.  Amen."  I will talk about if this violates the Facebook terms of service, what people are posting in this group, and what people are doing that finds this group offensive.  

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