Tag Archives: Facebook

State News
August 29, 2018

After threats, Kiah Morris withdraws from House race

By Jim Therrien/VTDigger

BENNINGTON — Rep. Kiah Morris, D-Bennington, who has been the target of online racial comments and threats to her safety, has withdrawn her candidacy for re-election just 10 days after winning the Democratic nomination for a third term.

During her four years…

Money Matters
March 30, 2018

Password Protection Strategies

By Kevin Theissen

Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn—they’ve all fallen prey to hackers who exposed passwords and other personal information for hundreds of thousands of their users. If you haven’t yet had your password stolen, chances are, it may be only a matter of time.

Hearing the word…

Mountain Meditation
January 12, 2018

Flurries of a different nature

By Marguerite Jill Dye

We are beginning to recognize the immense power of Facebook as a forum, and vehicle of propaganda and fake news since learning about Russia’s cyberwarfare and meddling in the U.S. election.

Through Russian Facebook and Instagram accounts, 80 million political posts…

Live from anywhere
Generation Y
April 13, 2016

Live from anywhere

There’s a new feature on Facebook that allows users to broadcast live video. Within the usual Facebook content parameters, the subjects of these videos can be anything, but so far, most of the broadcasters have turned their cameras onto themselves, creating video streams that…

Your worst babysitter
Generation Y
March 9, 2016

Your worst babysitter

Has there ever been a time more plagued by pop-culture nostalgia than the present moment? Our new TV shows, increasingly, are old TV shows: not remakes or “reimaginings,” which typically carry the challenging novelty of all-new casts and new characters responding in contemporary style to…

News Briefs
January 5, 2016

Police warn of social media scam, fraudulent checks issued

On Dec. 10 a concerned citizen made the Vermont State Police aware of an ongoing scam that is currently being conducted over Facebook. The citizen advised that she responded to an ad to be paid to display advertising material on her vehicle. She was issued a…