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...improved benefits for the janitors, cooks and other workers who support its employees.The world's largest online social network is implementing a set of new standards for its U.S.-based contractors who do a "substantial amount of work...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-13/business-news
Inspiring college basketball player Lauren Hill dies at 19

...touched around the world by sharing her story," Emmert said.News of Hill's death sparked quick reactions all over social networks. It was a worldwide trending topic on Twitter, where Cavaliers superstar LeBron James wrote a short letter to Hill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-04-10/inspiring-college-basketb
Police investigating shooting of eight fan club members

...official Facebook page. Former president of the team and current federal congressman, Andres Sanchez, said on the social network he was "deeply saddened to learn of what had happened at Pavilhao 9, with which I had a strong bond since I was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-04-19/police-investigatin-shooting-eigh
Search, social & shopping: Pinterest turns 5

...Pinterest is a tool for unlocking people's creativity," she says.Pinterest often gets lumped in with popular social networks like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, but there are plenty of ways that it stands apart. Hwang sees it as more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-02/search-social-shopping-pin
Balancing Spending and Time: How "Time Frugality" Can Save You Lots of Cash

...different things that we care about. Our family. Our favorite television programs. Personal hobbies. Our family. Our social network. The problem is that when we spread ourselves too thin across too many things, we find ourselves not devoting enough...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/simpledollar/2015-02-28/balancing
Several Ducks in hot water for mocking Seminoles' Jameis Winston in chant

...State fans. The short video, uploaded to Vine by Bear Heiser, of Fox Sports West, quickly drew strong reactions on social networks.The video shows running back Kadi Benoit, linebacker Torrodney Prevot and a third player wearing a "WON NOT DONE...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-01-02/several-ducks-hot-water-m
Phones, cash top teen loves

...They don't want a variety. They want to make a splash in one store."For inspiration, check out recipients' social networks to find out about their hobbies, what music they love or what team they cheer for, Avery says. If you spot a restaurant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-12-06/phones-cash-top-teen-loves
Get paid for posts? Social networking's new twist

...FRANCISCO - Facebook and most other social networks are built on the premise that...to change that. Bubblews, a social network that came out of an extended...I just feel like everyone on social networks has been taken advantage of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-23/get-paid-posts-social-netw
McGarity says Georgia tried to be 'forthright' with NCAA in Gurley case

...said.The NCAA returned its ruling last Wednesday. Gurley was suspended for two more games.There was an outcry on social networks that the book had been thrown at Georgia, that the university hadn't handled the case properly."What the NCAA...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-11-04/mcgarity-says-georgia-tri
Real friendship is important

...to these thoughts which may be of interest to you.You might have dozens, even hundreds, of "friends" in your social network, but how many of them do you regard as real friends?In a New York Times Magazine article a few years ago, Hal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-10-17/real-friendship-importan