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Case continues against Augusta businessman accused of having sex with teen

...it in a Jones Creek Golf Club bathroom. The teen told his mother and Jones that he met Mercer on an all-male social networking site. He initially said he and Mercer never met in person."He was very hesitant (to talk) because he was scared...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-17/case-continues-against
Man accused of sex with teen granted bond

...undergarments in her son's room. The teen told a sheriff's investigator that he met Mercer on an all-male social networking site. He said he got the bag from Mercer and also met him several times for sexual encounters.Mercer told authorities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-20/man-accused-sex-teen-g
Social media policy strictness differs among police agencies

...other social media sites for investigative work and off-duty enjoyment.Sheriff's office employees who use social networking sites or other forms of electronic communication must maintain an appropriate level of professionalism and not broadcast...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-28/social-media-policy-strictne
Augusta businessman accused of sex with teen

...to a Columbia County sheriff's report.The teen told his mother that he met Mercer on Grindr, an all-male social networking site. He said he and Mercer never met in person, according to the report.The teen told his mother that Mercer asked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-23/augusta-businessman-ac
What about freedom here?

...The Washington Times reported.Since China's communist government controls its media and blocks Western social networking sites, the citizens of China are oblivious to the opacity of the Obama administration.Sadly, many Americans are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-03-26/what-about-freedom-he
GRU professor: 2014 is year of wearable devices

...Research Cen ter's Inter net Project released last week show 73 percent of online adults 18 and older use a social networking site of some kind.Facebook is still king, with 71 percent of online adults on the network, up from 67 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-05/gru-professor-2014-year-weara
SC couple used Facebook to burglarize friends' houses

...man broke into the homes of her Facebook friends after finding out they were out of town by their posts on the social networking site.Deputies say 39-year-old Candace Landreth and 44-year-old Robert Landreth Jr. burglarized several Anderson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-06-20/couple-used-facebook-burglar
Investigators turn to social media for clues about Ga. college student's death

...Martinelli hopes students away at college keep in touch with their parents ? and give them the passwords to social networking sites and their cellphones in case anything happens."If you have passcodes to your computer, your phone, please...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-11-28/investigators-turn-soc
Business News

...1.5 billion.Investments from Goldman Sachs and Russia's Digital Sky Technologies in December valued the social networking site at $50 billion, more than the market values of Yahoo or eBay, but below those of Amazon.com and Google...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-01-21/business-news
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DA: 27 used others' credit cards at Apple stores

...Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple Inc. declined to comment on the case.Shaheed and Isaac Bilal at point used the social networking site Twitter to trumpet an online video of themselves bragging about using forged credit cards at a restaurant, authorities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-02-02/da-27-used-others-credit-car
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