social media http://kplu.org en How Seattle rapper Macklemore got 'Thrift Shop' to number one http://kplu.org/post/how-seattle-rapper-macklemore-got-thrift-shop-number-one <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QK8mJJJvaes</p><p>The number one song in the country right now is "<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QK8mJJJvaes">Thrift Shop</a>" by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, a rap group out of Seattle.</p><p>Their claim to fame: They got the song to the top of the chart by themselves, without being signed by a major label.</p><p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 18:45:44 +0000 Zoe Chace 7762 at http://kplu.org Social Media Pranksters Will Be Prosecuted, Officials Warn In Newtown http://kplu.org/post/social-media-pranksters-will-be-prosecuted-officials-warn-newtown Even as authorities struggle to gather real clues in Friday's horrific attack, they're warning that those promoting misinformation about the case are subject to prosecution.<p>"Misinformation is being posted on social media sites," Connecticut State Police Lt. J. Paul Vance said at a news conference Sunday. "These issues are crimes. They will be investigated, statewide and federally, and prosecution will take place when people perpetrating this information are identified."<p>In some cases, Vance said, people are posing as the dead gunman, Adam Lanza. Sun, 16 Dec 2012 23:04:15 +0000 7382 at http://kplu.org Social Media Pranksters Will Be Prosecuted, Officials Warn In Newtown Can college students resist the lure of Facebook, Twitter during class? http://kplu.org/post/can-college-students-resist-lure-facebook-twitter-during-class Dear college students across the U.S.,<p>Like millions of my colleagues who teach at universities and colleges, I'm working hard this week to put an updated zing into the syllabus for each of my fall classes. Thu, 16 Aug 2012 16:22:54 +0000 5992 at http://kplu.org Can college students resist the lure of Facebook, Twitter during class? What The FBI Wants In A Social Media Monitoring App http://kplu.org/post/what-fbi-wants-social-media-monitoring-app The FBI has <a href="http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/onepercent/2012/01/fbi-releases-plans-to-monitor.html" target="_blank">raised eyebrows</a> in the tech world with <a href="https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&tab=core&id=c65777356334dab8685984fa74bfd636&_cview=1" target="_blank">a public document</a> that asks for advice on how to harvest information from social networking sites.<p>According to the document, the bureau is looking for a mapping app — or a "geospatial alert and analysis mapping application" — that, among other things, helps it search "publicly available" sourc Mon, 30 Jan 2012 22:59:33 +0000 3979 at http://kplu.org What The FBI Wants In A Social Media Monitoring App Jurors and smart phones, a troubling mix for courtroom judges http://kplu.org/post/jurors-and-smart-phones-troubling-mix-courtroom-judges <div><p><em>&#39;OMG! Finalst 4 jury - just like American Idol! ;)&#39;</em></p><p>In the age of the smart phone, courts throughout the state (and around the world really) are grappling with serious problems caused by jurors using social media sites or other online services during trials.</p><p>Now, Washington&rsquo;s courts are trying new tactics to stop jurors from over-sharing.</p> Fri, 25 Nov 2011 17:00:00 +0000 Vanessa Romo 3265 at http://kplu.org Jurors and smart phones, a troubling mix for courtroom judges Tacoma asks teens to spread curfew rules through videos http://kplu.org/post/tacoma-asks-teens-spread-curfew-rules-through-videos <p>Tacoma is cracking down on minors who stay out past midnight, and city leaders are counting on teens to get the word out.</p><p>They just kicked off a contest that <a href="http://www.tacomacurfew.com/videocontest/videos_contest_gallery.php?contest_id=1">asks kids to make mini-movies</a> about the city&#39;s curfew law. While they want minors to know the curfew is no joke, they say they&rsquo;d love to see funny videos about it.</p><p> Wed, 27 Jul 2011 23:44:27 +0000 Charla Bear 2191 at http://kplu.org Tacoma asks teens to spread curfew rules through videos Exploring the limits of privacy at Henry's 'The Talent Show' http://kplu.org/post/exploring-limits-privacy-henrys-talent-show <p>The desire to be on the public stage is on display right now at the Henry Art Gallery in Seattle. It&rsquo;s called &ldquo;The Talent Show.&rdquo; The exhibit raises a lot of questions ranging from how much should we put on display to what happens to our images once they are out there.</p><p>It&rsquo;s easy to forget how much effort went in to trying to be seen by the public eye.</p><p> Sun, 17 Jul 2011 16:00:00 +0000 Jennifer Wing 2084 at http://kplu.org Exploring the limits of privacy at Henry's 'The Talent Show' Issaquah tweens charged with cyberstalking http://kplu.org/post/issaquah-tweens-charged-cyberstalking <p><br /><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-965771.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-965771.mp3</a></p><p>Two pre-teen girls in King County have been charged with cyberstalking for allegedly posing as another girl on Facebook and posting sexually explicit pictures and messages.&nbsp; If convicted of first degree computer trespass, the Middle School students face up to 30 days in juvenile detention. Tue, 26 Apr 2011 23:57:51 +0000 Paula Wissel 1276 at http://kplu.org Issaquah tweens charged with cyberstalking