Content Tagged 'social media'

Study: Social media users shy away from opinions
Tired of that friend or relative who won't stop posting or tweeting political opinions? Online loudmouths may be annoying, but a new survey suggests they are in the minority.
Convicted Sex Offender Arrested In Frankfort
A registered sex offender was arrested for not keeping her address updated. The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says they then charged her with more illegal activity related to being a sex offender. Video Video
Two Arrested After Social Media Robbery
Two people were arrested overnight Friday after arranging a meeting through social media to buy electronics then robbing the seller. Video Video
Dangers Of Shopping Through Social Media
In the last week, two sales agreed upon through social media ended in robbery, according to police. Video Video
Update: Social Media May Have Played Role In Madison County Man's Murder
A 25-year old chemical engineer who was murdered outside Philadelphia, may have been killed after connecting with someone on social media, according to investigators.
Protecting Your Kids On Social Media
According to the Crimes Against Children Research Center, one in five teenagers in the US who regularly log on to the internet say they have received an unwanted sexual solicitation via the web. Video Video
Internet Safety: KSP Offer Parents Tips To Keep Their Kids Safe
After Lexington police make an arrest, State Police discuss what parents and kids should know about using Facebook safely Video Video
Social Media Impact On Recruiting
How much does it help or hurt UK basketball? Former Cats Patrick Patterson and John Wall weigh in. Video Video
Clark County Creating New Social Media Policy
Clark County is working on a new social media policy for county employees that would ban county employees from searching personal pages while at work and require some posts to the county’s social media pages be approved first. Video Video
Traffic Information For This Weekend's NASCAR Races
State Police is advising commercial vehicles to avoid the area in and around Kentucky Speedway this weekend. Social media is also going to be used to get the latest traffic information to fans going to the races.
Woodyard on Social Media Recruiting
Former Cat talks impact of Twitter recruiting by current commits. Video Video
Did You #ShareTheLex Yet?
Are you ready to Share the Lex? The Convention and Visitors Bureau is leaving it up to the people of Lexington to give guests an authentic experience by tweeting, facebooking and instagramming using #ShareTheLex. Video Video
FCPS: Shooting Threat a Social Media Fueled Rumor
Fayette County Public School Officials say the threat of a school shooting at Tates Creek High School was a rumor spread through social media. Video Video
Lexington Named A Google eCity
The City of Lexington won the first ever Google eCity Award for Kentucky for its strong online business community.
Department of Justice: Parents Can Better Monitor Kids' Social Media
According to the website only 15 percent of parents know what their kids are doing on social media sites. Video Video
Magic Hat Brewing Company Refutes Claims By West Sixth Brewing Company
Now, Magic Hat has a statement of their own saying that the story West Sixth is telling isn't true.
Is Social Media Impacting Divorce Rates?
A recent British survey blamed Facebook for nearly a third of all divorces, and while this may or may not be true, more couples are citing what they see on their spouse's profile page as evidence. Video Video
Social Media Helping Law Enforcement Catch Predators
Facebook helped law enforcement catch a would-be sexual predator who traveled from London, England to central Kentucky. Video Video
Neighbors Connecting Through Social Media
A social media network designed to help you get to know people who live in your neighborhood is taking off in Lexington. Video Video
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