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Parents of students from Raleigh to Zebulon scrambled to pick up frightened children, to calm fears and to raise questions after six schools endured some level of lockdown on Friday.
Parents of students from Raleigh to Zebulon scrambled to pick up frightened children, to calm fears and to raise questions after six schools endured some level of lockdown.
Brett Knese, Lora Lavigne and Adam Owens, WRAL reporters
Nearly three years into the COVID-19 pandemic, screen usage has increased exponentially, especially among children.
UNC Health Talk
A Raleigh family is thankful for the safe return of their lost and now found cherished pet, an affectionate and very social cockatiel named Pearl.
Rick Armstrong, WRAL photojournalist
Job seekers run a risk of losing out in the interview process if their personal media isn't "cleaned up." What can candidates applying for jobs do to clean up their social accounts? Let's take a look.
When is the right age to get your child a cellphone? Contributor Amy Davis explores this topic and shares a smartphone contract she has with her daughter.
Amy Davis, WRAL contributor
Twitter has restored the accounts of two prominent election deniers who were banned from the platform following the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the US Capitol.
In a normal year at this time, a typical LinkedIn feed might be full of posts about year-end reflections on leadership and professional goals and suggested lifehacks for the year ahead — possibly with a few posts from CMOs offering tips on brand strategy, for good measure. Those posts are still there. But mixed in are many others about job hunts.
A new study shows habitual checking of social media may impact young adolescents' brain development.
Monica Casey, WRAL reporter
As GOP lawmakers push for TikTok ban on state devices, Gov. Roy Cooper's office says he's "considering potential additional safety measures."
Travis Fain, WRAL state government reporter
For our teens and adolescence, it's important to learn the risks of social media, especially when interacting with people online.
Gale McKoy Wilkins, WRAL contributor
Two tech industry groups asked the Supreme Court to review a hotly debated Texas law restricting social media platforms’ ability to moderate content.
TikTok may surface potentially harmful content related to suicide and eating disorders to teenagers within minutes of them creating an account.
Teens and college students seeking employment during the holiday season may be ensnared by criminals offering fake employment, potential education opportunities, and other scams through social media.
Gale McKoy Wilkins, WRAL contributor
What parents need to know about the hottest new app, Gas.
Laura Tierney, The Social Institute
There will be extra security at Moore County campuses on Thursday as authorities investigate several threats of gun violence at local schools.
Nia Harden, WRAL reporter
According to a notification sent out by WakeMed last week, some patients who visited two specific WakeMed websites may have had select data transmitted to Facebook - now Meta - in error.
Soon after the FBI searched Donald Trump’s home in Florida for classified documents, online researchers zeroed in on a worrying trend.
Ken Bensinger and Sheera Frenkel, New York Times
A local nonprofit's Facebook page was hacked and it put the animal rescue's program at risk. But, 5 On Your Side was able to reach out to Facebook, who said they would help the animal rescue regain control of their page.
Keely Arthur, 5 On Your Side reporter
Communications experts say it's important for your child's health to have conversations about their screen time, and why they're consuming certain types of media.
Seven universities in North Carolina have used social media tracking -- North Carolina State University, the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, East Carolina University, North Carolina A&T University, the University of North Carolina Asheville, Duke University and Wake Forest University -- to identify students involved in political protests.
Big brother invasion of privacy or pro-active policing? That's the question after a new report revealed seven North Carolina universities use or have used powerful social media-monitoring programs to keep an eye on everything from campus protests to student well-being to drugs.
Cullen Browder, WRAL anchor/reporter
A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of a Texas law targeting major social media companies like Facebook and Twitter in a victory for Republicans who accuse the platforms of censoring conservative speech.
Social Cascade is a Raleigh AI startup combating misinformation by empowering health professionals on social media. Read more here.