Nkomo Morris, a teacher at Brooklyn's Art and Media High School, stays in touch with current and former students through social media.
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September 13, 2012 Join Tell Me More's education conversation on Twitter today, using #npredchat.
President Obama is lifted off the ground by Scott Van Duzer, owner of Big Apple Pizza and Pasta Italian Restaurant, during an unannounced stop Sunday in Fort Pierce, Fla.
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September 11, 2012 In today's Internet age, even pizza is political. When a photo of a Florida pizza shop owner giving President Obama a bearhug went viral, so too did the backlash against his restaurant — in the form of Yelp reviews.
Are any of these students texting?
August 16, 2012 What's a professor to do when students are more focused on their electronic gadgets than on class? Commentator and William and Mary professor Barbara J. King writes an open letter to students, and issues them a challenge.
Mobile devices are key to Facebook's growth potential. Can it deliver?
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July 26, 2012 The company released its first earnings report as a publically traded company Thursday.
June 22, 2012 Why do Americans do so little to ensure the privacy of their communications? Is this a new kind of liberation? Or the symptom of a real psychic, as well as political, breakdown?
Nearly everyone has a smartphone or tablet these days, but what should you do when it comes time to sit down for dinner?
June 18, 2012 We ask the pros: Is it bad manners to have technology at the dinner table? Well, as with most things, it depends.
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Katherine Leon says she spends up to 12 hours a day online interacting with others who share her rare heart condition.
May 28, 2012 Through their Facebook pages, chat rooms and message boards, patients are recruiting each other to participate in medical research in a kind of virtual word-of-mouth. Patient-initiated research is especially appealing to people with rare diseases whom researchers can't easily find.
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May 24, 2012 Meat processors blame social media and their own lack of transparency for the "pink slime" storm. . But will consumers ever trust the industry when it comes to understanding how the food processing system works?
NPR's Keith Jenkins has been known to document an especially tasty meal, like this pho tai from Pho DC.
April 26, 2012 In our poll on food photos on social media, 45 percent of respondents said that they like the photos and don't think the "culinary paparazzi" has gone too far. Still, some 28 percent of respondents said they're fed up.
April 25, 2012 NPR is on Schemer.com!
Employers have been asking for prospective employees' Facebook username and passwords to do some extra research on whom they may be hiring.
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March 21, 2012 Robert Collins says he felt "violated" when the Maryland Department of Corrections asked to log in to his Facebook account during a job interview. He's now pushing back, working with lawmakers to bar employers from asking such a privacy-invading question.
March 13, 2012 Marilyn Hagerty's review of the new Olive Garden in Grand Forks, N.D., sparked snarky comments from big-city food bloggers. But she's got the last laugh. The 85-year-old grandmother is off to New York City to report on dining options there.
The laptop is replacing the recipe box in many American kitchens.
March 2, 2012 A new study says social media having an increasingly bigger influence over our food habits: Half of consumers use social networking sites, such as Twitter and Facebook, to learn about food. Almost as many seek out recipes on blogs and websites.
December 13, 2011 Facebook says it will connect people who post items about suicidal thoughts with crisis counselors via its chat service. But the intervention comes with privacy questions. Any information posted on Facebook is public information, and can be used by marketers or anyone else.
December 6, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, planned cutbacks by the United States Postal Service, and paying for bone marrow donations. In the second hour, the value of gossip, and why Facebook — or any social network — can never be truly private.
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