Spotty Youths

NJ Bill Would Force Middle Schoolers to Learn About Tweeting

She's pulling in a mill as we speak. (Photo via Getty)

The New Jersey Senate has passed a bill mandating a course on responsible social media use for sixth-through-eighth graders, because adults are always so good at teaching young people about tech.

It won’t just cover Twitter and Facebook — and hopefully the proper techniques for finger-scribbling all over a Snapchat photo. In addition, kids taking the class will learn about “cyber safety, cyber security, and cyber ethics,” according to NJ.com. Read More

Love in the Time of Algorithms

Judge Rules NBA Player And Ex-Wife Must Stop Annoying Their Followers With Twitter Fights

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Watching loving couples interact on social media is annoying. Watching exes interact can be even worse, especially when it’s not even entertaining.

One judge in Arizona apparently knows that, and has barred NBA player Steve Nash and his ex-wife, Alejandra Amarilla, from trashing each other via Twitter, according to The Globe and Mail. Read More