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The Supreme Court has struck down a North Carolina law that bars convicted sex offenders from Facebook, Twitter and other popular social media sites.

NC General Assembly

 


There’s a lot of gray area when it comes to schools and students' use of social media. Lawmakers in North Carolina and several other states are trying to clear up one aspect of it.

Courtesy of Socialtopias

When you think of social networking names like Twitter and Facebook come to mind. On December 31st, a small Charlotte company will take on those multi-billion dollar behemoths.

The company is called Socialtopias. And its office at the Charlotte Venture Center on South Church Street holds all the white boards and the small conference table you’d expect from a startup, but with a Charlotte twist. A large window is coated with a plastic-pixilated rendering of the Charlotte's skyline.

Michael Tomsic

NASCAR, the NFL and other pro sports are combining high-tech data analytics with old-school public relations. They've built what are basically tech command centers where employees engage with fans and monitor trends on social media. The centers have been popping up over the past five years or so, and one of the newest ones is in Charlotte.