Articles with the tag pennsylvania

Facebook Post Causes Woman To Attack Her Boyfriend With A Furby

Pittsburgh, PA – Woman assaults her boyfriend (not news). Woman assaults her boyfriend over a Facebook post (still not news). Woman assaults her boyfriend over a Facebook post brandishing a Furby toy and a PlayStation controller (… I think we may have something here). A Pittsburgh CBS affiliate reported that 27-year-old Ashley Trimmer attacked her […]

To Catch A Thief: Local Paper Uses Pinterest To Post Mugshots

Pinterest is pretty much just a home decor and craft site anymore, but just because its demographic has pigeonholed its services doesn’t mean that the social site can’t be used for other things … like catching criminals. The Mercury, a Pottstown, Pennsylvania newspaper, uses Pinterest for that very thing. Thus far, they have posted more […]

Social Crime: Man Takes Hostage, Updates On Facebook

If you’re new to social media news, it might surprise you how many categories a story might fit into. There’s social gaming, social shopping, case studies, startups, mobile, and that’s just naming a few. Social crime? That’d be a fairly recent one, even to us, but where else would you put a story about an […]