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Tag: Social media

Blair teacher helps students improve grammar through social media

Blair reading teacher Theresa Hiller is using a new tool to get her students engaged in syntax and word choice: social media.

Facebook frustration

On May 2, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley signed legislation making Maryland the first state to ban employers from requiring employees to give them their Facebook passwords. The bill will protect personal privacy and ensure that an employee isn't forced to hand over access to his or her account. Other states should follow suit in protecting personal privacy and ensuring that social media and work remain separate.

Legislators aim to update online harassment laws

Several bills in the Maryland General Assembly are intended to expand the definition of criminal harassment to include forms of electronic messaging.
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