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Both Facebook and Instagram go dark on Wednesday

Facebook goes dark just as it is immersed in election controversy.

It wasn’t just you who noticed that your Facebook page and Instagram pages weren’t loading today.

The social media platforms went dark for many across North American and Europe on Wednesday morning.

This is an unfortunate event for Facebook given the criticisms it is facing over alleged false news reports and the role it may have had on the presidential election.

Survey pinpoints most homophobic states based on tweets

Transgender topics generated more discussions than hate speech, especially when it came to Caitlyn Jenner. 

A social media survey of US states with the most pejorative language used in social media reveals that the southern states are the worst offenders of homophobic, racist and transphobic terms in their feeds.

Social media users mass e-purge friends, family who voted for Trump

In what is quickly becoming a “deleting hate” social media movement, masses of people are purging friends and family from their social media feeds.

In what is quickly becoming a “deleting hate” social media movement, masses of people are purging friends and family from their social media feeds.

Over half the country is still jarred as news sinks in that Donald Trump will be leading the most powerful nation in the world.

Life Beyond Therapy: Time for a social media ‘vacay’?

First it was my 19-year-old goddaughter. Then my 30-year-old niece. Now it’s my 45-year-old male client.

What do these people have in common?

They have each decided it’s time for a vacation from social media (or “vacay,” as my goddaughter calls it).

The Blogoweet: Facing our fears and laughing at public foibles

Have you set up your Facebook Timeline? Are you concerned about Google's new privacy policy that goes into effect on Thursday? Do you keep up with the cultural antics that are often displayed via Twitter? Did you get your NOH8 photo yet? Tune in to see Morgan banter about all this and more.

COMMENTARY: The power, and abuse, of Social Media

Please use Social Media to share the events of your life or promote your causes and beliefs, but please don’t use it as a bully pulpit or a way to inflict pain on others you disagree with.