Popularity of Facebook

First, there is a general increase in use of Facebook and a general decline in use of MySpace across the board. In 2007, 79% of the study participants were using Facebook while in 2009, 87% of the sample reports doing so. In contrast, while in 2007, 55% of the group reported using MySpace, in 2009, only 36% do so. Second, we continue to see ethnic and racial differences as well…

Teen Girl Falls In Open Manhole While Texting

She said the manhole she fell in to was left open and unattended with no warning signs or orange cones. She said two workers with the New York City Department of Environmental Protection failed to secure the area as they prepared to flush the sewer. “It was just really gross and it was shocking and scary,” she said. “Because of their careless mistake I got hurt.” –WCBS It does sound…