Social Media

Nextdoor: Social Media Goes Local

(NBC News) Another social media network has skyrocketed in popularity with a nationwide audience that numbers into the tens of millions, but Nextdoor.com's posts focus only on what's happening in your neighborhood. Launched six years ago…

Social Media Scammers Target Mayor

In today's world of technology no one is immune to criminal mischief on social media not even the Mayor of Columbus. Social media scammers targeted city hall posing as Mayor Teresa Tomlinson online…

Walmart Apologizes for Guns Near Back to School Signage

(CNN) - Walmart angered many consumers with a display that seemed to market guns as back-to-school items. A photo of a sign over a gun case reading "Own the School Year Like a Hero" spread like wildfire on social media.…

Trending Topics with Mallory Hagan

The 'Wait Until 8th' Pledge floating around Facebook has quite a few parents talking. Mallory Hagan discusses cell phone usage for adolescents during a Facebook Live and discusses viewer responses during Trending Topics.…

Trending Topics with Mallory Hagan

#NationalSeflieDay raising the question: Has social media contirbuted to an upswing in narcissism? WLTZ's Mallory Hagan shares viewer responses during Trending Topics.   Follow Mallory: Facebook Twitter Instagram  

Tune in Alert: Local YouTube Stars on WLTZ

These two YouTube stars, Brandon Jordan and Jake/"DALLMYD", take us behind the scenes on WLTZ First News. Tune in Thursday night at 6:00, 10:00 and 11:00 pm EST. Can't tune in? Watch via our Livestream HERE.  

Facebook Launches Tool to Fight Revenge Porn

(CNN) - Facebook is stepping up to fight revenge porn. The social media giant says it will apply photo-matching to make sure intimate, non-consensual images that are reported once cannot be uploaded again. The service spans all Facebook properties, including…

Anchor / Multimedia Journalist

The NBC affiliate in Columbus, GA is looking for a strong communicator and journalist to co-anchor weeknight 10pm newscasts and report original content on-air, online, and via social media platforms. If you are confident and dynamic on-camera and are personally…