HomeWord’s Culture Update for 10/17/14

Court Rules Parents May Be Liable for What Their Kids Post on Facebook

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A Georgia appellate court has ruled that the parents of a seventh-grade student may be negligent for failing to delete a fake Facebook profile their son created to bully a female classmate.
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Another Study Finds Teens Still Sexting

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Another new study confirms that a large number of American teens continue to send and receive sexual images on their cellphones.
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What’s Hot? 10/17/14

A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies.
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Authoritarian Mothers Linked to Increased Teen Alcohol Use

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Having an authoritarian mother may increase the likelihood that a teen develops alcohol-related problems.
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What’s Hot?

A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies.

Trending Today on Twitter – 10/17/14
1. #NeverEndingPasta
2. Ron Klain
3. #EbolaCzar
4. #MyLoveLifeIn3Words
5. #EmblemFallTour
6. #SpookierBooks
7. #HappyBirthdayEminem
8. Dr. Fauci
9. Trap God 3
10. Kobe
Source: Twitter

Hot Searches on Google – 10/17/14
1. Fury
2. Apple
3. SF Giants
4. Patriots
5. Misty Upham
6. Paul Rudd
7. Yosemite
8. Boss Day
Source: Google

iTunes Top 10 Singles  – 10/17/14
1. Skeptic – Slipknot
2. Out of the Woods – Taylor Swift
3. Shake It Off – Taylor Swift
4. All About That Bass – Meghan Trainor
5. Animals – Maroon 5
6. Something From Nothing – Foo Fighters
7. Killpop – Slipknot
8. Bang Bang – Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj
9. Habits (Stay High) – Tove Lo
10. Trumpets – Jason Derulo
Source: iTunes

Top 10 TV Shows in Prime Time – Week Ending 10/12/14
1. NBC Sunday Night Football
3. The Big Bang Theory
4. CBS+NFLN Thursday Night Football
5. NCIS: New Orleans
6. The OT
7. The Voice – Mon
8. Dancing with the Stars
9. Scorpion
10. The Big Bang Theory – Mon (2)
Source: Nielsen Co.

Top 5 Free iOS Game Apps – 10/17/14
1. Angry Birds Transformers
2. New Words With Friends
3. Daddy Long Legs
4. Hyspherical
5. Make Them Fight
Source: iOSapp Stats

Top 5 Movies – Last Weekend
1. Gone Girl
2. Dracula Untold
3. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
4. Annabelle
5. The Judge
Source: Rotten Tomatoes

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