HomeWord’s Culture Update for 10/24/14

What’s Hot? 10/24/14

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A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies.
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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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Teen Self-Harm Linked to Problems as Adults

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Teenagers who hurt themselves intentionally are at a higher risk of developing mental health and substance abuse problems later in life, a new British study has found.
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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?

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

Trending Today on Twitter – 10/24/14
1. #HintingSeason
2. #StealMyGirlVideoToday
3. #EbolaInNYC
4. #NashVsIverson
5. #JcHasAnAfro
6. #TheBigRevivalTour
7. Steve Nash
8. Halloween
9. My Instagram
10. Christmas
Source: Twitter


Hot Searches on Google – 10/24/14
1. Denver Broncos
2. Ebola Nyc
3. Between Two Ferns
4. Gamergate
5. Lisa Ann
6. Broncos Sched
7. Yosemite
8. Boss Day
Source: Google


iTunes Top 10 Singles  – 10/24/14
1. Welcome To New York – Taylor Swift
2. Shake It Off – Taylor Swift
3. All About That Bass – Meghan Trainor
4. Take Me to Church – Hozier
5. Animals – Maroon 5
6. Out of the Woods – Taylor Swift
7. Habits (Stay High) – Tove Lo
8. Trumpets – Jason Derulo
9. Baby Don’t Lie – Gwen Stefani
10. Bang Bang – Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj
Source: iTunes


Top 10 TV Shows in Prime Time – Week Ending 10/19/14
1. NBC Sunday Night Football
2. NCIS
3. NCIS: New Orleans
4. CBS+NFLN Thursday Night Football
5. The Big Bang Theory
6. The OT
7. The Voice – Mon
8. Sat Night Football
9. Dancing with the Stars
10. Football Night in America – Part 3
Source: Nielsen Co.


Top 5 Free iOS Social Apps – 10/24/14
1. Facebook Messenger
2. Facebook
3. WhatsApp Messenger
4. Pinterest
5. Yik Yak
Source: iOSapp Stats


Top 5 Movies – Last Weekend
1. Fury
2. Gone Girl
3. The Book of Life
4. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
5. The Best Of Me
Source: Rotten Tomatoes

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