The social networking craze of posting, poking, chatting, messaging and tweeting in chat-rooms, virtual worlds and blogs has most likely become part of your daily life.

Social Networking provides you with many ways to connect with people, keep in touch with friends and family, share photos and videos, and get involved with issues that interest you, tell people what's on your mind, list events, be creative and play games.

Social media is a powerful communication tool and there are many benefits of using social networking sites but there are also some dangers associated with it. 

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BRAIN STRAIN

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WHAT'S NEWS

1. Australian Socceroos defeated South Korea 2-1 

2. Novak Djokovic (men's singles) Serena Williams (women's singles)

3. Prince Phillip



Cop assaulted with box cutter by Banora Point man

Cop assaulted with box cutter by Banora Point man

The officer had his gun drawn on the man at the time.

Tweed police officer retires after 32 years

Tweed police officer retires after 32 years

Senior Constable Grant "Seddo” Seddon signs off for final time.

Community raises road safety concerns for Pottsville quarry

Community raises road safety concerns for Pottsville quarry

Residents aren't happy with a proposal to increase truck movements

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