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Too much Facebook leads to envy and depression – CNNMoney


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Too much Facebook leads to envy and depression
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A recent study conducted by researchers at Nanyang Technological University, Bradley University and the University of Missouri Columbia found that heavy Facebook (FB, Tech30) users can experience envy — which can ultimately lead to extreme sadness.
Study links 'Facebook envy' with depression in college studentsThe Denver Post
Here's what could make Facebook users envious and depressedIBNLive
Study Links 'Facebook Envy' With Depression In StudentsHuffington Post UK
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Posted on 2 March 2015 | 12:10 pm

Help for Families: My son has too many Facebook ‘friends’ – Allentown Morning Call


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Help for Families: My son has too many Facebook 'friends'
Allentown Morning Call
Q: My 14-year-old son has a Facebook page. I looked at his friends list the other day, and realized that he is accepting every friend request that he gets, many of whom I don't recognize. I can't even tell how old some of them are. How should I talk to

Posted on 2 March 2015 | 11:04 am

14-year-old girl killed after Facebook spat, planned videotaped fight – CNN


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14-year-old girl killed after Facebook spat, planned videotaped fight
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Police in Alabama say a group of girls who quarreled on Facebook decided to take their grievances to a Birmingham park, where their fight was going to be videotaped and then posted online, CNN affiliate WBRC reported. After the melee ensued, two …
Teen killed, 2 others shot after Facebook quarrel moves to Alabama parkFox News
14-year-old girl shot dead at park over Facebook fightwtvr.com
14-year-old girl killed, 2 others shot after Facebook fightWGN-TV

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Posted on 2 March 2015 | 10:51 am

Facebook video shows LAPD shooting of homeless man during street scuffle – Mashable


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Facebook video shows LAPD shooting of homeless man during street scuffle
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A man was shot dead by a local police officer during an altercation in downtown Los Angeles on Sunday afternoon. In disturbing footage posted on Facebook by Anthony Blackburn, who witnessed the incident, a group of police officers can be seen in a
LAPD Shoot And Kill Homeless Man As Original Video Gains 1.4M Facebook The Inquisitr
Disturbing Facebook video of homeless man being shotOnline Social Media

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Posted on 2 March 2015 | 5:53 am

Is Facebook Friend or Foe for Telecom Operators? – Wall Street Journal


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Is Facebook Friend or Foe for Telecom Operators?
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BARCELONA— Mark Zuckerberg says his mission is to connect billions more people to the Internet. But the telecom operators that build networks in the far corners of the world are just as likely to view Facebook as a problem. They contend that Internet
An Uneasy Relationship Between Telecom and TechNew York Times

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Posted on 2 March 2015 | 1:17 am

Local 12-year-old political activist featured on Fox News after Facebook locks … – WRDW-TV


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Local 12-year-old political activist featured on Fox News after Facebook locks
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The video he says he felt the urge to make after rolling out bed one day may have gotten him locked out of Facebook. As the Executive Director of Young Georgians in Government, Pearson works to engage more young people in the political process.
12-year-old's Facebook page locked after YouTube clip questions President Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
Facebook Yanks Page Of 12-Year-Old Conservative Who Said Obama Doesn't Fox News (blog)
12-year-old Locked Out of Facebook After Saying Obama Doesn't Love AmericaNewsmax.com

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Posted on 2 March 2015 | 12:49 am

HTC takes on Facebook in virtual reality wars – CNBC


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HTC takes on Facebook in virtual reality wars
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In the looming battle of virtual reality technology, HTC and Valve Software are preparing to square off against Facebook's Oculus Rift. At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, both companies announced the Vive, a virtual reality headset that will be
HTC takes on Facebook in virtual reality warDaily Star

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Posted on 1 March 2015 | 10:17 pm

Girl, 14, Shot Dead During Fight Stemming From Facebook Dispute – NBCNews.com


Girl, 14, Shot Dead During Fight Stemming From Facebook Dispute
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An argument on Facebook turned into a fistfight that was to be recorded and posted online, but it ended in gunfire that killed a 14-year-old girl and wounded two others in Alabama on Friday, authorities said. Birmingham police said 14-year Kierra'onna

Posted on 1 March 2015 | 5:39 pm

2 Million Reasons to Buy Facebook Inc. Stock – Nasdaq


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2 Million Reasons to Buy Facebook Inc. Stock
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Facebook recently announced that it now has 2 million monthly active advertisers on its site, up from 1.5 million last July and 1 million in June 2013. That steep growth trajectory makes the social network a significant threat to Google , which

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Posted on 1 March 2015 | 1:34 pm

Facebook Wants to Use Its Interface to Stop Suicide – Newsweek


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Facebook Wants to Use Its Interface to Stop Suicide
Newsweek
In 2013, hours before 16-year-old Adrian Alvaresz killed himself during lunchtime in the courtyard of his high school in Texas, he posted a warning on Facebook: “I don't know if this is going to affect people or if ya'll are even going to care but I
Facebook to unveil suicide prevention tools6abc.com
Suicide Rising. Can Facebook Help?Guardian Liberty Voice
Facebook moves into suicide preventionMarketWatch
WTOP -Philly.com (blog)
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Posted on 28 February 2015 | 6:06 pm

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Too much Facebook can depress you

A recent study found that heavy Facebook users can experience envy, which can lead to depression.

Posted on 2 March 2015 | 12:26 pm

Too much Facebook leads to envy and depression

Constantly checking Facebook to see what your friends are doing could lead to some serious depression.

Posted on 2 March 2015 | 12:18 pm

Don’t use Facebook’s mobile app on your smartphone

Even if you’re someone who’s addicted to Facebook, you really ought to consider just accessing it through your mobile browser. Business Insider directs our attention to antivirus software firm AVG’s rankings of the worst mobile apps for your phone’s battery and its overall performance, and Facebook is not surprisingly one of the worst offenders. RELATED: 10 apps that are killing your Android …

Posted on 28 February 2015 | 3:40 pm

Facebook moves into suicide prevention

Facebook announced that it’s adding new tools to help any of its 1.35 billion users who express suicidal thoughts on their page.

Posted on 27 February 2015 | 9:24 pm

How Does Facebook Make Money?

By now, most everyone is aware of the success of Facebook Inc (NASDAQ: FB ) as a social media platform. As of early 2015, Facebook had about 1.4 billion monthly active users. Few investors would argue …

Posted on 27 February 2015 | 1:47 pm

App Ads Are Booming Business for Facebook

App ads account for more than half of Facebook’s mobile revenue—and they show how the ad market is changing. After launching a mobile app in December 2012, the event ticket search engine SeatGeek needed a better way to get lots of people to install it. Driving installations with search ads was expensive, and banner ads were annoying to smartphone users. As luck would have it, two months earlier …

Posted on 27 February 2015 | 6:37 am

Facebook improves tool for suicide prevention

Facebook is adding new features to its site to provide better information and support to people at risk of suicide. Facebook, the world’s largest social network, has become a place for many of its 1.3 billion active users to share deeply personal thoughts. When users see posts from people who are directly threatening suicide, they should contact local emergency services immediately, Facebook …

Posted on 26 February 2015 | 10:08 pm

Facebook Unveils iOS Ad Manager, Advertisers Cross 2M Mark – Analyst Blog

This Tuesday, Facebook, Inc. (FB) made a couple of important announcements regarding its advertising business.

Posted on 26 February 2015 | 9:49 pm

Facebook adds new gender option for users: fill in the blank

Facebook users who don't fit any of the 58 gender identity options offered by the social media giant are now being given a rather big 59th option: fill in the blank.

Posted on 26 February 2015 | 8:53 pm

Facebook (FB) Stock Rising Today After Upbeat Piper Jaffray Note

NEW YORK (TheStreet) — Shares of Facebook  are up 0.82% to $80.21 in afternoon trading Thursday, following a positive note by analysts at Piper Jaffray earlier today. The firm issued a note saying the social media giant's Oculus division could be used to watch NBA and NHL games using virtual reality technology. Piper analysts said enabling virtual reality broadcasts of NBA and NHL games would …

Posted on 26 February 2015 | 8:28 pm