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Google And Facebook Rewire The Internet As FCC Dithers – Forbes


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Google And Facebook Rewire The Internet As FCC Dithers
Forbes
The latest case in point: what Google and Facebook are cooking up as they rewire the Internet. In their earliest years, Google and Facebook tolerated the same Internet architecture that suffices for all the rest of us. But as Google and Facebook got

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Posted on 24 November 2014 | 5:51 pm

Police: New Mexico man posts photos of stolen guns on Facebook, which victim … – Fox News


Police: New Mexico man posts photos of stolen guns on Facebook, which victim
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A New Mexico man is facing charges after police say he posted Facebook photos of stolen guns from an unsolved burglary. KOB-TV reports (http://goo.gl/lYz9HD ) that Christopher Banegas recently was arrested and charged in …

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Posted on 24 November 2014 | 4:39 pm

How to Make Sense of Facebook’s Marketing Policies – CIO


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How to Make Sense of Facebook's Marketing Policies
CIO
During last week's closing keynote at the Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA) Summit in Los Angeles, Allison Hendrix, policy manager for Facebook's public policy management and communications team, gave marketers a crash course on what …

Posted on 24 November 2014 | 3:54 pm

Supreme Court case tests the limits of free speech on Facebook and other … – Washington Post


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Supreme Court case tests the limits of free speech on Facebook and other
Washington Post
Instead, he posted it on his Facebook page, for all to see, in a prose style reminiscent of the violent, misogynistic lyrics of rap artists he admired. In its first examination of the limits of free speech on social media, the Supreme Court will
These Hostile Facebook Posts Ignited A Fight That's Going To The Supreme CourtBusiness Insider
Supreme Court to Consider When a Facebook Post Breaks the LawWall Street Journal (blog)
Is a violent Facebook post protected free speech? Supreme Court will weigh the Washington Business Journal (blog)
Constitution Daily (blog) -legal Insurrection (blog)
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Posted on 24 November 2014 | 3:41 pm

Facebook Envy Leads Moms to ‘Financial Insecurity’ – ABC News


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Facebook Envy Leads Moms to 'Financial Insecurity'
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Showing off on social media isn't just for the rich kids of Instagram. Far from it. New research shows the majority of moms feel pressure to appear well off on social media. For every day people – moms included – a daily visit to Facebook is often an

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Posted on 24 November 2014 | 2:32 pm

From Instagram to WhatsApp: A Snapshot of Facebook’s Acquisitions (Infographic) – Entrepreneur


From Instagram to WhatsApp: A Snapshot of Facebook's Acquisitions (Infographic)
Entrepreneur
Back in July 2007, Facebook made its first acquisition when it bought Parakey for an undisclosed amount of money. The company has continued to buy up other sites in the years since — most notably, messaging service WhatsApp for a final price of $22

Posted on 24 November 2014 | 1:40 pm

Marine Corps Finds It Tough To Shut Down Sexist Facebook Groups – NPR (blog)


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Marine Corps Finds It Tough To Shut Down Sexist Facebook Groups
NPR (blog)
A veteran of the war in Afghanistan, Keleher soon became intimately familiar with unofficial Marine Facebook pages like JTTOTS, which are forums for crude humor that often targets women. Female Marines are being openly harassed and denigrated on …

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Posted on 24 November 2014 | 1:29 pm

French man with Down’s syndrome sent 30000 birthday cards after Facebook … – The Independent


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French man with Down's syndrome sent 30000 birthday cards after Facebook
The Independent
According to local paper La Voix du Nord, it read: “I have a request to make to all my Facebook friends – my son Manuel is going to turn 30 years old on November 22 and he loves to receive postcards. Manuel Parisseaux received 30,000 cards “He has …
French man receives 30000 birthday cards after family's Facebook appealTelegraph.co.uk
30000 birthday cards sent to one man in France after viral Facebook postRadio 1
Man with Down's syndrome gets 30000 birthday cards after Facebook appealMetro
Irish Independent -The New Paper -New Zealand Herald
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Posted on 24 November 2014 | 1:07 pm

Married or not: One click dating profile 2:19 – CBC.ca


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Married or not: One click dating profile 2:19
CBC.ca
Last January, Sherkin says she got a pop-up ad on Facebook from Zoosk.com. "I didn't know what it was," she said. "So I clicked on the X to close it. At least I thought I did. "However, what happened was it brought me to the Zoosk site, which turned
Facebook Info Sharing Created Zoosk.Com Dating Profile For Married WomanHuffington Post Canada

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Posted on 24 November 2014 | 12:59 pm

Facebook’s social network for businesses reportedly launching January 2015 – The Next Web


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Facebook's social network for businesses reportedly launching January 2015
The Next Web
Facebook is slated to launch its collaboration and social networking tool for workplaces early next year, reports WSJ. Dubbed 'Facebook at Work', the tool will allow employees to work together on projects and chat in real-time via an interface similar
Facebook for work coming in January: reportCANOE
'Facebook at Work' rumoured to be given 15 January launch dateSiliconrepublic.com
January Debut for Facebook at Work?AllFacebook

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Posted on 24 November 2014 | 9:52 am

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These Hostile Facebook Posts Ignited A Fight That's Going To The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court is going to hear a free…

Posted on 24 November 2014 | 7:19 pm

Facebook Envy Leads Moms to 'Financial Insecurity'

Moms report feeling pressure to appear "well off" on social media.

Posted on 24 November 2014 | 5:22 pm

Facebook for work coming in January: report

For anyone making a new year's resolution to cut back on social media use, a new challenge might arise in early 2015 — in the workplace, as Facebook's new work-focused site is now being tipped to go live as soon as this January.

Posted on 24 November 2014 | 4:39 pm

Take a Tour of Facebook’s Giant Corporate Art Lab

Drew Bennett was enjoying Dolores Park one weekend, hanging out with some friends, when his phone rang. Mark Zuckerberg, the caller told him, would be at his studio that afternoon. So Bennett left his friends, hopped on his bike, and pedaled across San Francisco to the Dogpatch, down near the bay. He didn’t expect the […] The post Take a Tour of Facebook’s Giant Corporate Art Lab appeared first …

Posted on 24 November 2014 | 11:46 am

Facebook Info Sharing Created Zoosk.Com Dating Profile For Married Woman

Mari Sherkin has been out of the dating game for a long time. At least that's what she thought — she's been married for more than 25 years. Imagine her surprise when she started getting hundreds of emails from men who wanted to date her. The men had found Sherkin's profile on Zoosk.com, a popular dating website — a website she had never heard of and a profile she says she didn't create. So, how …

Posted on 24 November 2014 | 11:11 am

High court case tests free speech limits on Facebook

© Paul Sakuma/AP Photo An unidentified person looks at Facebook on her computer at her home in Palo Alto, Calif., on June 4, 2012. Is it thick enough to stop a bullet?”

Posted on 24 November 2014 | 2:13 am

From Instagram to WhatsApp: A Snapshot of Facebook's Acquisitions (Infographic)

Facebook has spent billions acquiring companies over the years. Here's what it bought, and why.

Posted on 23 November 2014 | 11:00 pm

Marine Corps Finds It Tough To Shut Down Sexist Facebook Groups

Female Marines are being humiliated and generally degraded by their peers on Facebook. The groups' pages are frequently shut down, but return within days due to a dedicated following.

Posted on 23 November 2014 | 8:17 pm

Facebook 'newspaper' spells trouble for media

Facebook's move to fulfill its ambition to be the personal "newspaper" for its billion-plus members is likely to mean more woes for the ailing news media. The huge social network has become a key source of news for many users, as part of a dramatic shift in how people get information in the digital age. Zuckerberg said that while a newspaper provides the same information to every reader …

Posted on 23 November 2014 | 4:03 am

Facebook at Work: Here's what you need to know

If the social network decides to make its foray into the enterprise world, here's what it needs to do.

Posted on 21 November 2014 | 2:03 pm