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1 min ago | WHTC

Class action against Facebook attracts 60,000 users

An Austrian law student said his class action challenging Facebook for alleged privacy violations had gathered support from 60,000 users and passed its first legal review.

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4 hrs ago | Live Science

10 Tips for Healthy Facebook Breakups

Breaking up is hard to do - especially when everyone from your best friend to that fellow from the office knows the instant you unclick "in a relationship" on Facebook.

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Related Topix: Startups, Social Software, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

8 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Facebook awards 'Internet Defense Prize'

Facebook on Wednesday awarded a $50,000 Internet Defense Prize to a pair of German researchers with a seemingly viable approach to detecting vulnerabilities in Web applications.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Townsend Times

George W. Bush takes ice bucket challenge

In this image from video posted on Facebook, courtesy of the George W. Bush Presidential Center, former President George W. Bush participates in the ice bucket challenge with the help of his wife, Laura Bush, in Kennebunkport, Maine.

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Related Topix: W., George Bush, Social Software, Startups, Frank Caliendo, Laura Bush

WTOC-TV Savannah

Want to pass your Facebook account to an heir? Move to Delaware

Becoming the first state to pass broad legislation related to the ownership of digital accounts, a new law in Delaware allows residents to pass digital assets to heirs, just like physical and financial assets.

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News Herald

Foley set out to record 'most important things'

Foley set out to record 'most important things' The American journalist James Foley was executed by Islamist fighters Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Startups, Social Software, Rochester, NH, Marquette University

Ealing Times

Twitter will now add selected tweets to users' timelines

Tweets from accounts that you do not follow will now appear in your Twitter timeline, the social network has confirmed.

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Daily Mail

Britain 'to send three Tornado reconnaissance jets to Nigeria' to...

'Spare the lives of the remaining hostages. Like Jim they are innocents': Brave mother of beheaded American journalist calls on ISIS to cease killing as she pays tribute to her 'extraordinary son' EXCLUSIVE Marine's pregnant wife 'killed by her lover' was overjoyed by baby news after suffering previous miscarriage as police claim suspect looked up ... (more)

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The Macon Telegraph

Aniston, Hamm, Hudson set to Stand Up to Cancer

They are among the stars slated to appear on "Stand Up to Cancer," the hour-long telethon set to air Sept.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Business Highlights

Behold the cascade of baby photos, the flood of funny kid anecdotes and the steady stream of school milestones on Facebook.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Examiner.com

Liv: Only 2 months old and out of time at high-kill upstate shelter

According to Facebook: Greenville County Pet Rescue , this beauty is running out of time at the high-kill upstate shelter.

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Related Topix: Greenville County, SC, Startups

Worcester News

Black mark for police on Twitter and Facebook use

POLICE officers and staff in the West Mercia force have been investigated 20 times for misuse of social media sites like Facebook and Twitter in the last five years.

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KION 46

Support grows for officer who shot teen

While the nation is watching and hearing the angry protests in support of black shooting victim Michael Brown, a different kind of support is being voiced for the white police officer who fatally shot the unarmed teenager.

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Bradenton.com

No photos: Parents opt to keep babies off Facebook

In this Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 photo provided by Wasim Ahmad, Ahmad, left, and his wife, Lakshmi Ramsoondar-Ahmad, pose with their newborn son in Merrick, N.Y. Two days after his son was born, Ahmad bought the website domain with his son's name.

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Related Topix: Startups, Social Software, Merrick, NY, Parenting

Country 92.5 FM

Lady Gaga Gets Artistic With ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Lady Gaga is putting her spin on the fast-spreading ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The eccentric pop star posted her video on Monday, after being challenged by gossip blogger Jared Eng of JustJared.com.

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South Wales Argus

Two Gwent police officers warned over using Facebook to contact members of the public

TWO GWENT police officers were given written warnings for contacting members of the public on Facebook, documents obtained by the Press Association found.

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Bicester Advertiser

Skye's the limit as loom band appeal heads for stratosphere

ALL across Oxfordshire, groups of children are working to fulfil Skye Hall's dying wish to make the world's longest loom band.

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Related Topix: Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Startups

Mon Aug 18, 2014

NewsFactor

Five Questions for Facebook's Security Chief

Social networking giant Facebook's chief security officer Joe Sullivan says Facebook's biggest security concern is its ads.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Email Spam, Facebook Messenger, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Wireless, Emerging Technology

Seeking Alpha

Facebook's Possible Plans For Its Messenger App

Facebook has a natural monopoly, through its massive user base, that will allow it to rapidly scale into new industries and quickly disrupt them.

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Boston.com

Facebook's New Policy Can't Kill Satire Because It's Already Dead

As anyone who has ever puzzled over the intent of an email devoid of a winking emoticon can tell you, it can be hard to detect sarcasm online.

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