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2 hrs ago | 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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Justin Timberlake ice Bucket Challenges

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

6 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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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18 hrs ago | 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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20 hrs ago | 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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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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KCCI-TV Des Moines

$15 million pours in from Ice Bucket Challenge

Maybe you're getting a little tired of seeing your Facebook feed flooded with people pouring water on their heads.

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Cambs Times

Barriers in Wisbech are "an accident waiting to happen"

Barriers placed around lamp posts in Wisbech are an accident waiting to happen according to a guest house owner who is among scores of people on social media sites who are worried about the problem.

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Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire County, England, Startups

Psychology Today

What Does Everyone Really Think of Your PDAs on Facebook?

When we present ourselves to the world on social media sites, like Facebook , often it's not just ourselves that we're presenting, but also our most important relationships.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Facebook users worry viral photo will become reality

Facebook users said a viral photo circulating on the social media site Sunday raised concerns because it referenced bringing the plot of a scary movie to life.

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WYFF-TV Greenville

Friend of man behind #IceBucketChallenge dies

An off-duty lifeguard happened to be nearby and recovered Corey Griffin, 27, from the bottom of the harbor, police in Nantucket, Massachusetts, said in a statement.

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Examiner.com

Facebook donated $10,000 to anti-gay Republican campaign

At a time when social issues often dominate political conversation, the social media giant Facebook has made a controversial donation to an anti-gay candidate.

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New York Daily News

South Carolina family creates Facebook challenge to cure 4-year-old daughter's fatal illness

The Saving Eliza campaign has started a new "#Sing2Lines" social media challenge.

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TMZ.com

Dog the Bounty Hunter -- Facebook Will Get You, Criminals

Dog the Bounty Hunter is going high tech, because he's now figured out a failsafe way to unleash the dog pound on criminals ... thanks to War Machine .

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Ghanamma.com

Borngreat Hits A Million On Facebook

Ghanaian gospel singer, Herty Borngreat, crossed a million "likes" on social media site, facebook.com this week, becoming the first Ghanaian musician to hit the mark.

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Silicon Alley Insider

Argentina's Fernandez Calls Holdouts Greedy, Bent On Thwarting Deal

Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez took to Facebook on Saturday to rail against her country's holdout creditors, calling them greedy and bent on thwarting a solution in order to keep Argentina mired in debt.

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