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2 hrs ago | WTKR-TV Norfolk

U.S. upholds employees' right to kvetch on Facebook

According to a National Labor Relations Board ruling made public in August, the Triple Play Sports Bar and Grille, of Watertown, Connecticut, has until Friday to re-hire employees fired in 2011 over a negative Facebook post and for clicking the "like" button.

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3 hrs ago | Express India

Homophobic, racist posts on Facebook harm mental health

Social networks, including Facebook, increase the risk of being exposed to "offensive behaviours and hate speech", which could have a harmful effect on users' mental wellbeing, a new study has warned.

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6 hrs ago | Mashable

Netflix (Finally) Understands You Don't Want to Share Everything on Facebook

You can now link your Netflix and Facebook accounts without every friend on your social network finding out about your High School Musical obsession.

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11 hrs ago | GoMo News

Ovum expects little EC opposition to Facebook/WhatsApp tie up

At the request of Facebook itself, The European Commission has begun its investigation into Facebook's acquisition of WhatsApp.

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14 hrs ago | Banburycake.co.uk

Gifts galore as Facebook appeal couple tie the knot

A COUPLE who turned to Facebook for help to get married tied the knot at the weekend after being inundated with offers of support.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Instagram, Facebook hurt your brain - Miley Cyrus

Singer Miley Cyrus poses backstage after winning Video of the Year for "Wrecking Ball" during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards.

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Related Topix: Miley Cyrus, Pop/Rock, Hannah Montana, Entertainment, Television, Startups, MTV Video Music Awards, Music!, Drugs

Express India

Polling booth to PMO, Narendra Modi is still growing strong on Facebook

Even after the shift from campaign to governance, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's growth on social media has shown nary a sign of slowing down.

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USA Today

Your Digital Life: Don't be a Facebook 'loser'

Your Digital Life: Don't be a Facebook 'loser' USA WEEKEND columnist Steven Petrow offers advice about digital etiquette.

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VentureBeat

Twitter starts to tweak its tweet stream, to better compete with Facebook

From the addition of video into the newsfeed to sponsored tweets, Twitter has recently been making changes to what its 271 million users see on their stream.

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The Washington Post

Phone Carriers Call for EU Rules to Hit Facebook and Google

Vodafone Group Plc and Telefonica SA used a technology conference in Spain today to call for the European Union to focus less on new rules for phone companies and more on Facebook Inc. and Google Inc. to reduce their dominance.

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Related Topix: Startups, Vodafone Group, Telecom, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Social Software, Telefonica SA, Internet, Science / Technology

Lancashire Telegraph

Great Harwood attacker apologised via Facebook

A MARTIAL art fan who attacked a teenager, leaving him with a smashed jaw in two places, was caught by police after he admitted the offence on Facebook .

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AME Info

Facebook announces plans to double staff in Dubai

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Mediaite.com

ABC News Uses Facebook to Find Stories It's Already Reported On

This Week announced a new feature Sunday morning, the "Find of the Week," in partnership with Facebook, in which it culls stories from what's trending on the social media platform.

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Clickz

Social Media in China Is Not Just About Facebook

Facebook leads the pack, but other social media platforms, especially coming from China, are the ones to watch going forward.

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Examiner.com

Herby: Beautiful ginger, abandoned, sick and out of time at high-kill 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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Silicon Alley Insider

Here's What It's Really Like To Work With Mark Zuckerberg At Facebook

That's why most people take what they see in the press or movies and create their own - often false and distorted - images of what it's like to work with them.

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USA Today

Scammers are cold: Be wary of Ice Bucket Challenge links

The summer of 2014 may become known as the summer of the Ice Bucket Challenge. The Ice Bucket Challenge, as we all know by now, is a fund raising activity to support the fight against amyotrophic sclerosis Scammers are cold: Be wary of Ice Bucket Challenge links The summer of 2014 may become known as the summer of the Ice Bucket Challenge.

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WBTV

4-year-old expelled over his mother's Facebook post

Ashley Habat told Heather Leigh of WJXT-TV that she and her son, Will, were running late for picture day at Sonshine Christian Academy in Callahan, FL.

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Iol.co.za

Facebook wants me to friend my shrink

For the past two weeks, whenever I've scrolled through my Facebook newsfeed I've come to the section "People You May Know."

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Related Topix: Startups, Social Software, Medicine, Psychiatry, Psychology, Science, Gay/Lesbian

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Raw Story

US extends offensive against Islamic State militants and Al-Qaeda using Twitter, Facebook

The United States has launched a social media offensive against the Islamic State and Al-Qaeda, setting out to win the war of ideas by ridiculing the militants with a mixture of blunt language and sarcasm.

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