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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


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.


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.


Related Topix: Startups, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

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.


Related Topix: Startups, Wedding


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.


Related Topix: Twitter, Startups, Social Software, Science, Computer Science, Marketing

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.


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 .


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

AME Info

Facebook announces plans to double staff in Dubai

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

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.


Related Topix: Startups, Television


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.


Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Mark Zuckerberg, Marketing, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

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.


Related Topix: Greenville County, SC, Startups

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.


Related Topix: Startups, Mark Zuckerberg

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.


Related Topix: Startups, Social Software


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.


Related Topix: Startups, Callahan, FL

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."


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.


Related Topix: Twitter, Social Software, Startups

Small Business Trends

From Our Community: Lessons from Facebook Messenger, Ice Bucket Challenge

Recently, social media has been abuzz with things like the Ice Bucket Challenge and the controversy surrounding Facebook Messenger.


Related Topix: Marketing, Startups, Social Software

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Fallout in Ferguson over questionable police actions

One St. Louis-area police officer resigned and another retired in the continued fallout from questionable police actions in the days after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager in a Missouri suburb.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Missouri, Startups, St. Ann, MO

TNT Facebook page seeking tips

People use social media every day to chat with friends and stay informed, but now law enforcement is using it too, but for a different reason.


Related Topix: Startups, Social Software, Drugs, Marketing

Business Journal

Zenimax adds Facebook to its suit against Oculus, expands allegations against social network

Zenimax Media Inc. on Thursday added Facebook Inc. to its 3-month-old intellectual property lawsuit against Oculus VR, expanding its allegations against the world's largest social network.


Related Topix: Startups, ZeniMax, Social Software


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