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1 hr ago | WKRC-AM Cincinnati

Summer 2014 Was the Worst Ever

Summer is usually my favorite time of year. It's a season that conjures up joyful thoughts of vacations and fun in the sun.

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Related Topix: Startups, Terrorism, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Anthony Weiner, Democrat, Ferguson, MO

4 hrs ago | Logan Banner

Commission now on Facebook

During August's last regular meeting on Thursday, Commission President Danny Godby announced that the public will now be able to access the workings of the commission using the social media site.

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8 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

Campos suspends effort to extend social media privacy to government workers

After success passing a law that bars private employers from demanding social media passwords from employees and job applicants, San Jose Assemblywoman Nora Campos has suspended efforts to extend those protections to government workers.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups, Social Software, Science / Technology

Thu Aug 28, 2014

JD Supra

More Reasons for Employers to 'DISLIKE' Facebook

In a case that has been percolating since 2011, the NLRB has ruled that an employer must reinstate an employee who was fired for "LIKING" an anti-management post on Facebook, as well as provide the employee with back pay and benefits.

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InsideHalton.com

Dating site for cheaters sues South Korea

A dating website for married people seeking affairs is suing the government of South Korea after being blocked in that country over what it says are false allegations of illegal activity.

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Related Topix: Social Software, North America, Canada, World News, Startups

Manawatu Evening Standard

Sellers swap TradeMe for Facebook

FACEBOOK SELLER: Charlotte Hurst of Pakuranga, pictured with her son Lincoln, uses Facebook rather than TradeMe to sell items online.

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KOAT-TV

Study suggests link between Facebook, divorce

The numbers show 16 percent of couples that don't use social media contemplated divorce, compared to 32 percent of couples who do use social media.

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South Coast Register

Moruya flood rescue man sets Facebook straight

THE man rescued along with his family from rising floodwaters south-west of Moruya on Tuesday has spoken of his gratitude to his rescuers, of the public reaction and of the ordeal itself.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

ABC Action News

Mom's Facebook post gets 4-year-old son expelled

CALLAHAN, Fla. - A Florida mom says her four-year-old was expelled from his preschool over a message she posted on her personal Facebook page.

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BBC News

Call for Facebook beheadings rethink

One of Facebook's safety advisers is to call on it to introduce safeguards to prevent users from stumbling upon gruesome images.

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KREM-TV Spokane

Facebook users self-censor on controversial topics

If you didn't see a lot of talk about Ferguson and Michael Brown on your Facebook feed, maybe that's because your Facebook friends were afraid you'd disagree.

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Related Topix: Startups, Social Software, Ferguson, MO, Science, Computer Science

Channel3000

Should you buy ISIS? No, not that one

You might think that a company called Isis Pharmaceuticals would be itching to change its name in order to avoid confusion with the terrorist organization Islamic State of Iraq and Syria .

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Related Topix: Biotech, Isis Pharmaceuticals, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Social Software, Twitter

WSJ Media and Advertising

Facebook's International Ad Efforts: Different Ads For Different Mobile Speeds

Facebook is increasingly looking outside of the U.S. and Western Europe to generate advertising revenues.

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Inside Bay Area

Can success of Ice Bucket Challenge be replicated?

In today's world of social media fundraising, the ALS Association has hit the megamillions jackpot -- and created a social-media model that nonprofits everywhere are anxious to exploit.

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Related Topix: George Bush, Mark Zuckerberg, Startups, Non-Profit, Moraga, CA

Inside Bay Area

Biz Break: Instagram branches out with Hyperlapse time-lapse app

Today: Instagram introduces another app separate from its namesake, a time-lapse video app, and Facebook hits a record high.

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Related Topix: Instagram, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups, Social Software, Apple, Ipad, Science / Technology

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Examiner.com

Jazz: Stunning tortie is running 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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News 4 Jax

Facebook comment gets 4-year-old expelled

VIDEO: A local mom is outraged after her 4-year-old son is expelled from Sonshine Christian Academy following a comment she posted on Facebook.

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TheBostonChannel.com

American fighting for ISIS killed in Syria

An American named Douglas McCain was killed last weekend in Syria, where he was fighting for ISIS, two U.S. officials told CNN.

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Ruidoso News

Tri-Valley A&E: Escape the dead with ice-cold brew, 'Iceman Cometh'

With a Zombie Pub Crawl bringing the dead to life on Sept. 4 and the 15th Annual Eugene O'Neill Festival's evocative presentation of "The Iceman Cometh" coming Sept 19-28 to Tao House, escapism is unavoidable, even commonplace.

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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Ice Bucket Challenge video posted on Facebook leads police to wanted man

When 20-year-old Jesean Morris decided to post an "Ice Bucket Challenge" video on his Facebook page, it's unlikely that he thought it would lead to his arrest by police officers in Omaha, Nebraska.

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