Articles Tagged with Facebook

Have Facebook Addiction? Watching This Video May Tell You [Video]

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You know the person. Always on their phone and hardly able to engage in the world around them. Always checking social media and forgetting to live in the present. What? You don’t know anyone like that? Or are you that person? For some, being hooked on the smartphone and the social media apps on the… Read more »

Helen Mirren Wants To Live To Be 150, And This Is One Reason Why

Helen Mirren Is 69, But She Wants To Live Longer

Today, July 26, is Helen Mirren’s 69th birthday. And the Oscar-winning actress said that she would like to live to be 150. During an interview with the Scottish Daily Record, Mirren said “one of the reasons” she wants to live for a long time is because of the advancements in technology. “Technology, as it changes,… Read more »

Tumblr CEO Hangs With President Obama

Tumblr CEO Hangs With President Obama

Tumblr CEO David Karp may not be as well known as other tech gurus, but his social media site continues to surge in popularity and his latest exploits should only help. The Tumblr creator recently rubbed elbows with the most powerful man in the world at a fundraiser. In addition to the Tumblr creator getting… Read more »

Kendall Jones: Democrat Offers 100K For Nude Photos Of Texas Cheerleader

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Nude photos of Texas cheerleader Kendall Jones will garner a $100,000 bounty from Virginia Democratic Congressional candidate Mike Dickinson. The self-described liberal has a history of posting messages often deemed insulting and inflammatory on social networking websites. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, Kendall Jones is the Texas cheerleader who posted controversial photos of herself… Read more »

Mark Zuckerberg Says The Internet Should Be As Accessible As 911 Service

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In a Wall Street Journal piece posted Monday, Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg argued that basic internet services should be as free and accessible as dialing 911 for health and crime emergencies. Zuckerberg noted that although there had been a noticeable increase in internet usage over the years, only one third of the world population is… Read more »

Facebook Study Author Apologizes After Criticism Of Research Methods

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This weekend, news of a controversial Facebook study aimed at manipulating the emotions of users was widely criticized — and one of the authors of the research addressed the backlash in a Facebook post yesterday. Adam Kramer, one of three Facebook study authors, spoke to the methodology and results of the somewhat unsettling experiment, in… Read more »

Just A Facebook Study? Or Is The Social Network Gaslighting Us All?

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Right now, it seems everyone is talking about a controversial Facebook study that, without user consent, secretly enrolled Facebookers into a social media hellscape of emotional manipulation and an intentional distortion of their perception of reality. So Facebook is gaslighting you and everybody you know. What’s the big deal? Didn’t we sign up for this… Read more »

Facebook Brown Bear Close Encounter Goes Viral

Facebook Brown Bear Gets Too Close

A Facebook brown bear close encounter has gone viral two years after user Drew Hamilton of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game posted it to Facebook. Luckily for Hamilton, the bear wasn’t hungry that day. If it had been, there would have been very little Hamilton could have done about it. (See Grizzly Man… Read more »

CIA Joins Twitter With Amazing First Tweet

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The CIA has come in from the cold, joining Twitter and Facebook, and the first tweet from the Agency’s account is a kitschy gem that would make any spook proud. We can neither confirm nor deny that this is our first tweet. — CIA (@CIA) June 6, 2014 A joking reference to the CIA’s history,… Read more »

Bashar al-Assad Facebook Ads Cause Outcry

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It is not everyday that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s Facebook ads show up in someone’s feeds, but when they do, it causes quite the controversy for the world’s largest social media site. Assad’s ads, which linked to his re-election campaign’s Facebook account with over 230,000 fans, have already been taken down, according to the company…. Read more »

Mike Rowe Has A Gut-Check After Meeting Quadruple Amputee (Video)

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Mike Rowe, known for hosting the show Dirty Jobs, had an incredible encounter recently when he was in Washington, D.C. attending the Science and Engineering Festival. Mike explained on Facebook how he was working his way through a crowd of thousands of people trying to get to the other side of the convention center to… Read more »

Feminazi Ideology: Facebook Page Celebrating Fatal Shootings Finally Removed

Feminazi Ideology Attack Page Finally Removed From Facebook

“Feminazi ideology” is a term being used by Facebook supporters in celebration of Isla Vista killer Elliot Rodger, and unfortunately, it took multiple user requests and attention from The Guardian before the social networking site would do anything about it. As of Tuesday morning, the page has been removed, but it was a hard-fought removal,… Read more »

Your Facebook Rants May Be Illegal [Judge's Ruling]

Facebook Rants May Not Be Legal

Facebook rants are as old as the social media platform itself. It seems like any time there’s a divorce or a family scuffle or a religious disagreement, we take to our little corner of the web to set the record straight. Well, according to a state appellate court’s affirmation of a lower court judge’s decision,… Read more »

Facebook Slingshot App To Take On Snapchat

Let the app wars begin!

Say hello to Slingshot, an upcoming Facebook application being heralded as Facebook’s first-ever legitimate competitor to Snapchat. That’s right, folks. Your options for quick and discreet photo and video messaging are about to go up by one. According to the Financial Times, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg himself is overseeing the project. Slingshot will permit you… Read more »

13-Year-Old Girl Commits Suicide After Mom Bans Her From Using Facebook

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A 13-year-old girl from India committed suicide after her mother banned her from using Facebook. Aditi Gupta allegedly hanged herself after her mother prohibited her from using the social networking site. According to the Daily Mail, Gupta was reportedly upset when her mother told her that she was no longer allowed to have a Facebook… Read more »