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Girl, 16, stabs best friend 65 times following Facebook argument

Girl, 16, stabs best friend 65 times following Facebook argument Anel Baez (right) was stabbed over 60 times after a Facebook argument got out of control. Source: Facebook Source: Supplied A 16-year-old girl is alleged to have murdered her best … Continue reading

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Why I Quit Facebook And Why You Should Too | Elite Daily

I’m no longer on Facebook. I was for many years, but I couldn’t put up with it any longer, as I derived zero pleasure from it, yet couldn’t stop looking at it. I realize that I’m leaving behind the ability to see … Continue reading

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Kids to speak up about bullying | Sky News Australia

Mental health group KidsMatter is urging parents to use the national day against bullying to chat with their children about their online activities. About 2000 Australian schools have signed up to take part in the fourth National Day of Action … Continue reading

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Facebook makes it easier to track teenage users

Facebook has loosened its privacy rules for teenagers as a debate swirls over online threats to children from bullies and sexual predators. The move, announced on Wednesday, allows teenagers to post status updates, videos and images that can be seen … Continue reading

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Are you Addicted to Facebook?

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Self-censoring may be self-preservation | Herald Sun

AS THE world was reeling from the horror of the Boston Marathon blasts, news came through of the massive explosion at a fertiliser plant near Waco in Texas. As I trawled for information, I came across a video posted on … Continue reading

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Facebook’s big misogyny problem | guardian.co.uk

Last week, Laura Bates, of the Everyday Sexism Project, tweeted a message to FinnAir, asking the company if it knew its advertising appeared on a Facebook page endorsing violence against women. The company responded: “This is totally against our values and … Continue reading

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The pros and cons of Facebook | PureSight

Launched in February 2004, Facebook has recently announced that it has 1 billion active users worldwide1 (about 3 times the population of the United States!) Although buried and eulogized many times over, Facebook’s popularity is still very much on the … Continue reading

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Facebook Privacy Settings | Facebook Changes Privacy Again

Facebook … new options for untagging photos. Profiles no longer unsearchable Block people with one click Pop-up privacy shortcuts It’s deja vu all over again for Facebook privacy. Facebook’s vision of its member base is a bunch of people naked, … Continue reading

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Private messages have been exposed

Users vow to desert Facebook amid latest scandal By Alex Mann, Sophie McNeill and Michael Atkin Frustrated users say they are convinced Facebook has breached their privacy and are vowing to quit the social network, despite official denials that private … Continue reading

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