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Facebook to Notify Users When Friends are Nearby

Facebook users will soon be able to receive notices on their mobile app when they’re near friends, signaling an effort by the online social network to play a bigger role in real-world interactions. Users will have to opt in separately … Continue reading

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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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Study: More Time on Facebook Could Mean Worse Body Image for Women – US News

As if you need another reason to spend less time on Facebook. An international team of researchers has found that spending more time on the social media site could hurt a woman’s body image. The findings, set to be presented … Continue reading

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Social media: government sees and hears all

After the Immigration Department pressured a Sydney woman to remove a Facebook post, Noel Towell examines the extent of government monitoring of social media. In an office in the Immigration Department’s Canberra headquarters in early 2011, a public servant was … 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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How Facebook users are being scammed by ‘naked friends’

Don’t be tempted to check out your friends in the buff. A Facebook virus is currently doing the rounds promising videos of your naked mates. ANOTHER day, another online scam you should be aware of. This time, internet security company … Continue reading

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Facebook and Others Predict Life Events Based on What You Post | Russ Warner

More than 1 billion users give Facebook their personal info every day, including basics such as name, city, school, employment, relationship status, interests, events attended, etc. But in spite of the option to set your privacy settings to “high,” Facebook … Continue reading

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Frenzied social media backlash – or a simple case of being bullied by Facebook?

A Catholic owner of a chemist who discourages customers from buying oral contraception for birth control purposes has been dropped from the Soul Pattinson group. Soul Pattinson released an official statement on their website and Facebook page, after a frenzied … 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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Facebook changes privacy seetings to allow teens to go public | The Australian

FACEBOOK is now allowing teenagers to share their posts on the social network with anyone on the internet, raising the risks of minors leaving a digital trail that could lead to trouble. The change announced Wednesday affects Facebook users who … Continue reading

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