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"If I Die" app inspires us to think "beyond"

There's a new app in town for Facebook – and it'll come in handy if your days are numbered. "If I Die" is an app specifically designed to give users a chance to write their final status update in advance. Here's how it works: You...

Saudi Arabian jailed for attempting to sell son on Facebook

In the market for a child? Look no further than Facebook. Saudi Arabian man Saud bin Nasser Al Shahry posted an advertisement on Facebook to sell his son for $20 million. Apparently, he didn't want to live in poverty. He turned to trafficking, which...

Facebook needs to fix its Effin blocking

Ann Marie Kennedy is one proud Effin woman. She's an Effin woman who's upset about Facebook's Effin policy. Kennedy, 47, says she's had a Facebook page for two years, and in June of this year, she decided to add her hometown. But the social...
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Keep the fetus out of social media

Well. Facebook has made the leap from sublime to ridiculous. At least in our humble opinion. We've been able to list our family members for a while now, but it seems you can now add those family members who haven't quite arrived yet. You can add...

Planking: It's more than just laminate flooring

A young Australian bloke was arrested this week in Queensland for "planking." Aren't a hipster? Don't have a clue what planking is? It's simple really. The art of planking involves lying rigidly over an object, face down, arms by...
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Don't have time to tweet? Schedule it ahead of time

The world is addicted to Facebook and Twitter. We're just all up in each other's business. We know when our friends are having a bad day at work, we know when they're sick and we know when relationships end. We know what they think about what's...

Think before you snark

Snark. It's defined in the Urban Dictionary as a combination of "snide" and "remark" – it's a sarcastic comment, which uses sarcasm or malice. Snarkologists are known for their biting, cruel humor or wit, which is commonly...
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Facebook fights – whether you pick or not – are a bad thing

Be careful what you post – or change – on Facebook. It could lead to jail time. Authorities in Florida have arrested a couple after their fight turned physical. Tina Cash, 31, changed their relationship status on Facebook, then "unfriended"...

Cross-eyed opossum gets worldwide attention, gains 'friends'

Out of all the "creatures" that inhabit Facebook, there's one that didn't ask to be there – but she's attracted a lot of attention and has nearly 300,000 "friends." Her name is Heidi, and she's a cross-eyed opossum...
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Facebook...this explains a lot

Facebook co-founder Sean Parker has given $100,000 to back a proposal to legalize marijuana in California. Parker's donation was reported in Proposition 19 campaign finance filings this week, but he's not the first donor with ties to Facebook...

Facebook gift cards to be available at Target

If your hard-to-shop-for friends and family are Facebook users, head to Target. Target will now carry gift cards in values of $15, $25 and $50 at all of the retail giant's locations. The cards can be used for Facebook's social games, applications...

Facebook reaches 500 million users

That's a heckuva status update, Facebook. The social networking giant announced today that it now has 500 million members. Just under two years ago, the site had 100 million users. Now it has at least that amount of friendships confirmed every day...
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Dudes named Rene, Hammer fans and homework haters – they're all on Facebook

With about 200 million people using and connecting through Facebook, it was just kismet that there would be some weird groups using the site. Weirdos need a place to congregate online, too, don't they? Although we can't possibly list all of the...
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Work-at-home scams become more prevalent

You've likely seen the ads for working at home as you've searched the Internet – they promise lots of money for even part-time work, and all while never leaving the comfort of your own home. According to the Federal Trade Commission, most consumers...
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