Participants tip buckets of ice water over their heads as they take part in the World Record Ice Bucket Challenge. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Ice Bucket, Brazil Elections Popular on Facebook

Day after day, Facebook captures our best and worst moments, from the birth of a new baby to heated political spats. So what got discussed the most in 2014? The Ice Bucket Challenge and the death of Robin Williams, to name a few.


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Chief Justice Roberts: ‘How Do You Start Out If You Want To Be A Rap Artist?’

The Supreme Court is weighing the free-speech rights of people who use violent or threatening language on Facebook and other social media.


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Justices Weigh Limits Of Free Speech Over Internet

Anthony Elonis claimed he was just kidding when he posted a series of graphically violent rap lyrics on Facebook about killing his estranged wife, shooting up a kindergarten class and attacking an FBI agent.


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Va. Crime Commission To Discuss Lessening ‘Sexting’ Penalties

After several stories involving ‘sexting’ among teenagers in Virginia drew national attention earlier this year, the Virginia State Crime Commission is discussing the criminal consequences of such behavior.


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Virginia Woman Charged With Lying About Terrorism

A Virginia woman faces a federal charge after being accused of promoting the Islamic State in social media and offering to help an undercover agent get a friend into Syria to join the extremist group.


Facebook announced it received nearly 35,000 requests for data from governments all over the world in the first six months of 2014. (Photo by Manjunath Kiran/AFP/Getty Images)

Facebook: 24 Percent Rise In Government Requests For User Data

Facebook announced it received nearly 35,000 requests for data from governments all over the world in the first six months of 2014.


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Facebook Unfriends Federal Drug Agency

Facebook wants assurances from the Drug Enforcement Administration that it’s not operating any more fake profile pages as part of ongoing investigations.


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Facebook Creates ‘Safety Check’ Tool for Disasters

Facebook Inc. is launching a tool that lets users notify friends and family that they are safe during or after natural disasters.


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Apple, Facebook Paying To Freeze Eggs Of Female Employees

Facebook began covering egg freezing for workers earlier this year, becoming the first major employer on record to do so, according to NBC News, which reports that Apple will add the perk in January.


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WHO: 10,000 New Ebola Cases Per Week Could Be Seen

A World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months.




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