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Facebook Rolling Out Suicide Prevention Tool

Social media has become a platform where users express their feelings, and often their intention to kill themselves.

6 hours ago

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Facebook Now Allows You to Leave Your Account to Someone When You Die

You may have seen the Facebook page of a friend or family member who has passed on become a memorial of sorts for that person.

02/12/2015

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Facebook Announces Way to Report Fake News Stories, Hoaxes

Facebook announced Tuesday that it has added an option for people to report fake news stories that appear on their newsfeeds.

01/21/2015

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U.S. Settles Case Over Fake Facebook Page

The Justice Department has reached a $134,000 settlement with a New York woman after federal drug agents used information from her cellphone to set up a fake Facebook page using her identity.

01/20/2015

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Facebook Launches Amber Alerts to Help Find Missing Children

Facebook users in the U.S. will soon receive Amber Alerts to help find missing children who may be located near them.

01/13/2015

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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.

12/09/2014

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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.

12/01/2014

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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.

11/30/2014

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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.

11/18/2014

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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.

11/17/2014

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