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Whispers, Secrets and Lies? Anonymity Apps Rise

At a time when Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are pushing people to put forward their most polished, put-together selves, a new class of mobile applications aims for a bit more honesty.

03/24/2014

American filmmaker Oliver Stone took to social media to tout the “popularity” of Russian President Vladimir Putin while criticizing both former Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush for the ongoing unrest in Ukraine. (Photo by Juan Naharro Gimenez/Getty Images)

Stone: Putin ‘Popularity Soars,’ Both Bush Presidencies Failed Ukraine

American filmmaker Oliver Stone took to social media to tout the “popularity” of Russian President Vladimir Putin while criticizing both former Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush for the ongoing unrest in Ukraine.

03/19/2014

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Zuckerberg Voices Frustration With Obama Over NSA

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he has called President Barack Obama to express his frustration over what he says is long-lasting damage caused by the U.S. government’s surveillance programs.

03/13/2014

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Facebook to Delete Posts for Illegal Gun Sales

Under pressure from gun control advocates, Facebook agreed Wednesday to delete posts from users seeking to buy or sell weapons illegally or without a background check.

03/05/2014

CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg speaks during his keynote conference as part of the first day of the Mobile World Congress 2014 at the Fira Gran Via complex on Feb. 24, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain. (credit: David Ramos/Getty Images)

Zuckerberg-Affiliated Advocacy Group Launches Nationwide Ad Imploring House GOP To Act On Immigration

An advocacy group affiliated with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg launched a nationwide ad on Monday that implores House Republicans to act this election year on legislation overhauling the nation’s immigration system.

03/04/2014

Comedian and actor Will Ferrell took to Facebook to encourage people to GgetCovered with healthcare through the Affordable Care Act -- but thousands of Facebook users encouraged Ferrell to keep his opinion to himself.  (Via Facebook)

Will Ferrell Blasted With Negative Comments For Facebook Health Care Pitch

Comedian and actor Will Ferrell took to Facebook to encourage people to GgetCovered with healthcare through the Affordable Care Act — but thousands of Facebook users encouraged Ferrell to keep his political opinion to himself.

02/26/2014

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Facebook Buying Messaging App WhatsApp For $19B

Facebook is buying mobile messaging service WhatsApp for $19 billion in cash and stock, by far the company’s largest acquisition and bigger than any that Google, Microsoft or Apple have ever done.

02/19/2014

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New Gender Options for Facebook Users

You don’t have to be just male or female on Facebook anymore. The social media giant is adding a customizable option with about 50 different terms people can use to identify their gender as well as three preferred pronoun choices: him, her or them.

02/13/2014

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Twitter Threatens To Sue Obama Administration Over Gov’t Surveillance Requests

Twitter is prepared to sue the Obama administration for the right to disclose more detailed information on surveillance requests it receives from the government.

02/06/2014

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Robbery Suspect Identified From Facebook Photo

Anne Arundel County police say they have charged a man with armed robbery after the victim recognized him from his Facebook photo.

02/04/2014

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