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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 selling illegal guns or offering weapons for sale without background checks.

CBS 11–03/05/2014

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Facebook Buying WhatsApp For $19 Billion

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

02/20/2014

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Booming Social Media Gun Groups Make Private Sales Easy

No waiting, no hassle, and no background checks… If you want to buy a gun you could go to a store and jump through hoops or you just jump online.

CBS 11–02/18/2014

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Facebook Users React To New Gender Options

Facebook announced on Thursday that its 159 million users in the U.S. now have dozens of options for completing the gender question on their online profiles.

02/14/2014

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Derek Jeter To Retire From MLB After 2014 Season

In a letter posted to his Facebook page, Jeter said he would be retiring after the 2014 season and ‘could not be more sure’ about his decision.

02/12/2014

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Facebook Celebrates 10 Years With ‘Look Back’

On Feb. 4, 2004, college students were allowed to join a new and revolutionary social media site called Facebook.

02/04/2014

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Trending: Vin Diesel Dance Party, Dying Father Fulfills Wish, VW Super Bowl Ad

Vin Diesel hosts a one-man dance party, Volkswagen reveals its Super Bowl ad, and a dying father fulfills a promise to his daughter.

CBS 11–01/28/2014

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Trending: Busted By Facebook, Schwarzenegger In Disguise

Arnold Schwarzenegger puts on a disguise and pretends to be a personal trainer, and a suspected criminal’s Facebook activity lands him in jail.

01/22/2014

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Social Media Click Farms Become Big Business

Celebrities, businesses and even the U.S. State Department have bought bogus Facebook likes, Twitter followers or YouTube viewers from offshore “click farms,” where workers tap, tap, tap the thumbs up button, view videos or retweet comments to inflate social media numbers.

01/06/2014

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McKinney PD Look Into Employee’s Online Post

Social media is becoming a bigger part of fighting crime. But now, authorities in McKinney are investigating one of their own after a photo posted online was called into question.

01/02/2014

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Facebook Post Inspires Others To Help Homeless

Sometimes all it takes are good intentions and a Facebook post to make a big difference. Jared Guynes and Chris Wiman proved that in Dallas on Wednesday afternoon.

01/02/2014

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Family Fights To Protect Fallen Soldier’s Identity

The family of a soldier that gave his life for this country is fighting another battle after his death.

CBS 11–12/17/2013

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