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Facebook Creates ‘Safety Check’ Tool

Facebook is launching a tool for computers and mobile devices that lets users tell their friends and family members that they are safe during or after a natural disaster.

10/16/2014

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Former Denton HS Teacher Pleads Guilty In Child Porn Case

A former North Texas high school journalism teacher faces up to 60 years in federal prison for soliciting teens for child pornography.

10/15/2014

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GM Uses Facebook, Phone Calls To Get Recalled Cars Fixed

Despite the heavy publicity surrounding the scandal, many drivers evidently haven’t heard of the recall or haven’t grasped how serious the defect is…

10/08/2014

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Facebook Closes WhatsApp Purchase

Facebook on Monday completed its acquisition of the popular mobile messaging service WhatsApp for almost $22 billion, up from the original $19 billion deal.

10/06/2014

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New App Seeks To Bring Voices Back To Phones

Ray Ozzie’s mission began more than two years ago as he noticed that people were increasingly communicating through texts, emails and social media posts.

09/23/2014

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Drag Queens Battle Facebook Over Names

San Francisco drag queens are sparring with Facebook over its policy requiring people to use their real names, rather than drag names such as Pollo Del Mar and Heklina.

09/18/2014

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Man Sentenced To 50 Years For Kidnapping North Texas Girl

A 27-year-old Ohio man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for kidnapping a 14-year-old girl from North Texas. Stephan Cox was also sentenced to 25 years in prison on two counts of sexual assault of a child and was fined $10,000.

09/13/2014

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Trending: 9/11 Photo On Social Media, Facebook Auto-Delete, Apparently Kid Is Back

A look at the stories trending on social media sites like Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and more.

09/12/2014

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Poll: What Might Make Fair Park More Fun?

More than a National Historic Landmark, Fair Park is close to 300 acres of educational and recreational space for visitors from all over the world.

09/03/2014

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Southlake Police Arrest Ex-Student For Alleged Threats

The Southlake Department of Public Safety said a former Carroll Independent School District student was arrested Tuesday after allegedly sending threatening messages via social media to a current student at Carroll Senior High School.

09/02/2014

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Netflix Debuts New Selective Sharing Feature For Recommendations

Netflix is giving its Internet video subscribers a more discreet way to recommend movies and TV shows to their Facebook friends after realizing most people don’t want to share their viewing habits with large audiences.

09/02/2014

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