All the Cool Kids Are Quitting Facebook
The best reason to quit Facebook can be summed up in one quote from a 29-year-old in Jenna Wortham's latest item in The New York Times: "People always raise an eyebrow. But my life has gone on just fine without it." Like a lot of Times trend pieces, people have been talking about this phenomenon for ages. But Wortham's news peg is startling. ... read more..
Racist Comments Pile Up on Lowe's Facebook Page
Over the weekend, Lowe's posted a note to its Facebook Page explaining why the company complied with the Florida Family Association's request to pull its ads from All-American Muslim, a TLC reality show about five Muslim families in Dearborn, MI. Now, supporters of that decision are going to Lowe's Facebook Page to celebrate. read more..
Police alerted to Ind. deaths by Facebook post
Police are investigating whether a breakup prompted a Fort Wayne man to shoot and kill his ex-girlfriend and a friend of hers before killing himself — a scene authorities say they were alerted to when a woman thousands of miles away called police after seeing a chilling Facebook posting. read more..