There was 200 adults, it was 25 children, and nobody had found them yet. Somebody through Facebook contacted us and said these people need food and water — that is all that they have asked for.
We, the nerds in our engineering college, go about making jokes about those groups who are high on Facebook. We just look at the way they are posing and know whether the picture is for profile update or a cover picture. I am not saying we don't do it but the frequency is less as it gets exhausting after a while.
Whenever I get bored from work or need a little break, I ust log onto Facebook and look at pictures and other profiles. Working with a news portal, my first duty is to gather as much information about everything as I can in a day and here is where Facebook becomes useful. One gets all kinds of news and in summary form.More quotes »
Helen Mirren, as Queen Elizabeth II, meets with sick boy
in which she portrays Elizabeth II. The National / Regional Children's Tumour Leukaemia Cancer Trust, which arranged the visit, ran Facebook photos of the Oscar winner backstage with the boy, who is from Leicester in England's East Midlands."You have made Read more »
West Islip superintendent: 12 students punished after using Facebook to cheat
West Islip ninth-graders have been punished for using Facebook to cheat on biology homework, laboratory assignments and a recent exam, the district's superintendent confirmed Thursday.The group used the social media site to share answers -- including posting Read more »
Small Business: How much is a Facebook fan worth?
study found.Try exploiting "customer touch points" to convert people into fans (i.e. encourage them at checkout to like your Facebook page to take advantage of discounts), suggests Kalehoff. TARGET SPECIFIC OFFERS To gauge ROI, you can tie coupons or offers Read more »
Aussie minister sorry he 'liked' exposed teen pic
-- An Australian politician says he's learned a valuable lesson in social networking after he "liked" a Facebook photo without realizing that it showed a teenage prankster exposing himself. Western Australia Minister for Education Peter Collier said he clicked Read more »
Rolling Stones invite Nevada high school choir to back band at Las Vegas concert
"You Can't Always Get What You Want."Choir director Kim Ritzer said she thought it was a joke when she first got a message on Facebook from someone she didn't know inviting them to sing backup for the famous rockers. She later learned a friend who teaches Read more »
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EGrover__LE published Lincolnshire man appears in court over Woolwich murder Facebook...
man Benjamin Flatters has appeared in court over allegations he posted malicious comments on Facebook following the Woolwich murder. The 22-year-old was in Lincoln Magistrates' Court this morning charged with posting messages of an indecent or grossly offensive 6 m ago from Lincolnshire Echo Read more »
A Fool Looks Back
a better fit than Facebook? That's not the point. At its very core, Google's interest may be primarily to keep Facebook away. Facebook is already siphoning away search traffic and online time. If it wins over the mobile crowd, it will become an even fiercer 50 m ago from WalletPop Read more »
What If There's No Internet?
email. I search. I shop. I Facebook. I stream. I Skype. Every year I seem to do these things a little bit more. Stroke by stroke, as I slip deeper into the Internet's embrace, I find myself wondering: "What would happen if the Internet went away?" Can it? 6:55 AM from NPR Read more »
Local Scout leaders laud vote on gays
But five minutes after the results of this historic -- and controversial -- vote were released at 6 p.m. Thursday, Hodges says his Facebook page "imploded" from all the comments -- pro and con. "There is no answer that will satisfy everybody," Hodges said. 6:31 AM from Sentinel & Enterprise Read more »
Officer's Facebook posts under fire
the things he experienced ... to know the things he is blowing the whistle on. I have. Have you? Carney wrote on her Facebook page. She also posted that based on what she had read about the case, Dorners morals and ethics were probably beyond reproach. Carney 6:00 AM from Montgomery Advertiser Read more »