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Merritt Island High School locked down after Facebook posts about fights

Merritt Island High School was locked down Thursday while school officials investigated messages students posted to Facebook about fighting on campus.

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5 hrs ago | MySanAntonio.com

White House updating online privacy policy

This Screen grab from the website WhiteHouse.gov taken Friday April 18, 2014 shows the screen explaining a new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explaining how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites, and it clarifies that online comments, whether tirades or ... (more)

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Reuters

Twitter broadens advertising reach through app-install ads

Twitter Inc took a significant step Thursday towards broaden its advertising business by offering mobile ads urging people to install apps on its social network as well as through MoPub, the mobile-advertising network it acquired last year.

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CIO

Facebook Wants to Help You Meet Friends Offline

Facebook now has its own take on location sharing -- an optional feature that periodically broadcasts people's locations to their friends.

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PC World

Facebook users targeted by iBanking Android trojan app

Cybercriminals have started using a sophisticated Android Trojan app designed for e-banking fraud to target Facebook users, possibly in an attempt to bypass the two-factor authentication protection on the social network.

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4029TV.com

S. Korea ferry captain to families: 'I am sorry'

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Business Journal

Zuckerberg talks WhatsApp and the future Facebook conglomerate

CEO Mark Zuckerberg touched on Facebook adapting to a more mobile world among other topics in a recent interview with New York Times technology writer Farhad Manjoo.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Man sentenced to hard labor for indecent exposure

An eastern Alabama man accused of flashing several women in Phenix City has been sentenced to 30 days of hard labor, but must serve seven years of hard labor if he gets in trouble in the next two years.

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InformationWeek

Facebook not secure

You are right, Kristen. I don't trust Facebook because I don't believe that they can keep my info secure.

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WIBX-AM Whitesboro

Local Flood Hoax Spreads On Facebook

While there are some minor flood warnings in place around central New York, a seemingly urgent Facebook post on a page labeled Sylvan Beach, NY is appears to be someone's idea of a prank.

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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

MH370: Passengers' families release questions

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Reuters

Teenager uses Facebook to save Romania's stray dogs

When French film actress Brigitte Bardot began a campaign to spare the thousands of stray dogs in Romania's capital from being put down, she did it with a $150,000 donation scheme.

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KCRA-TV Sacramento

Stocks get a boost from earnings, China

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Connecticut Post

Priceline seeks results from Facebook as dollars go to Google

Priceline Group spends feverishly on Google advertisements to grab users searching for a hotel in New York or Paris -- and because ads on Facebook and Twitter have failed to deliver results, CEO Darren Huston said.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Canada.com

North Vancouver RCMP use Facebook to help catch suspects in violent hotel room robbery

A lunar eclipse took place Tuesday. The entire event was to be visible from North and South America, but sky watchers in northern and eastern Europe, eastern Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia were out of luck, according to US space agency NASA.

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ABC News

Yahoo's 1Q Highlighted by Alibaba, Modest Ad Gains

Yahoo is still prospering from its lucrative investments in Asia while the Internet company's listless advertising sales are picking up, if ever so slightly, under CEO Marissa Mayer.

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TheBostonChannel.com

Stocks finish higher on turnaround Tuesday

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The News Tribune

At Tribeca, movies are only part of the story

And like most teens, its eyes are on a lot of screens. The 13th annual New York festival, which debuts Wednesday night, will present not just 80-plus feature films, but also an "Innovation Week" that seems designed to capture some of the tech energy of South by Southwest.

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KFVS12

At Tribeca, movies are only part of the story

A federal judge who ordered Ohio to recognize out-of-state gay marriage says he's inclined to issue a stay of his decision pending appeal.

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KFVS12

When Facebook is a bank...

Facebook is mere weeks away from having a regulatory green light in Ireland to allow its users there to store money on the site, and make payments to individuals, the Financial Times reports.

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