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Boycott The NFL? #BoycottNFL Trends On Twitter And Facebook Amid Sunday’s National Anthem Seattle Seahawks Team Protest Rumor

News about an NFL boycott has caused #boycottNFL to trend on Twitter, with #boycotttheNFL creating buzz on Facebook as well. Why would NFL fans potentially boycott the NFL? Because of controversy stemming from the national anthem boycott started by Colin Kaepernick, which has caught fire and caused the NFL boycott backlash. Rumors that the entire Seattle Seahawks team may join ...

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Facebook condemned for censoring iconic Vietnam War photograph

The iconic photo of a burned Vietnamese girl was deleted by Facebook Norwegian Prime Minister saw photos of the girl censored after a post PM, Erna Solberg, was showing support for Norway’s Aftenposten paper Kim Phuc was left with severe burns after a napalm attack but had a family Facebook has reinstated the picture online and a spokesman has now admitted ...

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Facebook founds team to help people ‘connect and share’ in virtual reality

Facebook has formed an internal team to work on virtual reality, and it’s pushing its own 360-degree video technology onto the Gear VR. The company announced today that the new group will research “social VR,” including “how people can connect and share using today’s VR technology” and the long-term possibilities if VR develops as a computing platform. So far, Facebook ...

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Venezuela's President Gets a Facebook, Venezuela Petitions the Shit Out of It

Amid Venezuela’s acute economic crisis, President Nicolás Maduro decided there was one Very Important Thing he needed to do before dealing with diving oil prices, the subsequent possible 6000 percent rise in gas prices, or the $ 2.3 billion the country is expected to pay to investors by a February 26 deadline. And what was that Very Important Thing? Beating ...

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ISIS executes female citizen journalist, used her Facebook

Twitter Ruqia Hassan, 30, was killed by ISIS after being captured sometime between July and December. The terrorist group only told her family this week, and said she was executed for espionage. ISIS executed a female Syrian journalist, then used her Facebook account to hunt down enemies for months, activists confirmed. Ruqia Hassan was a prominent citizen journalist reporting from ...

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Anonymous hacks Facebook and Twitter of Islamic State

Aileen GraefWASHINGTON, Feb. 11 (UPI) — Hactivist group Anonymous has launched “Operation ISIS” as it tries to take down the Islamic State terrorist group’s Internet presence. Top News – UPI.com

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Facebook enlists Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, and others to fight web threats together

Facebook is bringing together some of the biggest web companies to collaborate on stamping out security threats. It’s doing this through a platform being announced today called ThreatExchange, which allows companies to share information on malicious links, phishing attempts, malware, and other attacks that they’ve seen or experienced. So far, Twitter, Tumblr, Yahoo, Pinterest, Dropbox, and Bitly are all working with ThreatExchange. ...

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Sondra Arquiett sues Drug Enforcement Administration agent over fake Facebook page in drug case, court papers say

Updated October 7, 2014 5:37 PMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS This image obtained by The Associated Press shows a Facebook page for “Sondra Prince.” (Credit: AP) Travel deals WASHINGTON – The Drug Enforcement Administration set up a fake Facebook account using photographs and other personal information it took from the cellphone of a New York woman arrested in a cocaine case, ...

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Facebook now officially owns WhatsApp

Eight months after announcing its intent to acquire messaging giant WhatsApp, the deal has finally gone through. Facebook announced the closing of the deal with the SEC in the United States, and with the European Commission in Europe. Since the deal was announced for $ 19 billion, its price tag has actually increased to a whopping $ 21.8 billion. This is in part ...

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