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Facebook’s Zuckerberg pumping $120 million into into San Francisco Bay Area schools

Facebook billionaire Mark Zuckerberg put out word that he and his wife Priscilla Chan are pumping $120 million into San Francisco Bay Area schools. Distribution of the money will be spread over five years, with initial grants going toward initiatives……

Adam Muema, who gave up the NFL for ‘Lord Ray-El,’ may flee the U.S. for Brazil to go ‘ninja’

Both Sports Illustrated and ESPN recently published lengthy, well-written profiles of Adam Muema, the troubled San Diego State running back who gave up football to follow an Internet prophet who calls himself “Ray-El.” Both magazine stories cited Raw Story, because we were the first to dig into Ray-El and find…

Here’s how Facebook can now listen to your private conversations

Court orders NJ woman to stop writing obsessively about her family on Facebook

An appeals court in New Jersey upheld an earlier court order banning a woman from writing about her husband and children on Facebook and elsewhere, saying the limitation does not infringe upon her First Amendment rights, according to NJ.com. The woman, identified only as H.L.M., had previously been ordered to…

Quitter Queen says ‘no’ to Twitter diplomacy from her Facebook Fortress of Derpitude

When we last saw Sarah Palin,  — Half-Term Governor of The Northern Territories, Mother of GED Students, Destroyer of Words — she was fresh off of a featured speaker gig at the NRA’s annual Blood Frenzy Circle Jerk. Depending upon your point of view, her speech went over boffo or…

Hooters claims that hackers were responsible for offensive jokes on its Facebook page

On Saturday, jokes that made fun of small-breasted women and claimed rape victims were “asking for it” appeared on Hooter’s official Facebook page. The rape joke was targeted for outrage by Jezebel’s Mark Shrayber, who wrote that “Hooters’ whole business model is to be sexy and playful, but whoever was…

Official threatens to block Twitter and Facebook in Russia

Last month, we noted that Russia had passed a new law that required bloggers to registers, and included a variety of other restrictions on their speech as well. A few weeks later, Putin signed the law. Now the Russian government is getting ready to……

34-year-old Texas woman caught posing as high schooler after victim’s Facebook sleuthing

A 34-year-old Texas woman was arrested and accused of posing as a high school student for nearly a year, as well as tricking a co-worker into taking her in, ABC News reported. Authorities said Charity Anne Johnson was able to enroll at New Life Christian School in Longview in October…

Deputies mock FL man arrested after posting Facebook selfies bragging about drug sales

A south Florida man posted Facebook photos of himself sitting in a car with marijuana and stacks of money just feet from a sheriff’s squad car – but investigators used the selfie to arrest him on drug charges. Taylor Harrison took the photo of himself near the Martin County sheriff’s…

Facebook says it may open a sales office in China

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc said it may consider opening a sales office in China to provide more support to local advertisers who use the website to reach customers overseas. While Vaughan Smith, Facebook’s vice president of corporate development, told Reuters it was exploring ways to provide even more support locally,…

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