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Christian American Patriots Militia leader: We now have authority to shoot Obama

An apparent threat made against President Barack Obama’s life posted on Facebook has caught the attention of the Secret Service. Agents declined to comment on the post, which has been removed but was preserved in screen captures by Social News Daily, made Tuesday by Everest Wilhelmen, leader of the Christian…

Lego-style crime mural becomes hit in Malaysia despite officials’ objections

A street mural that was whitewashed by authorities because it highlighted Malaysia’s crime problem has gone viral, with versions popping up across the country and earning their creator comparisons to UK graffiti artist Banksy. The original mural that appeared on a wall in the southern Malaysian city of Johor Baru…

Fugitive complains about ‘most wanted’ post on Facebook: ‘I’m not armed and certainly not dangerous’

A New Hampshire fugitive took exception to the way he was described in a “most wanted” listing posted on a TV station’s Facebook page. Nicholas Emond is wanted by federal authorities on a probation violation following his conviction for possession of a firearm by a felon. Authorities said Emond should…

Snapchat rejects $3 billion offer from Facebook

The mobile messaging service Snapchat recently rejected a $3 billion cash offer from Facebook, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. Snapchat, considered one of the up-and-coming applications in social networking, has also had an investment offer led by Chinese Internet giant Tencent, which would value the startup at $4 billion,…

Facebook helps reunite war-torn Guatemala family after three decades

Guatemalan siblings who lost contact during the country’s turbulent 1960-1996 civil strife have been reunited 31 years later, with some help from Facebook. Ofelia, Avilio and Elsira Funez Velasquez had their tearful reunion at the headquarters of the Mutual Support Group, an activist with the social group, Enrique Barrera, said.…

Pro-pot comment earns Facebook user a personalized arrest threat from South Carolina police chief

A South Carolina police chief threatened a resident with possible arrest Thursday for making pro-legalization comments about marijuana in a Facebook post about a drug suspect’s arrest. Interim Police Chief Ruben Santiago announced on the Facebook page for the Columbia Police Department that officers had seized about $40,000 in marijuana…

Minnesota GOP official: ‘I’m not going to condemn’ group’s Facebook post on slavery

A Minnesota Republican official says he doesn’t see anything wrong with a post about slavery on a county GOP Facebook page. The Chisago County Republican Party drew national attention Wednesday after posting an illustration of a slave auction with the caption, “Pro Choice: Against Slavery? Don’t buy one.” The illustration…

Facebook wants to track where you’re hovering your cursor, right now, and for how long

Facebook wants to know even more about you. The social networking giant is testing technology that would allow it to collect data on where users hover their cursors on the screen, and for how long, and see whether a user’s newsfeed is visible at any given moment on their mobile…

Ohio teacher suspended after using racial slurs to complain about trick-or-treaters in Facebook post

A northeast Ohio music teacher has been suspended after posting a Facebook rant over the weekend to complain about trick-or-treaters. Akron Firestone High School teacher David Spondike described some trick-or-treaters he said came from the “ghetto” by using the N-word twice and said they’d urinated on a telephone pole in…

U.S. spying in Europe: Will it backfire on Google and Facebook?

US spying in Europe: Will it backfire on Google and Facebook? (via The Christian Science Monitor) German Chancellor Angela Merkel (r.) and French President François Hollande attend a European Union leaders summit in Brussels Thursday. German and French accusations that the United States has run spying operations in their countries…

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