Facebook and Microsoft each fielded thousands of requests for user data as part of law enforcement investigations from U.S. authorities in the second half of last year, they said late Friday.
Facebook is setting itself up to introduce the hashtag to status posts, per a press release from the company Wednesday. The company acknowledges that the feature is “similar to other services like Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, or Pinterest,” and will in fact integrate with the hashtags used on Instagram.
Social media has been abuzz about the case of a Haralson County Middle School bus driver who was fired after posting statements to Facebook about a student not receiving a lunch.
School representatives say the issue has been blown out of proportion and call it an unfortunate case of miscommunication, saying the incident Johnny Cook posted about never happened. But Cook is sticking to his story and says something still needs to be done about lunch policies nationwide, not just here at home.
Please imagine you were to spend Saturday enjoying a little reading on the beach and then, perhaps, a couple of drinks.
Please imagine you decided to waft down to Northern California's Half Moon Bay and wandered into an establishment called Sam's Chowder House.
Facebook has announced plans to renew its effort toward monitoring, and where appropriate, removing gender-related hate speech from its users, per a post on the company’s Facebook Safety page Tuesday. In its most recent battle, Facebook appears to be trying to differentiate what is “cruel and insensitive” and what is “distasteful humor” in order to answer complaints from groups including Women, Action, and the Media.