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Brandon Teen Arrested Over Facebook Threat

By Sarah Klein A 17-year-old Brandon girl is facing charges after allegedly threatening to kill a 14-year-old girl on Facebook. Police say the suspect threatened the victim on the social networking website over a disput regarding some property. The teen was arrested...

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Facebook Launches Mobile Calling Feature in Canada

Canadian Facebook users have been chosen to test drive the social network's ability to place free phone calls via its mobile app. The company announced Friday its new Messenger app for iOS-enabled devices will support Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone calls....

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Facebook Adds Organ Donor Option in Canada

Facebook has added a feature for Canadian users that lets them state they're organ donors on their timelines. Transplant Manitoba applauded the addition on Wednesday, saying it compliments its own website, which allows Manitobans to register to become organ donors....

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Facebook Tips Off Winnipeg Police to Luring Suspect

A tip from Facebook led Winnipeg police to arrest a 25-year-old man for alleged Internet luring and other offences. Police say between July 14 and July 30, 2012, the man made contact with a 13-year-old girl over the social networking site and engaged in a sexual...

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Timeline Switch Flicked on ChrisD.ca Facebook Page

Timeline Switch Flicked on ChrisD.ca Facebook Page

On Wednesday, Facebook surprised many brand page administrators with a notification that the new Timeline format would be made mandatory in about a month. Never ones to shy away from change, we decided to enable the new layout immediately and start playing around with...

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RCMP Use Facebook to Negotiate with Standoff Suspect

Manitoba RCMP turned to Facebook to negotiate with a suspect who barricaded himself in a residence with a firearm on February 12. There was no phone service in the northern community of Brochet when the incident occurred, but there was Internet access. Officers in the...

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Starbucks Receives Most Check-Ins from Facebook Users

Starbucks customers are heavy Facebook users, or maybe it's the other way around. Nevertheless, Starbucks tops the list of one of the most frequent places Facebook users check in to. Similar to Foursquare, Facebook Places has gained traction in recent months as the...

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Facebook Rolling Out Feature to Pre-Approve Tagged Photos

Facebook has listened to its users and will finally be introducing a feature this week to allow for pre-approved photo tagging. Said to be the most requested feature, your friends will now have to get your approval before randomly tagging you in that unflattering,...

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Facebook Adds Option to Announce Unborn Children

Facebook has made it easier for soon-to-be parents to announce their future bundles of joy to the world. The social networking site has quietly rolled out a new family member status option under its "Friends and Family" section. Parents can now use the "Expected:...

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U.S. Law Prohibits Student-Teacher Facebook Friendships

A new law in Missouri will prevent students and teachers from becoming Facebook friends. Senate Bill 54 -- which takes effect August 28 -- is aimed at curbing inappropriate relationships between educators and students, and more clearly define teacher-student...

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Facebook to Launch Skype-Powered Video Chat

Facebook is expected to announce a Skype-powered video chat feature to its website this week. According to numerous tech blogs, the social media powerhouse has partnered with Skype to integrate video chat capabilities after rumours about such an add-on surfaced about...

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