Posts tagged "facebook"

Quiz: Are You Ready To Make Your Relationship Facebook Official?

It’s official — you’ve met someone. YAY! But should you alert everyone you know to this unicorn’s special place in your life by updating your Facebook status to “in a…

Alison Leiby | May 28, 2013 - 9:00 am

Women, Action & The Media Calls On Facebook To Address Gender-Based Hate Speech

Feminist media group Women, Action & The Media (WAM) has called upon Facebook to address gender-based hate speech on the site, in particular groups and pages that condone rape…

Jessica Wakeman | May 21, 2013 - 6:20 pm

RIP Society: 3 Teens Post Rape Of A 12-Year-Old Girl On Facebook

Three Chicago teenagers are facing sexual assault charges after they allegedly raped a 12-year-old girl at gunpoint and posted a video of that attack on Facebook.

In December,…

Jessica Wakeman | May 21, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Feminists Take Over A Misogynist Facebook Page From The Inside

Read this story about how six feminists took over a misogynist Facebook page from the inside… [The Daily Dot]
Black women are 49 percent less likely than white…

Jessica Wakeman | May 16, 2013 - 6:40 pm

Facebook Page Run By Active Marines Mocks Violence Against Female Troops

A Facebook page run by active Marines mocking violence against female troops has been taken down after it was publicly outed by a Congresswoman. Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) penned a…

Jessica Wakeman | May 9, 2013 - 12:20 pm

Today In Facebook Crimes: Woman Harasses Herself, Blames Her Ex And His New Girlfriend

I don’t know if this falls under the umbrella of “catfishing” or just plain old bat shit cray revenge, but a Michigan woman is facing felony charges for creating a…

Ami Angelowicz | May 7, 2013 - 10:40 am

Anonymous Hacks (Spoofs?) The Westboro Baptist Church’s Facebook Page

Internet hacktivist group Anonymous strikes again! Following the Westboro Baptist Church’s announcement that they would protest the funerals of those who died in Monday’s Boston Marathon attack, Anonymous seized control

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 17, 2013 - 2:40 pm

8 People To Sweep Off Your Facebook Friend List

All week, we’ve been focused on spring cleaning the clutter out of our lives, from our inboxes (guilty!) to our cars to our bad dating habits to our goodie drawers.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 12, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Facebook Unveils ‘Home’ For Phones

The “Facebook phone” is here and, as expected, it is not a phone built by Facebook. Instead, the company unveiled “Facebook Home,” a download that converts an Android phone into a…

Newser | April 4, 2013 - 4:50 pm

Michigan Republican Says Being Gay “Leads To Early Death”

Michigan Republican National Committee member Dave Agema didn’t get the memo.  Support for LGBT equality is at an all time high, poll numbers show that gay marriage is widely accepted…

Sarah Gray | March 31, 2013 - 1:00 pm

If The Internet Was Actually A Party

We anthropomorphize animals, so it makes sense that we’d anthropomorphize websites, too. And as someone who spends approximately 1,340,000 hours online every day, I can wholly appreciate the spot-on human…

Julie Gerstein | March 21, 2013 - 4:40 pm

How To Get Your Ex To Notice You On Facebook

Facebook. How did we exist before it? How did you define ourselves, our relationships with friends and/or boyfriends? How did we let people know, on a large scale, that yes,…

The Gloss | March 21, 2013 - 4:10 pm

Apparently You Can Learn A Lot About Someone From Their Facebook Likes

The seemingly diverse and random things we like on Facebook, from hard rock bands to politicians to “napping,” might be giving away a lot more information about us than we…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 16, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Breast Cancer Survivors Tell Their Stories Through Mastectomy Tattoos

Perhaps you missed this, but last week, Facebook was in a tizzy over a topless photo of a breast cancer survivor showing off her chest tattoo. The piece was meant…

Julie Gerstein | March 5, 2013 - 3:00 pm

The 10 Biggest Dating Mistakes People Make On Facebook

Facebook abuse is rampant! We all know at least one person whose status updates never cease to annoy or bewilder. Or how about that chick who is constantly inviting you…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 22, 2013 - 11:00 am

Now You Can Find A Kidney Donor On Facebook

When doctors told Jerry Wilde he would need another kidney transplant, he knew his rare blood type made for a precarious prognosis. “I thought, ‘Well this just isn’t going to…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | February 19, 2013 - 9:20 am

No V-Day Love? Enjoy This Heartfelt Karaoke Message From Vin Diesel

Here is a surprising thing about Vin Diesel: He’s a member of Mensa. Another surprising thing? He is a smooth karaoke singer, with a very nice voice. Here, enjoy his…

Julie Gerstein | February 15, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Do Not Want For Valentine’s Day: A Starbucks Gift Card Courtesy Of Facebook

Just a friendly reminder to all of you lovers out there that not every  kind of gift is appropriate for the Valentine’s Day holiday. This Facebook suggestion was sent to…

Ami Angelowicz | February 14, 2013 - 3:20 pm

Yes, You Can “Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind” Your Ex

Remember the Jim Carrey/Kate Winslet movie “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”? How many times have we all wished we could totally erase our exes, right? Well, thanks to the…

Julie Gerstein | February 14, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Oh No, Your Facebook Profile Reveals Clues To Your Mental Health

So, it has come to this. Facebook can be an indicator of your psychological state, says a new study done at the University of Missouri. More than 200 college students…

Ami Angelowicz | February 1, 2013 - 4:20 pm
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