WorldViews: Facebook


Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 02/28/2012

‘SalamWorld’ to be Facebook for Muslims — but much cleaner

It will filter out objectional content to create a fully Halal network.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:37 AM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Salamworld, Facebook, Islam

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 01/26/2012

Interracial ad sparks controversy in South Africa

A political ad that shows a white man embracing a black woman is dominating conversation in South Africa.

By Maura Judkis  |  12:48 PM ET, 01/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Facebook, South Africa, Democratic Alliance

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 01/26/2012

‘Google thinks I am...’: Find out who Google guesses you are

Privacy changes to the giant search engine have triggered a flurry of interest in what Google knows about you.

By Melissa Bell  |  09:25 AM ET, 01/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Privacy

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 01/13/2012

Huntington’s disease kills nine-year-old Kathleen Edward, bullied girl (Video)

Huntington’s disease kills nine-year-old Kathleen Edward, bullied girl

By Melissa Bell  |  05:38 PM ET, 01/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Kathleen Edwards, Facebook, Reddit

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 01/13/2012

A Facebook girlfriend can be yours, for just $5

A new post on the Web site Fiverr suggests you can get yourself a Facebook girlfriend for just a few dollars.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:07 AM ET, 01/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Facebook, relationships, Cloud Girlfriend

Posted at 04:34 PM ET, 01/09/2012

Saudi man tries to sell his son on Facebook for $20 million

Saud bin Nasser Al Shahry resorted to child trafficking so that he and his wife and daughter could avoid “living in poverty.”

By Elizabeth Flock  |  04:34 PM ET, 01/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Saudi Arabia, Facebook, child trafficking

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 01/04/2012

Bangladeshi jailed for Facebook post on prime minister, and 7 other posts that got people arrested

Facebook posts have landed a number of people in jail.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  01:18 PM ET, 01/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Bangladesh, Facebook

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 12/06/2011

NYPD Facebook group reveals officers’ contempt of West Indian Day parade

NYPD police officers may have made derogatory comments about participants at the West Indian Day Parade.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:17 AM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, NYPD, West Indian Day Parade, Facebook comments

Posted at 08:07 AM ET, 12/06/2011

Facebook, Google tell India they won’t screen for derogatory content

Facebook and Google say they won’t screen and remove offensive content about religious figures and political leaders.

By Rama Lakshmi  |  08:07 AM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, India, Internet freedom, Facebook, Google, Kapil Sibal

Posted at 08:10 AM ET, 11/30/2011

Facebook IPO: How much is your Facebook page worth?

We figured out an equation to determine how much money Facebook makes every time you update your status.

By Melissa Bell  |  08:10 AM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 11/03/2011

Asana efficiency software unveiled by Facebook co-founder

The much-anticipated “Asana” productivity software is unveiled today.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  09:51 AM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Asana, Facebook, productivity

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 10/27/2011

NextDoor and UnThink: Two upstart social networks you may want to get to know

As Facebook continues to dominate Google+ and boasts of 350 million members and counting, two upstart social networks have launched that say they want to be everything Facebook is not.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  12:58 PM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, NextDoor, Unthink, Facebook

Posted at 06:12 PM ET, 10/14/2011

Google engineer Steve Yegge has his Jerry Maguire moment

What are the lessons to be learned from a leaked memo about Google?

By Melissa Bell  |  06:12 PM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, Google, Steve Yegge, Jerry Maguire, Google+, Facebook

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 10/06/2011

Steve Jobs death exploited by scammers on Facebook

By Elizabeth Flock  |  01:38 PM ET, 10/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Steve Jobs, Facebook, scam

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 10/04/2011

Navy SEAL Aaron Vaughn’s widow on search for missing wedding band

Kimberly Vaughn of Virginia says she accidentally lost her husband’s band while flying, and she hopes Facebook can help her get it back.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  03:32 PM ET, 10/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Navy SEAL, Virginia, Afghanistan, Aaron Vaughn, Kimberly Vaugn, wedding band, Facebook campaign

Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 09/21/2011

New Facebook guide; here’s how to use it — and how to get rid of it

How to navigate the new Facebook

By Melissa Bell  |  05:10 PM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, Facebook, Google +, Twitter