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Facebook Plea Helps Woman Escape Ex-Boyfriend’s Violent Attack

Lying in wait in the garage with a knife, Yuba County Sheriff’s deputies say Parrish Heavens ambushed his 41-year-old ex-girlfriend when she got home from work in Plumas Lake. He’s accused of raping her, and cutting her face with the knife he eventually turned on himself, cutting his own throat.

05/15/2015

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Expert: Facebook’s Instant Articles ‘The End Of The Internet As We Know It’

Facebook debuted its “Instant Articles” Wednesday, where nine major media companies – including The New York Times, NBC News and BuzzFeed – publishes content directly to the social media site’s news feed.

05/14/2015

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Frightening Lucille Ball Statue Has ‘I Love Lucy’ Fans Irate On Facebook

The statue has stood in Lucille Ball Memorial Park in her hometown in Celoron, New York, since 2009. The Facebook page demanding the statue be removed was started in 2012, but recently came back into the spotlight with an article from The Post-Journal in Jamestown, New York.

04/03/2015

LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 19:  Recording artists Vince Neil (L) and Mick Mars of the band Motley Crue perform onstage during the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 19, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Clear Channel)

Motley Crue Lead Singer Suing To Get Facebook Account Back From Social-Media Consultant

Rock ‘n’ roller Vince Neil is taking a fight over his Internet persona to state court in Las Vegas, with a lawsuit accusing a social media consultant of refusing to give him control of his Facebook and LinkedIn accounts.

03/19/2015

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Facebook Page Fights Crime, Brings El Dorado County Neighbors Closer Together

In less than two days, 16,000 people on a Facebook page in El Dorado County helped lead police to a man who escaped from a mental-health facility.

03/03/2015

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Study: Users Not Trying To Brag On Facebook

According to a new study, people are more modest and humble about sharing good news on Facebook than they are about bad news.

02/01/2015

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Facebook Launches Amber Alerts To Help Find Missing Children

Facebook users in the U.S. will soon receive Amber Alerts to help find missing children who may be located near them.

01/13/2015

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Dispatcher Finds Injured Hiker On Facebook After 911 Call Cuts Out

The only clue dispatchers had was where the call connected with a cellphone tower near Vacaville, more than 30 miles away from where Jake and his dad Ryan Pritchard were actually hiking along the Blue Ridge Loop Trail near Lake Berryessa.

01/06/2015

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Auburn Facebook Group Paying It Forward By Helping Those In Need

On Christmas Day, a man dressed as Santa Claus at Rowdy Randy’s paid for people’s gas. Down the street, more complete strangers pitched in to buy a bicycle for a boy who walked to school.

12/26/2014

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Study: Facebook Again Drops In Popularity Among Teens

A new study has found that Facebook’s popularity among teens has dropped again.

12/19/2014

Two women were caught on video stealing a North Highlands man's van. (Credit: Mike Monk)

Two Women Caught On Video Stealing Man’s Van From Driveway

A man’s work van was stolen from his driveway, but he didn’t realize it until the next day. The crime was caught on surveillance cameras and the culprits appear to be women.

12/04/2014

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Woman Upset Facebook Won’t Act On Lewd Photo Stranger Sent Her

The photo appeared in Jessica’s Facebook inbox from a man she’s never known. The picture depicts the man standing naked in profile, exposing everything but his face.

12/03/2014

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