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A computer monitor displays the Guns For Sale Facebook page. (CBS)

Facebook, Instagram To Delete Posts Offering Illegal Gun Sales

Under pressure from gun control advocates, Facebook agreed Wednesday to delete posts from users selling illegal guns or offering weapons for sale without background checks.

03/05/2014

Menlo Park police cruiser. (CBS)

Facebook Agrees To Fund New Menlo Park Police Officer

Facebook has agreed to pay the City of Menlo Park more than $200,000 a year over the next three years for a community safety police officer. The officer will work out of a new substation near the social networking giant’s headquarters and serve the surrounding neighborhood.

03/05/2014

A Solara 50 unmanned atmospheric satellite. (Titan Aerospace)

Facebook Seeking To Acquire Drone-Maker To Provide Worldwide Internet Access

Facebook is in talks to purchase an aerospace firm that makes solar-powered drones as part of the company’s strategy to bring Internet access to areas of the world that lack connectivity, according to a published report.

03/04/2014

Ellen DeGeneres  (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Top 5 Social Moments Of The 2014 Oscars

From a pizza delivery to emotional speeches, FB counts down the most buzzy moments…

03/03/2014

Harold Ramis (credit: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Celebrities Tweet Goodbye To A ‘Ghostbuster’

Dan Akroyd, Billy Crystal among those who took to Twitter to bid farewell to Harold Ramis…

02/24/2014

The logo of mobile app 'WhatsApp' is displayed on a tablet on January 2, 2014 in Paris. AFP PHOTO / LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: WhatsApp Acquisition A Brilliant Move For Facebook

Facebook has agreed to acquire messaging application, WhatsApp, for a whopping $19 billion in cash and stock, but our tech expert explains what the app does and if this is a good move or not.

02/19/2014

The logo of mobile app 'WhatsApp' is displayed on a tablet on January 2, 2014 in Paris. AFP PHOTO / LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

Facebook To Buy Popular Messaging Service WhatsApp For $19 Billion; Largest Ever Acquisition

Facebook is buying mobile messaging service WhatsApp for up to $19 billion in cash and stock, by far the company’s largest acquisition.

02/19/2014

Audrie Pott (Audrie Pott Foundation)

Saratoga Teen’s Photos Going ‘Viral’ Before Her Suicide Debunked By Student Journalists

Several student journalists received a prestigious award for what the Society of Professional Journalists called their “courageous reporting” of the Audrie Pott case.

02/17/2014

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Detective Reveals What Child Molesters Look For In Social Media Profiles

Mountain View police say the arrest of a former San Francisco high school teacher earlier this month revealed just how effective an online profile can be at driving a child predator straight into the hands of police.

02/17/2014

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San Francisco Ranks Last In List Of Cities For Singles Looking To Find Love

The City by the Bay appears to not be the optimum city to find love this Valentine’s Day, according to research from Facebook.

02/13/2014

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