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Who Will Inherit Your Facebook Account When You Die?

You can now decide what happens to your Facebook account when you die.

02/12/2015

Jan Koum, the 38-year-old founder of the messaging company WhatsApp, donated $556 million to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation putting him at No. 4 on the list. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Bay Area Tech Leaders Under 40 Among 2014’s Top Philanthropic Givers

Out of the top 10 most generous American philanthropists in 2014, four hail from Bay Area tech companies, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s annual Philanthropy 50 list.

02/10/2015

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Facebook Accidentally Blocks Native Americans For Using ‘Fake’ Names

Native Americans say Facebook is locking them out of their accounts because the social media giant thinks their names are fake, according to Colorlines.

02/10/2015

Amy Quick snapped this photo of a rainbow in the South Bay Sunday. (Courtesy: Amy Quick)

Rainbows Pop Up Over Bay Area During Brief Break In The Rain

A brief break in the rain provided Bay Area residents with spectacular rainbows Sunday.

02/08/2015

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President Obama Surprises Bay Area Teen Battling Stage 4 Cancer With A Tweet From Air Force One

Camille Chabot has been spreading the word about her battle with cancer for months. The 19-year-old was shocked to see President Obama posing on Air Force One donning a t-shirt bearing the #CamilleStrong hashtag.

02/07/2015

Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc., and his wife Priscilla Chan attend the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference on July 10, 2014 in Sun Valley, Idaho. Many of the world's wealthiest and most powerful businessmen from media, finance, and technology attend the annual week-long conference which is in its 32nd year. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

San Francisco General Hospital To Be Named For Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Wife Priscilla Chan After Giving $75 Million

San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center will get new equipment and technology and pay for the conversion of part of its current acute care center with Friday’s announcement of a $75 million gift to the hospital’s foundation.

02/06/2015

Tom Brady as a child dressed as Joe Montana. (Tom Brady/Facebook)

Tom Brady’s #TBT Facebook Post Pays Homage To Boyhood Hero Joe Montana

San Mateo native Tom Brady could match his boyhood idol, Joe Montana, for career Super Bowl wins if his New England Patriots beat the Seattle Seahawks Sunday in Super Bowl XLIX.

01/29/2015

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Facebook Beats Profit, Revenue Forecasts For 7th Straight Quarter, 1.39 Billion Monthly Users

For the seventh quarter in a row Facebook beat profit and revenue forecasts, continuing to win more mobile advertising revenue as most users shift to using the site on smartphones and other portable devices.

01/28/2015

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East Bay Dispatchers Ask That Residents Stop Calling 911 When Facebook Goes Down

Following a surprising amount of phone calls to emergency services last night, East Bay dispatchers are requesting that local residents stop calling in to complain about social media networks becoming temporarily unavailable. Claycord.com reports that following a brief […]

01/27/2015

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Facebook Blames Internal Glitch, Not Hackers For Worldwide Outage

Facebook said the outage that made its social media sites inaccessible worldwide for about an hour Tuesday was self-inflicted.

01/27/2015

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