Articles with the tag facebook

Single Mom Fired Over Facebook Post

Be careful what you post to social media. That post or tweet can go a lot farther than you might think. One Texas woman is learning that the hard way. Single mother, Kaitlyn Walls had landed a much needed job at a local daycare. As most of us would do, she shared the news on […]

Artist Draws Penises Around Potholes To Get Them Fixed

Well, that’s one way to get their attention. One mystery street artist has had enough of troublesome potholes in his neighborhood, so he came up with a clever way to get the city’s attention. Known only as “Wanksy”, the street artist says the potholes weren’t getting fixed until the road became unusable. Wanksy began spraypainting […]

Woman Thanks Thieves For Stealing Her Car

Imagine thanking the thieves that stole your car. That is exactly what Becky Schoenig of St. Charles, Missouri did after her car was stolen from her driveway last week. Schoenig thought she would never see her 2015 Ford Fusion again, but she thought wrong. After realizing her car was stolen, Schoenig posted a photo of […]

Proof That Negative Body Messaging Starts Early

Women struggle with body image issues everyday. In our age of skinny praise, women feel as if they meet a certain standard with their body. One man’s social media post proved that females are exposed to these ideals very early in life. Manager of media services at NYU, Jason Y. Evans was visiting the campus’ […]

Mother’s Apology For Kids’ Behaviors Goes Viral

One Alabama mom’s actions after her children misbehaved at a movie theater has gone viral. Kyesha Smith Wood, of Birmingham, Alabama dropped her son, daughter and stepdaughter off at the local theater to see Cinderella. Her son is a teenager, while the girls are 13. When she picked her children up, her son revealed that […]

Man Known As ‘Angel Of Death’ Fights Against Islamic State

With more than 300,000 followers on Facebook, the story of Iraq fighter, Abu Azrael as gone viral. Known as the ‘angel of death’, Azrael is known as a fighter against the Islamic States. As many militant armies are armed to fight these threats, Azrael is the most well-known. Photos have circulated of the bearded bald […]

Facebook Updates Suicide Prevention Tools

Facebook is doing its part to help prevent suicides by introducing more tools that will help users intervene with a friend that is contemplating taking their life. Since 2011, the social media giant allowed users to report posts that were potentially suicidal. Facebook would be alerted by a user sending a screenshot or direct link […]

Target Employees Help Teen Looking For Tie, Restore Faith In Humanity

It is a moment that has gone viral. A teen goes in to a local Target store to buy a clip-on tie for his first job interview. The employee tells him that Target does not carry clip-on ties, but the story doesn’t end there. The Raleigh, North Carolina Target employee, Cathy Scott, called over her […]

Meet The ‘Stock Photo Bomber’ And His Hilarious Photos

One man has become known as the “stock photo bomber” after adding himself into generic photos. Matt Vescovo has photoshopped himself into dozens of stock photos. He has compiled all of the hilarious creations on The Stock Photobomber Tumblr page. He plans on taking these photos and turning them into a quirky book. So, what […]

Thousands of Facebook Users Fall For Porn Video Virus

No, your friend did not post a porn video to their Facebook. Don’t even get curious and click on it. At least 11,000 Facebook users found themselves victims of the latest social media hacking scheme. According to ItPro, the malware tricks people into clicking on a friend’s infected site link with promises of a porn […]

Facebook Promotes Israeli Ads To Palestinian Users, Epic Fail

Facebook Ads can be a bother to any user, but the social media giant is facing backlash after a recent incident. Palestinian Facebook users were shocked to find promoted ads for Israeli settlement real estate on their feeds. Written in Hebrew, the ads featured luxury Israeli homes. The Washington Post was sent screenshots of the […]

WhatsApp Now Available on the Web

For many people, the hugely popular WhatsApp has all but replaced conventional text messaging as a way of communicating with friends. It’s easy, it works no matter what sort of smartphone you’re using and it can be a lot more cost-effective than a traditional texting plan. Now, the app is set to expand its sights […]

Mac Sabbath: Rocking Out In The Drive-Thru [Video]

One rock band is creating a niche in the world of McDonalds themed heavy metal. Mac Sabbath rocks out with their McDonald’s themed spoofs. With jams, like Frying Pan, Sweet Beef, Pair-Of-Buns and Chicken For The Slaves, the band turns Black Sabbath hits into “drive-Thru metal.” Clad as Ronald McDonald, Grimace, the Hamburglar and Mayor McCheese, the group has […]

Shock And Awe: Social Media Reactions To Slaying Of NY Police Officers

Social media reactions are heating up over the recent slayings of two New York police officers. On Saturday, two police officers were ambushed in their patrol car by an armed man. The attacker has been identified as Ismaaiyl Brinsley. Brinsley assassinated the two officers by ambushing their patrol car. The New York Daily News reports, the officers […]

5 Facebook Hoaxes to Avoid Being Fooled By

It seems that it’s all too easy to get caught up in a Facebook hoax — at least, if you don’t know what you’re looking for. Anyone can post anything to the social media service, and once it’s on there it’s liable to be shared around again and again. Here are a few Facebook hoaxes […]

Do you have a Facebook Addiction?

Facebook is one of the most widely used social networking sites. It’s an incredibly useful website but, like all good things, too much can be a bad thing. Specifically, do you have a Facebook addiction? If the first thing on your mind is Facebook, if you’re skipping hanging out with “real life” friends to Facebook […]

Pros and Cons of Buying Facebook Likes (through targeted Facebook ads)

Facebook is an excellent marketing tool for creatives. Most artists, writers, comedians, and small businesses worth their salt have their own “fan page” or “business page” on Facebook, each with several thousand “likes.” Facebook allows you to post photos, share updates, and personally connect with your followers. The merits of having your own Facebook page are […]

Are Facebook Apps Keeping Track of More Than They Should?

Your privacy while you use your smartphone has become even more of a hot button issue over the course of this year — and it seems like Facebook might be the next company to step into the firing lines. A Reddit user has found evidence that both the company’s flagship app and its ‘Messenger’ counterpart might […]

Facebook To Start Charging Monthly Fee? Old Hoax Is Still A Hoax

There’s a rumor going around that Facebook will start charging a monthly fee. But don’t worry, it’s completely untrue. The Facebook monthly fee hoax has been going on for years. According to Snopes.com, the first instance of the hoax came at the end of 2009. It keeps popping up every now and then and it still […]

Facebook Releases 2014 NFL Fandom Map

People from Seattle root for the Seahawks. People from Atlanta root for the Falcons. But what about people who don’t live in one of the cities with an NFL team? Facebook released it’s 2014 NFL map today. Facebook writes: “The 2014 NFL season is here, and the Facebook data team is taking a look at […]