Dec 10, 2015

Bangladesh lifts ban on Facebook; WhatsApp, Viber still not allowed

Bangladesh on Thursday lifted a ban on Facebook, three weeks after it was imposed for security reasons in the tense country, but mobile messaging apps remained barred, the telecoms minister said. The government ordered Facebook, WhatsApp and Viber blocked last month after two opposition ...

New dad Zuckerberg to give away Facebook fortune

Dec 2, 2015

New dad Zuckerberg to give away Facebook fortune

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg announced Tuesday that he has become a father, simultaneously pledging to give away nearly all his fortune to make the world a “better place” for baby daughter Maxima and others. In a letter to Maxima posted on his Facebook page, ...

Nov 27, 2015

Bolivian women arrested for alleged Facebook baby sale

Bolivian officials said they have arrested two women on human trafficking charges: one for selling her baby for $250, the other for buying it after placing a “want ad” on Facebook. The top child-protection official in the eastern city of Santa Cruz told The ...

Florida 'Facebook killer' guilty of second-degree murder

Nov 26, 2015

Florida 'Facebook killer' guilty of second-degree murder

A jury on Wednesday found a Florida man guilty of second-degree murder after he killed his wife and posted a photo of her blood-spattered body on Facebook. Jurors rejected the argument that Derek Medina, 33, acted in self-defense when he shot 27-year-old Jennifer Alfonso ...