14 Year Old Killed After Facebook Fight

(CNN)-The fatal feud started with a squabble on Facebook, devolved into a planned brawl at a park, and ended with a 14-year-old girl dead. Police in Alabama say a group of girls who quarreled on Facebook decided to take their grievances to a Birmingham park, where their fight was going to be videotaped and then … Continue reading »

Facebook Looks to Hire, Expand

MENLO PARK, Calif. — Facebook is looking to fill more than 1,100 jobs, as the social networking site continues with aggressive growth plans. Many of those jobs are in advertising sales, but others are aimed at moving Facebook into new areas. That includes the company’s virtual reality unit and efforts to use drones to provide … Continue reading »

Facebook Begins Posting Amber Alerts

CNN — Facebook will start sending Amber Alerts in an effort to help find missing children. When the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children issues an Amber Alert, Facebook will show the alert in the news feeds of people who are within the search area. The alerts will appear on both Facebook’s mobile app … Continue reading »

Facebook Developing Work-Only Version

CNN – Users may soon be able to check Facebook openly – and guilt free. According to reports, the social media site is said to be testing an office-friendly version called “Facebook At Work.” Reportedly, the service is meant to be about work-life only, used for chatting with coworkers and collaborating on office projects, and … Continue reading »

Facebook Helps the Fight to Cure Ebola

MANLO PARK, Calif. — Facebook is launching a campaign to raise money to help groups fighting Ebola. Founder Mark Zuckerberg personally donated 25 million dollars to the cause. His money went to the Centers for Disease Control Foundation to help battle the deadly virus. Now, he wants to make it easier for other to donate … Continue reading »

Community Pitches in for New Bike

MEDFORD, Ore. — A sad kid went to school this morning after learning his fairly new bike was stolen, but thanks to a few Medford residents he had a surprise waiting for him when he got home. Kris Johnson’s father, Josh, was outraged after learning about the fate of the bike. Johnson said there’s a … Continue reading »

Major Donations to Help Ebola Fight

SAN FRANCISCO, Cal. – Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen said he is pledging $100 million dollars to battle the Ebola virus. The announcement comes as a New York City doctor is in isolation after testing positive for the virus. According to Allen, the money will be used to train doctors in Massachusetts, and to build special … Continue reading »

Facebook Now Worth $200 Billion

(CNN) — Facebook is now worth more than $200 billion. The social network passed that level for the first time this week. It is now the 15th most valuable company in the S&P 500 stock index, and worth more than much older companies such as IBM, Coca-Cola, AT&T and Disney. Facebook stock is up more … Continue reading »

Jackson County Fair Launches Survey

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. —  The board for the Jackson County Fair is looking to hear from fair goers about what worked and what did not work at the fair this year. Administrators launched a survey on the Jackson County Facebook page for those who attended the fair this year. The fair board says they have already gotten … Continue reading »

County Residents Use Online Watch

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — Cave Junction may have a small presence of law enforcement, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t eyes and ears watching and listening. “You might out run the police, but you’re not going to out run Facebook,” said Cave Junction resident Tim Duffy. A Facebook page with nearly 4,000 followers is updated … Continue reading »

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