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Vancouver hockey riots photo of "kissing couple" goes viral

Some people have wondered whether the photo was performance art, while others have said the woman may have been injured in the rioting and was being comforted.

British juror who contacted defendant via Facebook is jailed for contempt of court (VIDEO)

Joanne Fraill, 40, revealed sensitive details about jury room discussions in her Facebook communications with an acquitted defendant, leading to the judge discharging the jury and the collapse of a multimillion-dollar drug case in Manchester, Britain.

Campaign for Rwandan Genocide Memorial Center is on Facebook

$1 will be donated for every "like" memorial gets on Facebook.
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Rwanda Genocide Memorial Center director Honore Gatera explains the center's exhibits to Charlie Annenberg Weingarten, founder of and director of the movie, Raindrops Over Rwanda. (Explore/Courtesy)

Want to help the Kigali Genocide Memorial Center? Like it on Facebook. It's that easy. For every like that the center gets, will donate a dollar to the center, up to $50,000.


Facebook loses users in US and Canada amid slow growth

Most new users came from countries that were relatively late in adopting Facebook — developing countries like Mexico, Brazil and India, each of which picked up about 2 million users from May to June.

Facebook facial-recognition feature attracts scrutiny from EU

Facebook's new facial-recognition feature is getting some unwelcome attention from privacy groups in the European Union and the U.S.

Ken dumps deforestation Barbie in anti-Mattel YouTube video (VIDEO)

Viral elements of the campaign include Ken's "own" Facebook page (set up by Greenpeace), featuring an "Angry Ken" profile pic and the e-mails of Mattel executives.

Lady Gaga to launch social network for celebrities

Backplane has raised more than $1 million in venture funding led by Tomorrow Ventures, the venture firm founded by Eric Schmidt, Google's executive chairman, according to

Sarkozy pushes for global internet rules

The e-G8 forum brings together together internet and media world gurus like Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt, News Corp. Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch and Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to discus the impact of the internet.

Australia warning over "planking" internet craze (VIDEO)

"The potential disaster increases as more and more risks are taken to get the ultimate photo," Australian police said following the death of a young man from "planking."
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