Tag Archive for Facebook

Father jailed for incest with daughter who tracked him down on Facebook

Father jailed for incest with daughter who tracked him down on Facebook

A paedophile has been jailed after committing incest with his 23-year-old daughter he gave up for adoption when she was a baby. Read more

Police discover ‘missing’ child only existed on Facebook

Police discover ‘missing’ child only existed on Facebook

Police searching for a ‘missing’ child discovered the youngster only ever existed on Facebook. Read more

Women Who Eat On Tubes page taken down by Facebook, man behind it completely unrepentant

Women Who Eat On Tubes page taken down by Facebook, man behind it completely unrepentant

The controversial Women Who Eat On Tubes (WWEOT) page has been taken down by Facebook – but the man who started it has defended his ‘observational study’. Read more

Why can’t I send Facebook messages from my phone? Site confirms separate messaging app must be used

Why can’t I send Facebook messages from my phone? Site confirms separate messaging app must be used

Facebook has confirmed that users will have to download a separate app on their mobiles to use the website’s messaging function. Read more

Facebook users help identify rare eye condition in little girl

Facebook users help identify rare eye condition in little girl

A young girl’s vision was saved after a Facebook photo led to her being diagnosed with a rare eye disease. Read more

My wife is in an Iran jail over Facebook comments

My wife is in an Iran jail over Facebook comments

A student visiting family in Iran has been detained in jail for five months over comments she made on Facebook. Read more

He’ll ‘like’ this… Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg makes £2billion

He’ll ‘like’ this… Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg makes £2billion

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg made almost £2billion from his shares in the company last year, according to financial documents. Read more

Girl, 16, stabs her best friend 65 times following Facebook dispute

Girl, 16, stabs her best friend 65 times following Facebook dispute

A 16-year-old girl was so outraged after a Facebook dispute that she murdered her best friend by stabbing her in the back 65 times. Read more

Twitter gets a new look… it’s Facebook: ‘Tags’ and ‘shares’ appear on micro-blogging platform

Twitter gets a new look… it’s Facebook: ‘Tags’ and ‘shares’ appear on micro-blogging platform

Twitter users have accused the micro-blogging platform of copying Facebook with the introduction of ‘tags’ in photos and replacing retweets with a ‘share’ option. Read more

Games Inbox: Facebook vs. Oculus VR, PS Vita indie, and Dark Souls II

Games Inbox: Facebook vs. Oculus VR, PS Vita indie, and Dark Souls II

The evening Inbox worries that gaming is losing its middle ground, as one reader gives some handy advice for making your own games. Read more

Irish MP Patrick Nulty quits after sending inappropriate drunken messages to teenager on Facebook

Irish MP Patrick Nulty quits after sending inappropriate drunken messages to teenager on Facebook

A member of the Irish parliament has resigned after he admitted to sending ‘inappropriate messages’ to a teenage girl via Facebook. Read more

And the most popular person on Facebook is…

And the most popular person on Facebook is…

You may think you have a lot of friends on Facebook – but your list is nothing compared to that of Shakira’s. Read more

Adopted woman tracks down birth sisters using Facebook (and it only takes one week)

Adopted woman tracks down birth sisters using Facebook (and it only takes one week)

With its TMI status updates or endless bombardment of game invitations, Facebook can sometimes be irritating. Read more

#FindLee: Motorist starts Facebook campaign to find good Samaritan who witnessed her car being scratched

#FindLee: Motorist starts Facebook campaign to find good Samaritan who witnessed her car being scratched

A good Samaritan who left a note on a woman’s car identifying the truck that scraped her car is the subject of an internet campaign. Read more

Is this the best Facebook exchange ever? Troll tries to speak out against the Illuminati, chooses the wrong Facebook page to do so

Is this the best Facebook exchange ever? Troll tries to speak out against the Illuminati, chooses the wrong Facebook page to do so

This might be the quickest climbdown by a Facebook troll ever witnessed. Read more

Spam ‘missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 jet spotted near Bermuda Triangle’ video spreads on Facebook

Spam ‘missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 jet spotted near Bermuda Triangle’ video spreads on Facebook

Spam videos enticing people to click on fake news stories about the missing Malaysia Airlines jet have been spreading malware on Facebook. Read more

Facebook users in Britain offer to sell kidneys for £20,000

Facebook users in Britain offer to sell kidneys for £20,000

People in Britain are so desperate for money they are selling their kidneys on Facebook. Read more

Woman left tribute on victim’s Facebook page days after helping kill him

Woman left tribute on victim’s Facebook page days after helping kill him

A killer wrote a tribute message on her victim’s Facebook page pretending to mourn for him, only four days after participating in his murder. Read more

Turkish PM warns of Facebook and YouTube ban in bid to stop political criticism

Turkish PM warns of Facebook and YouTube ban in bid to stop political criticism

The prime minister of Turkey has warned he may block access to Facebook and YouTube because they are being abused by his political enemies. Read more

Googling Facebook on an iPad? Oh, that’s so passé

Googling Facebook on an iPad? Oh, that’s so passé

Checking Facebook messages on your iPad may be a popular British pastime but both brands are losing their lustre, a survey has revealed. Read more

Autistic boy inundated with cards, balloons and Happy Birthday messages after mother’s Facebook appeal

Autistic boy inundated with cards, balloons and Happy Birthday messages after mother’s Facebook appeal

An 11-year-old autistic boy is set to enjoy the birthday of a lifetime after years of people not paying attention. Read more

Burglars jailed after posing with stolen cars in Facebook pictures

Burglars jailed after posing with stolen cars in Facebook pictures

Two criminals who posted photos of themselves with stolen property on Facebook have been jailed. Read more

Mother shames ‘bully’ daughter by posting embarrassing video on Facebook

Mother shames ‘bully’ daughter by posting embarrassing video on Facebook

An angry mother came up with an unusual punishment for her rule-breaking daughter by posting an embarrassing video of her being reprimanded on Facebook. Read more

Facebook and Twitter should warn against NekNominations, local councils say

Facebook and Twitter should warn against NekNominations, local councils say

Social networks should warn their millions of users against taking part in the NekNomination ‘game,’ councils have said. Read more