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Dad: Fugitive Son Afraid His Facebook Trial Wouldn’t Be Fair

Prosecutors say Ceglia doctored a contract he signed with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in 2003 to make it seem he was part owner of the Menlo Park, California, company.

03/24/2015

The Facebook page for freshmen at Great Neck South High School where an anti-Semitic picture was posted. (Credit: Facebook)

LI Parents Outraged Over Photo Of Boy As Hitler Posted On Facebook Page

Parents of students at a Long Island high school have met with administrators to voice their concerns after an anti-Semitic photo was posted to Facebook.

03/17/2015

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Family Of Man In Facebook Fraud Case Goes Missing

Paul Ceglia, his wife and two young sons are missing after Ceglia cut off his electronic ankle bracelet and escaped his Wellsville, New York, home, according to prosecutors.

03/12/2015

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White And Gold, Or Blue And Black? Social Media Explodes Over Dress

Social media was abuzz Thursday night about what would appear to be an everyday photo of a two-tone dress.

02/26/2015

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Facebook To Roll Out New Suicide Prevention Tool

A new Facebook feature has users hitting the “like” button. Because of online bullying and teen suicide, the social network is now using sharing to save lives.

02/26/2015

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Facebook Allows Users To Set Up ‘Legacy Contacts’ For After They Die

Facebook has launched a measure to make it easier to plan for your online afterlife.

02/12/2015

Patriots tight end Ron Gronkowski, right, catches a touchdown pass in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XLIX on Feb. 1, 2015, in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Nielsen: Super Bowl XLIX Was Most-Watched Event In U.S. Television History

The Nielsen company said the game’s viewership exceeded the record of 112.2 million set last year, when Seattle beat Denver.

02/02/2015

The MTA has called 'skylarking' or riding on the back of a moving train a dangerous and moronic act. (Credit: CBS2)

Daredevil Act Known As ‘Skylarking’ Gives Dangerous Meaning To ‘Riding The Rails’

It’s daredevil behavior caught on camera, but all too often it has proven deadly.

01/30/2015

Osiris Aristy is charged with threatening police, by using these gun emoji symbols next to a symbol representing a police officer's head on Facebook. (Credit: CBS2)

Brooklyn Teen Arrested For Alleged Facebook Threat To Officers Using Emoji

A teenage boy from Bushwick, Brooklyn has learned the hard way that you can’t just post anything you want on Facebook.

01/23/2015

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Facebook Launches AMBER Alerts To Help Find Missing Children

Facebook users will soon receive AMBER Alerts to help find missing children who may be located near them.

01/13/2015

Gov. Chris Christie told a heckler to 'sit down and shut up' on the two-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy on Wednesday, Oct. 29. (Credit: CBS 2)

Top 5 Facebook Talkers Of 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, we’ve taken a look back at the stand-out stories that you loved to discuss this year. In no particular order, here are CBS New York’s top five Facebook talkers for 2014.

12/29/2014

Corrections officers protesting outside Nassau County Jail. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Jail Affirmative Action Officer Hit With Discrimination Complaint

The Nassau correction union has filed a federal discrimination complaint against the county jail affirmative action specialist for allegedly posting anti-racist comments on his Facebook.

12/15/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama smiles at his his daughters Sasha and Malia after he pardoned "Cheese" and his alternate Mac (not shown,) both 20-week old 48-pound Turkeys, during a ceremony at  the White House November 26, 2014 in Washington, DC. The Presidential pardon of a turkey has been a long time Thanksgiving tradition that dates back to the Harry Truman administration.(Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Aide To Republican Congressman Resigns Over Comments About Obama’s Daughters

Lauten resigned, saying she judged the girls in a way that she would never would have wanted to be judged herself as a teenager.

12/01/2014

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Seen At 11: Facebook Copycats Stealing Identities, Money

There’s a new, dark side to Facebook and it could put you at risk of losing your money, reputation and friendships.

11/05/2014

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NJ Teacher’s License Suspended For Mocking Student’s Name Online

State officials have suspended a former New Jersey teacher’s license for a year after she mocked a student’s name on Facebook.

10/28/2014

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