Articles tagged with: Facebook

26 February 2015

New Facebook feature hoping to save lives

Posted in U.S. & World News

Facebook is rolling out a new feature designed to put suicide prevention tools at your fingerprints.These days, people share so much on Facebook, from what they're doing, to how they're feeling.   ...

17 February 2015

Facebook plea saves couple

Posted in U.S. & World News

Belfair, Wash. --- (KING)  Animal control officers from three counties seized dozens of dogs from a Belfair, Washington home Sunday night.Deputies described the conditions as "filthy," according to ...

12 February 2015

Facebook 'Legacy Contact' runs your profile after you die

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News) -- Facebook is already a part of the lives of more than a billion people. Now it wants to be part of their afterlife, too. On Thursday morning, Facebook announced it will let users desig ...

13 January 2015

Amber alert now available on Facebook

Posted in U.S. & World News

Ore. --- The system alerting you about missing children in your area is now available on Facebook. Amber alerts have been available to users on Facebook via local law enforcement pages, but now user ...

12 January 2015

Plus-size bully battle

Posted in U.S. & World News

White House, TN. -- (WSMV)  A Tennessee community is rallying behind a woman who became the target of online bullying. Kristen Layne, 18, decided to sell her junior prom dress through Facebook. The ...

16 December 2014

Facebook tip helps track down two dine-and-dashers

Posted in Local

Rogue River, Ore. -- Social media comes to the rescue again. This time Facebook helped Rogue River police track down an alleged dine-and-dash duo.Police say thanks to social media they caught up wit ...

10 September 2014

Facebook fugitive

Posted in U.S. & World News

(KTVB)  It has been two weeks since Nicholas Grove escaped from Idaho's Payette County Jail.Grove has since been talking with friends on social media. He took to Facebook to explain how he was scar ...

28 July 2014

Medford Police searching for couple using stolen checks

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Medford Police are looking for 20-year-old Alicia Mather and 23-year-old Timothy Mini. MPD say they were able to identify the two suspects with Facebook tips. Both suspects were cau ...

24 July 2014

Cards for Danny Nickerson

Posted in U.S. & World News

Mass. --- A young boy from Massachusetts with an inoperable tumor is celebrating his sixth birthday tomorrow (Friday), for a gift, he asked for birthday cards and his request went viral.The response ...

11 July 2014

Gold Hill Facebook page keeping an eye on crime

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Gold Hill, Ore.--   Eileen smith keeps an eye out for her community through the world wide web. "It's a very excellent way to communicate its quick you don't have to spend a lot of time you know at ...