Articles tagged with: facebook

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 ...

02 July 2014

Teenage hunter under fire for posing with dead animals on Facebook

Posted in U.S. & World News

(The Today Show) Kendall Jones is used to being the one behind the barrel, but now the Texas Tech University cheerleader is under fire for photos she’s posted of her hunting expeditions. The 19-ye ...

30 June 2014

Users angered at Facebook emotion-manipulation study

Posted in U.S. & World News

(The Today Show) News that Facebook manipulated users' news feeds to see if it made them feel blue now has some users seeing red. Facebook is seeing backlash after participating in a study that inv ...

24 April 2014

Facebook is good for small businesses

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Facebook, it's no longer just for selfies or keeping up with friends. Small businesses are finding out that they can boost their customer base and and image. Local leaders say there ...