Gregory Pleshaw


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U.S. Facebook Traffic Detoured Through China

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A sizable amount of network traffic including Facebook surfers was re-routed from an AT&T line in the U.S. through Chinanet. Some believe this was a deliberate rerouting by the Chinese [...]

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Watch U.K. Sports Show 'Scoreboard' On Facebook

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The popular U.K. sports show "Scoreboard" now offers video excerpts on its Facebook page that fans can comment on.

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State Farm's Facebook Contest Aims For Repeat Visits

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Most contests on Facebook aim to get people to like a brand for the first time. State Farm Insurance Company is using a game to try to get repeat visits.

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MPX4 Wants To Be The Top Music Game On Facebook

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MXP4 claims that the more than 1.3 million active monthly users of the vendor's Pump It application put it well on the way toward becoming the number one music-focused game [...]

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Facebook To Drive Pothole Repairs In Columbus, Ohio

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Columbus, Ohio officials are setting up a Facebook fan page to record citizens' reports of the state of the city's roads.

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Can Barter Cash In On Facebook Commerce?

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Two applications from WhoWish allow people to trade goods, barter style.

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Facebook Now Shows Friends' Game Playing

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Facebook has begun testing a new viral sidebar showing which friends play a particular game.

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Teacher Learns Facebook Lesson On Privacy

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Surely every teacher has a day when the little ones get so ruthless you want to rant after work. But perhaps Christine Rubino should have saved hers for an in-person [...]

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Some Christians Give Up Facebook For Lent

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Some Christians are considering giving up Facebook this year for Lent.

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Chicago Rapist Met Two Victims On Facebook

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You can never be too cautious about whether to meet people in person that you first encounter online.

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NC Student Arrested For Facebook Posts About Principal

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Police have arrested a 16-year-old from Fort Mill high school in North Carolina for threatening the principal via Facebook.

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Status Update Boasts Of Illegally Killing Alligator

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A hunter in Texas apparently forgot that it's illegal to shoot alligators in his area, because he posted a status update about doing exactly that.

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Facebook Adds More Ways To Report Bullies

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Facebook is expanding options for reporting instances of abuse and bullying on the site.

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Facebook Fueling Gas Boycotts

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People are posting on Facebook about nationwide gas boycotts -- one occurring tomorrow and another one on May 15 -- at an increasing pace.

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Missing Girl's Inactive Facebook Profile Alerted Family

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The case of Bethany Anne Decker, a 21-year-old pregnant woman from Virginia who has been missing since the middle of January, shows how police clue into a Facebook profile to [...]