Facebook Receives Criticism For New “Ask” Button

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(PCM) Well, it appears that the days of stalking someone’s Facebook page to find out their information such as relationship status, hometown, schooling, etc is long gone. In an unannounced update, Facebook has introduced a new “Ask” button to the pages of its’ users.

With the “Ask” button, a users friends and followers must now ask them about their relationship status, their phone number, or where they reside, as it will no longer be displayed …

A Woman’s Stupid Facebook Post Could Land Her In Jail

Cudney1(PCM) The power of social media strikes again!  A Michigan woman may be one her way to jail after she made a post on Facebook bragging about passing a random breathalyzer test.

A part of the conditions of her probation, 22-year old Colleen Cudney is forbidden to drink alcohol after she was convicted of a drunk driving charge back in 2012. She was randomly called for a breathalyzer test just after St. Patrick’s Day and …

Facebook Looks At Featuring A New Button

Facebook2(PCM) While I was hoping for a “dislike” button, the latest news from Facebook is that the company is currently testing a read-it-later “Save” button. The button would allow you to essentially bookmark pages that come up on the web News Feed and store them on your profile page for you to read at a later time.

Almost two years ago, Facebook purchased Spool, a read-it-later app, that featured the ability to save not only …

Sheryl Sandberg’s “Ban Bossy” Campaign Being Met With Some Criticism

bossy1(PCM) By now I am sure that most of you have heard about the new campaign spearheaded by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg to ban the word bossy and empower young women to become leaders, however some are criticizing the campaign claiming that it creates a harmful double standard.

While the campaign is doing a great job at raising awareness and urging females about their leadership potential, many feel that by simply banning a word will …

Facebook Selfie Leads To Bank Robbery Arrest

Jules-Behler1(PCM) 21-year old bank robbery suspect Jules Bahler may have sealed his own fate after posting a selfie on Facebook that featured him holding a submachine gun that he allegedly used to hold-up a Michigan bank last week.

Authorities allege that Bahler is responsible for robbing three banks in the Michigan area in the areas of Pontiac and Bay City. During the first two robberies in Pontiac a note was passed to the teller demanding …

Facebook Denied Whatsapp Co-Founder Brian Acton For A Job In 2009

(PCM) Talk about one heck of a comeback!  There has been a ton of internet buzz lately circulating around Facebook’s purchase of the messaging app WhatsApp founded by Brian Acton and Jan Koum for the price of $19 billion dollars in cash and stocks.

However, recently tweets have surfaced from the account of WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton that claim he was turned down for a job with both Facebook and Twitter back in 2009.  How’s …

Facebook List of New Gender Options

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(PCM) Facebook has allowed it’s users several dozen new options when it comes to gender. Now in addition to your birthday, job, hobbies, schooling, interests and current location, you have the option of telling the world your very most specific, personal orientation.

Your very own fine-tuned gender.

The gender-identifying terms provided by Facebook include androgynous, gender fluid, non-binary, trans* and cisgender. Previously, users had to identify themselves as male or female.

The list we’ve discovered …