Facebook's 'Ask' Button Allows Friends to Bug You About Being Single

Apparently, Facebook really really really really really wants to know who you're fucking. The social network has introduced an annoying new feature it's calling the "ASK button" which will allow your nosy friends to, with the click of a mouse, directly ask you about the relationship status that you have deliberately… » 5/19/14 4:00pm 5/19/14 4:00pm

Man Posts Evidence of Bride's Lost Virginity To Facebook, World Retches

Few things have greater potential to be irritating than post-wedding Facebook posts from newlyweds, but it looks like one dude has really taken things to an unprecedented level, posting an image of bloodied sheets and proudly telling the whole world that he and his new wife had just had awkward, hymen shredding sex.… » 11/21/11 3:00pm 11/21/11 3:00pm

Why Is Facebook Deleting Photos Of Pregnant Women?

A funny thing happened when this blog post about celebrity baby bump photo shoots was posted by an administrator on VH1's Facebook page: Facebook deleted it. » 3/07/11 3:15pm 3/07/11 3:15pm

The Murky Politics Of Making Assault Charges Online

Recently, a woman began leaving messages on Facebook pages related to Western Michigan University and institutions in Kalamazoo, including the Prague summer writing program and yoga studio, saying that she had been assaulted by a well-known poet in San Diego. She included an arrest report and photos of her injury. She… » 3/04/11 2:00pm 3/04/11 2:00pm

Woman Hits Cousin With Car Over Facebook Feud

Here's a cautionary tale about Facebook and your possibly-insane cousin: Long Islander Melanie Spanopoulosor allegedly ran over her cousin twice, then left her in the the street after learning a guy accepted the cousin's friend request, but not hers. » 1/26/11 10:49am 1/26/11 10:49am

Baby Dies While Mom Plays Facebook Games

A parent recklessly endangering an infant by leaving him unattended, this time in the bath? Tragically typical. But wait, she was playing Facebook games. This, folks, is a crime of our times. » 1/19/11 11:35am 1/19/11 11:35am

Woman Finds Her Attacker On Facebook

A woman found on Facebook the stranger who allegedly tried to rape her — because he told her his name, age, and town. And this is why Mark Zuckerberg is Person Of The Year. » 12/15/10 2:30pm 12/15/10 2:30pm

What Your Facebook Feed Looks Like When All Your Friends Have Babies

There was a good article in the Washington Post earlier this week about being infertile on Facebook. I was never on Facebook during vulnerable times, so I don't know quite how it feels. I can vividly imagine it, though. » 11/03/10 3:13pm 11/03/10 3:13pm

Facebook Gang-Rape Charge Gets The Facebook Treatment

The teenage victim of an alleged gang rape learned about the crime from Facebook photos. Now the same forum is hosting a group supporting her — and a smaller one defending the accused rapists. » 9/20/10 2:10pm 9/20/10 2:10pm

Gang-Rape Victim's Horrific Facebook Ordeal

Just when we think we've already heard the worst, a 16-year-old Canadian girl is raped and drugged by a gang of boys and men, and the photos go viral on Facebook. » 9/17/10 12:45pm 9/17/10 12:45pm

Hitting The Mute Button On Twitter And Facebook

The latest social media trend: Technology that lets you avoid people on sites like Twitter and Facebook. New services including Ex-Blocker and TweetAgora secretly block frenemies' relationship status updates and musings on American Idol without having to "unfriend" them. » 8/30/10 2:38pm 8/30/10 2:38pm

Charming Facebook Fat-Bashers Maybe Practicing Hate Speech

Should groups mocking fat people be taken down just as racist and homophobic groups (usually) are? One activist is pushing Facebook to remove such groups, but the company isn't wholly convinced. » 7/09/10 10:05am 7/09/10 10:05am

Send Sarah A Message

Sarah Palin is keeping pretty close tabs on her Facebook friends. The former governor of Alaska unfriended and blocked Donnie Fowler after she revealed her true liberal colors on the social networking site. Politicians, they're just like us! [HuffingtonPost] » 3/18/10 10:40am 3/18/10 10:40am

Facebook System Proves Rape Jokes Even Less Funny As Acrostic Poems

Misogynistic DENNIS System, meet my system: Adjust brain for consumption of bullshit. Notice asshole Facebook group. Nope, rape's still not funny. AUSTIN system kind of is, though. [Facebook] » 12/11/09 3:30pm 12/11/09 3:30pm