Facebook caught heat recently when it deleted several hundred accounts belonging to self-described drag queens, other performers and members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
The world’s biggest online social network has issued an apology to drag queens and the transgender community for deleting accounts that used drag names like Lil Miss Hot Mess rather than legal names such as Bob Smith.
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Facebook has long required its users to go by their “real names” on the site for security purposes, to stand out from other social networks and so it can better target advertising to people. Now, the company says the spirit of its policy doesn’t mean a person’s legal name but “the authentic name they use in real life.”
Though Facebook’s real names policy isn’t changing, the way the social media giant enforces it might.
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There are some things that you just DO NOT do on Facebook… like selling food stamps!
Meet Derron Chamberlain. Chamberlain posed for the mugshot above after he was caught trying to sell food stamps online.
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Not only did he use his Facebook page to market his new venture, but he used his real name, phone number and address in his advertisement.
Now his Facebook status update has landed him a felony charge!
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Meet 41 year old Janie Marie Talley.
You may have seen all those ‘Fire Challenges’ posted on your Facebook wall over the past few weeks (if not… CLICK HERE to refresh your memory).
Well Talley posed for the mugshot above after she was arrested for helping her dumbazzzz son set himself on fire!
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Kim Kardashian posted the photo above of she and her sleeping hubby Kanye West online a few days ago with the following caption:
The reality show mom was clearly joking when she posted her caption and I’m sure her husband didn’t mind her lil joke, but some of you ‘sidechicks’ out there who pull the same stunt should tread very carefully from now on.
Why? You ask. Well because in some states, it’s considered a crime to post photos of a sleeping individual online!
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If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times… Facebook is the devil when it comes to relationships!
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Now a new study claims to prove that married people who engage in social media may be more prone to relationship issues and are more likely to divorce due to the use of sites like Facebook, Instagram & Twitter.
Hmmm…. maybe it’s time to step away from your online life and deal with the ‘real world’…
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