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Facebook is Adding Snapchat-Like Features

(AP) – Facebook is adding Snapchat-like features to its app. The company says it wants to let people’s cameras “do the talking,” as more people are posting photos and videos instead of blocks of text. With the update coming to users on Tuesday, Facebook is adding a camera icon to the top left corner of its mobile app. Users can tap…

Mom Beats Daughter Live on Facebook

(CNN) – A video on Facebook that shows a mother beating her 16-year-old daughter has sparked a debate online about discipline and public shaming. ABC Columbia mobile app users click here to watch. Categories: National News, News Tags: Facebook, Facebook live

Fire Station Reopens After Facebook Posts Prompt Closing

ABC Columbia/Rich Wandover COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – A fire station has reopened in South Carolina’s capital, days after its then-captain posted on Facebook he would run over protesters if they still blocked traffic when his shift ended. Columbia Fire Department spokesman Brick Lewis says the station reopened Wednesday night after firefighters said they felt safe going back. Fire Chief Aubrey…

Facebook Sued for $1B, Accused of Providing Terror Platform

Israeli police secure the scene of a stabbing attack in Jerusalem, Oct. 14, 2015. Dusan Vranic/AP Photo The families of five American citizens injured or killed in attacks in Israel have filed a lawsuit against Facebook, claiming the social media giant is liable for providing a platform for Hamas, a U.S.-designated terrorist organization. “Facebook has knowingly provided material support and…

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Loses Control of Social Media

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg briefly found his Twitter account hijacked, as were at least two of his other social media accounts. Zuckerberg’s Facebook account and password were not compromised, the company said in a statement; his account on Facebook-owned Instagram was also unaffected. Facebook Inc. said Monday morning that none of the company’s systems or accounts were accessed and that…