Man arrested for threatening BRPD, families on Facebook
Posted on 5/5/2017 10:34:00 AM.

A Zachary man has been arrested after making threats against law enforcement on Facebook. The post referenced the DOJ’s decision not to bring forth charges against the officers involved in the Alton Sterling case, saying “It’s time Baton Rouge u didn’t learn from the police killing.” State Trooper Bryan Lee says State Police was informed about the post made by 38-year-old Thallemus Thomas.

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App filters political posts on Facebook newsfeed
Posted on 2/6/2017 6:29:00 AM.

Are you sick of seeing political posts on Facebook? There’s an app for that. Matt Kruse developed the app Social Fixer. He says right now it’s only available for desktop browsers, but he’s working to develop a mobile version. He says the plug in is easy to use once you download it at

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Man arrested in Washington Parish after posting a Facebook picture of a dog he killed
Posted on 1/15/2016 1:03:00 PM.

A Mississippi man has been arrested for aggravated animal cruelty after posting on Facebook a picture of a dog he shot and killed, allegedly in Washington Parish. Brent Jones with the Sheriff’s Office says during the investigation they discovered the shooting happened in Clifton, Louisiana. He says Todd Hammond was questioned after they received multiple tips and officers saw his online post.

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Facebook to give users more than just the 'like' button
Posted on 9/17/2015 2:44:00 AM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
So why are Facebook users so excited about the social media site possibly getting a "dislike" button? Co-founder Mark Zuckerberg announced this week that they are working on a tool that will allow people to show empathy for posts, but it's not clear if it would actually be called a "dislike" button. 
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Facebook allows you to appoint overseer to your account upon death
Posted on 2/15/2015 3:52:00 PM.
A new Facebook option allows users to designate a friend or family member to oversee their account upon their death.  Facebook's Legacy Contact feature lets users choose someone to manage their account after they die.  

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Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office: victim lured to robbery by offer to meet Facebook suitor
Posted on 12/4/2013 6:06:00 PM.
Sheriff's deputies in Iberia Parish seek a pair of armed robbers, who used Facebook to set their victim up for a holdup. Sheriff's spokesman Captain Ryan Turner says the 28-year-old victim had been communicating with a man on the social media website, and agreed to meet him face-to-face. The woman arrived at the New Iberia address given by the Facebook friend, but was quickly confronted outside the home by two armed men who took her money. 
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