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It’s Time to Stop Airing Your Dirty Laundry on Facebook

Recently in a few of the local Facebook groups I read, I’ve noticed something in my newsfeed that is both irking and alarming.

Some people (many of whom I don’t know in person) are using Facebook as a virtual clothesline to air their dirty laundry. I’ve seen grown women rip their boyfriend’s exes to shreds through status updates, guys do the same thing about the ladies in their lives (past and present), and others write dramatic, cryptic posts about people, presumably inviting a slew of comments from curious “friends” wondering who they’re talking about.

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Trevor Project Study: LGBTQ youth in small towns & rural areas

Nearly half of LGBTQ youth in rural areas and small towns reported that their community was somewhat or very unaccepting of LGBTQ people. Among the …

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The MAD Primer of Bigots, Extremists and Other Loose Ends, from September 1969.

Do any of these look familiar today?  They tried to tell all of us, and only some of us listened.           …

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Facebook and Anti-Abortion Clinics Are Collecting Highly Sensitive Info on Would-Be Patients

The social media giant gathers data from crisis pregnancy centers through a tracking tool that works whether or not a person is logged in to …

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Facebook Is Receiving Sensitive Medical Information from Hospital Websites

Experts say some hospitals’ use of an ad tracking tool may violate a federal law protecting health information By: Todd Feathers, Simon Fondrie-Teitler, Angie Waller, …

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