Facebook FAIL Friday #130

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FOX19.com-Cincinnati News, Weather

January 27, 2013
Man arrested after posting Facebook photo of baby & gun
WXIX-TV, FOX19

COLERAIN TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) – Police have arrested a Colerain man after he posted a photo of himself on Facebook holding his 1-year-old daughter and a BB gun.

Domonic Gaines, 22, was arrested after the incident which occurred at his home on Suliner Drive Sunday.

According to reports, police initially believed that Gaines was holding a handgun in the photo. However, police say the gun in question turned out to be a BB gun.

The photo depicted Gaines holding his daughter, Paradise Gaines, along with the BB gun. Police say that the close proximity of the gun to the child created a substantial risk of physical harm. CONTINUE READING›

January 28, 2013
A Fake Facebook Wedding
By Andrea DenHoed, The New Yorker

During my junior year of college, I was friendly with a group of people who had all known each other since grade school. One member of this crowd was a guy named Tim. Growing up, Tim had always been the brain of the group, but, by the time I met him, he’d dropped out of college and was living by himself and working the night shift at a FedEx shipping center. He was stuck in one of those valleys of depression. Tim didn’t come around very often, but he was an instantly endearing person, and people were happy to see him. One day, out of the blue, Tim sent a long Facebook message to about a dozen of his friends. It started with a general apology. He was sorry for his cynicism. He had never believed in love, and he’d been snide and dismissive about his friends’ relationships. But deep down, he had actually been jealous. He saw that now, because, finally, it had happened to him. He was in love. In fact, he was engaged. CONTINUE READING›


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