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More Facebook FAILs for Friday! PC Pandora computer monitoring software will let you know what your children are doing on Facebook…

Don’t answer ads on Facebook, people!

October 4, 2013
Teens Robbed While Answering Facebook Ad
Two teenagers beaten and robbed in Lakeview when they answered an ad for an iPhone 5 for sale.
By Heather Doyle,
Malverne-WestHempstead-Lynbrook Patch

Two teens were beaten and robbed when they answered a Facebook ad for an iPhone 5, according to Nassau County Police.

Cops said an 18-year-old male and a 16-year-old male went to Jefferson Avenue in Lakeview after seeing an ad on Facebook for the sale of an iPhone 5.

When they got to the location where they were planning on buying the phone, the two were approached by six unidentified men, cops reported. The 18-year-old was struck in the face and the thieves took a phone, cash, headphones, wallet, and sneakers from the two teens, police said. The group fled in an unknown direction. [READ FULL STORY]

And people ask why I do not let them take photos of me… cause I know where they are headed… may want to double-check nothing embarrassing exists online before you run for office…

October 4, 2013
South Washington County school board candidate: Facebook photo was a joke
By Bob Shaw, Pioneer Press

Raj Gandhi of Woodbury posted a photo of himself in 2009 in a “mankini” thong-style swimsuit. It was taken by his wife as a joke — but four years later, some potential voters aren’t laughing.

The photo was posted last week on the Facebook page of the Washington County Watchdog — and it whipped up a debate.

One of the site’s administrators, Eric Langness, posted this comment: “Raj ‘Slingshot’ Gandhi … not for the children.”

Other commenters suggested Gandhi shouldn’t be running for school board.

Gandhi was horrified when he heard the photo had resurfaced, and he posted a comment on the Watchdog page explaining the origin of the photo.

“I am not a model. It is embarrassing to see myself in that picture,” Gandhi, who is running for the South Washington County school board, said in a phone interview last week. [READ FULL STORY]

If you are going to poach wildlife out of season, might want to keep it to yourself…

October 9, 2013
Facebook posts lead to arrest of 4 in deer killings
From News-Press.com

Four people have been charged with killing at least seven deer, two of them trophy bucks, on Eglin Air Force Base in northwest Florida.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission announced the charges today.

Justin Leon Bailey, 23, of Niceville, William Cody Meakin, 23, of Mossy Head, as well as two unnamed teenagers are each charged with killing deer during the closed season, discharging a firearm from a public roadway and willful and wanton waste of wildlife.

FWC officers received calls in August about two dead deer, one of them decapitated, on private property near the Northwest Florida State College in Niceville. [READ FULL STORY]

Another Facebook threat leads to an arrest…

October 10, 2013
Facebook threat leads to arrest
From The Star Press

Muncie police said threatening comments posted on Facebook led to a Friday lockdown at Southside High School and a Muncie teenager’s arrest.

Daniel Lamar Jones, 18, 1711 S. Blaine St., is preliminarily charged with intimidation, a Class D felony carrying a standard 18-month prison term.

The obscenity-laced Facebook posting referred to “south side” and also included the phrase “#bang bang.” [READ FULL STORY]

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