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Facebook 'massacre' joker out of jail

A mystery benefactor puts up $500,000 bail money to release Justin Carter from his Texas jail, where he awaited charges of making terroristic threats.

By Jul. 11, 2013


Facebook 'massacre' joker: It's been blown out of proportion

Fresh out of a Texas jail, Justin Carter appears on CNN with his family and lawyer and sounds chastened, but unbowed.

By Jul. 12, 2013


Dad of Facebook 'massacre' joker: He's been beaten in jail

Justin Carter has been held for months in a Texas jail after joking about massacring children. His bail is $500,000. He can't get out, and his parents say he's been tormented inside.

By Jul. 3, 2013


Google's Schmidt to Colbert: I'm a joker

In an appearance on "The Colbert Report," Google CEO offers that he was only kidding about teens being able to take on new IDs to mask youthful online indiscretions.

By Sep. 23, 2010


Twitter bomb joker found guilty

Man who jokingly tweeted that he was going to blow up a U.K. airport if it was snowed in is found guilty of sending a "menacing message."

By May. 10, 2010


Twitter airport bomb joker arrested

A man is frustrated at the potential disruption to his travel plans by a snowbound UK airport. So he tweets to his friends that he will blow the airport up. The police are unamused.

By Jan. 18, 2010


Twitter airport bomb joker loses appeal, tweeters revolt

A man convicted on a charge related to his joking tweet threatening to bomb a British airport loses appeal. The online world decides that British courts are a joke.

By Nov. 12, 2010


Time Warner: Hiding AOL woes under Joker makeup

AOL's ad revenue is down and, unsurprisingly, it's continuing to lose subscribers. But when you can talk about The Dark Knight, it's easy to make financials sound brighter.

By Aug. 6, 2008


Bam-tastic: A real-life returning Batman batarang boomerang

A boomerang craftsman turns his skills to fashioning a real batarang that comes back when you throw it.

By Jan. 28, 2014