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Rap Genius co-founder resigns after massacre comments

Mahbod Moghadam has left the text annotation startup after making insensitive notes on the manifesto penned by the man who killed six people in Santa Barbara, Calif.

By May 26, 2014

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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 July 12, 2013

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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 July 11, 2013

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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 July 3, 2013

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School massacre joke on Facebook sends teen to court

During an exchange on Facebook with a fellow gamer, an 18-year-old allegedly threatens to "shoot up a school full of kids," then says he's joking. Reportedly in jail for months, he's now due to be tried for terroristic threats.

By June 28, 2013

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LinkedIn may loosen its Chinese censorship policies

The social network's Chinese website blocks objectionable content globally -- a policy the company says it is "strongly considering changing."

By September 3, 2014

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Hello Kitty is not a cat?

Thanks to an anthropologist's unusual discovery, the iconic cartoon character is considered by some to be a girl, not a cat. Even Sanrio spokespeople can't quite agree. Goodbye, Kitty. Hello...what exactly?

By August 28, 2014

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China blocks Google services as Tiananmen anniversary nears

The country has not confirmed that it has actually blocked Google services, but censorship is the likely culprit as the 25th anniversary of the uprising nears.

By June 2, 2014

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#NotOneMore hashtag against gun violence goes viral

In the aftermath of the Santa Barbara shooting that left seven people dead, a campaign to halt gun use in the US gains momentum on social media.

By June 3, 2014

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Deadly exploit briefly massacres World of Warcraft

Something goes terribly wrong in the most popular massively multiplayer role-playing game in the world as players fall waste to a megabug.

By October 8, 2012