A 22-year old Pittsburgh man has taken a hostage in a high-rise building and is using Facebook to explain why. UPDATE: AP reports that the suspect has surrendered to police.
Facebook application developers were in the spotlight for the second week in a row at the social network’s “Apps and Drinks” event held in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday to coincide with the kickoff of the Democratic National Convention. A similar event was held last week at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.
The six hottest political apps for Facebook were the talk of Tampa, Fla. today during the social network’s cocktail reception they’re calling “Apps and Drinks.” Facebook held its first Apps and Drinks event at the Republican National Convention today with a similar event planned next week in Charlotte, N.C., when the Democrats have their turn in the spotlight.
Not surprisingly, a visit to the Facebook-CNN Election Insights tool today reveals that Gov. Mitt Romney and Rep. Paul Ryan are dominating the real-time tracker following the first day of the Republican National Convention in Tampa.
Facebook-CNN Election Insights Offers Real-Time Data On People Talking About Obama, Romney, Biden, Ryan
Facebook and CNN Monday debuted Facebook-CNN Election Insights, which will allow the cable news network to display, in real-time, the total number of people talking about President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, and his running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), during its election coverage.
With the 2012 presidential election approaching Nov. 6, Facebook outlined its plans for the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., Aug. 27-30, and the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., Sept. 4-6.
Mitt Romney’s weekend bombshell naming seven-term Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) as his running mate continues to reverberate across Facebook, according to the Facebook-CNN Election Talk Meter.
What can $20 buy you? A share of Facebook stock. For the first time, the price of a share of the social network has dipped below $20. As of 12:45 p.m. PT Thursday, the cost had fallen all the way to $19.88.
Facebook pages love polls. You can vote for which slugger will win the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, or say whether or not you expect to get lucky on Valentine’s Day. Could the day be far off when you can vote for a president through Facebook? Washington state may have taken the first step, as the government will soon allow Evergreen State residents to register to vote in this year’s election.