Tuesday marks exactly four weeks until Election Day, and politics junkies on Facebook are taking to the social network to share and comment on the latest news and talk up Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama.
The dust has settled after the first presidential debate in Denver Wednesday night, and the Facebook-CNN Election Talk Meter has fresh insights on the melee in the Mile High City that are posted on the U.S. Politics on Facebook page.
Remember when a BBC investigation showed that a large portion of Facebook profiles are fake? Now we know what some of them have been up to. A report from Australia shows that the Taliban has been luring secrets out of soldiers by using fake Facebook profiles featuring photos of sexy women.
Facebook already provides suicide-prevention services, but the social network announced a special initiative targeting the U.S. military and its families, teaming up with Blue Star Families and the Department of Veterans Affairs to offer customized services to veterans, active-duty military-service members, and their families.
The U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard are joining the ranks of the first Facebook pages to upgrade to timeline, in conjunction with the company’s marketing conference in New York.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs launched 152 individual Facebook pages for each hospital in the VA system.
Military families may feel a little closer to loved ones stationed far from home this holiday season, thanks to a new social media guide launched by Facebook today, following up on initiatives announced the week of Veterans Day.
Three days before Veterans Day, Facebook is already honoring the holiday with a livestreamed event announcing three new ways that the military and their families can best use the social channel to connect and communicate during long deployments.
The U.S. Air Force has warned its personnel to beware of Facebookers using aliases.
The Israeli army is monitoring the Facebook profiles of female citizens in order to identify those who have falsely espoused religious beliefs in order to avoid conscription.