Posts Tagged “Facebook”

SD 103 board member angered

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SD 103 board member angered

SD 103 board member angered Rips peers for insensitive FB post about late son By Steve Metsch Lyons School District 103 board member Winifred Rodriguez has taken to task two members of the board’s minority after a private Facebook page they administrate delved into one of her saddest memories. Rodriguez’ son, Chicago police officer Tito…

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Memorial Day online

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Memorial Day online

Memorial Day online Virus forces communities to honor a new way By Steve Metsch With Memorial Day fast approaching, several communities have opted to hold scaled back ceremonies and in some cases are going virtual. The Village of Lyons, which normally marks Memorial Day with a ceremony at the eternal flame outside the pumping station…

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Missing that simpler life

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Missing that simpler life

Missing that simpler life Technology hasn’t made life easier. It has made it more difficult. Technology and social media have encouraged extremism, anger, hate and emotion. Everyone is a columnist these days because now everyone can type and express an opinion on Twitter, Facebook and on the racist social media site Reddit. I’ve seen Forensic…

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Morrison, Schneider denounce racist Facebook post

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Morrison, Schneider denounce racist Facebook post

Morrison, Schneider denounce racist Facebook post Cook County GOP Chairman Sean Morrison denounced Illinois Republican County Chairman’s Association Facebook Post. Morrison was joined by Illinois GOP Chairman Tim Schneider in denouncing a post attacking four members of Congress as “jihadists” Republican leaders in Illinois condemned a Facebook post that used a religious stereotype to criticize…

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Facebook and worthless knock-offs like Classmates.com

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Facebook and worthless knock-offs like Classmates.com

Facebook and worthless knock-offs like Classmates.com I always wondered what happened to my old friends back in Hgh school so I opened an account at Classmates.com thinking it would help me answer that question. But it didn’t work. Classmates is nothing like Facebook, where it is far easier to connect with old high school friends,…

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Lawsuit filed against Facebook for housing discrimination in Ad policy

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Lawsuit filed against Facebook for housing discrimination in Ad policy

Lawsuit filed against Facebook for housing discrimination in Ad policy Today (March 27, 2018), the National Fair Housing Alliance (“NFHA”) and three of its member organizations filed a lawsuit against Facebook, Inc. in federal court in New York City, alleging that Facebook’s advertising platform enables landlords and real estate brokers to exclude families with children,…

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