Some of the fans of the Chronicle Police Reports page on Facebook have noticed that the blotter items posted there are not posted on the same day they appear in the paper or online. In fact, some of them appear on Facebook several weeks after they first appeared in print.
Jenna Wortham at the New York Times gives us this article today, telling the stories of people who are living outside the Facebook empire.
Everyone on the Internet is talking about it today, so why shouldn’t I? Facebook changed the way the site’s news feeds work today. Now, rather than seeing things in chronological order or order of algorithm-perceived importance, you see a smattering of the news that the site’s algorithm thinks will be important to you mixed in… Continue reading Meet the new Facebook
The Belgrade School District has embraced Facebook and Twitter, creating presences on the social networking sites to help parents communicate directly with the schools, the Belgrade News reports. The new social media pages come after the school district reworked its websites over the summer, the article says. School district IT technician Scott Bonander, who monitors… Continue reading Belgrade Schools using Facebook and Twitter to communicate with parents
Montanaâ€™s Attorney General, Steve Bullock, has joined the race for governor, allowing the Internet to carry all the buzz before his real-world announcement parties.
A Great Falls family returned from vacation to find their house burglarized, likely the result of posting their travel plans to Facebook.
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle is giving away an iPad 2 to one of our Facebook fans, and we’re working on some other Facebook goodness too.
Reporter Cody Bloomsburg, covering the 2011 Montana Legislature for the UM School of Journalism’s Community News Service, put out a great feature this week on the growing use of Twitter among legislators and activists in Helena.
As of today, Facebook users can receive Amber Alerts from their states as notifications in their news feed, thanks to a partnership between the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the Department of Justice and the social networking company.
Over the weekend, many people changed their Facebook avatars to cartoon characters as some kind of ridiculous statement against child abuse.