For the first time, a billion people used Facebook in a single day on Monday. CEO Mark Zuckerberg marked the occasion with a post on his Facebook page, saying that one out of seven people on Earth logged in to the social network to connect with their friends and family.
A group of tech-minded teens from the Twin Cities is on the summer trip of a lifetime this week. It’s an all-expenses paid, hands-on field trip to Silicon Valley.
Como Zoo needs your help! The zoo is looking for a name for one of its newest arrivals, a baby South American Emperor tamarin monkey.
These are the four stories you need to know about for Monday, June 1. They include a protest planned against Facebook as well as a disturbing study on the state of veterans’ brains.
Wednesday’s talkers include the location of the special session, Facebook statuses and personality, NASA space station and the Minnesota Twins.
Michele Bachmann did not seek re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, but she is still offering her thoughts on the political scene via her verified Facebook account. One of her most recent posts compared the performance of President Barack Obama to that of the pilot who authorities believe deliberately crashed Germanwings Flight 9525 in the French Alps last week.
It’s known as the place to go online to sell or buy something. But on Tuesday, Craigslist became a place for a Twin Cities young man to plead for help. Administrators of the website contacted police after they saw a disturbing post that indicated a young man wanted to end his own life.
Officials released more details Tuesday on the shooting in Coon Rapids where a teenage boy accidentally shot his girlfriend and then killed himself.
A 34-year-old western Wisconsin woman is accused of using Facebook on her phone while driving and causing the deaths of three child passengers when she drove into oncoming traffic, according to charges filed in Pierce County.
It seems Minneapolis’ oldest bar may have closed its doors for good. On Tuesday, would-be customers and passersby noticed that Pracna on Main was closed. The bar and restaurant was built in 1890 and sat along the cobblestones of the city’s oldest street.
Police say a theft ring used Facebook to take “orders” and would then fulfill the requests by stealing high-end merchandise from big-box stores in the Twin Cities area. Nine women are facing felony charges in connection with thefts in five counties.
A man who was arrested after he posted Facebook comments calling a southern Wisconsin police department racist has filed a federal lawsuit alleging the agency violated his constitutional rights.
Police in Burlington, Vermont, say a social media post with threatening language aimed at the local high school was traced back to a juvenile in Minnesota.
Minnesota had a beautiful fall. That could be seen in real life and all over social media. In fact, the last few months have been pretty incredible, with all the shots of the changing leaves.
Despite the heavy publicity surrounding the scandal, many drivers evidently haven’t heard of the recall or haven’t grasped how serious the defect is…
Police arrested a Cass Lake man Friday evening who they say was involved in a shooting over Facebook posts.
A Mankato restaurant got considerable flak over the weekend after telling customers on Facebook that if they came in wearing an Adrian Peterson jersey they could spank their server.
Traill County authorities say a 20-year-old North Dakota woman killed an elderly Minnesota woman after she rear-end an SUV at 85 mph while browsing Facebook on her cellphone. Abby Sletten of Hatton was charged in court this week with negligent homicide in the death of 89-year-old Phyllis Gordon of Ada, Minnesota, in May.
The Clay County attorney has disciplined two prosecutors who made derogatory comments about a jury on Facebook. KFGO-AM reports the assistant county attorneys posted the remarks after a jury found a man not guilty of sexual misconduct.
If you’ve been on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter in the past few weeks, you’ve likely seen a friend or two voluntarily pouring an ice-cold bucket of water over their heads.
Even when consumers decide to book a trip at the last minute, they can still find some great bargains.
A young boy in Minneapolis got much more than he expected when he planned a piano concert in his front yard. A neighbor saw his hand-made sign and posted the event on Facebook.
A new list came out that Minnesota is at the top of, but it may not be something we should be proud of. In a new online survey, Minnesota was found to be one of the least patriotic states in America. Minnesota came in 49 out of 50. Last place for patriotism goes to California.
The future looks like it will be filled with virtual reality. Developers at The Nerdery in Bloomington have been tinkering with a device called the Oculus Rift, a virtual reality headset initially designed for video games. You might have heard of it after Facebook acquired its maker for $2 billion.
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