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A Connecticut woman who was fired after she posted disparaging remarks about her boss on Facebook has prompted a first-of-its-kind legal case by federal authorities who say her comments are protected speech under labor laws.
Facebook, once a mystery if you weren't a college or university student (or recent graduate), is now the virtual "public square" of the age. We all connect there, or at least 500 million of us do.
Teens who text 120 times a day or more _ and there seems to be a lot of them _ are more likely to have had sex or used alcohol and drugs than kids who don't send as many messages, according to provocative new research.
"Decades after the cultural moment when black American theater was thriving, the movie 'For Colored Girls' — Tyler Perry's 'serious' film of Ntozake Shange's 1974 'choreo-poem' — feels like a throwback," writes Armond White at New York Press.
The Web has changed a lot since Marc Andreessen revolutionized the Internet with the introduction of his Netscape browser in the mid-1990s. That's why he's betting people are ready to try a different Web-surfing technique on a new browser called RockMelt.