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Australian Man Tries to Illegally Sell a Wallaby Joey on Facebook... and Attracts Bids of Up to $10,000
Offbeat  (tags: Northern Territory, Australia, illegal, selling, Joey, wallaby, Facebook )

Marie
- 118 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A Northern Territory man tried to illegally sell a wallaby joey on Facebook.
We Need to Talk About How Amazing This Hedgehog Is
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, hedgehog, cute, twitter, Facebook, video )

Marie
- 143 days ago - metro.co.uk
The little hedgehog, who hails from Japan, has already gathered 41,000 followers on Twitter, and can also be found on tumblr in his very own Hedgehog Calendar.
Facebook to the Rescue! Kansas Family Reunited With Their Blind Jack Russell
Offbeat  (tags: Kansas, facebook, good news, blind jack Russell, good news )

Marie
- 164 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Facebook is being credited with reuniting 11-year-old blind Jack Russell Terrier Scout with her family after the disabled dog was sitting in a pickup truck when the vehicle was stolen.
Mercury the Kitten, Continues to Charm as He Jumps, Plays, and Stands on His Hind Legs
Offbeat  (tags: Mercury, kitten, fan club, facebook, lost legs, happy )

Marie
- 186 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A kitten that has no front legs after being reportedly hit by a weed whacker is thriving -- and steadily gaining fans on Facebook.
Social Media Reunites Young Girl With Lost 'Teddy Bear' (Video)
Offbeat  (tags: Pheobe's lost teddy bear, facebook, pictures, train, social media, goodnews, video )

BarbCat
- 255 days ago - on.aol.com
A stranger found this toy and refused to rest until it got home. Then, the whole world helped out. Incredible way it 'found' its way home.
Mother and Son Arrested for Animal Cruelty After Posting Picture Online of Newborn Puppy in Plastic Bag
Offbeat  (tags: Puppy, Facebook, abuse, plastic bag, arrested, cruelty, offbeat )

Marie
- 282 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Mother and son placed dog into plastic bag to measure its size and took a photo to put online Concerned Facebook user forwarded image to local police Both were arrested on charges of animal cruelty.
Comedian Freaks Out Public With Information He Found on Social Media Accounts
Offbeat  (tags: facebook, dangers, online, media, privacy, video, comedian, offbeat )

Marie
- 282 days ago - metro.co.uk
We're constantly reminded of the dangers of sharing too much information online and a comedian has taken it upon himself to highlight some of the consequences.
Chuck Winder's Social Network Troubles, Part 2
Offbeat  (tags: Chuck Winder, social media, facebook, FB, Boise, Idaho, Republican, legislation, bills, abortions, ultrasounds, marijuana, criminalization, drug war, comments )

Brian
- 555 days ago - boiseweekly.com
Republican Sen. Chuck Winder's social media woes go back to March 2012. Winder's FB page overflowed with comments after he proposed a bill requiring women to get an ultrasound before having an abortion. This time his trouble stems from marijuana proposals
Facebookmageddon: Apparent Bug On Facebook Brings Down Parts Of Internet
Offbeat  (tags: Facebook, Showing its Power of Authority world, interesting, bizarre, off-beat, ethics, odd, technology, safety )

Chris
- 557 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A Facebook bug that briefly brought parts of the Internet to its knees ...But for about half an hour, lots of people on Twitter and several editors in the Huffington Post's New York office reported that, while surfing the web, they were suddenly re-direct
Facebook Hacked, User Data Not Compromised ( Seriously? Believe It? Not on Your Life!)
Offbeat  (tags: Facebook, Lies, interesting, protection, safety, bizarre, technology, world, society, ethics, police, off-beat, unusual, culture, business, crime, humans, government, odd, news, pictures, performance, women, photos, design, americans )

Chris
- 557 days ago - pcmag.com
Facebook is the latest company to reveal that it was the victim of hackers, but the company said users' personal information was not compromised by the breach. -_-
Balloon Release For Newtown
Offbeat  (tags: white balloons, release, newtown, downtown, asheville, daughter, CarolinePrevedi, mom, SandyJohnson, facebook, video )

BarbCat
- 617 days ago - wlos.com
The mother of one of the children killed is from the mountains. Sandy Johnson Previdi lost her little girl Caroline at Sandy Hook. Today, a balloon release honors all of the victims.
27 Reasons Why A Billion People Should Not Be Allowed To Use Facebook
Offbeat  (tags: society, world, Facebook, off-beat, funny, people, pictures, culture )

Carrie
- 690 days ago - buzzfeed.com
There are now one billion people on Facebook. It might seem like a good thing, but trust me: it just means more of THIS. HILARIOUS, OFF-BEAT
UPDATE: Drunk Penguin Thieves Punished (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: young men, drunk, kidnapped fairy penguin, facebook, returned safe, apology, charges )

Simone
- 846 days ago - globalanimal.org
The culprits who kidnapped Dirk, a fairy penguin, from the Queensland Sea World in April have received their punishment. Rhys Owen Jones and Keri Mules must to pay a fine and make a formal apology to Sea World and the Australian public
Mob Targets Dog Owner Over Facebook Dog Beating
Offbeat  (tags: neighbour, dog beater, dog abused, beaten, facebook, revenge )

Simone
- 1042 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A dog owner was targeted by an angry mob after footage showing him beating and kicking his Staffordshire bull terrier was posted online by a neighbour.
ACTION ALERT: Facebook Please Stop Restricting and Blocking Our Accounts for Saving Animals~ ! PLEASE SIGN !
Offbeat  (tags: facebook, rescuing animals, animal advocates, accounts blocked, saving animals )

Simone
- 1068 days ago - change.org
We are a group of people working together to save animals, not as a commercial business, but free. Recently we have been threatened with having our accounts limited or blocked due to tagging our pictures, accepting tags and sharing pictures.
 

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