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Twitter Now Removes Images of the Dead Upon Request

Twitter Now Removes Images of the Dead Upon Request

By Josh Wolford August 20, 2014

In some circumstances, upon request of the family, Twitter will now delete images of the deceased. In order for Twitter to act on any specific imagery, a few qualifications must be met. Once an immediate family member of the deceased …

Dennis Farina Dead of Blood Clot at 69 Dennis Farina Dead of Blood Clot at 69

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Dennis Farina died today in Scottsdale, Arizona, of a blood clot in his lung. He was 69 years old. Farina was an 18 year veteran of the Chicago Police Department (1967-1985) before finding fame in Hollywood. A job as a …

Character Actor Charles Durning Dies At 89 Character Actor Charles Durning Dies At 89

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Charles Durning, one of the most famous character actors to have ever lived, died in his home on Monday. He was 89. Durning was born on Feb. 28, 1923 in a military family of four brothers and five sisters. His …

Family Feud Host Richard Dawson Dead At 79 Family Feud Host Richard Dawson Dead At 79

I was a pretty big fan of Family Feud growing up. It was one of those game shows where it was more fun to guess the survey results than actually watching the families get things wrong in hilarious fashion. Part …

Robert Kennedy Jr.'s Wife Dead, Police Investigate Robert Kennedy Jr.'s Wife Dead, Police Investigate

Robert Kennedy Jr’s wife, Mary Kennedy, was found dead today in their home in New York. Sources at RadarOnline say Kennedy committed suicide. So far the information has not been confirmed and police are yet to make an announcement. We …

Sri Lankan Man Perishes in Trench Sri Lankan Man Perishes in Trench

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Twenty-four year old Sri Lankan man, Janka Basnayake, perished on Saturday after trying to set a record for the longest time that anyone has been buried alive. Basnayake’s final attempt may have been up to 6 1/2 hours; he was …

Google Search Reveals Killer Hiding In Plain Sight Google Search Reveals Killer Hiding In Plain Sight
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Trust is a hard thing earn and give and that’s just a thing one woman could not give to her sister’s new beau who was, in her suspicion, a little different, weird if you will. She went home to google …

Taiwanese Corpse Among Gamers At Internet Cafe Taiwanese Corpse Among Gamers At Internet Cafe

If you’re gaming hardcore for a few hours you can feel dead tired afterwards. Well, apparently one guy really was dead tired after his game session, but I’m placing more emphasis on the dead part rather than tired. While playing …

Patrice O’Neal Dead at 41: Comedians, Other Celebs React Patrice O’Neal Dead at 41: Comedians, Other Celebs React

Patrice O’Neal, the comedian who caught flak at the Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen, has passed away at the age of 41. O’Neal, a diabetic, suffered a stroke back in October and died from complications. The news came today …

Co-Founder of Diaspora, Ilya Zhitomirskiy, has passed away Co-Founder of Diaspora, Ilya Zhitomirskiy, has passed away

A bit of sad news came out of the tech industry today, Ilya Zhitomirskiy has passed away. If you’re unfamiliar with Zhitomirskiy, he was one of the four co-founders of Diaspora, a free personal web server that implements a distributed …

Heavy D Dead at 44: Musicians, Other Celebs React Heavy D Dead at 44: Musicians, Other Celebs React
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Heavy D, the former leader of popular hip-hop group Heavy D and the Boyz, has passed away at the age of 44. It was reported that he had been suffering from pneumonia and was rushed to the hospital this afternoon. …

The Tech World Mourns the Loss of a Google Advisor
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Update: Google has posted more about Rajeev on the Google Research Blog.

Original Article: Rajeev Motwani, an angel investor and Stanford professor, who served as something of a mentor to the Google co-founders as they were getting Google off the ground, was found dead in a swimming pool on Friday from an apparent drowning.

DC Kills Superman (Again)
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Some in Metropolis will use eBay for evil—like selling one’s wife*—but in the heart of the heart of the city, a charitable and well-intentioned soul battles two great forces at once: cancer and DC Comics.

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