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World Cup Was the Biggest Thing on Facebook in 2014

World Cup Was the Biggest Thing on Facebook in 2014

By Josh Wolford December 9, 2014

It’s that time of the year again – the time for year-in-review updates. Facebook is early to the party, and has already announced the most-discussed topics of the year. With its massive global reach, it should come as no surprise …

Kaci Hickox “Back to Normal” Post Ebola Quarantine

Kaci Hickox, the nurse who was quarantined in New Jersey and then ordered to self-monitor in Maine for the Ebola virus, said her life is “back to normal,” after completing a 21-day period with no symptoms. Doctors Without Borders member …

Nancy Snyderman: Allowed to Return to NBC or Not?

Will Dr. Nancy Snyderman be allowed to return to NBC? The network’s chief medical editor traveled to Liberia where she was exposed to Ebola, and then she violated the terms of her quarantine once she returned to the United States. …

Google Asks for Ebola Donations, Will Match 2:1 Google Asks for Ebola Donations, Will Match 2:1

If you opened up Google.com today, you may have noticed that Google is now prompting users to donate to the fight against Ebola. And for every dollar you donate through Google, the company plans to donate two until a goal …

Amber Vinson Finally Cleared Of Ebola

On Friday, November 7, Amber Vinson got the all-clear. She was one of the two nurses who contracted Ebola after caring for Thomas Eric Duncan, who got the disease while he was in Liberia. This marked the end of the …

Lara Logan Under Ebola Quarantine

CBS News foreign affairs correspondent Lara Logan has quarantined herself regarding the Ebola virus after visiting Liberia to produce a segment for 60 Minutes, which aired Sunday. Logan, a South Africa native, checked into a hotel for 21 days in …

Ebola Quarantine Acceptable to New Jersey Voters

A poll conducted in New Jersey revealed that most voters agreed with Gov. Chris Christie’s decision to quarantine a nurse from Maine who had recently spent time in West Africa. Doctors Without Borders member Kaci Hickox returned from Sierra Leone …

Facebook Asks You to Donate to Fight Ebola Facebook Asks You to Donate to Fight Ebola

Facebook is about to ask all of its users to donate to the fight against Ebola. Not since Facebook pushed its users to sign up for organ donation has the company been so forward with a health/humanitarian issue. Over the …

Ebola Panic Costs Kentucky Teacher Her Job

Susan Sherman, a religious education teacher at a Catholic school in Louisville, Kentucky, recently went on a mission trip to Kenya. When she got back, the school where she works was wary of having her head back to class. According …

Judge Rules In Favor Of Nurse In Quarantine Lawsuit

Kaci Hickox, the nurse who made the news after a very public battle with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Maine Governor Paul LePage over Ebola quarantine laws, has reached a settlement with the Maine government that allows her to …

Nina Pham Reunited With Pet Dog After Ebola Scare

On Saturday, November 1, Dallas nurse Nina Pham was reunited with her dog after its 21-day quarantine on suspicion for Ebola infection. Pham, who had contracted Ebola while caring for a patient and successfully recovered from the virus, met her …

Kaci Hickox Is Victorious, But At What Cost?

Kaci Hickox is a quarantine-free woman….For now. On Friday, a Maine judge sided with the nurse who defied orders to be isolated for a period of 21 days following a trip to Sierra Leone. There Hickox had treated a number …

Kaci Hickox Refuses Ebola Quarantine in Maine

Like many selfless health professionals, Kaci Hickox recently battled Ebola in West Africa under the banner of Doctors Without Borders. On October 24 she returned to the U.S. and was quarantined at a New Jersey hospital. Now Hickox has returned …

Anne Hathaway Doesn’t Shake Hands Because Of Ebola?

It looks like there may be another “Hathahater” out there in the form of a journalist from Argentina. A reporter named Alexis Puig bashed Anne Hathaway on social media for not shaking his hand for what he claims was because …

Samantha Power Visits Ebola-Stricken Countries

US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power has flown to West Africa to encourage international support for the fight against Ebola. Power traveled through Guinea on Sunday and landed on Monday in Sierra Leone. She also plans to visit Liberia …

Zuckerberg, Allen, and Gates Top Countries on Ebola

According to a report from Business Insider, three of America’s tech giants are out-giving several major countries in the fight against Ebola. We reported here about Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan pledging $25 million to fight Ebola on the front …

Ebola.com Sold for $200K+ to Russian Weed Company Ebola.com Sold for $200K+ to Russian Weed Company

Ebola.com, a domain which, at this point, can only boast a few Ebola-related articles and a couple of ads, was just sold for over $200,000 in cash and stock. Just last week, a man named Jon Schultz announced that he …