How a man named ‘Phuc Dat Bich’ ended up in a war of words with Facebook
Nov26

How a man named ‘Phuc Dat Bich’ ended up in a war of words with Facebook

A Vietnamese-Australia man has taken the unusual step of posting a picture of his passport on social media after being repeatedly blocked by Facebook. The unfortunately named Phuc Dat Bich – whose name is actually pronounced Phoo Da Bic – posted the image after the tech giant banned him several times. The picture, and its accompanying message, has been shared more than 123,000 times. “I find it highly irritating the...

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Four more cops in trouble for sleeping on duty
Sep14

Four more cops in trouble for sleeping on duty

Four police officers in Middelburg, Mpumalanga, are in hot water after they were caught sleeping while on duty. The officers were photographed by a complainant who found them fast asleep in the radio control room at the station about two weeks ago. Following the incident, the station is investigating a case of misconduct against the four officers caught on camera. Middelburg police spokeswoman Captain Khanyisile Zwane said statements...

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Facebook lets you choose what happens to your profile after you die
Feb13

Facebook lets you choose what happens to your profile after you die

You can’t take your Facebook friends with you to the afterlife, but at least you can now prevent your snarky comments about Drag Race serving as a poor memorial. The social network has announced that users will be able to designate a legacy contact that can maintain their accounts after they have died. According to the Wall Street Journal, a new group of options will let you pick a digital executor to run your page as a...

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