Texas

Texas is the second most populous (after California) and the second-largest of the 50 U.S. states (after Alaska) in the United States of America, and the largest state in the 48 contiguous United States. Geographically located in the south central part of the country, Texas shares an international border with the Mexican states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas to the south and borders the U.S. states of New Mexico to the west, Oklahoma to the north, Arkansas to the northeast, and Louisiana to the east. Texas has an area of 268,820 square miles (696,200 km2) and a growing population of over 26.
Posts about Texas
    • Are safe exchange zones effective?

      In the wake of the multitude of violent crimes that have been committed through sites like craigslist and apps like OfferUp, a number of police departments across the country have set up safe exchange zones for people to have a safer environment to make transactions. For example, each ad on Geebo contains a link to the SafeTrade Stations initiative which contains a list of all ...

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    • Backpage facing yet another trafficking lawsuit

      In the past year or so, a number of lawsuits have been filed against Backpage, the site that tries to disguise itself as a classifieds site but makes most of its money off of sex trafficking ads. Some of these lawsuits have come from families whose daughters were killed in the sex trafficking trade. Others have come from women who were trafficked while underage on Backpage.

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  • Craigslist and OfferUp used in multi-state car theft ring

    … Recently, 16 people from the Houston, Texas, area have been arrested for allegedly running a multi-state car theft ring that netted them over $1 million. The crew would use fake IDs to rent cars from rental car services and would then sell these cars states away. They were able to sell the cars through unmoderated classifieds. The suspects…

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  • Would you buy a car from a vending machine?

    … now you can. AN online car dealership has opened what they call a car vending machine in Austin, Texas. The structure is a five-story tall glass structure that houses 30 cars. However the term vending machine is a bit of a misnomer. You still have to finance and make your actual selection through the dealership’s website, however when you go…

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  • Facebook’s Eighth Data Center to Be Located in Odense, Denmark

    … Odense, Denmark, will be the site of Facebook’s eighth data center and its third one in Europe. Co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg made the announcement in a Facebook post Thursday (embedded below): We just announced that we’re building our eighth data center–and our third in Europe–in Odense, Denmark. Like the data center I visited in Fort…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook- 16 readers -
  • Facebook Eyes Data Center in Odense, Denmark (Report)

    … What do Facebook and Hans Christian Andersen have in common? According to reports, the answer may be Odense, Denmark. Danish news site Fynes.dk reported that Facebook has been quietly working since December 2014 to buy a 500,000-square-meter plot in the Tietgenbyen commercial area of the city, which is also the author’s birthplace…

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  • Facebook’s Next Data Center Will Be in Los Lunas, N.M.

    … By David Cohen on Sep. 14, 2016 - 6:00 PM Los Lunas, N.M., will be the site of Facebook’s seventh data center, the social network announced Wednesday. The new data center in Los Lunas is scheduled to go online in late 2018, joining four others in the U.S.—Fort Worth, Texas; Altoona, Iowa; Prineville, Ore.; and Forest City, N.C.–as well…

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  • LinkedIn ProFinder Freelance Marketplace Expanded Throughout U.S.

    … Freelancers, rejoice: LinkedIn announced that its LinkedIn ProFinder freelance marketplace is now available throughout the U.S. LinkedIn began testing LinkedIn ProFinder last October, and group product manager Vaibhav Goel said in a blog post that the number of freelancers on the professional network has grown 50 percent in the past five…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 21 readers -
  • What Are the Top 50 Colleges on Facebook, Twitter?

    … schools on each platform were: Facebook: Baylor Texas A&M University Ashford University Wisconsin-Madison University of Texas at Austin Twitter: Wisconsin-Madison Texas A&M Baylor Indiana University University of Utah Engagement Labs said in a release announcing its findings that Baylor performed strongly due to high-quality content…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook Twitter- 25 readers -
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