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You cannot smell Facebook, nor can you feel it, taste it or reach out and touch it. In many ways, save for the presence of Mark Zuckerberg and the offices that dot the world, Facebook is not real. But tell to that to 30 - yes, 30 - women in Sacramento, who police said recently engaged in a baseball bat-fuelled street brawl after unsavoury comments were made on the social network.
Facebook may exist little in the physical world, but that's not to say what happens between more than 900 million members online doesn't resonate in the real one. In honour of Sacramento's sprawling gal fight, MSN looks back at other real world consequences of Facebook activity - from lives being saved to affairs being exposed and much more.
North Carolina’s barrier islands, known as the Outer Banks, are eroding as the sea level rises. This means some land—and homes—will be swallowed by oce... More North Carolina’s barrier islands, known as the Outer Banks, are eroding as the sea level rises. This means some land—and homes—will be swallowed by ocean, and the people who live there must cope with the immediate impacts of climate change. Money has been spent to keep the sand in place, but Mother Nature keeps pushing back. Read more about the changes happening in the Outer Banks: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/special-features/2014/07/140725-outer-banks-north-carolina-sea-level-rise-climate/
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