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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.
Persecuted Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is opening a new exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum on April 18. But prior to an 81-day detention by Chinese authoritie... More Persecuted Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is opening a new exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum on April 18. But prior to an 81-day detention by Chinese authorities in 2011, Ai's passport was confiscated, and he cannot travel to coordinate or even see his own exhibit. The Brooklyn show includes "Sacred," a depiction of his incarceration in six dioramas, in its first North American appearance. National Geographic met and spoke with Ai in Beijing where he lives.
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