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Morning Express with Robin Meade

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Cindy Bjerke sold her daughter's Katy Perry tickets on Facebook as punishment

Mom sells 'brat' daughter's Katy Perry tix on FB

Some are criticizing a North Dakota mom for publicly shaming her 18-year-old daughter on Facebook.

Cindy Bjerke sold her daughter's Katy Perry tickets on a community garage sale page with the header:

Facebook down for about 20 minutes early Thursday morning

Stay calm! Facebook back after brief outage

Around 4 a.m. Eastern time Thursday, people all around the world were reporting that Facebook was down.

The site was not working for about 20 minutes, the longest outage in recent memory.

Facebook turns 10-years-old today.

Facebook: 10 years of TMI?

It's been 10 years since Facebook was born. The site that changed the way many of us keep in touch with friends and family has gone though many changes... but one thing stays the same. Some people will post ANYTHING on their wall!

Morning Express wants to know: What's the strangest or craziest thing one of your Facebook friends has ever posted?

Facebook: What YOU were talking about in 2012

Facebook: What YOU were talking about in 2012

What do "Duck Dynasty," Mitt Romney & "Fifty Shades of Grey" have in common?

They were all some of the most mentioned topics on Facebook in 2012.

Should I friend my kids on Facebook?

Should I friend my kids on Facebook?

Editor’s note: Mario Armstrong is HLN’s digital lifestyle contributor. He breaks down complex technological concepts to help people incorporate the latest gadgets, applications, and digital devices into their lives. Armstrong is also an NPR tech contributor and a public speaker.

This morning, Robin Meade asked the question, "Should parents friend their kids on Facebook?" My answer? ABSOLUTELY! Just do me a favor -- don't ruin the kids conversations. You'll just send them into online hiding if you do. 

Millions not using Facebook privacy settings

Millions not using Facebook privacy settings

Editor’s note: Mario Armstrong is HLN’s digital lifestyle contributor. He breaks down complex technological concepts to help people incorporate the latest gadgets, applications, and digital devices into their lives. Armstrong is also an NPR tech contributor and a public speaker.

“I can't believe what I'm reading!” That is the feeling I got while digesting Consumer Reports’ recent "State of the Net" survey, which essentially puts our digital habits under the microscope.  

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