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1. Federal Judge Upholds The Constitutionality Of Liking Shit On Facebook

In a case dating back to 2009 — when two employees of the Hampton, Virginia sheriff's department were fired for "liking" the campaign page of a rival candidate for sheriff on Facebook — a federal appeals court yesterday ruled that Facebook "likes" should be considered constitutionally-protected free speech under the First Amendment , despite the fact that the Founding Fathers had no awareness of Facebook and were probably mostly just on Friendster.