Facebook is trying to make you a better US citizen by showing your fans you have “registered to vote” through a new Timeline event.
Election Day in the United States is right around the corner and people are increasingly using Facebook to discuss candidates, campaigns, and critical issues facing the country. Starting today, you can add to your timeline that you registered to vote, and share your story about when, where or why you decided to register. If you’re not already registered and want to be, you’ll find a link to your state’s election authority there as well.
It will interesting to see how well this new Facebook feature will encourage users to register before November’s election.
Eight U.S. lawmakers (Republicans Marco Rubio of Florida, Roy Blunt of Missouri and Orrin Hatch of Utah, as well as Democrat Ben Cardin of Maryland. Republican Representatives Ben Quayle of Arizona, Lee Terry of Nebraska and Dennis Ross of Florida, and Democratic Representative Tim Holden of Pennsylvania) will not support Hollywood-backed anti-piracy legislation as Wikipedia, Google, Facebook. and other websites protested the measures.
Wikipedia shut down their site for 24 hours to protest this bills. While Google replace their logo with a black box on their search site.
After 10 years with the collapsed of the Twin Towers due to the terrorist attack from Osama bin Laden, the al-Qaeda leader was found and killed at a fortified compound on the outskirts of Abbottabad in north-west Pakistan. The operation began at about 1730 GMT and lasted about 45 minutes.
Watch the President Obama’s comments last night on the death of Osama bin Laden.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is going after bloggers who wrote about a directive to increase security after the incident. You can read the security guide in full at BordingArea.
During flight, the aircraft operator must ensure that the following procedures are followed:
1. Passengers must remain in seats beginning 1 hour prior to arrival at destination.
2. Passenger access to carry-on baggage is prohibited beginning 1 hour prior to arrival at destination.
Due to the failed Christmas Day terrorist attack, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has created a series of security measures. Don’t forget to not stay in the toilets too long on the plane and happy travelling.
Terrorism has been averted on the Christmas Day flight to Detroit where the Al Qaeda terrorist failed to detonate the bomb he has sewn on his under pants.
Now TSA (Transportation Security Administration) has increased security on flights to US destinations and they say have said no to electronics on planes.
Passengers flying from international locations to U.S. destinations may notice additional security measures in place. These measures are designed to be unpredictable, so passengers should not expect to see the same thing everywhere. Due to the busy holiday travel season, both domestic and international travelers should allot extra time for check-in.