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Nov 27, 201204:55 PM

Cheat Sheet: November 27, 2012

Facebook privacy changes provokes users

Two privacy groups are urging Facebook to reverse its decision to stop letting users vote on controversial policy changes. Until now, the Facebook has allowed users to vote on proposed changes if they get more than 7,000 comments. Additionally, tweaks have been eliminated if more than 30 percent of users voted them down. However, Facebook says that  it has grown so huge that it's too easy to receive 7,000 critics, making the user input mechanism "unwieldy." (Source)

Cyber Monday sales up 30 percent

Cyber Monday sales jumped 30 percent compared to last year, according to IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark, which tracks more than 1 million e-commerce transactions for more than 500 retailers. The increase beats even the 21 percent jump in sales on Black Friday, and the 17 percent increase on Thanksgiving. (Source)

Body found in suspect's Norfolk home

A man arrested Monday in connection with a Virginia Beach homicide lived in a Norfolk apartment where a body was found Tuesday morning.  The body is believed to be an adult, but they have not determined the gender.  Jamiel Graves, who was arrested Monday in connection with his ex-girlfriend's murder lived in the 9300 block of Marlow Avenue in Norfolk. Barnes would not connect the two cases. (Source)

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