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Thousands Share Alleged Conn. School Shooter’s Facebook Profile — but it May Not be Him (AllFacebook)
Not long after the name of the shooter who killed nearly 30 people — including 20 children — was released following a tragedy Friday morning at a Connecticut elementary school, many people rushed to Facebook to find the social media profile of Ryan Lanza. The Facebook profile of a Ryan Lanza from Newtown, Conn., was posted all over the Internet, with roughly 9,000 people sharing his profile photo. However, reports have shown that it does not appear to be the same person.

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Infographic: The Social Profiles of Inc. 500 CEOs vs. Fortune 500 CEOs

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This infographic explores the social lives of nationally ranked businesses’ chief executives — and by social, we mean how willing they are to participate on social media sites. It turns out that Inc. 500 leaders are the most social of the two groups: 79 percent of Inc. 500 CEOs have a social presence on at least one network, whereas only 30 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs have a social media presence at all.

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