Eavesdropping In: Introducing HuffPost TV!; Board Recommends Complete Ban On Driver Cellphone Use; Facebook's New Suicidal Report Tool; 'The Protester' Named Time's Person Of The Year; 2012 SAG Award Nominees

by Emily Green · December 14, 2011

    Media mogul Arianna Huffington announces the launch of HuffPost TV, which is technically a re-launch of AOL TV re-packaged under the mighty Huffington Post brand and kicks off today. [HuffPo]

    The five-member National Transportation Safety Board unanimously recommends all states in the U.S. impose a total ban on any cellphone use, including hands-free, for drivers with the exception of emergencies. [DailyNews]

    Suicidal? There's an app for that! No, but seriously, Facebook has launched a new tool for friends to report suicidal behavior amongst users that will prompt the National Suicidal Prevention Lifeline to contact the user in distress to offer private chat/phone counseling. [KTLA]

    Succeeding Mark Zuckerberg as last year's title winner, "The Protester"—those across the globe throughout the Middle East, north Africa, Europe and the U.S.—is named Time's "Person of the Year" for 2011. [WaPo]

    SAG Awards announces its 2012 nominations, with The Help, "Modern Family," Bridesmaids, Midnight In Paris, "Breaking Bad" and more earning big nods. [LATimes]