WHAT IS SPEECH?: Although Facebook's "like" button seems to be a relatively clear way to express your support for something, a federal judge says that doesn't mean clicking it is constitutionally protected speech.
IN COURT: The issue came up in a case in Virginia.
ABOUT THE DISPUTE: Six people say a sheriff fired them for supporting an opponent in his 2009 re-election bid, which he won. One of those workers had "liked" the opponent's Facebook page.