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#Facebook

# facebook - Sunday 7 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Facebook defends not taking down video of screaming baby being dunked in water DISTRESSING

Facebook defends not taking down video of screaming baby being dunked in water

The woman who originally shared the video has called on Facebook to leave it up.

# facebook - Friday 5 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Children’s charity slams Facebook over screaming baby video Abuse Claims

Children’s charity slams Facebook over screaming baby video

A spokesperson for Facebook had said that the video was not in breach of its rules and “depicts a form of baby yoga”.

# facebook - Thursday 4 June, 2015

From Business ETC Why the long era of TV advertising supremacy is about to end Back In The Day

Why the long era of TV advertising supremacy is about to end

Nowadays it’s all about the data.

# facebook - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “There is no end to love”: Sheryl Sandberg shares emotional post on husband’s death Facebook

“There is no end to love”: Sheryl Sandberg shares emotional post on husband’s death

The Facebook chief operation officer’s husband died a month ago in a sudden accident.

From Business ETC Apple’s CEO delivered a scathing attack on Facebook and Google No Holding Back

Apple’s CEO delivered a scathing attack on Facebook and Google

Tim Cook criticised companies that trade off data for free services, saying privacy is being “attacked on multiple fronts.”

# facebook - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

From Business ETC Google’s global workforce is overwhelmingly white and Asian men Diversity

Google’s global workforce is overwhelmingly white and Asian men

In the US, only 2% of its workers were black.

# facebook - Sunday 31 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Were you born in the 1980s or 1990s? You’ve probably looked up an old flame on Facebook I Feel Ashamed

Were you born in the 1980s or 1990s? You’ve probably looked up an old flame on Facebook

Millennials on social media have some weird…

# facebook - Saturday 30 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here’s what your Facebook ‘About’ section says about you Full Time Mad Bastard

Here’s what your Facebook ‘About’ section says about you

You don’t live in Ibiza. Calm down.

# facebook - Thursday 28 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Somebody in Tralee tried to sell phone credit on Facebook but failed so hard Smooth Operator

Somebody in Tralee tried to sell phone credit on Facebook but failed so hard

This was never going to end well.

# facebook - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Roddy Doyle’s touching tribute sums up what made Bill O’Herlihy special

The author posted a short story on his Facebook yesterday.

# facebook - Friday 22 May, 2015

From Business ETC Most of Ireland’s biggest companies aren’t Irish at all Big Dogs

Most of Ireland’s biggest companies aren’t Irish at all

Microsoft is now the biggest company in Ireland in terms of turnover.

# facebook - Monday 18 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Dublin women tied up and beaten after “meeting men on Facebook” Assault

Dublin women tied up and beaten after “meeting men on Facebook”

The girls had met the men on Facebook three weeks ago.

# facebook - Sunday 17 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge A woman is using the Rent in Dublin Facebook page to get rid of her ‘useless’ boyfriend Clean But Useless

# facebook - Friday 15 May, 2015

From Business ETC The EU’s proposal for a single digital market has an unlikely supporter Backing

The EU’s proposal for a single digital market has an unlikely supporter

Zuckerberg believes such a system would help Facebook and other tech companies in the long run.

# facebook - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish people are jokingly using Facebook’s Nepal safety check-in Bad Form

Irish people are jokingly using Facebook’s Nepal safety check-in

Their friends really aren’t impressed.

# facebook - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Woman’s graphic skin cancer treatment photo goes viral Warning

Woman’s graphic skin cancer treatment photo goes viral

It’s not nice – but it’s necessary to see.

# facebook - Monday 11 May, 2015

From Business ETC Facebook thinks it has found a way to hurt Google’s search business Don't Leave

Facebook thinks it has found a way to hurt Google’s search business

It’s testing its own search engine, which will allow users to search and find links to articles without leaving the site.

From Business ETC Why Uber could be about to become the most valuable startup in history Uber Money

Why Uber could be about to become the most valuable startup in history

The ride-sharing company will soon be priced at over $50 billion if all goes to plan.

# facebook - Friday 8 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Brutally taken away’: Husband pays tribute to wife and child killed in Poland crash RIP

‘Brutally taken away’: Husband pays tribute to wife and child killed in Poland crash

Posting a photo, the tribute said his wife and daughter were the “most important girls” in his life.

# facebook - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Mother settles case against HSE over Facebook posts Courts

Mother settles case against HSE over Facebook posts

The woman claimed that foster parents looking after her child put up a number of posts about her on Facebook.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Dave was my rock’: Sheryl Sandberg takes to Facebook to remember her husband Eulogy

‘Dave was my rock’: Sheryl Sandberg takes to Facebook to remember her husband

David Goldberg died tragically over the weekend.

# facebook - Sunday 3 May, 2015

From Business ETC David Goldberg – the husband of Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg – has died suddenly RIP

David Goldberg – the husband of Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg – has died suddenly

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said Goldberg was “an amazing person”.

# facebook - Friday 1 May, 2015

From Business ETC Facebook now has 70 options under gender for Irish users Gender Identity

Facebook now has 70 options under gender for Irish users

The new definitions include hermaphrodite and gender fluid.

From TheJournal.ie Four-year-old Irish child loses battle against brain tumour Kasey Kelly

Four-year-old Irish child loses battle against brain tumour

Kasey Kelly passed away yesterday at 4.30pm.

# facebook - Thursday 30 April, 2015

From Business ETC VIDEO: Watch a very young Mark Zuckerberg trying to explain ‘The Facebook’ Next Big Thing

VIDEO: Watch a very young Mark Zuckerberg trying to explain ‘The Facebook’

“When we first launched we were hoping for, you know, maybe 400, 500 people.”

From The Daily Edge Roddy Doyle wrote a great short story about marriage equality, and it’s going viral Ronaldo

Roddy Doyle wrote a great short story about marriage equality, and it’s going viral

In which Ronaldo decides how one man is going to vote in the referendum. Read it.

# facebook - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

From Business ETC The Irish version of Facebook could end up worse than the US version Warning

The Irish version of Facebook could end up worse than the US version

Facebook’s chief of public policy in Europe said the numerous investigations into the company could see new features roll out slowly, or not arrive at all, in Europe

# facebook - Monday 27 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge 15 perfectly devastating comebacks to Facebook posts Burns Unit

15 perfectly devastating comebacks to Facebook posts

Keep the Savlon handy.

# facebook - Sunday 26 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge People in Nepal are using Facebook to let loved ones know they’re safe Safe

People in Nepal are using Facebook to let loved ones know they’re safe

Facebook is asking people to mark themselves as ‘safe’ after the massive earthquake yesterday.

From The Daily Edge The 12 stages of creeping on Facebook I'm A Creep

The 12 stages of creeping on Facebook

*accidentally tags self in stranger’s photo, dies of mortification*

# facebook - Friday 24 April, 2015

From Business ETC How does Facebook decide what to show on your newsfeed? Deciding Factors

How does Facebook decide what to show on your newsfeed?

Filtering through 1,500 stories a day isn’t simple.

# facebook - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

From Business ETC Unstoppable – Whatsapp has added ANOTHER 100 million users so far in 2015 'everyone' Is Typing...

Unstoppable – Whatsapp has added ANOTHER 100 million users so far in 2015

The messaging service, acquired by Facebook last year for €19 billion, now has over 800 million users worldwide.

# facebook - Monday 20 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge 7 things everyone does when they fancy someone on Twitter Slide In Ya Dms

7 things everyone does when they fancy someone on Twitter

You might think you’re being subtle. You’re not being subtle.

# facebook - Saturday 18 April, 2015

From Business ETC Why the original social network refuses to die MySpace

Why the original social network refuses to die

It’s like the mid-2000s all over again – but this time it’s all about the music.

# facebook - Friday 17 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge Over 6,000 people have signed up to take part in a giant pillow fight in Phoenix Park Pillow Talk

# facebook - Thursday 16 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Senator cracks down on cyberbullying after being told she’d be ‘hatcheted in the face’ Death Threats

Senator cracks down on cyberbullying after being told she’d be ‘hatcheted in the face’

Lorraine Higgins was also told she should have been aborted.

# facebook - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge A new mum got this letter begging her to stop talking about her baby on Facebook Baby Talk

A new mum got this letter begging her to stop talking about her baby on Facebook

We expect a lot of people will agree.

# facebook - Sunday 12 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Giving up Facebook is hard – but not for the reason you think Cold Turkey

# facebook - Saturday 11 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Depressed feelings and spending time on Facebook “go hand in hand” NO Compare

Depressed feelings and spending time on Facebook “go hand in hand”

Don’t compare yourself to your peers.