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# facebook - Thursday 30 April, 2015

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.

# facebook - Friday 10 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘If I had done this in Ireland it would’ve taken 25 years’ – Facebook Privacy Campaigner Madness

‘If I had done this in Ireland it would’ve taken 25 years’ – Facebook Privacy Campaigner

Max Schrems has taken a €10 million class action lawsuit against the tech giant in his native Austria so as to avoid the ‘madness of the Irish courts’.

# facebook - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Little Eli, who was born without a nose, is capturing hearts across the world Miracle Child
From The Daily Edge Burger King Tralee offer free pancakes after Facebook gaffe — but is it a big fat hoax? Whopper

# facebook - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Cork teens force autistic boy to expose himself and eat twigs Assault

Cork teens force autistic boy to expose himself and eat twigs

A video of the attack was posted on Facebook afterwards and local gardaí say they are aware of it.

From The Daily Edge Here’s how to add a ‘Marriage Equality’ message to your Facebook and Twitter pic Twibbons

# facebook - Sunday 29 March, 2015

From Business ETC Here’s everything you need to know about business this week The Briefcase

Here’s everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about falling house prices, a big payday and how to make it rich.

# facebook - Saturday 28 March, 2015

From Business ETC Snapchat is worse for your relationship than Facebook Jealousy

Snapchat is worse for your relationship than Facebook

Scientists found Snapchat is more likely to elicit jealousy from a partner than Facebook.

From TheJournal.ie Germanwings pilot makes emotional speech in cabin to reassure passengers Captain

Germanwings pilot makes emotional speech in cabin to reassure passengers

The captain personally welcomed passengers onto the plane as they walked on and told them he would get them safely to their destination.

# facebook - Thursday 26 March, 2015

From Business ETC Facebook is building a fleet of internet-connected super-drones Looking Up

Facebook is building a fleet of internet-connected super-drones

The social media giant has laid out three core priorities for the company over the coming years.

# facebook - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

From Business ETC This man’s privacy case against Facebook could be a ‘near-disaster’ for tech companies Europe Vs Facebook

This man’s privacy case against Facebook could be a ‘near-disaster’ for tech companies

It follows allegations about Facebook’s collaboration in US government spying.

From Business ETC Facebook wants to save you time by hosting news sites’ content Read All About It

Facebook wants to save you time by hosting news sites’ content

It says it wants to speed up loading times for users, especially on mobile.

# facebook - Monday 23 March, 2015

From Business ETC Facebook’s next idea could replace your standard phone app FB Phone Home

Facebook’s next idea could replace your standard phone app

It’s testing out an app called ‘Phone’ which will identify calls and block blacklisted numbers.

# facebook - Thursday 19 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Senator told her head would be ripped off and shoved ‘where the sun don’t shine’ Threats

Senator told her head would be ripped off and shoved ‘where the sun don’t shine’

Lorraine Higgins said she believes the threat was a direct result of comments she made about jailed water protesters on Prime Time.

# facebook - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Photos of nude women sleeping or passed out ‘in embarrassing positions’ shared by fraternity Discovered

Photos of nude women sleeping or passed out ‘in embarrassing positions’ shared by fraternity

The members of the Kappa Delta Rho fraternity could face criminal charges.

# facebook - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Could the man who defrauded Mark Zuckerberg be in Ireland? Dislike

Could the man who defrauded Mark Zuckerberg be in Ireland?

Paul Ceglia has been on the run for over a week

From TheJournal.ie Facebook post shared 56,000 times helps man find childhood nanny after 30 years Together Again

Facebook post shared 56,000 times helps man find childhood nanny after 30 years

The nanny, Yeny, wanted to adopt Francisco but her bid failed.

# facebook - Monday 16 March, 2015

From Business ETC The government is making fewer Facebook data requests, but more are being granted Data Requests

The government is making fewer Facebook data requests, but more are being granted

While the number of requests made by the Irish government has fallen, the percentage of requests where some data is revealed has risen.

# facebook - Saturday 14 March, 2015

From Business ETC The website where you can ‘buy everything online’ has itself been bought…by Facebook The Find

The website where you can ‘buy everything online’ has itself been bought…by Facebook

They’ve bough shopping website The Find.

# facebook - Thursday 12 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge You can no longer ‘feel fat’ on Facebook thanks to online petition Feeling Fine

You can no longer ‘feel fat’ on Facebook thanks to online petition

They argued that fat is not an emotion.

From TheJournal.ie Do you send personal emails on your office computer? It could get you in serious trouble Opinion

Do you send personal emails on your office computer? It could get you in serious trouble

Everything you do on your office PC or laptop during work time is not only accessible to IT, but indeed technically on work time.

# facebook - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Redheads really, really want a ginger emoji Don't Forget Us

Redheads really, really want a ginger emoji

The petition states ‘an important group of people are still missing from the emoji family of 300 new symbols’.

# facebook - Monday 9 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Lad became Facebook hero after refusing reward for finding a lost iPhone Do Something Nice

# facebook - Thursday 5 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Thousands are signing a petition to ban this Facebook emoji Emoji Wars This post contains a poll

Thousands are signing a petition to ban this Facebook emoji

They argue that fat is not a feeling.

From The Daily Edge Facebook’s ‘related’ algorithm made quite a serious slip up today Nope

Facebook’s ‘related’ algorithm made quite a serious slip up today

Robots just don’t understand tact.

# facebook - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

From Business ETC Mark Zuckerberg says he could actually work with arch-rival Google Strange Bedfellows

Mark Zuckerberg says he could actually work with arch-rival Google

Well, that was unexpected.