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# facebook - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

'Could do better': Criticism over funding as Facebook launches new countrywide anti-bullying project

Facebook and DCU have launched a new anti-bullying training programme for secondary schools.

# facebook - Monday 1 October, 2018

Irish data watchdog told only small amount of EU accounts affected in Facebook data breach

On Friday, Facebook reported that up to 50 million accounts were breached in a security flaw.

# facebook - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Facebook management to be called before Oireachtas Committee over 'alarming' security breach

Yesterday it emerged that up to 50 million accounts were affected this week after a flaw on the social network was exploited by hackers.

# facebook - Friday 28 September, 2018

Facebook says that up to 50 million of its accounts have been breached

The social media giant says the breach is something that is “incredibly important”.

Facebook Nazi meme deleted as YFG calls on Ógra Shinn Féin to apologise

Young Fine Gael and Ógra Shinn Féin are at odds after the latter compared Fine Gael to the Nazis.

# facebook - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

The founders of Instagram are leaving the company amid reports of clashes with Facebook execs

Facebook bought Instagram in 2012 for $1 billion.

# facebook - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Minister raises age verification issues with Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg

A recent study found that over half of nine year olds are on social media despite age restrictions.

# facebook - Monday 10 September, 2018

32% of Irish children are talking to strangers online every week

Over half of nine year olds are on social media despite age restrictions, a new survey has found.

# facebook - Thursday 6 September, 2018

One farmer stands in the way of Facebook's plans to expand its Meath data centre campus

The social media giant is planning a facility the size of around eight Aviva pitches.

# facebook - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Twitter's Jack Dorsey tells US Senate that platform does not operate on basis of 'political ideology'

It comes after Donald Trump accused technology firms of “censorship” and suppressing conservative voices.

# facebook - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Irish consumers scammed by fraudulent websites advertising on Facebook and Instagram

Well-known brands have distanced themselves from the websites, whose ads keep appearing on social media.

# facebook - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Twitter and Facebook ban hundreds of accounts in crackdown on Iran, Russia misinformation

Mark Zuckerberg called the deception campaigns “sophisticated and well-funded efforts that aren’t going to stop”.

# facebook - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Twitter suspends personal account of Infowars' host Alex Jones

It comes a week after Twitter said it would not follow other social media companies in banning Jones from its platform.

# facebook - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Taoiseach says there's 'no evidence of a land bubble' in Ireland

Leo Varadkar said it is something the government will keep an eye on.

# facebook - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

'The time for apologies is over': Facebook launches inquiry following Dispatches programme

Workers at Irish contactor CPL who featured in the TV programme have been urged to take time off for their wellbeing.

'Bad' accounts like Resisters and Aztlan Warriors shut down by Facebook ahead of US midterms

“We’re still in the very early stages of our investigation,” Facebook said.

# facebook - Monday 30 July, 2018

Politicians to return from holidays to grill Facebook execs on undercover Channel 4 report

An undercover Channel 4 Dispatches programme into moderation at the Dublin Headquarters revealed widespread failures.

# facebook - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Facebook has a massive €102 billion wiped off its market value

Shares of the social media giant have tumbled on the Nasdaq stock exchange.

Watchdog fears foreign ads could influence Irish referendums and elections

The Standards in Public Office said it is concerned about political interference from organisations outside of Ireland.

# facebook - Friday 20 July, 2018

Aptamil says there are 'no safety issues' with milk formula after claims it made babies sick

French food group Danone, who manufacture the product, launched an investigation this month following hundreds of complaints from parents.

Minister tells Facebook he is 'appalled and disgusted' over harmful content

Naughten said that the company needed a “step change” in their practices.

# facebook - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Zuckerberg says Holocaust denial is 'deeply offensive' after criticism over comments

The Facebook CEO said posts denying the Holocaust took place would not be removed automatically from the social media platform.

# facebook - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Naughten to meet Facebook management to discuss 'deep concerns' about harmful content New York This post contains videos

Naughten to meet Facebook management to discuss 'deep concerns' about harmful content

A Dispatches documentary revealed that inappropriate content remained on the social media platform despite being reported.

Retail Excellence suspends partnership with Facebook after undercover reporter exposes violations

Retail Excellence had partnered with Facebook to provide training to retailers to enhance their digital strategies through their platform.

Calls for fines and gardaí after undercover report about Facebook moderation in Dublin Dispatches This post contains videos

Calls for fines and gardaí after undercover report about Facebook moderation in Dublin

Channel 4′s Dispatches programme sent a reporter to record training.

Poll: Would Facebook's moderation policies put you off using it? Social Media Giant This post contains a poll

Poll: Would Facebook's moderation policies put you off using it?

Channel 4 sent an undercover reporter into Facebook’s offices to get an insight about how it makes decisions on what to delete.

# facebook - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

'A very serious breach of trust': Images of child abuse stayed on Facebook, undercover report claims

Facebook said it was grateful to the journalists for bringing “mistakes” in its training processes to its attention.

# facebook - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Taoiseach 'appalled' that comment referring to 'knacker children' not removed by Facebook

The Taoiseach made the comment as he launched the government’s new online safety strategy, which will see Facebook and Google on an advisory panel.

# facebook - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Facebook to start placing child abduction alerts on Irish users' feeds

CRI Alerts have only been used by gardaí on six occasions since their introduction.

Ad for Breatharian event about woman living without food 'condoned dangerous behaviour'

The committee found the advert was encouraging and condoning dangerous behaviour.

# facebook - Saturday 23 June, 2018

From The Daily Edge An investigation into some of the cringiest Facebook pages I liked as a teen Goats And Turbans

An investigation into some of the cringiest Facebook pages I liked as a teen

Why were we so obsessed with goats?

# facebook - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Instagram launches new long-form video service to compete with YouTube

Instagram’s CEO also announced that the social media platform now has more than one billion active users.

# facebook - Monday 11 June, 2018

Struggle with confidence in work? Our expert has the answers to your questions

Do you have questions about growing your confidence at work? We want to hear them.

# facebook - Friday 25 May, 2018

Bane of Facebook uses launch of GDPR to file four court cases against social media giants

Max Schrems has been battling Facebook’s privacy standards for the past seven years.

# facebook - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

'I'm sorry' - Facebook boss faces European lawmakers

“And that goes for fake news, foreign interference in elections or developers misusing people’s information.”

# facebook - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Facebook banned 583 million fake accounts in the first three months of the year

Facebook said those closures came on top of blocking millions of attempts to create fake accounts every day.

# facebook - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Facebook feature shows official Eighth Amendment campaign pages are being managed by accounts located abroad

A new Facebook feature silently went live for a period yesterday showing where managers of pages are located.

# facebook - Friday 11 May, 2018

Despite self-regulation, anonymous Facebook accounts are still targeting voters with Eighth referendum ads

The issue of anonymous accounts posting ads in relation to the Eighth Amendment referendum has been raised repeatedly over the past number of weeks.

# facebook - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Google and YouTube to suspend all ads on Eighth Amendment referendum

The ban will include ads on YouTube, and will take effect from tomorrow.

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