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# facebook - Friday 17 February, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg wants Facebook to be a 'global community'

In a wide-ranging post of nearly 6,000 words, Zuckerberg said Facebook can play a role in bringing people together.

# facebook - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Facebook launches 'community help' feature to aid people dealing with disasters or tragedies

The feature, which will be initially launched in the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India and Saudi Arabia, is a continuation of the site’s ‘safety check’ application.

# facebook - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Landmark case about Facebook's transfer of personal data begins in Dublin

An Austrian privacy lawyer has argued our Data Protection Commissioner should use its powers to stop these transfers to the US.

# facebook - Monday 6 February, 2017

Syrian refugee sues Facebook Ireland Ltd over defamatory photos

Facebook’s European headquarters are accused of failing to take down doctored images that falsely link the man to Islamist attacks.

# facebook - Friday 3 February, 2017

From The Daily Edge 9 Irish doggie daycares to follow that will brighten up your Facebook feed Bork Bork

# facebook - Thursday 2 February, 2017

From The Daily Edge The 12 stages of adding your parents as friends on Facebook Mambook

The 12 stages of adding your parents as friends on Facebook

“Your Mam has sent you a friend request.” NOOOOO.

From The Daily Edge Facebook's creepy new 'Discover People' feature wants you to make friends with strangers Coo Eee

Facebook's creepy new 'Discover People' feature wants you to make friends with strangers

It aims to connect people going to the same events. This will go well!

Almost two billion people are on Facebook now

Facebook said it made a net profit of $3.7 billion in the fourth quarter of last year.

# facebook - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Facebook ordered to pay $500 million in Oculus Rift theft case

The lawsuit claimed Oculus founder Palmer Luckey developed the virtual reality gear using source code illegally obtained from the gaming firm.

Poll: Would you log off Facebook for a month? Facebook-free Feb This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you log off Facebook for a month?

The Happiness Research Institute found that after one week without Facebook, people felt they wasted their time less.

Co Clare 'loner' avoids jail after posting photos of 19 local teenage girls to porn site

Evan Meehan was ordered to seek professional help.

# facebook - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

From The42 The42 Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan and Murray Kinsella on Ireland's chances, tactical trends and more Kick Off This post contains videos

The42 Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan and Murray Kinsella on Ireland's chances, tactical trends and more

The former Ireland head coach joined us for a live preview of the tournament today.

# facebook - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Facebook is cracking down on fake news in Germany before Angela Merkel seeks fourth term

Parliamentary elections are slated for September or October.

# facebook - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Whatsapp denies claims of a 'backdoor' into the messages of its 1 billion users

The Facebook owned company has flatly denied a report by The Guardian.

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil spent thousands of euro targeting voters with Facebook ads

Both Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael targeted voters through social media during the general election

# facebook - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

How to fix Ireland's rent crisis? We put your questions to Minister Simon Coveney live

There was a large volume of questions sent in by readers covering a wide range of issues.

# facebook - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

From The Daily Edge This lad discovered his name doppelganger on Facebook, and decided to spend NYE with him YOLO

This lad discovered his name doppelganger on Facebook, and decided to spend NYE with him

And they say you shouldn’t talk to strangers…

# facebook - Monday 9 January, 2017

Rent crisis: TheJournal.ie to ask Minister Simon Coveney YOUR rent questions on Facebook

We’ll be live from Facebook headquarters at 6pm on Wednesday so get your questions on rent in now.

From The Daily Edge Loads of messers have hijacked the Facebook event for a Costcutter opening in Dublin Cheaplist Plz

# facebook - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Hate crime charges filed after Facebook Live video shows assault of mentally disabled man

The suspects are seen laughing during the assault and repeatedly yelling: “Fuck Donald Trump! Fuck white people!”.

# facebook - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Facebook Safety Check triggers false Bangkok bomb scare

The alert sparked panic in the Thai capital.

# facebook - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Storm Barbara winds so strong they blew a window off Facebook's HQ

The centre of the storm tracked very close to Ireland yesterday.

# facebook - Thursday 22 December, 2016

It's official - Facebook makes you miserable, according to new research

People’s emotional life improves significantly when they quit the social network for a week, a study found.

# facebook - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge Hundreds of Irish people came together to write this beautiful poem about our little country Ireland Is...

# facebook - Thursday 15 December, 2016

This is how Facebook plans to crack down on fake news

The company said it will be focusing on the “worst of the worst” offenders and partnering with outside fact-checkers to sort honest news reports from made up stories.

# facebook - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Parcel Motel user who received wrong package used Facebook to track down rightful owner

Eleanor O’Farrell had trouble finding her own parcel.

Facebook launches advice site with tips on how to keep children safe online

The social media platform said it was responding to huge demand from parents.

# facebook - Friday 9 December, 2016

Text messages are on the way out - but we're eating up huge amounts of data

The new ComReg report also found that Ireland is expensive for home broadband, but relatively cheap for mobile bills.

# facebook - Thursday 8 December, 2016

From the All Ireland Final to Chewbacca Mom - here are the most talked about things on Facebook this year

From elections to David Bowie, it has been a busy year for Facebook.

# facebook - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Did Pope Francis really endorse Trump? Pressure grows on Facebook and Google to reduce fake news

A group of Princeton undergrads were able to build a “fake news” classifier that they say Facebook should replicate.

# facebook - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Spanish police arrest man who had 'macabre' tattoo of the date of his girlfriend's murder on his arm

The man is suspected of having used his girlfriend’s mobile phone after he killed her to update her Facebook and other social media profiles to try to throw off investigators.

# facebook - Thursday 17 November, 2016

An open letter to Mark Zuckerberg from the world’s fact-checkers (including TheJournal.ie)

Fact-checkers from around the world, including TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck, set out their stall on Facebook and fake news.

# facebook - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge This HONY story from a woman living with her sister's Irish ex-husband is going viral in Ireland HONY

Want a Late Late Toy Show ticket? Take a pic with a cutout of Ryan Tubridy

RTÉ want viewers to take pictures of themselves with a Ryan Tubridy cutout (known as RyanElf) and share them on social media.

# facebook - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Mayor quits after racist Facebook posts that compares Michelle Obama to "ape in heels" West Virginia This post contains videos

Mayor quits after racist Facebook posts that compares Michelle Obama to "ape in heels"

The West Virginia mayor said her friend had ‘made her day’ with the post.

From The Daily Edge 15 thoughts everyone has while scrolling through their cringey Facebook On This Day The Way We Were

What exactly are Google and Facebook doing about the spread of fake news?

The tech giants have faced consistent accusations of affecting the US election since Donald Trump’s victory last week.

# facebook - Monday 14 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge Writing "suits you" under pictures of people holding babies should be outlawed You're Next

# facebook - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Mark Zuckerberg among users accidentally declared dead by Facebook

Media reports indicated that some two million errant memorials were posted on profile pages.

# facebook - Friday 11 November, 2016

'Fake news had nothing to do with Donald Trump's victory' - Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook’s CEO is adamant that the proliferation of less-than-truthful news had no bearing on the US election result.

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