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# 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.

# facebook - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Facebook announces a ban of all Eighth referendum ads from foreign sources

Facebook said that it will not allow any ads coming from foreign sources which are deemed to be “attempting to influence the outcome of the vote on May 25″.

# facebook - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Poll: Do you agree with someone sharing photos of their children online? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with someone sharing photos of their children online?

For some, sharing photos of their children is the most natural thing imaginable. For others, it’s completely unfair to the child in question.

# facebook - Saturday 5 May, 2018

'Force them to take responsibility': Press Ombudsman wants crackdown on Facebook misinformation

Peter Feeney called for stricter regulation on social media at a conference in Dublin this week.

# facebook - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Cambridge Analytica shuts down amid Facebook data crisis

Cambridge Analytica sought information on Facebook to build psychological profiles on a large portion of the US electorate.

'Common sense prevailed': Proposal to raise digital age of consent to 16 rejected

Children’s rights groups had strongly opposed the proposal.

Facebook sends rival's shares tumbling as it announced 'meaningful, long-term' dating service

Shares of Match.com, which owns Tinder, tumbled on the news.

# facebook - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

UK threatens to issue Zuckerberg with formal summons as he declined to appear to testify

Ignoring a formal summons could invite action by the House of Commons in the UK.

Concerns over mystery Facebook ads claiming to offer 'unbiased facts' on Eighth Referendum

Facebook users were targeted over the weekend with advertisements directing them to a website which has since disappeared.

# facebook - Thursday 26 April, 2018

Despite privacy controversy, profits at Facebook are soaring

Facebook shares climbed more than 6.9% to $170.75 in after-hours trades.

# facebook - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

WhatsApp bans under 16s from using its app in Europe

The previous minimum age was 13 years old.

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