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From The Daily Edge This Facebook post is the definition of an Irish welcome Céad Míle Fáilte

# facebook - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Weird Wide Web: Shopping on Facebook, a Kim Kardashian app and a controversial logo

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# facebook - Saturday 19 July, 2014

# facebook - Friday 18 July, 2014

Dislike: The more time you spend on Facebook, the worse you will feel

A new study shows that going on Facebook can only have a negative impact on your mood, regardless of what you look at.

From Business ETC Facebook is testing a way to let you purchase items directly from your news feed Buy

Facebook is testing a way to let you purchase items directly from your news feed

A ‘Buy’ button has been rolled out to a limited number of companies in the United States.

# facebook - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge 12 brilliantly sarcastic comebacks to Facebook posts Winning

# facebook - Saturday 12 July, 2014

From The Score Lionel Messi ready for ‘most important match’ Main Man

Lionel Messi ready for ‘most important match’

“Tomorrow, we will play the most important match of our lives for our country,” he wrote on Facebook.

From The Daily Edge This woman’s Facebook cover photos put everyone else’s to shame Covered Up

This woman’s Facebook cover photos put everyone else’s to shame

Her talent for a cover photo/profile photo mashup is UNMATCHED.

From The Daily Edge Gardaí in Dublin apprehended a seriously dangerous criminal this morning Bread Bandit

# facebook - Friday 11 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge L’Oreal drops World Cup model after controversy over hunting photos Game Over

L’Oreal drops World Cup model after controversy over hunting photos

Axelle Despiegelaere was asked to model for the company after being spotted in the crowd at the World Cup.

# facebook - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

From Business ETC Questions are being asked about Facebook’s purchase of WhatsApp Quiz Time

Questions are being asked about Facebook’s purchase of WhatsApp

The EU is questioning Facebook’s rivals over its purchase of WhatsApp, which could end up being a test case for applying EU competition law to social media.

# facebook - Sunday 6 July, 2014

Weird Wide Web: A Facebook experiment, a Lindsay Lohan lawsuit and a dog weight loss app

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# facebook - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Facebook friends, prostitutes, and Garth Brooks: The week in numbers

Plus: How many Irish students say they’re not having sex?

# facebook - Friday 4 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Man proposes at Facebook HQ after falling in love with a stranger he ‘poked’ Poked

Man proposes at Facebook HQ after falling in love with a stranger he ‘poked’

He ‘liked’ it, so now he’s putting a ring on it.

# facebook - Thursday 3 July, 2014

From Business ETC Facebook carried out hundreds of tests on users with few limits Experiments

Facebook carried out hundreds of tests on users with few limits

The experiments, carried out by Facebook’s Data Science team, covered topics like the causes of loneliness, how social behaviours spread through networks, and ‘political mobilisation messages.’

# facebook - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

From Business ETC Irish watchdog to investigate Facebook’s controversial mood experiment Questions

Irish watchdog to investigate Facebook’s controversial mood experiment

It will be working with Britain’s independent data watchdog, the Information Commissioner’s Office, as it investigates Facebook’s decision to alter 700,000 users’ News Feed as part of an experiment

# facebook - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge TV psychic Derek Acorah quashes fake reports of his death Truth Will Out

TV psychic Derek Acorah quashes fake reports of his death

He offered “thanks to everybody who wished me well”.

# facebook - Monday 30 June, 2014

From Business ETC Author of controversial Facebook study says he’s sorry for anxiety caused Sorry

Author of controversial Facebook study says he’s sorry for anxiety caused

The study, which altered the content users saw in their news feed in 2012, has come under severe criticism for as it was carried out without users’ knowledge or consent.

# facebook - Sunday 29 June, 2014

From Business ETC Facebook ‘manipulated users emotions’ in secret study Emotional Contagion

Facebook ‘manipulated users emotions’ in secret study

For one week in 2012 Facebook tampered with the algorithm to see how it affected users.

From The Daily Edge It’s official. Everybody hates happy couples on Facebook Love U Hun

It’s official. Everybody hates happy couples on Facebook

Baby, think twiiiice… before you post.

Weird Wide Web: Slingshot, karaoke and a cardboard box

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# facebook - Saturday 28 June, 2014

From The Score Clermont appoint another female coach following Costa’s sudden resignation Deja Vu

Clermont appoint another female coach following Costa’s sudden resignation

A statement on the club’s website announced that Corinne Diacre “has committed herself for the next two seasons”

# facebook - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge This perfect video nails the truth about your Facebook feed Facebook Vs Real Life
From Business ETC Now Facebook is letting anyone download its Snapchat-inspired app Expansion

Now Facebook is letting anyone download its Snapchat-inspired app

Slingshot, which requires people to send images and videos first before they can view a message, has been released worldwide on iOS and Android.

# facebook - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge 8 of Dublin’s coolest office spaces 9 To 5

8 of Dublin’s coolest office spaces

What a way to make a living.

# facebook - Sunday 22 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge This photo of the London Eye just won an official prize. Does it remind you of anything? The Big One

# facebook - Thursday 19 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge The best of the internet’s panicked reaction to Facebook going down Back To Bebo

The best of the internet’s panicked reaction to Facebook going down

It’s back now. Everything’s fine.

# facebook - Monday 16 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge A Facebook page duped almost a million people with a Ryan Gosling adoption hoax Baby Daddy

# facebook - Friday 13 June, 2014

Breastfeeding pics won’t be removed by Facebook anymore

The site says that breastfeeding is “natural and beautiful”.

# facebook - Thursday 12 June, 2014

From Business ETC Facebook plans to share your web browsing activity with advertisers Data Sharing

Facebook plans to share your web browsing activity with advertisers

Facebook will now take data from users’ smartphone and other websites to help improve its ad targeting services, but it also includes opt-out and privacy controls.

# facebook - Sunday 8 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Hilarious Facebook account set up in response to racist ‘Waterford Against Roma’ page Parody

Hilarious Facebook account set up in response to racist ‘Waterford Against Roma’ page

‘Waterford Against Roma’ is now ‘Waterford Against Romans’.

# facebook - Saturday 7 June, 2014

One million tweets: Here’s how social media was used to encourage people to vote

One in five potential voters were reached by Facebook’s “I voted” button which was shared more than 2.7 million times.

# facebook - Friday 6 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge The 10 most important questions asked during Enda Kenny’s Facebook Q&A* Oh Enda

The 10 most important questions asked during Enda Kenny’s Facebook Q&A*

*And by most important, we mean ‘least important’.

Enda Kenny answered your Facebook questions last night – here’s what he said…

The Taoiseach took part in a Facebook Q&A at the social media company’s California HQ.

# facebook - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Enda asked for Facebook questions on trade and jobs, but people aren’t sticking to the script…

The Taoiseach is taking part in a Facebook Q&A at the social media company’s California HQ later. He’s asking for your questions….

# facebook - Sunday 1 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Man robs woman, then adds her on Facebook Friend Or Foe

# facebook - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge 10 things people really need to stop sharing on Facebook Antisocial Media

10 things people really need to stop sharing on Facebook

We translate what they’re REALLY trying to say.

From Business ETC Facebook tries to avoid future headaches by asking EU to review WhatsApp deal Antitrust

Facebook tries to avoid future headaches by asking EU to review WhatsApp deal

The review, if it goes ahead, could help Facebook avoid potential antitrust reviews from multiple EU member states.

# facebook - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

From Business ETC Iranian judge summons Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg over privacy complaints Extradition

Iranian judge summons Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg over privacy complaints

However, no extradition treaty exists between Iran and the United States, so Zuckerburg is unlikely to appear.

Senator: I was told I’d be hatcheted in the face as a way of murdering me

Labour senator Lorraine Higgins claims she has been subjected to a death threat on her Facebook page.

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