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Dublin: 14 °C Wednesday 28 June, 2017


# facebook - Yesterday’s News


# facebook - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Investigation launched after Leaving Cert paper hits social media less than an hour after exam began

A copy of today’s Irish higher level paper two was posted to a Facebook group shortly after the exam began this morning.

# facebook - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Poll: Should relatives have access to a person's social media accounts after they die? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should relatives have access to a person's social media accounts after they die?

Policies on what happens to a person’s social media account when they die vary depending on the platform.

# facebook - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

German court denies parents access to dead teen's Facebook account

The parents want to know if their child died by suicide.

# facebook - Saturday 27 May, 2017

There are hundreds of piracy-enabling gadgets for sale on Facebook, despite a ban

The boxes are often tweaked to give customers access to pirate TV and film content.

# facebook - Monday 22 May, 2017

Leaked documents 'show Facebook's secret censorship rules'

The Guardian has published documents which claim to reveal what posts are and aren’t allowed on Facebook.

# facebook - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Facebook fined €110 million for providing false information on WhatsApp takeover

The social media giant said that any errors it made were not intentional.

# facebook - Friday 12 May, 2017

# facebook - Thursday 11 May, 2017

What is your favourite social media app? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

What is your favourite social media app?

Are you a Snapchatter or an Insta lover?

# facebook - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Garda allegedly shared video of woman's arrest on WhatsApp days before she took her own life

The video was subsequently shared on Facebook and was viewed over 100,000 times.

# facebook - Monday 8 May, 2017

Facebook publishes ads in newspapers warning people about fake news

Misinformation spread via the social network is thought to have influenced the election of Donald Trump and the Brexit vote.

# facebook - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Facebook is adding 3,000 staff to root out videos of murders

In a post published today, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the move was being made to make the social media site safer.

# facebook - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Have questions about your phone bill or contract? Let us put them to an expert

We’ll be holding a Facebook Live event on Wednesday where your questions will be put to the consumer expert.

# facebook - Friday 28 April, 2017

From The Daily Edge A lovely 90-year-old widower's appearance on Channel 4's First Dates has taken over Facebook Raymon And Cecilia

# facebook - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Distraught Thai mother of baby killed on Facebook describes how she stumbled across video Facebook Live This post contains videos

Distraught Thai mother of baby killed on Facebook describes how she stumbled across video

The 11-month-old girl was killed by her father.

# facebook - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Woman 'isn't angry' at people who shared Facebook video of her husband killing baby

The video was apparently available for viewing online for almost 24 hours until Facebook took it down.

# facebook - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Three men jailed in Sweden for gang rape streamed live on Facebook

The film has since been removed from Facebook but it has been circulated on the internet.

Thai man murders child and kills himself on Facebook Live

Police in Phuket said they were alerted to the video by friends of the man.

# facebook - Monday 24 April, 2017

Gardaí thank 'civic-minded locals' who followed driver of crashed car

The driver had left the scene of the crash on foot but was followed by locals in the area.

# facebook - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg vows to tackle spate of murder videos being uploaded to Facebook

Steve Stephens videoed himself shooting a random pensioner in the face and uploaded the video to Facebook.

# facebook - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Facebook launches fake news clampdown

The social network will use new measures to tackle spam, misinformation and deceptive content.

# facebook - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

From The Daily Edge Bord Gáis posted a picture of one of their engineers to Facebook and he's become a sensation Boiler Bae

Ireland is the first country to carry out a national LGBT youth strategy

Minister Katherine Zappone is launching an online consultation today.

# facebook - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

From The Daily Edge Humans of Dublin teamed up with the DSPCA to create the heartbreaking 'Rescue Dogs of Dublin' Rescue Dogs Of Dublin

# facebook - Monday 10 April, 2017

Volunteers involved in search for Rescue 116 crewmen 'disgusted' to be charged toll

Carrick River Rescue claimed they were stopped and charged on the M7 toll after taking part in Rescue 116 search.

# facebook - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Facebook is bringing in new measures to crack down on revenge porn

The social media platform can now prevent intimate images from being shared on Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram.

Germany to fine tech giants up to €50 million for hate speech and fake news

A Syrian refugee recently lost a court case after he was targetted by Facebook trolls over a photo with Angela Merkel.

# facebook - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Boy arrested in Chicago after sexual assault of girl was streamed live on Facebook

About 40 people watched the video and didn’t report it to authorities.

# facebook - Monday 27 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge Here's why your Facebook feed was filled with posts from 'Death Notices' pages over the weekend Guess Who's Dead

Here's why your Facebook feed was filled with posts from 'Death Notices' pages over the weekend

The most Irish plea for likes and shares ever.

# facebook - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Chicago police investigate alleged rape of teen streamed on Facebook

Police chief Eddie Johnson was approached by the girl’s mother who showed him graphic photos of the incident.

# facebook - Monday 13 March, 2017

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

# facebook - Saturday 11 March, 2017

# facebook - Friday 10 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge The Rubberbandits' response to International Women's Day has really resonated on Facebook Embrace Vulnerability

The Rubberbandits' response to International Women's Day has really resonated on Facebook

“So many lads on twitter yesterday saying “What about international Mens day?”"

# facebook - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

# facebook - Monday 6 March, 2017

US military investigating claims naked photos of female Marines were shared by male colleagues

Photos of veterans and other women were also allegedly shared, some of which were taken without their knowledge.

# 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
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