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# facebook - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Dublin girl left 'afraid to leave the house' following 'horrific' attack by teen she met on Facebook

The then 16-year-old boy assaulted the girl in Dublin’s city centre after meeting her online via Facebook in 2014.

# facebook - Monday 16 October, 2017

Facebook has enabled Safety Check In for Storm Ophelia in Ireland

The button has become something of a staple of international crisis incidents.

# facebook - Sunday 15 October, 2017

From The Daily Edge Facebook's made it easier than ever to buy makeup, but you probably shouldn't Kounterfeit

Facebook's made it easier than ever to buy makeup, but you probably shouldn't

Counterfeited cosmetics are now a click away – but at what cost?

# facebook - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg apologises for use of VR video to highlight Puerto Rico aid message

Yesterday, Zuckerberg used Facebook’s app Spaces to roam through a VR-produced 360 video of Puerto Rico.

'I'm not making changes because someone demanded it': Donohoe says Budget was Fine Gael's decision

'I'm not making changes because someone demanded it': Donohoe says Budget was Fine Gael's decision

The Taoiseach and Minister for Finance joined TheJournal.ie this evening to answer your questions about the Budget.

# facebook - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

From The42 Game-changer: Facebook emerges as genuine contender in Premier League rights war New Era

Game-changer: Facebook emerges as genuine contender in Premier League rights war

The social media giant, and other digital corporations, are lingering and may be set to pounce.

# facebook - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

High Court refers Facebook data case to Europe

The case taken by Austrian privacy lawyer Max Schrems is against Facebook’s transfer of personal data from Europe to the US.

# facebook - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg fires back after US President claims Facebook is 'always anti-Trump'

Mark Zuckerberg did apologise for dismissing the idea that misinformation on Facebook may have influenced the election.

# facebook - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Zuckerberg says Facebook will give Russia-linked election ads to Congress

The social media mogul made the announcement in a livestream on his Facebook page.

# facebook - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

12 solid reasons to ditch the guilt and let your toddler play with your iPad

Let’s not get hysterical about screen time, writes Chrissie Russell.

# facebook - Saturday 16 September, 2017

EU ministers are trying to make Facebook and Google pay more tax

At least 10 ministers have called for it.

Facebook to review ad policy after discovering messages could be aimed at 'Jew haters'

A report this week showed that advertisers could target messages to anti-Semitic segments.

# facebook - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Man who called for British Muslims to be killed in Facebook post gets 12 months in prison

He previously admitted to publishing material with the intention of stirring up religious hatred.

Fake Russian Facebook accounts paid money to stir up race and LGBT issues during US election

Hundreds of accounts have been identified by the social network as taking out ads during the election.

# facebook - Monday 4 September, 2017

Man who used fake Facebook profiles to sexually abuse children jailed for 16 years

Paul George Leighton, from England, blackmailed children into sending him recordings of them committing sexual offences.

# facebook - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Ireland's biggest newspaper group wants Google and Facebook to pay for news

Company chairman Leslie Buckley said traditional publishers should ‘demand payment’ from the online duopoly.

# facebook - Thursday 10 August, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg wants people to watch tv on Facebook Watch Tab This post contains videos

Mark Zuckerberg wants people to watch tv on Facebook

Live sports, reality TV and comedy shows will all be available with the new Facebook feature.

# facebook - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Taking calls and checking Facebook while driving: Irish drivers are among the worst in Europe

A new survey has looked at bad phone habits while behind the wheel.

# facebook - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Your Facebook Messenger will soon be filled with advertisements

Facebook have announced that advertisers will be able to buy advert slots within the app.

# facebook - Monday 10 July, 2017

Facebook wants to build its own town - This is what it will look like Menlo Park This post contains videos

Facebook wants to build its own town - This is what it will look like

The plan will include 15% of the housing units sold below market value.

From The42 Tottenham deny £1billion takeover from buyer backed by Facebook owner The Social Network

Tottenham deny £1billion takeover from buyer backed by Facebook owner

Spurs have issued a response to speculation that a man associated with Mark Zuckerberg is interested in owning the club.

# facebook - Sunday 9 July, 2017

After a few glitches, Facebook is confident its drones will provide internet to 4 billion people

Around 4 billion people across the world don’t have internet access.

# facebook - Friday 7 July, 2017

Male nurse who contacted patient on Whatsapp and Facebook found guilty of professional misconduct

The nurse was also found guilty of non-compliance with the nurses’ professional code of conduct.

# 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.

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