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# facebook - Sunday 1 December, 2013

From Business ETC How to keep your social profiles safe and private Stay Safe

How to keep your social profiles safe and private

You could be revealing more information online than you would think.

# facebook - Friday 29 November, 2013

From Business ETC Almost half of Twitter users in Ireland tweet once a fortnight Social Media

Almost half of Twitter users in Ireland tweet once a fortnight

Facebook is the most popular social media site but Twitter and LinkedIn are slowly catching up.

# facebook - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge New web service will monitor your social media for ‘inappropriate’ posts Bad Reputation

New web service will monitor your social media for ‘inappropriate’ posts

Persona will make your profile look squeaky clean to potential employers.

# facebook - Friday 22 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge The 7 most annoying photos on your Facebook right now Failbook

The 7 most annoying photos on your Facebook right now

Recognise any of these?

Student falsely accused of taxi fare dodge granted stay on court costs awarded against him

Eoin McKeogh lost a case against six newspapers over their reporting of his legal dispute with Google and Facebook.

# facebook - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge This brilliant ‘delivery note’ was left by the world’s greatest postman Chickening Out

Number of work permit visas issued in Ireland has dropped

Dublin is responsible for a growing percentage of the total work permits year on year, despite the overall drop.

# facebook - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge This ‘offensive’ Christmas advert is making people extremely angry Jingle Balls This post contains a poll

This ‘offensive’ Christmas advert is making people extremely angry

It features men doing something *slightly* compromising.

From The Daily Edge WATCH: Man freaks out strangers using their social media information Insatgrim

WATCH: Man freaks out strangers using their social media information

“Thanks for invading my privacy”.

# facebook - Monday 18 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Fianna Fáil TD ‘definitely did not like MILF page’ on Facebook Hacked Off

Fianna Fáil TD ‘definitely did not like MILF page’ on Facebook

Michael McGrath said his Facebook page was hacked, and has now been taken offline.

# facebook - Sunday 17 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge ‘Catholic memes’ are a thing on Facebook Spreading The Word

‘Catholic memes’ are a thing on Facebook

That awkward moment at Mass when…

Weird Wide Web: Snapchat, connecting with your kids and predicting what you’d say

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

# facebook - Saturday 16 November, 2013

In the wake of the storm: Before and after photos of Irish bar show extent of Philippines devastation

The tiny island of Malapascau, and the ‘Evolution’ resort run by Irishman David Joyce, were in the direct line of the storm when Haiyan hit nine days ago.

Facebook, Haughey and Love/Hate: The week in numbers

Plus: What’s the average monthly rent in Ireland?

From Business ETC 10 messaging apps that are worth downloading Messaging

10 messaging apps that are worth downloading

Because there is much more to messaging apps than Whatsapp and Viber.

# facebook - Friday 15 November, 2013

Column: Is social media promoting or stifling debate?

When we profess to care about a cause on social media, are we helping the discussion or just making ourselves feel better? Stephen Downes discusses whether the information age is killing genuine debate.

# facebook - Thursday 14 November, 2013

From Business ETC Explainer: Why did Snapchat turn down Facebook’s $3 billion offer? Mo Money Mo Problems

Explainer: Why did Snapchat turn down Facebook’s $3 billion offer?

Turns out the makers believe it could be worth a whole lot more.

From Business ETC Snapchat rejected $3 billion offer from Facebook – report Are They Mad?

Snapchat rejected $3 billion offer from Facebook – report

About 350 million photos are shared through Snapchat every day.

# facebook - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Facebook received 34 data requests from Irish government

In its first transparency report, the company received over 26,000 requests worldwide, involving over 38,000 user accounts.

# facebook - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Donnybrook Fair opening fifth store near new Facebook offices

The company said it “isn’t complaining” about the fortunate timing of the recently announced Facebook move.

# facebook - Monday 11 November, 2013

From The42 Dublin GAA come out top in All-Ireland social media battle Success

Dublin GAA come out top in All-Ireland social media battle

Meanwhile, it was found that Cork GAA are the most popular side based purely on Twitter followers.

# facebook - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about a stabbing in Limerick, Remembrance Day and devastation left by Typhoon Haiyan.

Facebook helps family separated by war reunite decades later

Civil war tore Guatemala apart for over 30 years – and even these reunited siblings are still missing a brother and two sisters.

From The Daily Edge Here’s why Bitstrips are the worst things ever and must be stopped Bitsh*ts

Here’s why Bitstrips are the worst things ever and must be stopped

END this fresh cartoon hell.

# facebook - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Taoiseach’s ‘day in the life’ video part of government’s growing social media presence

The government is increasingly delivering its message via new platforms with varying degrees of success.

# facebook - Thursday 7 November, 2013

From Business ETC Facebook moving office to make room for more staff in Dublin Jobswatch

Facebook moving office to make room for more staff in Dublin

Facebook is to take a new office space in Grand Canal Square which has space for 1,000 people.

# facebook - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge There’s a new ‘UCC Bird of the Day’ Facebook page already Cracking Birds

There’s a new ‘UCC Bird of the Day’ Facebook page already

PHWOAH! Check out the legs on her!

# facebook - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# facebook - Monday 4 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Hero goes on Twitter crusade to end CAPS LOCK abuse Caps Cop

Hero goes on Twitter crusade to end CAPS LOCK abuse

WHY ARE YOU SHOUTING?

# facebook - Sunday 3 November, 2013

Weird Wide Web: Pregnancy, Steam popularity and a human cyborg

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

# facebook - Saturday 2 November, 2013

Facebook network can predict if you’ll get dumped within next 60 days

There is a formula for it, apparently.

# facebook - Monday 28 October, 2013

From Business ETC NYSE ‘test runs’ Twitter IPO to avoid problems that plagued Facebook Twitter

NYSE ‘test runs’ Twitter IPO to avoid problems that plagued Facebook

Nasdaq was fined $10 million for trading delays and order failures when Facebook went public last year.

# facebook - Saturday 26 October, 2013

From Business ETC Hook-up app is back – under a new name Down To It

Hook-up app is back – under a new name

Down – formerly known as Bang with Friends before a trademark infringement suit – has now turned up on Android.

# facebook - Thursday 24 October, 2013

From Business ETC Twitter hikes IPO amount to $1.61 billion Twitter

Twitter hikes IPO amount to $1.61 billion

The company said it would sell 70 million shares in a price range between $17 and $20 a share.

# facebook - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Poll: Should Facebook allow graphically violent videos? Beheadings This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Facebook allow graphically violent videos?

Facebook says users can post videos showing beheadings as long as they condemn the acts. Do you think this is the right decision?

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning.

Facebook removes controversial beheading video following controversy

However, Facebook was adamant last night that it did not reverse or change any policies as a result of the controversy.

# facebook - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about the pensioners’ protest, a little girl taken from a Roma family in Dublin and the NSA spying on the French.

Irish band “deeply saddened” after bassist dies following collision

The young man’s mother has asked people to stay safe on the roads.