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# facebook - Saturday 13 April, 2013

From The Score ‘This is such BS’ – Kobe Bryant bares his soul on Facebook after season-ending injury Frustration

‘This is such BS’ – Kobe Bryant bares his soul on Facebook after season-ending injury

The star has zero filter this year and has been using social media as his outlet.

# facebook - Friday 12 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge 12 social media mishaps we want to bury forever Delete Delete Delete This post contains videos

12 social media mishaps we want to bury forever

We just want to forget these things. Honestly.

Irish mammies spending big on first baby

In a survey, almost 40 per cent said they used social media to announce their pregnancy and over 65 per cent spill the beans before 12 weeks.

# facebook - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Column: The ‘Facebook phone’ is here – what does that mean for consumers?

The Facebook HTC First is a fresh move by the social network giant in its quest to become a ‘mobile first’ company, writes Eoin Lynch.

# facebook - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: How to win arguments on Facebook Like This post contains videos

# facebook - Monday 8 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge 7 services you’d happily pay for on Facebook Cash Money

7 services you’d happily pay for on Facebook

From the spoiler filter to the sober companion.

From Business ETC Facebook testing system where users pay to contact celebrities: report Networking

Facebook testing system where users pay to contact celebrities: report

It’s said that users could be charged up to €12.60 to send direct messages to the inbox of high-profile users.

Poll: Would you pay to send private messages on Facebook? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you pay to send private messages on Facebook?

Let us know what you think…

# facebook - Thursday 4 April, 2013

From Business ETC Facebook unveils Android software suite Facebook

Facebook unveils Android software suite

The software will be available for download from 12 April.

From The Daily Edge Want to see Mark Zuckerberg’s first website? Of course you do Before Facebook

Want to see Mark Zuckerberg’s first website? Of course you do

Here are the best bits from 15-year-old Mark…

From Business ETC Facebook to unveil new ‘home’ on Android screens Facebook

Facebook to unveil new ‘home’ on Android screens

Facebook is expected to unveil a modified version of Android, which will be more deeply integrated with the social network.

# facebook - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

From Business ETC Firm can sue Facebook over ‘timeline’ Facebook

Firm can sue Facebook over ‘timeline’

The Chicago-based social media company filed its lawsuit weeks after Facebook introduced its timeline feature.

From The Score Sagan’s podium ‘bottom-pinch’ inspires Slovak craze Trend

Sagan’s podium ‘bottom-pinch’ inspires Slovak craze

The cyclist was heavily criticised after he was seen grabbing the bottom of a blonde hostess after the race.

From Business ETC Netflix CEO cleared after posting company information on Facebook Netflix

Netflix CEO cleared after posting company information on Facebook

The chief executive of Netflix, Reed Hastings, posted the information before investors had been informed.

# facebook - Monday 1 April, 2013

Column: The ‘Facebook phone’ is here – what does that mean for consumers?

The Facebook HTC First is a fresh move by the social network giant in its quest to become a ‘mobile first’ company, writes Eoin Lynch.

# facebook - Friday 22 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge 11 companies who are really good at social media Social-medialicious

11 companies who are really good at social media

From Taco Bell to Irish Rail.

# facebook - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

From The Score Tiger Woods: I posted those Facebook photos with Lindsey Vonn to crush the paparazzi Like

Tiger Woods: I posted those Facebook photos with Lindsey Vonn to crush the paparazzi

“I’ve had situations where it’s been very dangerous for my kids. We devalued the first photos,” he said.

# facebook - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Top readers’ comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most popular and the most commented on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

# facebook - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge Here’s what your Facebook likes reveal about you… Argh!

Here’s what your Facebook likes reveal about you…

Warning: It may not be flattering.

# facebook - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

28 students suspended for ‘Liking’ explicit post about teacher

A Co Limerick school has suspended 28 students after liking a Facebook update referring to a teacher’s personal life.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# facebook - Monday 11 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge Has Ireland accidentally given ‘fraping’ to the world? Whoops This post contains videos

Has Ireland accidentally given ‘fraping’ to the world?

Maybe not quite – but we definitely tried.

Lisa McInerney: Senator’s ‘frape’ gaffe signals that panic – not reason – rules social media debate

Fidelma Healy-Eames and Eamonn Coghlan were “given an important task that deserved research and clarity of delivery – instead we got ludicrous schemes and half-remembered gossip”.

# facebook - Sunday 10 March, 2013

Pat Rabbitte: Social media is crucial for holding authority figures accountable

Pat Rabbitte said sites such as Facebook and Twitter are important for questioning the established order.

Weird Wide Web: Marvel, fresh Facebook look and just the right lighting

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

Explainer: What your self-portrait says about you Selfie This post contains videos This post contains images

Explainer: What your self-portrait says about you

Or ‘selfie’ as they are known amongst the Instagram and Facebook generation…

From The Score Opinion: A lack of pretence made Off the Ball stand out from the crowd Opinion

Opinion: A lack of pretence made Off the Ball stand out from the crowd

While the show still remains on Newstalk’s schedule, its essence has been cruelly removed.

# facebook - Friday 8 March, 2013

Inquiry finds police ‘failed’ to respond to viral Facebook party invitation

An official inquiry says the ‘Project X’ stunt in Haren, where 4,000 people showed up to a birthday party, should have provoked a better response from police and civil authorities.

# facebook - Thursday 7 March, 2013

From Business ETC Facebook is changing the news feed… yes, again Facebook

Facebook is changing the news feed… yes, again

Yep… again. The new design will make it easier to split your friends’ updates from pages you follow.

‘For us, there is a fundamental value in anonymity’ – Twitter at Leinster House today

The Joint Committee on Transport and Communications heard from representatives from both Facebook and Twitter today.

# facebook - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Facebook and Twitter representatives to appear before Oireachtas committee

They will speak to the committee about social media, cyber-bullying and harassment.

From The Daily Edge 9 things we’d like to see in Facebook’s new News Feed Like

9 things we’d like to see in Facebook’s new News Feed

An oversharing filter? An anti-inspirational status widget? We’d like all of those please.

Rabbitte: ‘Bullying didn’t come in with the advent of the internet’

The Minister for Communications was speaking about social media before the Joint Committee on Transport and Communications earlier today.

# facebook - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Bullied: Your stories of bullying in school

We asked and you told us. Here are your stories about bullying in school.

# facebook - Saturday 2 March, 2013

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you begin your day.

# facebook - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Contempt action to be taken over photos of ‘James Bulger’s killers’

Individuals who posted material purporting to show the notorious Jon Venables and Robert Thompson face prosecution by the British government.

# facebook - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

From The Score Only two Irish players make the 6 Nations Lions Team of the Week Rated

Only two Irish players make the 6 Nations Lions Team of the Week

Sean O’Brien and Luke Marshall were the only members of Declan Kidney’s side to make the cut.

# facebook - Monday 25 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge PIC: Why you don’t give your CV to your friends Morto

PIC: Why you don’t give your CV to your friends

Because they might make… additions.

# facebook - Saturday 23 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge The 11 people that wreck your head on social media We All Know One

The 11 people that wreck your head on social media

If you’re a hashtag addict or an Instagram obsessive, we’re looking at you.

# facebook - Friday 22 February, 2013

Column: Abortion is too important an issue for disrespectful debate

Fighting each other will get us nowhere – Ireland needs to have a genuinely respectful and mature debate about this serious issue, writes Laura Larkin.