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# facebook - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

From Business ETC Column: Irish regulators will soon be at the forefront of questions about data protection Opinion

Column: Irish regulators will soon be at the forefront of questions about data protection

Global tech firms in Ireland bring responsibilities as well as benefits; Facebook’s base in Dublin means Irish regulators will be the forefront of new questions surrounding privacy and data protection, writes Dan Hayden.

From Business ETC Facebook to pay out for using personal data in adverts Data Protection

Facebook to pay out for using personal data in adverts

The social network must pay $20 million after an estimated 614,000 Facebook users had their personal details appear in ads on the site.

# facebook - Monday 26 August, 2013

Time to act on bullying before tragedy hits primary schools, says expert

Marion Flanagan has said that there needs to be an approach involving parents, schools and the children themselves to tackle bullying.

# facebook - Thursday 22 August, 2013

From Business ETC How Facebook and other tech giants want to give the whole world internet access Internet.org

How Facebook and other tech giants want to give the whole world internet access

Nokia, Ericsson, Samsung, Qualcomm, MediaTek and Opera are among the companies who want to help bring two-thirds of the world who don’t have internet access online.

# facebook - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Jacket gives wearer a hug for every Facebook like Like-a-hug

Jacket gives wearer a hug for every Facebook like

Was it for this?

# facebook - Monday 19 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook page was hacked to expose security flaw Zuck It

Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook page was hacked to expose security flaw

Well that’s one way to get his attention.

# facebook - Saturday 17 August, 2013

How would you answer these tough job interview questions?

Name as many uses for a brick as you can in one minute. Go.

# facebook - Thursday 15 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge The more you use Facebook, the more miserable you become Dislike

Israel wants to pay students to post pro-Israel messages on Facebook and Twitter

The Israeli prime minister’s office has said that students will receive scholarships to engage international audiences to combat anti-Semitism and calls to boycott Israel.

# facebook - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Selfies will wreck your life, according to science Check Yourself

Selfies will wreck your life, according to science

Well if science says it…

# facebook - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Column: Making threats over the internet is a crime, but sometimes anonymity is needed

Before we remove the masks of users online, we need to look at both the pros and cons of being anonymous on the internet, writes Fergal Crehan.

# facebook - Friday 9 August, 2013

Florida man charged with murder after posting pictures of dead wife on Facebook

Derek Medina posted pictures of his wife’s body along with the words, “I’m going to prison or death sentence for killing my wife”.

# facebook - Thursday 8 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Bebo is properly back and it has a sense of humour It's Actually Back This post contains videos

VIDEO: Bebo is properly back and it has a sense of humour

It’s new (old) owner is speaking to you through a new video.

# facebook - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge WATCH: Jiff is the most talented dog to ever ride a skateboard IN A JIFF This post contains videos

WATCH: Jiff is the most talented dog to ever ride a skateboard

Ease yourself into this post-Bank-Holiday Tuesday.

# facebook - Sunday 4 August, 2013

Pictures: Stunning photos capture wreck of Tall Ship Astrid at dawn

Photographer Jakub Walutek has taken a series of pictures of the ship at daybreak over the last week. 30 crew members were rescued when the vessel ran aground on 24 July.

# facebook - Friday 2 August, 2013

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

DUP councillor Ruth Patterson arrested over Facebook comments

Both the BBC and the Press Association report that the the councillor was arrested after apologising for her comments last night.

From The Daily Edge Pub uses Facebook to shame drinker who didn’t pay Bills Bills Bills

Pub uses Facebook to shame drinker who didn’t pay

The man left without paying what he owed… and the bar’s campaign went viral.

# facebook - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Are You A Social Media Addict? Hooked

Are You A Social Media Addict?

Take our test to see whether you have this terrible affliction.

From Business ETC Facebook stock rises to near IPO level On The Rise

Facebook stock rises to near IPO level

The world’s biggest online social network has been on a roll since it reported stronger than expected earnings on 24 July.

# facebook - Sunday 28 July, 2013

How to become (almost) invisible on Facebook Security Settings This post contains images

How to become (almost) invisible on Facebook

Randomers making friend requests? Adverts irritating you? These tips might help.

# facebook - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

NY mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner admits to another sexting scandal

Weiner, who was forced to resign as a congressman after sending explicit pictures of himself to women, is now implicated in another scandal as he plots a mayoral bid.

From The Daily Edge Your Guide To Avoiding The Royal Baby Online BYE BYE BABY

Your Guide To Avoiding The Royal Baby Online

Quit your moaning.

# facebook - Monday 22 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge 7 photos that prove Ireland is owning this heatwave Hot Hot Hot

7 photos that prove Ireland is owning this heatwave

The heat is nothing to us now.

From The Daily Edge The Dublin Hangover Service has made its first ever delivery The Hangover

The Dublin Hangover Service has made its first ever delivery

All of the beige food please. And 17 cans of Fanta.

# facebook - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Heatwave, hepatitis and holiday: The week in numbers

Plus: how many 1 cent and 2 cent coins were minted in Ireland in the last eight years (and may soon be obsolete)?

# facebook - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Misuse of social media needs to be more carefully monitored, says Oireachtas committee

An Oireachtas report says that bullying on social media platforms is affecting self-esteem in Irish teens.

# facebook - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

From Business ETC Over 500 jobs at risk as Homebase Ireland enters examinership Homebase

Over 500 jobs at risk as Homebase Ireland enters examinership

Retail Excellence said earlier today that a number of other retail operators will follow suit in the coming weeks.

From The Daily Edge David Bowie releases new video for ‘Valentine’s Day’ Babe With The Power This post contains videos

# facebook - Sunday 14 July, 2013

These people were arrested because of something they wrote on Facebook

Be careful with those status updates…

# facebook - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Twitter goes crazy after last night’s Skins bombshell So Emosh

Twitter goes crazy after last night’s Skins bombshell

They’re officially DONE.

# facebook - Monday 8 July, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday News Fix This post contains images

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

The 17 things we learned today…

# facebook - Saturday 6 July, 2013

Anglo, abortion and archaeology: The week in numbers

Plus – how many seconds does the new single from former Green Party TD Paul Gogarty last for?

# facebook - Friday 5 July, 2013

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

# facebook - Thursday 4 July, 2013

From Business ETC These graphs show you what social media sites Irish people are using Social Networking

These graphs show you what social media sites Irish people are using

Over a third of the country don’t use social networking websites but the number of Facebook and Twitter users is on the rise.

# facebook - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge 12 unique features which made Bebo a special place Share The Luv

12 unique features which made Bebo a special place

It’s trying to make a comeback, but will these things play a role?

From The Daily Edge 9 embarrassing things we all do on Facebook, but can never admit Failbook

9 embarrassing things we all do on Facebook, but can never admit

These are your secret shame. We know it and you know it.

# facebook - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Facebook to remove ads from pages with sex and violence after complaints

Advertisers including Marks and Spencer and BSkyB pulled ads from Facebook after they appeared alongside pages showing pictures of teenage boys.

# facebook - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

‘Tough’ Bono insists: ‘I helped bring Google and Facebook to Ireland’

The U2 frontman has defended the band’s tax affairs.