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# 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.

# facebook - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge 17 people who need to spellcheck their Facebook status Status Fail

17 people who need to spellcheck their Facebook status

Pity these poor individuals.

# facebook - Monday 24 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge How to spot an Irish mammy on social media Social Mammy-a

How to spot an Irish mammy on social media

They’re texting AND on The Face Book now, you know.

From Business ETC Facebook working on mobile news reader Social News

Facebook working on mobile news reader

Flipboard competitor in the works.

Column: Facebook creeping is one thing, but is the ‘Who’s Ur Wan’ page a step too far?

Is Who’s Ur Wan Facebook page a bit of fun or another website objectifying women, asks Aoife O’Connor.

# facebook - Friday 21 June, 2013

If you advertise a rave on Facebook, the Gardaí will find you

Alan Shatter said Gardaí were alerted to the rave on a beach in Sutton earlier this month after seeing it on Facebook.

# facebook - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge “Who’s Ur Wan?”creator says they’re not breaking any rules Who's Ur Wan

“Who’s Ur Wan?”creator says they’re not breaking any rules

The Facebook group aims to identify girls featured in Irish nightclub photos.

From The Daily Edge ‘Who’s Ur Wan’ Facebook group identifies women in nightclub photos Yer Wan

‘Who’s Ur Wan’ Facebook group identifies women in nightclub photos

“Creep, creep” says the new Facebook group.

# facebook - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Facebook campaigns have the power to ‘dramatically boost’ organ donation

A campaign in the US last year resulted in a 21-fold increase in registration.

# facebook - Sunday 16 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 things you never knew before social media Knowledge Is Power

9 things you never knew before social media

Honestly, we never would have known these things otherwise.

# facebook - Saturday 15 June, 2013

From Business ETC US government made 9,000 requests for Facebook user info in six months Facebook

US government made 9,000 requests for Facebook user info in six months

The requests covered issues from child disappearances to petty crimes and terror threats.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here are nine things to know before you start your day…

# facebook - Friday 14 June, 2013

Civil liberties groups claim PRISM breaches international human rights

A full-page newspaper ad, to coincide with an EU-US summit in Dublin, claims surveillance breaches United Nations conventions.

# facebook - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Hashtags on #Facebook are now working in Ireland

The social networking site has finally followed Twitter and Instagram in enabling hashtags.

# facebook - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge This photo is how one man came out to his Facebook friends Stepping Out

# facebook - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

EU to raise concerns about US data surveillance in Dublin summit

The European Commission says it will ask the US for assurances about the legality of its data harvesting this week.

# facebook - Monday 10 June, 2013

British minister says report of UK access to US data is ‘baseless’

William Hague says any proposals by British intelligence agencies to intercept data needs the approval of ministers.

Data Protection Commissioner ‘not surprised’ by US surveillance programme

Billy Hawkes said that his concern might be that there would be an abuse of powers that have been granted for legitimate reasons.

# facebook - Saturday 8 June, 2013

This is the fantastical set built by Napster and Facebook billionaire for his wedding Lord Of The Woods This post contains images

This is the fantastical set built by Napster and Facebook billionaire for his wedding

Pictures show the reconstruction of redwood forest area – created by Lord of the Rings set designer – which got him in trouble with state of California.

# facebook - Friday 7 June, 2013

UK has had access to US’s secret data for three years – report

The Guardian says Britain’s GCHQ surveillance agency has been able to access data harvested by the US’s ‘PRISM’ system.

# facebook - Monday 27 May, 2013

Teen rescued after kidnappers lured him through Facebook

The culprits started chatting to the 13-year-old six months ago.

# facebook - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Tumblr $1 billion deal sparks talk on next big tech target

“All the big internet companies that have money are potential buyers. Then it depends on what they want to be and how much they are willing to pay.”

From Business ETC Retailers turn focus to online operations in a bid to tap into the €4.1bn market Online Retail

Retailers turn focus to online operations in a bid to tap into the €4.1bn market

Sixty-four per cent of businesses intend to upgrade their online presence in the next 18 months, with the Irish online market predicted to grow to €21bn by 2017.

# facebook - Thursday 23 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge Jennifer Lopez to sell mobile phones JLO CALLING

Jennifer Lopez to sell mobile phones

J.Lo is branching out into selling phones on Facebook.

# facebook - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Poll: Should Ireland be tougher on multi-national companies when it comes to tax? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland be tougher on multi-national companies when it comes to tax?

Apple, which employs 4,000 people in Ireland, pays a tax rate of less than two per cent in Ireland.

# facebook - Monday 20 May, 2013

From Business ETC What can Facebook tell us about the battle of the sexes? Facebook

What can Facebook tell us about the battle of the sexes?

The ‘Mr and Mrs Average’ data reveals that men get into literature later in life, while women lose interest in their 20s.

# facebook - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Court says YouTube video of taxi evasion may be taken down from the internet

A High Court judge said today he was surprised that Google and Facebook had not done more to help take down the video.

# facebook - Monday 13 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge The 8 impossible Facebook dilemmas To Friend Or Not To This post contains videos

The 8 impossible Facebook dilemmas

Should you accept your mum’s friend request? ARGH.

From The Daily Edge What a Facebook update would look like in real life Don't Go Changin' This post contains videos

What a Facebook update would look like in real life

WHY DO YOU HAVE TO KEEP CHANGING, FACEBOOK?!?

# facebook - Sunday 12 May, 2013

The 25 most popular free iPhone apps of all time

Sorry, Android users. You’re probably not going to want to read this article.

# facebook - Thursday 9 May, 2013

United jump Facebook gun, name David Moyes coach 15 minutes too soon

Wonder what the boys on the stock exchange made of that?

’20,000 hashtags, Twitter handles linked to terrorism in 2012’, says group

The Simon Wiesenthal Centre is pressing Twitter and Facebook to deal with the situation.