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# 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.

# facebook - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

From Business ETC How Twitter and Facebook can help you access free public WiFi WiFi This post contains a poll

How Twitter and Facebook can help you access free public WiFi

The company has assured users that their data will remain protected.

# facebook - Monday 6 May, 2013

From Business ETC Average employee spends 56 minutes of working day on social media sites Dossing

# facebook - Friday 3 May, 2013

Man accused of murdering April Jones ‘approached her sister on Facebook’

The court was also shown images of April’s final hours as the trial of 47-year-old Mark Bridger continued.

Thailand’s premier sues cartoonist over ‘prostitute’ Facebook post

Yingluck Shinawatra is suing a cartoonist who posted a photo to Facebook along with a caption condemning her.

From The Daily Edge There are just 24 Tayto chocolate bars in the whole of Australia… Tayto Wonka

There are just 24 Tayto chocolate bars in the whole of Australia…

… and thousands are clamouring for them.

# facebook - Thursday 2 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge The 7 people who are driving you away from Facebook Dislike

The 7 people who are driving you away from Facebook

You went to the gym. We get it.

# facebook - Friday 26 April, 2013

11 internet firsts you probably never heard of

The first photo ever uploaded to the internet, the first registered domain name… let’s step back into the internet’s history.

From Business ETC New scheme launched to help get more businesses trading online Activating Dublin

New scheme launched to help get more businesses trading online

Currently only 23 per cent of Irish SMEs trade online, with three of the four billion that Irish consumers spend online leaving the country.

From Business ETC Facebook says privacy practices are sufficient, cites independent audit Facebook This post contains a poll

# facebook - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge Oxegen fans on Facebook learn that change is hard The Dramz

Oxegen fans on Facebook learn that change is hard

Some of the most pained comments from the festival’s Facebook page.

# facebook - Sunday 21 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge What your favourite celebrities would be like as Facebook friends Poke Me

What your favourite celebrities would be like as Facebook friends

What would Beyoncé post? What about George Hook?

# facebook - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

From Business ETC Mark Zuckerberg says it’s OK to ignore guests while checking your phone Paranoid Android

# facebook - Saturday 13 April, 2013

From The42 ‘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…

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