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# facebook - Saturday 16 February, 2013

The 9 at 9: Saturday

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

# facebook - Thursday 14 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge Mark Zuckerberg’s sister moves from Facebook to real books Actual Book

Mark Zuckerberg’s sister moves from Facebook to real books

Randi Zuckerberg is planning a memoir about her time at Facebook, among other things.

# facebook - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Facebook sued over ‘like’ and ‘share’ buttons

The family of a Dutch inventor, who died in 2004, are suing the company for alleged patent infringement.

# facebook - Monday 11 February, 2013

How social media connected people in the US snowstorm

“I guess what’s better is that you are not sitting here waiting for the 6 o’clock news, waiting to find out what’s going on.”

# facebook - Friday 8 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge PIC: Dad pays daughter $200 in ‘Facebook deactivation agreement’ Facebook

PIC: Dad pays daughter $200 in ‘Facebook deactivation agreement’

The 14-year-old suggested the idea.

# facebook - Thursday 7 February, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added Facebook privacy

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# facebook - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

From Business ETC ‘Facebook account would not be helpful to us’ – Ryanair’s new spokesperson Ryanair

‘Facebook account would not be helpful to us’ – Ryanair’s new spokesperson

The incoming head of communications Robin Kiely says that tapping into social media sites would require the airline to employ more people to deal with queries.

From Business ETC Half of Irish adults now ‘two-screening’ while watching TV Digital

Half of Irish adults now ‘two-screening’ while watching TV

A survey from Sky shows that almost 50 per cent of adults now text, tweet or use Facebook to discuss what they watch.

# facebook - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Man held over social media comments made over Union flag dispute

A 28-year-old man is being held by police in north Belfast over comments made on Facebook in relation to the ongoing Union flag controversy.

# facebook - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

From Business ETC Anonymous Facebook sex app claims five new users a minute Discreet

Anonymous Facebook sex app claims five new users a minute

‘Bang With Friends’ lets users designate which friends they’d like to sleep with – and alerts them of any match.

From The Daily Edge Tesco’s Facebook page is the best thing ever Cold Cuts

Tesco’s Facebook page is the best thing ever

Plus, the issue that should be the retailer’s top priority.

# facebook - Monday 28 January, 2013

From Business ETC MEP wants Brussels to examine legality of new Facebook search Data Privacy

MEP wants Brussels to examine legality of new Facebook search

Labour’s Phil Prendergast says the new graph search may be a breach of a citizen’s right to protect their personal data.

# facebook - Sunday 27 January, 2013

Weird Wide Web – Steampunk, blocking goggles and a new looks-based dating app… Week In Web This post contains videos

Weird Wide Web – Steampunk, blocking goggles and a new looks-based dating app…

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

# facebook - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Twitter unveils new 6-second video app called Vine

The new feature allows users to take short looping videos which can be shared on social media.

# facebook - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

From The Daily Edge Unsettling Tumblr of the Day: Actual Facebook Graph Searches Tumblr

# facebook - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Union flag pages under review as Facebook receives court order

A number of protest pages are currently unavailable in the UK as Facebook carries out its investigation.

# facebook - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# facebook - Saturday 19 January, 2013

7 essential rules of social media etiquette

How many of these rules have you broken?

# facebook - Thursday 17 January, 2013

From The Score Shane McGrath: ‘I thought it was very uncalled for’ Facing Critics

Shane McGrath: ‘I thought it was very uncalled for’

A leading inter-county hurler has highlighted the social media abuse players suffer as an unsettling new trend creeping into the game.

# facebook - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

Facebook launches its latest feature – Graph Search Facebook This post contains videos

Facebook launches its latest feature – Graph Search

The annoucement was made earlier today by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

# facebook - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Minister: Some politicians fear ‘transfer of power’ created by social media

Ciarán Cannon believes that social media does not need to be subjected to any more regulation than is already in place and has hit out at some who do not understand or fear sites like Facebook and Twitter.

Column: Politicians should engage in social media, not regulate it

Some fear social media because they misunderstand it or fear power being transferred from the few to the many but it needs no more or no less regulation than our existing methods, argues junior minister Ciarán Cannon.

# facebook - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Fitzgerald concerned about difficulty of regulating cyberbullying sites

The Minister for Children admits that given the “global and open nature of the internet”, it may be difficult to regulate the likes of Ask.fm.

# facebook - Friday 4 January, 2013

Column: Social media has society in a panic. What does that tell us?

There is a political lesson behind the widespread condemnations of social media, writes Gavan Titley.

From The Score South African Olympian Stander killed in road accident RIP

South African Olympian Stander killed in road accident

The 25-year-old was UCI Mountain Bike World Cup under-23 men’s cross-country 2009 world champion.

# facebook - Sunday 30 December, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: The 20 deadliest reads of 2012

It’s been a year of great writing. Here’s the very best from around the web.

# facebook - Friday 28 December, 2012

The 10 most-read Wikipedia entries of 2012

A social media site was the topic most people wanted to look up. But which one was it?

# facebook - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Here are our top 10 most tweeted articles in 2012 Review 2012 This post contains images

Here are our top 10 most tweeted articles in 2012

From Maeve Binchy to the fatal Swedish House Mafia concert, these are TheJournal.ie stories which were shared the most on Twitter this year.

# facebook - Sunday 23 December, 2012

From The Daily Edge Weird Wide Web: the week in online oddities Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: the week in online oddities

The internet’s best offerings in social media, tech and science news.

# facebook - Saturday 22 December, 2012

From Business ETC Tweets, tablets and patents: 2012 in tech Review 2012

Tweets, tablets and patents: 2012 in tech

Has Apple peaked? Has Microsoft lost its way? Is Twitter just here for the tax? Was Instagram worth the $1bn?

# facebook - Thursday 20 December, 2012

From Business ETC ‘Careless’ employees more of an IT security risk than hackers – survey IT Security

‘Careless’ employees more of an IT security risk than hackers – survey

A survey of nearly 300 IT professionals in Irish companies has identified their concerns about employees’ computer habits at work.

# facebook - Monday 17 December, 2012

From Business ETC Morgan Stanley fined $5 million over Facebook IPO Fined

Morgan Stanley fined $5 million over Facebook IPO

Morgan Stanley agreed to the civil penalty without either admitting or denying the charges against them.

# facebook - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Thousands ‘Like’ Garda’s crime-fighting Facebook page

Meath’s Crime Prevention Officer has set up a Facebook page dedicated to crime in the county – and it has proven to be extremely popular.

Column: Ireland has a bullying crisis. Here’s what my school did about it.

Bullying is in the spotlight again after a series of tragedies. Eimhear Lynch, 16, describes how she and her friends took action.

# facebook - Thursday 13 December, 2012

From The Daily Edge Here’s a new Facebook feature you’ll actually like (seriously) Review 2012

Here’s a new Facebook feature you’ll actually like (seriously)

It might even make you want to hug Mark Zuckerberg.

# facebook - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Student plans Irish legal action over Facebook’s privacy policy

Max Schrems and his group, ‘Europe v Facebook’, is preparing legal action against the Irish Data Protection Commissioner over its recent audit of Facebook and its privacy policy.

# facebook - Monday 10 December, 2012

From Business ETC Photo feud escalates between Instagram and Twitter First World Problem

Photo feud escalates between Instagram and Twitter

The smartphone photo app Instagram, which was acquired by Facebook, has made it impossible to share images in Tweets.

# facebook - Friday 7 December, 2012

From Business ETC Netflix faces US penalty for CEO Facebook comments Netflix

Netflix faces US penalty for CEO Facebook comments

Hastings posted a comments that said customers were spending around a billion hours per month watching Netflix

# facebook - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Schools receive guidance to prevent cyber-bullying

The Joint Managerial Body has provided advice to schools and teachers about Twitter, Facebook and other social media.

From Business ETC Privacy group says it may bring Facebook to Irish court Facebook

Privacy group says it may bring Facebook to Irish court

Austrian student group Europe-v-Facebook alleges legal breaches against Facebook Ireland, which hosts global accounts.