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# facebook - Saturday 12 October, 2013

From Business ETC Facebook ends ‘invisibility cloak’ for users No Hiding

Facebook ends ‘invisibility cloak’ for users

The social networking site says the change will not impact on privacy for users.

# facebook - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Want to know your chances of finding true love in college?

Facebook’s Data Science Unit says that 28 per cent of married couples were in college with their future spouses.

# facebook - Sunday 6 October, 2013

Weird Wide Web: A dream database, millions of faces and shooting Walter White

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

# facebook - Thursday 3 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge Facebook is building a real-life town of its very own Live At Work

Facebook is building a real-life town of its very own

Do you want to live in Facebook town?

From The Daily Edge Wife refuses to take back cheating husband despite his 15k Facebook ‘likes’ Dislike
From Business ETC Massive Facebook study reveals what your status updates say about you Facebook

Massive Facebook study reveals what your status updates say about you

The research found that participants with the most emotional stability refer to sports much more in their updates.

# facebook - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge Men swear more on Facebook, women talk about love (Infographic) Curse Words

Men swear more on Facebook, women talk about love (Infographic)

Women mention shopping and hair while men discuss gaming and beards, a study has found.

# facebook - Monday 30 September, 2013

This photo of Gerry McCann was taken day before he went missing

Family and friends of actor hope image will help jog public memory.

# facebook - Sunday 29 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge 12 examples of how social media tears romance apart This Modern Love

12 examples of how social media tears romance apart

Do you think Cupid has a Twitter? No. No, he does not.

# facebook - Thursday 12 September, 2013

From Business ETC Twitter files for IPO Wall Street

Twitter files for IPO

The microblogging site announced that it plans to go public and has submitted papers the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

Multinational companies are not here just for tax breaks — Burton

Minister Joan Burton said that while Ireland’s tax rates are favourable, the companies still employ large numbers of people.

Warning over man offering schoolgirls paid modelling work through Facebook

One school in Belfast told parents that the man involved befriends the girls through the site and insists they set up a Skype account.

# facebook - Monday 9 September, 2013

A third of Irish people ‘do not understand technology’

New research commissioned by Eircom reveals that despite 53 per cent of Irish people now owning a smartphone a third remain clueless about new tech trends.

# facebook - Saturday 7 September, 2013

# facebook - Friday 6 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge Mother’s heartwarming letter after son came out on Facebook Best Mum Ever

Mother’s heartwarming letter after son came out on Facebook

The mother’s letter – written after her son posted about his sexuality – has gone viral.

# facebook - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

# facebook - Monday 2 September, 2013

Are you registered to vote in the October referendums?

Now you can check through Facebook.

# facebook - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Cavemen, Cowen and Coca-Cola: The week in numbers

Plus: What percentage of people in Ireland smoke? And what’s the average weekly wage?

# facebook - Friday 30 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge You can now wear Facebook on your nails Nailed It

You can now wear Facebook on your nails

Of course you can.

# facebook - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about Ireland’s emigration figures and whether the UK is going to take military action in Syria.

11 per cent of people in Ireland now have Snapchat (but just 3% have Vine)

The latest snapshot of social media habits in Ireland has thrown up some interesting figures.

# facebook - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about the government asking Facebook for users’ information and intervention in Syria.

The government asked Facebook for details of 40 users so far this year

In its first ever transparency report, Facebook said it received more than 25,000 requests from governments around the world about users’ information.

From Business ETC New York Times website down in ‘malicious’ attack Outage

New York Times website down in ‘malicious’ attack

The New York Times said it is working to fix the problem which it said was down to an external attack.

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

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