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# facebook - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

“You stole the life of an exceptional being. The love of my life, the mother of my son.” Beautiful Tribute This post contains videos

“You stole the life of an exceptional being. The love of my life, the mother of my son.”

Antoine Leiris has written a powerful message to those who murdered his wife in Paris.

# facebook - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge This lovely photo of an elderly couple helping a young man tie his tie is going viral Being Human

This lovely photo of an elderly couple helping a young man tie his tie is going viral

A simple but meaningful act of kindness.

# facebook - Monday 16 November, 2015

From Business ETC Facebook explains why safety check was available for Paris but not other ‘human disasters’ Safety First

Facebook explains why safety check was available for Paris but not other ‘human disasters’

The feature was created with natural disasters in mind but was activated during the attacks on Paris.

# facebook - Sunday 15 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge Mortifying, embarrassing, shameful: My history in Facebook On This Day memories Scarlet For Myself

Mortifying, embarrassing, shameful: My history in Facebook On This Day memories

Or why On This Day can HEAD OFF for itself.

# facebook - Friday 13 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge An actress’s Facebook post about cutting off her hair has this powerful message It's Just Hair

An actress’s Facebook post about cutting off her hair has this powerful message

“A little girl who said she couldn’t be a princess because she didn’t have long hair.”

# facebook - Thursday 12 November, 2015

The Irish government is easing up on its requests for Facebook data

The first half of 2015 saw the lowest number of data requests from Ireland since Facebook started its reports.

# facebook - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge Alanis Morissette sang a modern day version of Ironic and it was gas Snapchat

Alanis Morissette sang a modern day version of Ironic and it was gas

“It’s a Snapchat that you wished you had saved.”

# facebook - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Angry backlash after Irish pub in England refuses people wearing poppies

A protest was held outside the pub the following evening.

From Business ETC Belgian court tells Facebook to stop tracking non-members or else Tracking

Belgian court tells Facebook to stop tracking non-members or else

If it fails to comply, it will risk fines of up to €250,000 a day.

# facebook - Monday 9 November, 2015

From Business ETC Just how popular is Snapchat video right now? It now generates 6 billion views a day Watching Closely

Just how popular is Snapchat video right now? It now generates 6 billion views a day

The figure has tripled in the space of six months.

# facebook - Friday 6 November, 2015

Your personal data was talked about at the Web Summit, but it looks like you might have to pay to keep it safe in the future

Privacy could become a product purchased by the rich and an unattainable luxury for the poor, writes Maria Helen Murphy.

# facebook - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Woman has horse race winnings stolen after posting docket on Facebook

The docket’s barcode was visible in the photograph.

From Business ETC Were you on Facebook recently? You and a billion others… World Domination

Were you on Facebook recently? You and a billion others…

It doesn’t look like the Facebook juggernaut is going to slow down anytime soon.

# facebook - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Man who posted photo of his dead wife on Facebook says he acted in self-defence

Derek Medina’s lawyer claimed his wife, Jennifer Alonso, used Ecstasy and worshipped Satan.

From The Daily Edge This man took in 24 refugees and documented his ‘disappointment’ in a powerful Facebook post Berlin

This man took in 24 refugees and documented his ‘disappointment’ in a powerful Facebook post

Dirk Voltz and his partner Mario opened their home.

# facebook - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Facebook has revealed how it will help blind people ‘see’ photos

It’s very similar to 20 questions, and it’s Facebook’s way of bringing more people to its services.

# facebook - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Here’s nine things you may do that make people instantly dislike you

And being too nice is one of them…

# facebook - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge Facebook needs to get rid of that ridiculous blue thumb, right now Thumbs Down

Facebook will be killing off those annoying Candy Crush Saga invites

As well as another feature you probably forgot about.

Facebook is being sued over posts that “encourage the killing of Jews”

An Israeli NGO has filed a suit.

# facebook - Monday 26 October, 2015

From Business ETC Staying in this Monday? It’s a good time to check your Facebook privacy settings Precaution

Staying in this Monday? It’s a good time to check your Facebook privacy settings

All public posts are now searchable, and that could mean some old (and potentially embarrassing) posts could surface.

# facebook - Friday 23 October, 2015

From Business ETC Facebook admits its app is draining your iPhone’s battery Oops

Facebook admits its app is draining your iPhone’s battery

But if you update to the latest version, it will solve most of the problems.

# facebook - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Privacy watchdog ordered to investigate how Facebook uses your data

The Data Protection Commissioner has been told to investigate Facebook’s transfer of data to the US.

# facebook - Monday 19 October, 2015

There’s a new kind of Facebook notification you’ll never want to see

It means your profile is believed to have been targeted by a government-sponsored hacker.

Man jailed for using Facebook to try to get sisters (12 and 14) to have sex with him

He tried to get one of the girls to bring her sister so he could ‘train’ her

# facebook - Sunday 18 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge 9 shady things everyone, EVERYONE, does online Deep Stalk

9 shady things everyone, EVERYONE, does online

We’re onto you.

# facebook - Saturday 17 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge The 7 differences between girls and guys on Facebook Guys V Girls

The 7 differences between girls and guys on Facebook

We’re a whole different species.

# facebook - Friday 16 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge This list of ‘Things Women Hear In A Lifetime’ is being shared like crazy on Facebook You're A Heartbreaker

# facebook - Thursday 15 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge A model was told she's 'too big' for a fashion agency so she wrote them this letter Call Out

# facebook - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

From Business ETC Here’s how you can prevent awkward Facebook run-ins with your ex On This Day

Here’s how you can prevent awkward Facebook run-ins with your ex

Facebook’s On This Day feature has a few filters you can

From The Daily Edge Here’s how Facebook is about to prevent awkward run-ins with your ex On This Day
From The Daily Edge The ‘Movie on the Beach’ planned for Dublin tonight is definitely not real Hoax

The ‘Movie on the Beach’ planned for Dublin tonight is definitely not real

60,000 people had clicked attending on the event.

# facebook - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Sinn Féin selects Cork East candidate, as TD at centre of bullying storm confirms she won’t run

Two local councillors were found to have been ‘uncomradely’ towards Sandra McLellan.

# facebook - Friday 9 October, 2015

Facebook has apologised for banning an ‘overly sexual’ breast check ad

The decision to ban the ad (which has been reinstated) for Dublin’s Well Woman Centre has been acknowledged as a “mistake”.

From The Daily Edge There’s one Facebook button the whole of Ireland needs today Absolutely Buzzing

Woman asks internet to help her identify man who defended her when she was groped

Kaitlyn Regehr was travelling on a London bus when the incident occurred.

# facebook - Thursday 8 October, 2015

From Business ETC Irish people will be the first to test Facebook’s new ‘dislike’ emojis Facebook

Irish people will be the first to test Facebook’s new ‘dislike’ emojis

Users in both Ireland and Spain will be able to test Reactions, a feature that will accompany the ‘like’ button, starting tomorrow.