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# facebook - Friday 4 April, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s been talking about revelations at the Ian Bailey case, what the new Commissioner had to say… and Brucie quitting.

From Business ETC Facebook considers working on anonymous features Secrets

Facebook considers working on anonymous features

The site is experimenting with ways to allow users to log in anonymously and are said to be considering developing its own anonymity app similar to Secret.

# facebook - Thursday 3 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge US radio station plays excellent April Fool’s prank on their Facebook fans Too Long Didn't Read

US radio station plays excellent April Fool’s prank on their Facebook fans

It’s an April Fool’s prank with a lesson.

# facebook - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

From Business ETC Facebook CEO made $3.3 billion in stock options last year Windfall

Facebook CEO made $3.3 billion in stock options last year

According to regulatory documents filed on Monday, Zuckerberg has reduced his salary to $1 a year.

# facebook - Monday 31 March, 2014

Column: We need to stop comparing ourselves to our ‘friends’ online

I have come to realise that although I don’t have the perfect partner, dream home or even have a car of my own, my life is just fine, writes Angharad Williams.

# facebook - Sunday 30 March, 2014

Weird Wide Web: Thinking caps, the bionic Olympics and energy-creating blimps

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

# facebook - Friday 28 March, 2014

Government departments urged to use social media and communicate online

The government departments have been criticised for not utilising social media to inform the public about their work.

# facebook - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

From Business ETC Facebook shows no signs of slowing down as it now has one billion mobile users Addiction

Facebook shows no signs of slowing down as it now has one billion mobile users

Meanwhile, Instagram now has more than 200 million users signed up with 50 million signing up over the last six months.

# facebook - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

From Business ETC Facebook buys virtual reality company Oculus VR for $2 billion Virtual Insanity

Facebook buys virtual reality company Oculus VR for $2 billion

So much for Facebook being done buying companies for a while, huh?

Column: #NoMakeupSelfies abound, but where’s the barefaced truth on social media?

Social media has become our ‘happiness record’. Nobody wants to know about the bad stuff – the laundry piles, the messy house, the sticky kids – and we’re just adding to the pressure to be perfect, writes Sinéad Fox.

From Business ETC Ireland would be “biggest loser” in OECD tax shake-up Tax Target

Ireland would be “biggest loser” in OECD tax shake-up

Proposals to tax digital companies where user bases are located would “fundamentally change” the environment for tech giants based in Ireland.

# facebook - Sunday 23 March, 2014

“They run all kinds of lies”: Turkish PM in new tirade against Twitter & Facebook

Social media networks have been flooded with recordings allegedly showing Erdogan talking with his son about hiding vast sums of money and interfering in court cases…

# facebook - Saturday 22 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge 13 people who shouldn’t be allowed to share on social media Oversharing

# facebook - Friday 21 March, 2014

This happy little boy from Dublin is more popular than Justin Bieber

A photo of Liam Caseirio has been liked on Facebook by over a million people and shared 30,000 times.

# facebook - Thursday 20 March, 2014

From Business ETC Addicted to Facebook games? You’re not the only one Addiction

Addicted to Facebook games? You’re not the only one

The site sees an average of 375 million people playing Facebook-connected games each month, just under a third of the site’s 1.2 billion members.

# facebook - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

From Business ETC Facebook develops software that can recognise faces as well as you can Face Recognition

Facebook develops software that can recognise faces as well as you can

DeepFace has a 97.25 chance of correctly identifying a face, regardless of variations in lighting or whether the person in the image is directly facing the camera.

From The Daily Edge Man mistakes club night for the Illuminati, apologises for trolling Everything Is Illuminated

Man mistakes club night for the Illuminati, apologises for trolling

Could he be the most polite troll on the internet?

From Business ETC WhatsApp co-founder assures users their privacy won’t be affected by Facebook deal Set The Record Straight

WhatsApp co-founder assures users their privacy won’t be affected by Facebook deal

The company’s co-founder Jan Koum said its goal is “knowing as little about you as possible” and it wouldn’t have accepted Facebook’s offer if they had to compromise its principles.

# facebook - Sunday 16 March, 2014

From Business ETC How to find out if someone unfriended you on Facebook Unfriendly

How to find out if someone unfriended you on Facebook

It hurts, but if you REALLY need to know…

# facebook - Friday 14 March, 2014

London police use Facebook ad in Yemen to track down suspected rapist and murderer

Twenty-three-year-old Martine Vik Magnussen was raped and murdered in London in March 2008.

From Business ETC Your Facebook news feed is going to get busier as auto-play video ads arrive Busy Busy Busy

Your Facebook news feed is going to get busier as auto-play video ads arrive

The new video ads, which will be 15 seconds long and will autoplay without sound in the news feed, will be rolled out slowly to both web and mobile users.

# facebook - Thursday 13 March, 2014

From Business ETC In a bad mood? Chances are your social networks are to blame Up And Down

In a bad mood? Chances are your social networks are to blame

New research has found that your mood can be affected by positive or negative status updates on Facebook and other social sites.

# facebook - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge 7 ways the internet has changed how we flirt This Modern Love

7 ways the internet has changed how we flirt

We Irish aren’t very gifted when it comes to flirting. The internet helps a lot.

From The Daily Edge 6 heartbreaking things that happened while Twitter was down Is Twitter Down?

# facebook - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

From Business ETC Turkish PM backtracks on his threat to ban Facebook and YouTube Censorship

Turkish PM backtracks on his threat to ban Facebook and YouTube

Recep Tayyip Erdogan said last week that the government was considering shutting down Facebook and youTube in a bid to prevent secretly wiretapped recordings from being leaked.

Report finds most racist incidents happen during the day

The iReport by ENAR shows that social media is being used for racist attacks and death threats.

# facebook - Sunday 9 March, 2014

Weird Wide Web: Renting out your toilet, a Bitcoin bank robbery and one of the the worst games ever – again

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

# facebook - Friday 7 March, 2014

From Business ETC Turkish PM threatens to pull the plug on YouTube and Facebook Dislike

Turkish PM threatens to pull the plug on YouTube and Facebook

In a TV interview, Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to ban the sites after a raft of online leaks added to a growing corruption scandal.

# facebook - Thursday 6 March, 2014

From Business ETC Spot the difference: Facebook rolls out updated news feed Ch-ch-ch-changes

Spot the difference: Facebook rolls out updated news feed

The company said it wanted to make the social networking site more consistent and easier to use across platforms.

Owner apologises after Spar posts ‘female only’ job ad

The sign was put up in the window of a busy shop in Dublin’s IFSC – but has now been taken down.

# facebook - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

From Business ETC Yahoo to axe Facebook and Google sign-in option from its services Disconnected

Yahoo to axe Facebook and Google sign-in option from its services

The company will now require people to log in using Yahoo’s own ID service instead of using their Facebook or Google account.

# facebook - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge This girl’s careless Facebook post cost her father $80,000 Failbook

This girl’s careless Facebook post cost her father $80,000

Lesson: Do not brag on Facebook. Ever.

From Business ETC Facebook’s plan to bring internet to the developing world? Invest in drone aircraft Wi-fly

Facebook’s plan to bring internet to the developing world? Invest in drone aircraft

The social media site is reportedly in talks to buy Titan Aerospace, a company which specialises in creating unmanned aircraft drones.

# facebook - Saturday 1 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Your Facebook search history is a thing of nightmares Oh Dear God

Your Facebook search history is a thing of nightmares

Here’s how to get rid of it.

From The Daily Edge 8 pointless social media interactions that need to stop right now Mail Xx

# facebook - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

From Business ETC Facebook pulls the plug on its email service everyone forgot about See Ya

Facebook pulls the plug on its email service everyone forgot about

Wait, Facebook had an email service?

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your week.

From Business ETC WhatsApp, data compression and Snapchat: What we learned from Zuckerberg’s keynote Questions

WhatsApp, data compression and Snapchat: What we learned from Zuckerberg’s keynote

While the focus was on WhatsApp and its $19 billion valuation, Mark Zuckerberg touched upon a number of issues that will be important further down the line.

# facebook - Monday 24 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irish teen wins 122K Facebook fans for videos about Irish mammies and grannies The Washing
From Business ETC WhatsApp’s first move after its deal with Facebook? Adding voice calls Constant Chatter

WhatsApp’s first move after its deal with Facebook? Adding voice calls

WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum says that the new feature will arrive as early as April.