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# facebook - Friday 11 December, 2015

Vegas-bound plane forced to turn around mid-flight amid reports of rowdy Irish passengers

The flight from New York to Las Vegas turned back after about 30 minutes.

From The Daily Edge There is a spice bag appreciation society on Facebook and the submissions are epic Hail The Bag

# facebook - Thursday 10 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge A mum has fired back after this photo of her Christmas tree was mocked on Facebook My Christmas Tree

A mum has fired back after this photo of her Christmas tree was mocked on Facebook

Emma Tapping was called “disgusting” for buying lots of presents for her three children.

From Business ETC Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook will “fight to protect” Muslim rights Stand Together

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook will “fight to protect” Muslim rights

The founder said that Facebook is a “peaceful and safe environment” for everyone and urged people not to “succumb to cynicism”.

# facebook - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Soldier who lost leg in Iraq tells those with anti-Muslim sentiment to “get a grip”

Chris Herbert is not impressed with the recent perceived rise in Islamophobia in the western world.

# facebook - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

From Business ETC Facebook didn’t pay a whole lot in Irish taxes last year Unfriended

Facebook didn’t pay a whole lot in Irish taxes last year

The social network’s local arm did, however, record a big leap in turnover.

# facebook - Friday 4 December, 2015

From Business ETC Is Mark Zuckerberg trying to avoid tax by giving away billions to charity? Chan Zuckerberg

Is Mark Zuckerberg trying to avoid tax by giving away billions to charity?

He’s out defending the move.

# facebook - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Woman’s injury claim thrown out after fitness photos shown in court

Dublin resident Rita Milinovic (29) had claimed her life was dramatically altered by what was described as a minor car park collision.

# facebook - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Mark Zuckerberg is giving away $45 billion

That’s around €42 billion.

From The Daily Edge This woman’s epic fall in the cinema is going mega, mega viral Aghwbaghwaaargh

Woman charged after duct-taping a dog’s mouth shut and posting picture to Facebook

She now faces a fine and up to 150 days in jail.

# facebook - Friday 27 November, 2015

This Irish guy’s mates are unmercifully slagging him because of his new hipster profile pic

The’ve even created a meme that’s gone viral.

From The Daily Edge This Irish guy’s new profile pic was so hipster his friends turned it into a gas meme Ivor Is Coming

This Irish guy’s new profile pic was so hipster his friends turned it into a gas meme

And now he’s become a viral sensation.

From The Daily Edge This girl’s Facebook faux pas is the stuff of literal nightmares

This girl’s Facebook faux pas is the stuff of literal nightmares

A lesson for creepers everywhere.

# facebook - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Man who staged car crash with partner then pretended not to know her is sent to jail

His wife has been spared jail. “Somebody has to mind the children,” the judge said.

Couple who pretended to be strangers after staging car crash caught out on Facebook

The couple – who have two children – will be sentenced later today.

# facebook - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

A man who posted photos of his wife’s dead body to Facebook is convicted of murder

Derek Medina wrote under the photos that he had suffered years of abuse.

# facebook - Monday 23 November, 2015

From Business ETC This is how young most staff are at the world’s top tech companies Child Geniuses

This is how young most staff are at the world’s top tech companies

It’s no place for the oldies in Silicon Valley.

# facebook - Friday 20 November, 2015

Facebook shuts man’s account after refusing to believe the name used is his real one

But apparently it is. 23-year-old Phuc Dat Bich isn’t one bit happy with the social network’s administrators.

Facebook wants to end the nightmare of seeing everything your ex is up to

No more sleepless nights deciding whether to block or de-friend.

From The Daily Edge The lads from the Irish navy made a Movember video, and it’s a work of art In The Navy

# 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