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# facebook - Yesterday’s News


# facebook - Friday 12 August, 2016

Ireland's young people read less online news than any other EU country (but they love Facebook)

A new survey of internet habits across Europe is quite revealing.

# facebook - Thursday 11 August, 2016

The world's biggest meat company is coming to Ireland but it's a 'total joke'

The move of the Brazilian multinational’s parent company has been criticised as a “brass-plate operation”.

# facebook - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Good luck trying to block ads on Facebook in the near future

The social network will force ads on those using ad-blockers on its site.

Cat people are sad and lonely but dog people are happy and outgoing* Personality This post contains a poll

Cat people are sad and lonely but dog people are happy and outgoing*

*If you’re to believe Facebook’s take on the matter.

# facebook - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Inside Area 404 - Facebook's heavy-duty tech lab that Zuckerberg isn't even allowed enter

It’s where all Facebook’s hardware prototypes are made.

# facebook - Saturday 6 August, 2016

From The42 Comedy genius Paddy Barnes taunts McIlroy with Wozniacki selfie Ace

Comedy genius Paddy Barnes taunts McIlroy with Wozniacki selfie

Imagine the state of McIlroy’s mentions since Barnes got to Rio.

# facebook - Friday 5 August, 2016

Facebook is cutting down on clickbait headlines (and you won't believe the one simple trick it's using)

A change to Facebook’s news feed formula will prevent misleading headlines from appearing as often.

Bressie to head up youth group on mental health

The GAA’s Rob Hennelly will also be a member of the new task force which is due to meet in November.

# facebook - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Facebook says it's running out of places to show ads in your news feed

The company reported another strong quarter, but it will need to look at other ways to continue growing ad revenue.

# facebook - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

British Council employee reportedly insulted Prince George under Facebook post calling him a 'f***ing d***head'

Angela Gibbins allegedly doesn’t like the three-year-old’s “cheeky grin”.

# facebook - Friday 22 July, 2016

Students warned Leaving Cert results night festival is a "straight-up scam"

Over 2,700 people had signalled their interest in the festival.

# facebook - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

A bar's 'Bottomless Prosecco' deal is among three ads given a slap on the wrist

Alcohol Action Ireland wasn’t happy with the ads.

# facebook - Monday 18 July, 2016

Australian school investigating students' Instagram account featuring unsuspecting schoolgirls

Two boys have been suspended over the account.

# facebook - Friday 15 July, 2016

Facebook helps find eight-month-old baby lost in Nice attack

A young woman found him and took him home with her. She then went online and found the photo of the baby on Facebook.

# facebook - Friday 8 July, 2016

Facebook Messenger is testing out encryption but it's missing a trick

The decision to not implement it across the board might not sit well with privacy advocates.

# facebook - Thursday 7 July, 2016

From The Daily Edge This Humans of New York photo of two old friends is hilariously heartwarming HONY

# facebook - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

From The Daily Edge This beautiful love story from Humans of Dublin has touched hearts on Facebook Humans Of Dublin

This beautiful love story from Humans of Dublin has touched hearts on Facebook

“I started dancing when I was ten years old. I met beautiful people throughout my whole life because of it.”

# facebook - Monday 27 June, 2016

Garda with early onset dementia who harassed female sergeant on Facebook committed to mental hospital

Garda Donal Maguire was found not guilty by reason of insanity last month.

# facebook - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge This teacher's perfect lesson on the effects of bullying is going super viral on Facebook Bruised

# facebook - Friday 17 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge This girl is going viral for her responses to strangers friending her on Facebook Do Not Want

# facebook - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Facebook Messenger now has a weirdly addictive football game hidden away

Should you need a(nother) quick way to kill some time.

Garda harassed female sergeant by sending her card, emails and Facebook request

He had been given numerous warnings from his superiors not to contact her.

# facebook - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Facebook sees a future where it can literally read your thoughts

Mark Zuckerberg talked about a world where people could share raw thoughts or feelings telepathically.

# facebook - Saturday 11 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge This video of a dog adorably tip toeing past a sleeping cat is going viral on Facebook Shhhh

# facebook - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Facebook Messenger flaw allowed hackers to secretly alter messages

Facebook has fixed the problem but said it was a “low risk issue”.

# facebook - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Facebook and co have to remove hate speech within 24 hours - but it 'won't change the reality'

The new rules will see companies like Facebook review and remove hate speech within 24 hours of being notified.

From The Daily Edge This dad's hilarious video about getting his baby to sleep is going super viral on Facebook How To Dad

# facebook - Saturday 28 May, 2016

Man loses €60,000 injury claim after posting about four-hour cycle on Facebook

He had legal costs awarded against him.

# facebook - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Revealed: Facebook billionaire secretly backed Hulk Hogan's sex tape lawsuit

Peter Thiel has had a feud against Gawker Media since it outed him as gay in 2007.

# facebook - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Facebook apologises for banning "undesirable" photo of plus-size woman

It blocked an ad on the basis that the photo “depicts a body or body parts in an undesirable manner”.

# facebook - Thursday 19 May, 2016

# facebook - Friday 13 May, 2016

Don't use Facebook reactions if you value your privacy, say Belgian police

It believes that Facebook is using them to serve more targeted ads to users

Facebook denies burying stories in its trending news section

Its CEO Mark Zuckerberg said there was “no evidence” its curation team would omit stories that could be deemed politically conservative.

Donald Trump's former butler says Obama should be "hung for treason"

Anthony Senecal has made a number of veiled and not-so-veiled threats against Barack Obama on Facebook in recent times.

# facebook - Monday 9 May, 2016

Local councillor creates online storm with Facebook post on restricted dog breeds

Meath Fine Gael councillor Alan Tobin had professed himself “absolutely delighted” that signs regarding restricted breeds had been erected in his locality.

# facebook - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

From The Daily Edge This wonderful photo of globetrotting Dublin sisters will really warm your heart Humans Of Dublin

# facebook - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

From The Daily Edge The internet is loving this guy's Facebook reviews of coleslaw Coleslaw Review

The internet is loving this guy's Facebook reviews of coleslaw

“I can honestly recommend you try this coleslaw.”

From The Daily Edge The comments on an Irish Times article about ghee were... predictable Gheebags

# facebook - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Money offered on social media for personal information of gardaí

The Garda Representative Association has called on management to address attacks against members online.