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# 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.

# facebook - Sunday 23 February, 2014

Weird Wide Web: Skyping with your dog, kiddie smartwatches and falling in love

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

From Business ETC WhatsApp apologises after ‘server issues’ affect millions worldwide Whats Oops

WhatsApp apologises after ‘server issues’ affect millions worldwide

The messaging service was bough by Facebook for $16 billion last week.

# facebook - Saturday 22 February, 2014

From Business ETC What does your own personalised Twitter video look like? Look Back

What does your own personalised Twitter video look like?

Facebook rolled out a similar feature earlier this month to celebrate its 10th birthday.

# facebook - Thursday 20 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge 10 ancient texting traumas that are now a thing of the past Wb Hun

10 ancient texting traumas that are now a thing of the past

The prehistoric times before WhatsApp.

From Business ETC Explainer: After WhatsApp, where do messaging apps go from here? Messaging

Explainer: After WhatsApp, where do messaging apps go from here?

With the purchase of WhatsApp and Viber, the rush for messaging apps has begun, but what else is out there?

From The Daily Edge WhatsApp billionaire was rejected by Facebook AND Twitter in the past PFO
From The Daily Edge BBC’s amazing WhatsApp Twitter typo What's That?

BBC’s amazing WhatsApp Twitter typo

WHAT’S Mark Zuckerberg paying for?

# facebook - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

From Business ETC Facebook buys WhatsApp message service for $16billion Big Bucks

Facebook buys WhatsApp message service for $16billion

The deal includes $4 billion in cash and $12 billion in stock.

# facebook - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Birds Eye is launching a new range of hashtag-shaped potatoes Mashtags

Birds Eye is launching a new range of hashtag-shaped potatoes

These #tasty #new pot@to treats are made with real spuds.

# facebook - Monday 17 February, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about murder in Dublin, Angela Kerins’ salary and stick tape.

From Business ETC Facebook tops list of Dublin office deals. Here’s the full top 10: Office Space

Facebook tops list of Dublin office deals. Here’s the full top 10:

Research by commercial estate agents HWBC also found that commercial rents were up by 15 per cent last year.

# facebook - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Weird Wide Web: Romantic Google and Facebook comments landing you in prison

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

From The Daily Edge Couples reach Facebook low 85 days after declaring “in a relationship” It's Complicated

Couples reach Facebook low 85 days after declaring “in a relationship”

It’s Facebook’s world. We just live in it.