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Opinion: Tech giants must be held responsible for publishing images of murder and child abuse

Google is pioneering self-driving cars and bringing the internet to remote parts of Africa via a network of giant balloons, yet somehow they cannot deal with snuff films or child abuse images, writes Diarmuid Pepper.

# facebook - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Miriam O'Callaghan distressed over 'scam product' ads, court hears

The fake ads wrongly state that O’Callaghan has left her position in RTÉ to focus on promoting the skincare range.

# facebook - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Miriam O'Callaghan files High Court case against Facebook

The case relates to false advertisements featuring the presenter appearing on the platform.

# facebook - Monday 4 March, 2019

Data Protection Commission says it was 'categorically' never lobbied by Enda Kenny

An Observer article yesterday claimed Kenny offered to lobby on Facebook’s behalf.

# facebook - Sunday 3 March, 2019

'Friend of Facebook' Enda Kenny offered to lobby on company's behalf while Taoiseach, says Observer article

The claims were contained in a Facebook memo published by The Observer.

# facebook - Monday 18 February, 2019

'Digital gangsters' at Facebook knowingly violated data privacy and 'bullied' other tech companies

A report by the UK government has examined the tech giant’s role in spreading fake news.

# facebook - Sunday 10 February, 2019

Google and Facebook 'worried' about 'bad actors' spreading fake news during European elections

“While the vast majority of ads on Facebook are run by legitimate organisations, we know that there are bad actors that try to misuse our platform,” Facebook said.

# facebook - Friday 1 February, 2019

Multiple investigations under way over alleged leak of patient's details after abortion at NMH

Health Minister Simon Harris has said he is very concerned about the alleged case, and has launched an investigation.

# facebook - Thursday 31 January, 2019

'Do not share. Delete and report': Family of Jackie Griffin urges people not to share photos of M50 crash

“It has been difficult enough without what has come to our attention,” the Griffin family have said in a statement.

# facebook - Monday 28 January, 2019

People doctoring M50 crash images to avoid Facebook's filters and upload online, TD says

Images of the crash are still being shared on social media by escaping the filters set up to block them, Hildegarde Naughton said.

# facebook - Sunday 27 January, 2019

Facebook given go-ahead for upgrades to former AIB headquarters amid plans to move base to Dublin 4

Plans approved for its Ballsbridge campus include a series of bridges to link each office block.

# facebook - Friday 25 January, 2019

Facebook wants to merge Messenger with WhatsApp and Instagram

Facebook said that it would make connecting easier for users, while critics said that it was a way of circumventing regulations.

'The loss of a loved one is traumatic enough without this': People asked to report photos of fatal M50 crash

The woman in her 30s who was killed in the incident has been named as Jackie Griffin.

# facebook - Thursday 24 January, 2019

As it announces 1,000 jobs, Facebook has been cleared for a raft of upgrades to its new D4 home

Plans approved for its Ballsbridge campus include a series of bridges to link each office block.

# facebook - Monday 21 January, 2019

Facebook to hire 1,000 more people in Ireland in 2019

The jobs will be across a number of areas.

# facebook - Saturday 29 December, 2018

From The Daily Edge Unequivocal devotion to social media was shortsighted, proving that hindsight is always 20/20 The Social Years

# facebook - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Advertising watchdog should be 'beefed up' so it can monitor online political ads

The minister said the ASAI should have statutory powers extended to it so it can take over monitoring the standards of political ads.

# facebook - Saturday 22 December, 2018

Leo Varadkar has watched the Roscommon eviction video, but says it doesn't give a 'full understanding' of events

The incident caught on video shows a property being repossessed by private security personnel.

# facebook - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Facebook says it no longer lets companies like Netflix, Spotify read users' private messages

Facebook said the partnerships did allow features like “messaging integrations” but nearly all have been shut down over the past few months.

# facebook - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Washington D.C. sues Facebook over Cambridge Analytica scandal

The suit alleges that Facebook misled users about the security of their data.

# facebook - Friday 14 December, 2018

Facebook bug may have exposed millions of user photos

The bug might have affected 6.8 million users over a 12-day period through third-party applications.

# facebook - Sunday 9 December, 2018

Tech giants are turning Dublin into one of Europe’s hottest property markets

A PwC report has ranked the capital as a top city for real estate investment and development.

# facebook - Thursday 29 November, 2018

The features of online hate speech in Ireland and why it's often not flagged

A DCU report said that there were two types of people who posted hate speech: those “versed” in it and those who just reproduce it.

Man (50) who threatened to put intimate images of ex-girlfriend on Facebook avoids jail

John Lyons said his ex owed him €5,000 from money he claimed he spent on her during their relationship.

# facebook - Thursday 22 November, 2018

Departing Facebook communications chief takes blame for PR firm controversy

Elliot Schrage taking the hit for the controversy is seen by some as convenient, since he previously said he was leaving the company.

# facebook - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Major Facebook outage as users experience problems loading social media site

Users have been experiencing problems all morning.

# facebook - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Social media ad regulations should be drawn up for future referendums, Commission says

The Referendum Commission says new regulations should be drawn up by government.

# facebook - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Facebook is moving into AIB's Ballsbridge HQ and could bring 5,000 more jobs

The tech giant has had its international headquarters in Ireland since 2009.

# facebook - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Poll: Should Ireland follow the UK in introducing a 'Google tax'? Tech Giants This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland follow the UK in introducing a 'Google tax'?

The measure was announced in the UK’s Budget yesterday but, with many tech giants located here, should Ireland do the same?

# facebook - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

'Could do better': Criticism over funding as Facebook launches new countrywide anti-bullying project

Facebook and DCU have launched a new anti-bullying training programme for secondary schools.

# facebook - Monday 1 October, 2018

Irish data watchdog told only small amount of EU accounts affected in Facebook data breach

On Friday, Facebook reported that up to 50 million accounts were breached in a security flaw.

# facebook - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Facebook management to be called before Oireachtas Committee over 'alarming' security breach

Yesterday it emerged that up to 50 million accounts were affected this week after a flaw on the social network was exploited by hackers.

# facebook - Friday 28 September, 2018

Facebook says that up to 50 million of its accounts have been breached

The social media giant says the breach is something that is “incredibly important”.

Facebook Nazi meme deleted as YFG calls on Ógra Shinn Féin to apologise

Young Fine Gael and Ógra Shinn Féin are at odds after the latter compared Fine Gael to the Nazis.

# facebook - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

The founders of Instagram are leaving the company amid reports of clashes with Facebook execs

Facebook bought Instagram in 2012 for $1 billion.

# facebook - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Minister raises age verification issues with Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg

A recent study found that over half of nine year olds are on social media despite age restrictions.

# facebook - Monday 10 September, 2018

32% of Irish children are talking to strangers online every week

Over half of nine year olds are on social media despite age restrictions, a new survey has found.

# facebook - Thursday 6 September, 2018

One farmer stands in the way of Facebook's plans to expand its Meath data centre campus

The social media giant is planning a facility the size of around eight Aviva pitches.

# facebook - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Twitter's Jack Dorsey tells US Senate that platform does not operate on basis of 'political ideology'

It comes after Donald Trump accused technology firms of “censorship” and suppressing conservative voices.

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