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# facebook - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Zuckerberg says no: Facebook CEO turns down request to appear before British MPs

The company has offered to send two other executives.

# facebook - Sunday 25 March, 2018

Zuckerberg runs ads in 9 British and US newspapers to say sorry for data scandal

“We have a responsibility to protect your information. If we can’t we don’t deserve it,” the Facebook CEO said.

# facebook - Friday 23 March, 2018

Offices of Cambridge Analytica raided by UK information commissioner

Around 18 enforcement agents entered the company’s London headquarters at around 8pm to execute the warrant.

Steve Bannon tries to distance himself from Cambridge Analytica

Facebook data is for sale all over the world,” Trump’s former chief strategist said.

# facebook - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Zuckerberg says there was a 'breach of trust' between Facebook and its users Cambridge Analytica This post contains videos

Zuckerberg says there was a 'breach of trust' between Facebook and its users

“I started Facebook, and at the end of the day I’m responsible for what happens on our platform.”

'I am being used as a scapegoat': Academic who mined Facebook data for Cambridge Analytica

The communication firm is accused of stealing information from 50 million Facebook users’ profiles.

Poll: Will you change your behaviour online because of the Cambridge Analytica scandal? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you change your behaviour online because of the Cambridge Analytica scandal?

It has been reported in recent days that Cambridge Analytica allegedly collected information from 50 million Facebook users.

'Your phone is a data goldmine': What you can do to protect yourself against data mining

Experts say social media users need to pay attention to the information they agree to share.

# facebook - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner "following up" with Facebook over Cambridge Analytica

The London based firm has been credited with helping Donald Trump win the 2016 US Presidential election.

Explainer: What is Cambridge Analytica? The firm at the heart of Facebook's alleged data breach

The communication firm is accused of stealing information from 50 million Facebook users’ profiles.

# facebook - Monday 19 March, 2018

Here's why there's uproar again about Facebook and the data firm used by Trump's 2016 campaign

A former employee of Cambridge Analytica has said the firm is “a full-service propaganda machine”.

# facebook - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Facebook accused of misleading British parliament over data leak risk

The social media platform has suspended Cambridge Analytica, which is best known for working on Donald Trump’s election campaign.

# facebook - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Judge hears all cases under garda surveillance after threat of 'hand grenade day'

Judge Jacqueline Linnane was put on notice of the threat just before she was due to sit in the Circuit Civil Court.

# facebook - Sunday 11 March, 2018

Here's what Leo has spent on social media campaigns over the last year

Around €6,500 was spent advertising Ireland’s Rugby World Cup bid on social media.

# facebook - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Facebook post led classic story of wronged ex and new girlfriend to the defamation courts

Annoyed with your ex? Avoid posting on Facebook, writes Simon Carty.

# facebook - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Man jailed for 6.5 years for sexual exploitation and defilement of child

The girl’s mother contacted gardaí after finding concerning messages on her laptop.

# facebook - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Prehistoric naked figurine censored by Facebook

The statuette is over thirty thousand years old.

# facebook - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

From The Daily Edge Everyone is loving this local man's storm memories on the Humans of Longford page Humans Of Longford

# facebook - Sunday 18 February, 2018

The government wants to exempt itself from the EU's new hardcore data protection rules - but why?

A new Data Protection Act has to be in place before the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes live in May – but the Irish state seems in no mood to align itself with Europe on the issue.

# facebook - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Poll: Are you using Facebook less since it changed its news feed? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you using Facebook less since it changed its news feed?

The social network has reported a fall of 5% in the amount of time spent on its site since it moved to prioritise human interactions over media and business updates last month.

# facebook - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

# facebook - Monday 29 January, 2018

Facebook is making privacy settings easier to find ahead of strict new EU law

The social media giant has published its privacy principles for the first time.

Poll: Do you worry about your online privacy? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you worry about your online privacy?

Facebook is set to publish educational videos to help people better manage their privacy settings.

# facebook - Friday 26 January, 2018

From The Daily Edge This Cork woman's gas take on Pretty Woman is blowing up on Facebook Lorzy Lovey

This Cork woman's gas take on Pretty Woman is blowing up on Facebook

“I’m just a beoure, standing in front of a feen, asking him to love her. Wait, wrong film.”

'You wouldn't get this in the Third World' - locals up in arms over state of roads in Munster town

Tipperary Town may share the name of its county, but the standard of its roads is “no advert for the place” says one local.

# facebook - Monday 15 January, 2018

RTÉ journalist takes Apollo House organiser Brendan Ogle to court over Facebook post

An RTÉ story last year said that Ogle’s Unite union sought an exemption from providing social housing during Apollo House.

# facebook - Friday 12 January, 2018

Facebook is rolling out one of its biggest-ever changes to its news feed

Facebook will now put friends and family above pages or celebrities in a user’s news feed.

HSE says people claiming to be nurses are warning against HPV vaccine on social media

The head of the HSE’s National Immunisation Office said the health service is starting to win the battle against misinformation, but there is more work to do.

# facebook - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Solicitor for teenage girl whose naked picture was shared on Facebook says the company was 'negligent'

“I do concede that they are moving in the right direction, but they need to do more.”

# facebook - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

13% of secondary school students have sent a nude or semi-nude video of themselves

Males are more likely than females to engage in sexting, a new survey has found.

# facebook - Friday 5 January, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg's personal New Year's resolution is to 'fix' Facebook

Zuckerberg began taking on New Year’s challenges in 2009 and has continued every year since.

Popularity on Facebook could be key to targeted flu vaccinations - study

A new study has concluded that people who are central in their digital networks are also central in their real-life human networks.

# facebook - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

New York bombing accused posted to Donald Trump's Facebook before attack

No one but the bomber was seriously injured in Monday’s attack.

# facebook - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Location services: Facebook to move global advertising sales out of Dublin HQ

Advertising sales will now be recorded in the local market in which they are made

# facebook - Friday 8 December, 2017

From The42 Premier League 'to boost TV matches' in bumper deal Excess

Premier League 'to boost TV matches' in bumper deal

Football will go head-to-head with popular entertainment programmes on Saturday evenings, according to reports.

From The Daily Edge The 16 absolute worst people on Facebook Stop That

The 16 absolute worst people on Facebook

It’s a garbage fire and we love watching it burn.

# facebook - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

From The Daily Edge This woman's gas post warning people about 'burglars' in Kilkenny is blowing up on Facebook Bandits

# facebook - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Austrian man allowed to sue Facebook Ireland over using his personal data, court rules

The ECJ said Max Schrems cannot take a class action case on behalf of others, however.

# facebook - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

Sending nudes to Facebook? Platform trying new way to combat revenge porn

Facebook has teamed up with an Australian State agency to attempt a new of preventing images being shared online without consent.