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# social-network - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Dublin woman sues Facebook over her account being hacked
# Social Network
# Social Network

Dublin woman sues Facebook over her account being hacked

Jan 27th 2021, 6:30 PM 35,435 Views 0 Comments

Sylvia O’Mahoney claims her constitutional right to privacy and GDPR rights have been breached.

# social-network - Thursday 20 June, 2019

LinkedIn announces 800 new jobs as part of expansion of Irish operation
# Career Opportunities
# Career Opportunities

LinkedIn announces 800 new jobs as part of expansion of Irish operation

Jun 20th 2019, 9:43 AM 20,117 Views 26 Comments

The move will see the company’s Irish workforce expand by two thirds.

# social-network - Sunday 24 September, 2017

Take a guided tour of... LinkedIn's purpose-built Dublin office after months under wraps
# Building And Property
# Building And Property

Take a guided tour of... LinkedIn's purpose-built Dublin office after months under wraps

Sep 24th 2017, 8:00 AM 29,921 Views 34 Comments

The professional networking firm opens the doors to its new European HQ this week.

# social-network - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Did Pope Francis really endorse Trump? Pressure grows on Facebook and Google to reduce fake news
# Facebook
# Facebook

Did Pope Francis really endorse Trump? Pressure grows on Facebook and Google to reduce fake news

Nov 26th 2016, 9:00 AM 11,858 Views 78 Comments

A group of Princeton undergrads were able to build a “fake news” classifier that they say Facebook should replicate.

# social-network - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Facebook will get access to WhatsApp phone numbers to hit people with more targeted ads
# Targeting You
# Targeting You

Facebook will get access to WhatsApp phone numbers to hit people with more targeted ads

Aug 28th 2016, 1:00 PM 21,187 Views 49 Comments

The newly shared data is likely to prove a valuable commodity for the world’s largest social network.

# social-network - Sunday 4 October, 2015

From dorm room to global domination: The story of Facebook in pictures
# Social Network
# Social Network

From dorm room to global domination: The story of Facebook in pictures

Oct 4th 2015, 7:00 PM 8,568 Views 14 Comments

It’s come a long way from Harvard.

# social-network - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Here's how much you could earn working for Facebook
# Like
# Like

Here's how much you could earn working for Facebook

Aug 30th 2015, 3:00 PM 47,043 Views 32 Comments

The social networking behemoth isn’t too shabby a place to ply your trade.

# social-network - Monday 8 June, 2015

Teen took his own life after being tricked into posting images online
# Tyrone
# Tyrone

Teen took his own life after being tricked into posting images online

Jun 8th 2015, 6:10 PM 36,220 Views 25 Comments

Police in Northern Ireland have issued advice to young people about their online activity following the boy’s death.

# social-network - Thursday 12 March, 2015

You can no longer 'feel fat' on Facebook thanks to online petition
# Feeling Fine
From The Daily Edge
# Feeling Fine

You can no longer 'feel fat' on Facebook thanks to online petition

Mar 12th 2015, 8:05 AM 1,701 Views 0 Comments

They argued that fat is not an emotion.

# social-network - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

ISIS supporters set up a social network to show they 'don't live in caves'
# Temporary Shutdown
# Temporary Shutdown

ISIS supporters set up a social network to show they 'don't live in caves'

Mar 10th 2015, 10:07 AM 9,794 Views 25 Comments

It didn’t last very long.

# social-network - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Here's what happens every five seconds on the internet
# Five Second Rule
# Five Second Rule

Here's what happens every five seconds on the internet

Jun 8th 2014, 4:00 PM 30,142 Views 13 Comments

That’s a lot of pressure on the internet tubes.

# social-network - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Man robs woman, then adds her on Facebook
# Friend Or Foe
From The Daily Edge
# Friend Or Foe

Man robs woman, then adds her on Facebook

Jun 1st 2014, 2:38 PM 4,430 Views 0 Comments

SO not sound.

# social-network - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Dizzying figures alert!: In 2014 Apple have sold 43.7 million iPhones and made $10.2bn profit
# Cash Money
# Cash Money

Dizzying figures alert!: In 2014 Apple have sold 43.7 million iPhones and made $10.2bn profit

Apr 23rd 2014, 10:53 PM 10,402 Views 33 Comments

CEO Tim Cook also hinted that new products are on the way.

# social-network - Friday 21 March, 2014

Turkey has blocked people from using Twitter after threat by PM
# Tweet Tweet
# Tweet Tweet

Turkey has blocked people from using Twitter after threat by PM

Mar 21st 2014, 8:04 AM 6,376 Views 21 Comments

The social network was highlighting corruption allegations against the Prime Minister’s inner circle.

# social-network - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Updating your friends - while in a coma
# Social Network
# Social Network

Updating your friends - while in a coma

Jan 26th 2014, 8:45 AM 18,000 Views 12 Comments

For one Kerry-born woman, it was just a case of having the right friend.

# social-network - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Here's the most popular employer on LinkedIn in Ireland
# Stats
# Stats

Here's the most popular employer on LinkedIn in Ireland

Nov 6th 2013, 7:45 AM 42,768 Views 27 Comments

LinkedIn has hit one million Irish users and to mark the occasion, the social network has released some interesting nuggets about its users…

# social-network - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Poll: Should Facebook allow graphically violent videos?
# Beheadings
# Beheadings

Poll: Should Facebook allow graphically violent videos?

Oct 23rd 2013, 10:05 AM 9,997 Views 103 Comments

Facebook says users can post videos showing beheadings as long as they condemn the acts. Do you think this is the right decision?

Facebook removes controversial beheading video following controversy
# Removed
# Removed

Facebook removes controversial beheading video following controversy

Oct 23rd 2013, 8:34 AM 8,697 Views 42 Comments

However, Facebook was adamant last night that it did not reverse or change any policies as a result of the controversy.

# social-network - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Facebook criticised for 'irresponsibility' after decision to allow decapitation videos
# Graphic Content
# Graphic Content

Facebook criticised for 'irresponsibility' after decision to allow decapitation videos

Oct 22nd 2013, 11:15 AM 11,789 Views 101 Comments

Such clips were banned back in May, but the firm says it’s now altered it policy again and that people are sharing violent videos “to condemn” them.

# social-network - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Massive Facebook study reveals what your status updates say about you
# Facebook
# Facebook

Massive Facebook study reveals what your status updates say about you

Oct 3rd 2013, 9:55 AM 16,748 Views 36 Comments

The research found that participants with the most emotional stability refer to sports much more in their updates.

# social-network - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

This is the best account on Instagram
# Mrpimpgoodgame
From The Daily Edge
# Mrpimpgoodgame

This is the best account on Instagram

Sep 4th 2013, 5:28 PM 5,072 Views 2 Comments

Hold that pose.

# social-network - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

The government asked Facebook for details of 40 users so far this year
# Transparency
# Transparency

The government asked Facebook for details of 40 users so far this year

Aug 27th 2013, 10:58 PM 26,643 Views 65 Comments

In its first ever transparency report, Facebook said it received more than 25,000 requests from governments around the world about users’ information.

# social-network - Thursday 15 August, 2013

The more you use Facebook, the more miserable you become
# Dislike
From The Daily Edge
# Dislike

The more you use Facebook, the more miserable you become

Aug 15th 2013, 11:21 AM 14,607 Views 52 Comments

It’s science.

# social-network - Sunday 28 July, 2013

Weird Wide Web: Chromecast, a peek into the future and a social network with a difference
# Week In Web
# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Chromecast, a peek into the future and a social network with a difference

Jul 28th 2013, 11:00 AM 8,160 Views 13 Comments

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

# social-network - Monday 8 July, 2013

Irish woman with some great quotes surpasses 2m Twitter followers
# Twitterati
# Twitterati

Irish woman with some great quotes surpasses 2m Twitter followers

Jul 8th 2013, 9:45 PM 40,578 Views 74 Comments

Sinead Duffy set up the @GreatestQuotes Twitter page and tweets positive quotes and uplifting messages.

# social-network - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Facebook to remove ads from pages with sex and violence after complaints
# Over Sharing
# Over Sharing

Facebook to remove ads from pages with sex and violence after complaints

Jun 29th 2013, 2:30 PM 7,121 Views 20 Comments

Advertisers including Marks and Spencer and BSkyB pulled ads from Facebook after they appeared alongside pages showing pictures of teenage boys.

# social-network - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Twitter Music is out! Here's what you need to know
# Listen Up
From The Daily Edge
# Listen Up

Twitter Music is out! Here's what you need to know

Apr 18th 2013, 3:46 PM 9,180 Views 15 Comments

Will it change your musical life? Well… perhaps.

# social-network - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Column: Get 'white smoked' for the top job
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Get 'white smoked' for the top job

Mar 23rd 2013, 1:00 PM 6 Views 11 Comments

Trying to move up the corporate ladder is always a competitive process – use professional social networking to help yourself stand out, writes Robert Mac Giolla Phadrig.

# social-network - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Facebook network hit by 'sophisticated' cyber attack
# Facebook
# Facebook

Facebook network hit by 'sophisticated' cyber attack

Feb 16th 2013, 11:10 AM 11,434 Views 14 Comments

The social networking giant said it found no evidence any user data was compromised.

# social-network - Sunday 18 November, 2012

Kuwait detains Twitter users for 'insulting emir'
# Kuwait
# Kuwait

Kuwait detains Twitter users for 'insulting emir'

Nov 18th 2012, 5:50 PM 4,927 Views 9 Comments

Four Twitter users were ordered to be detained for 10 days for allegedly insulting the country’s ruler.

# social-network - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Remember MySpace? It's got a new face
# The Social Network
# The Social Network

Remember MySpace? It's got a new face

Sep 26th 2012, 8:30 PM 14,506 Views 21 Comments

The Justin Timberlake-owned site has a new look as it tries to pull itself out of the doldrums.

Time not ripe for Twitter IPO
# Idle Tweets
# Idle Tweets

Time not ripe for Twitter IPO

Sep 26th 2012, 2:48 PM 3,249 Views 4 Comments

CEO Dick Costolo ruled out an imminent initial public offering or sale of the social networking site.

# social-network - Sunday 26 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Sunday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Sunday

Aug 26th 2012, 7:56 PM 14,779 Views 4 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

# social-network - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Twitter agrees to block fake Indian PM accounts
# Hoax
# Hoax

Twitter agrees to block fake Indian PM accounts

Aug 23rd 2012, 12:31 PM 2,529 Views 1 Comment

The government asked Twitter to take down the accounts because they risked increasing ethnic and religious tension.

# social-network - Friday 27 July, 2012

Column: The Twitter joke trial shows freedom of speech has to include comedy
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The Twitter joke trial shows freedom of speech has to include comedy

Jul 27th 2012, 7:30 PM 208 Views 25 Comments

It doesn’t matter if comedy is offensive or upsetting – free speech must allow for all speech, writes Simon Carty.

Facebook posts $157m loss in first results since IPO launch
# Facebook
# Facebook

Facebook posts $157m loss in first results since IPO launch

Jul 27th 2012, 7:49 AM 3,165 Views 9 Comments

The loss stemmed from accounting rules requiring Facebook to set aside reserves from restricted stock units before 2011.

# social-network - Monday 23 July, 2012

Can Twitter identify psychopaths?
# Twitter
From The Daily Edge
# Twitter

Can Twitter identify psychopaths?

Jul 23rd 2012, 1:55 PM 4,984 Views 38 Comments

Do your tweets show a side to you that’s a little scary? A new study suggests that Twitter may be able to identify psychopaths…

# social-network - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Gaga gets her own world...online
# Little Monsters
From The Daily Edge
# Little Monsters

Gaga gets her own world...online

Jul 10th 2012, 2:17 PM 3,480 Views 7 Comments

Where she is known as Mother Monster.

# social-network - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Is Facebook testing out a new 'Want' button?
# Facebook
# Facebook

Is Facebook testing out a new 'Want' button?

Jul 3rd 2012, 8:38 AM 5,922 Views 21 Comments

A developer has uncovered Facebook code which produces a new button alongside the ‘Like’ feature.

# social-network - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Microsoft agrees $1.2 billion deal for Yammer acquisition
# Yammer
# Yammer

Microsoft agrees $1.2 billion deal for Yammer acquisition

Jun 26th 2012, 3:49 PM 3,922 Views 14 Comments

The social networking company Yammer was founded four years ago and has over 5 million users.

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