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# social-network - Thursday 20 June, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

It’s come a long way from Harvard.

# social-network - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Here's how much you could earn working for Facebook

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

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

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

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

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'

It didn’t last very long.

# social-network - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Here's what happens every five seconds on the internet

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

# social-network - Sunday 1 June, 2014

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

Man robs woman, then adds her on Facebook

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Facebook allow graphically violent videos?

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

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

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

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

# social-network - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

# social-network - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

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

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

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

The more you use Facebook, the more miserable you become

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

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

Will it change your musical life? Well… perhaps.

# social-network - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Column: Get 'white smoked' for the top job

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

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'

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 This post contains images

Remember MySpace? It's got a new face

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

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 This post contains videos

The Evening Fix: Sunday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

# social-network - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Twitter agrees to block fake Indian PM accounts

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

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

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

# social-network - Monday 23 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge Can Twitter identify psychopaths? Twitter

Can Twitter identify psychopaths?

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

From The Daily Edge Gaga gets her own Little Monsters

Gaga gets her own

Where she is known as Mother Monster.

# social-network - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Is Facebook testing out a new 'Want' button?

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

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

# social-network - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Facebook acquires facial recognition firm

The terms of the deal have not been disclosed, but has welcomed the opportunity to work directly with Facebook.

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