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#Social Networking

# social-networking - Monday 4 March, 2013

63 per cent of people think schools should ban smartphones and social networks

The National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals is calling on social networks to work with schools and take a great role in tackling bullying.

# social-networking - Saturday 9 February, 2013

From The42 Martin O'Neill: 'Is James McClean maturing? No.' Asking For Trouble

Martin O'Neill: 'Is James McClean maturing? No.'

The Sunderland boss has criticised the Ireland winger’s decision to start using Twitter again.

# social-networking - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Anonymous Facebook sex app claims five new users a minute

‘Bang With Friends’ lets users designate which friends they’d like to sleep with – and alerts them of any match.

# social-networking - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Column: 5 tips to deal with cyberbullying

Online harassment is a concern to young people and parents who aren’t familiar with certain technologies – but there are practical ways to deal with cyberbullying, writes Pat Forde.

# social-networking - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Weird Wide Web: the week in online oddities

The internet’s best offerings in social media, tech and science news.

# social-networking - Saturday 12 January, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Regulate social media? No – we need a free speech law

There are troubling restrictions on our free expression in Ireland. We should follow the US and give it explicit protection – even if that means some vitriol.

# social-networking - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Weird Wide Web: the week in online oddities

The internet’s best offerings in social media, tech and science news.

# social-networking - Friday 4 January, 2013

Irish businesses warned of 'significantly increased' IT security risks in 2013

Major security breaches at large international businesses such as Sony, LinkedIn, Global Payments and RSA are a warning to Irish businesses, says a leading security specialist.

# social-networking - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

9 tech trends that will make someone billions this year Billionaire This post contains images

9 tech trends that will make someone billions this year

Mobile, social, cloud and big data technology were all big this year. They’ll get bigger next year and here’s how…

# social-networking - Sunday 30 December, 2012

From The Daily Edge Weird Wide Web: the week in online oddities Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: the week in online oddities

The internet’s best offerings in social media, tech and science news.

# social-networking - Sunday 23 December, 2012

From The Daily Edge Weird Wide Web: the week in online oddities Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: the week in online oddities

The internet’s best offerings in social media, tech and science news.

# social-networking - Saturday 17 November, 2012

Column: How to take your life back from technology

Mobile phones, email, Facebook and Twitter can make us more anti-social, writes Ciara Conlon – but that doesn’t mean we should ditch them.

# social-networking - Saturday 13 October, 2012

From The Daily Edge 7 amazing quotes from the Independent's interview with Chris de Burgh Toothpaste

# social-networking - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Facebook member numbers jump past one billion mark

Mark Zuckerberg says as of this morning, there are over a billion people using Facebook each month.

# social-networking - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Facebook says: No, the Timeline is not revealing your private messages

Users had reported that their timelines included messages sent privately several years ago – but Facebook says they’re mistaken.

Column: How I came to shake the hand of a troll

Leo Traynor tells how online bullying escalated to grim offline intimidation – and an emotional personal encounter.

# social-networking - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

From The Daily Edge Welcome to our Twedding: Couple exchange vows via Twitter WEDDING VOWS This post contains videos

Welcome to our Twedding: Couple exchange vows via Twitter

A Turkish couple brought social media to new heights by tweeting ‘I do’.

# social-networking - Sunday 19 August, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# social-networking - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Zuckerberg loses $9.1 billion - and admits Facebook share slide is 'painful'

The end of a ‘lock-in’ period means another dive in share value – meaning Zuckerberg, and Bono, have both lost out.

# social-networking - Friday 17 August, 2012

Facebook shares hit an all-time low

The social networking giant’s stock traded as low as $20 before bouncing back slightly yesterday.

# social-networking - Monday 30 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge Science’s next big quandry: How do cows make friends? Face-moo-k

Science’s next big quandry: How do cows make friends?

Researchers at the University of Exeter are studying how cows can become more content – and therefore produce more milk.

# social-networking - Saturday 28 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge On your knees: Hotel replaces Bibles with Fifty Shades of Grey 50 Shades Of Pray

On your knees: Hotel replaces Bibles with Fifty Shades of Grey

The owner of the hotel in northern England said it made more sense to provide a book which everyone wants to read.

# social-networking - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Poll: Should sports stars be punished for what they say on Twitter? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should sports stars be punished for what they say on Twitter?

A number of sports stars have faced fines and suspensions from sporting authorities for comments made on Twitter but should they?

# social-networking - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge Gay dating app: No, the Olympics athletes did not crash our service Ooh-er!

Gay dating app: No, the Olympics athletes did not crash our service

Grindr, a location-based networking app for gay men, says the influx of athletes to London didn’t cause its downtime.

# social-networking - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Survey finds most people check Facebook or Twitter while on holiday Holidays This post contains a poll

Survey finds most people check Facebook or Twitter while on holiday

A survey of just over 200 Irish holidaymakers has found almost all of them check their social networking profiles why away from home. Do you?

# social-networking - Friday 22 June, 2012

Around 900,000 people take their own life every year

The leading medical journal The Lancet has published a series of articles to highlight suicide’s impact globally.

# social-networking - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Facebook considers allowing access to children under 13

The social networking giant may soon allow children aged under 13 to set up accounts with parental supervision – but why?

# social-networking - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Starbucks Ireland says it hopes customers will forgive them God Save Our Beans

Starbucks Ireland says it hopes customers will forgive them

The coffee giant got into a bit of bother today when it committed a social networking faux pas…

More people in Ireland now have Facebook, Twitter

Almost 20 per cent of pensioners now have a Facebook account.

Poll: Should teachers be on social media with students? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should teachers be on social media with students?

Is it alright for teachers to interact with their students on Facebook in this digital age – or should they steer clear? You tell us…

# social-networking - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

Facebook hikes price of its shares, raising value to over $100bn

Facebook had previously planned on selling shares at between $28-$35, but is now going for a price between $34 and $38.

# social-networking - Thursday 10 May, 2012

Facebook to offer new file-sharing feature

Members of Facebook groups will soon be able to upload and share files with other users.

# social-networking - Friday 4 May, 2012

Facebook share price values social network at up to $96 billion

Facebook’s flotation later this year will value shares at between $28 and $35 each – making $1bn in cash for Zuckerberg.

# social-networking - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

Facebook organ donor registration could be extended to Irish users

The Irish Kidney Association said that such a move would have “huge appeal” in spreading awareness of organ donation.

# social-networking - Friday 20 April, 2012

"Pinterest is a phenomenon that's extraordinary," says Google M&A chief

David Lawee, Google’s mergers and acquisitions chief, is clearly impressed with the pinboard site.

# social-networking - Sunday 15 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge 6 gifts for the social media enthusiast in your life Web Presents This post contains images

6 gifts for the social media enthusiast in your life

Presents for the loved one who never strays from his or her web-enabled device.

# social-networking - Saturday 14 April, 2012

Column: Kids are going to destroy the internet. Here’s how it’ll happen.

Think Silicon Valley will shape the future? You’re looking in the wrong place, writes tech entrepreneur Dylan Collins.

# social-networking - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Irish SMEs are ‘stuck in the 20th century’

A survey has found that some Irish SMEs don’t use social networking site to promote themselves – and some are even still using faxes to get the word about about their services.

# social-networking - Friday 6 April, 2012

Facebook leaning toward Nasdaq, reports say

Facebook’s initial public offering is pegged at $5 billion – meaning it could be a big win for Nasdaq.

# social-networking - Thursday 29 March, 2012

‘Inappropriate’ for teachers to befriend pupils on Facebook – Quinn Child Protection This post contains a poll

‘Inappropriate’ for teachers to befriend pupils on Facebook – Quinn

The education minister says he cannot see how it could be appropriate for teachers to communicate with their students online.