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With a little help from Ireland, Facebook paid no UK tax last year

It made an estimated £371 million in revenue in the region in 2013.

# facebook - Sunday 19 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Wanted man goes viral after leaving sarcastic Facebook comment on his own mugshot Nice Mug
From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: Freezing eggs, Pac-Man stamps and Apple’s latest announcement Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Freezing eggs, Pac-Man stamps and Apple’s latest announcement

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

# facebook - Saturday 18 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie John Grisham, college fees, and Facebook: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

John Grisham, college fees, and Facebook: The week in numbers

Plus: How much has Mark Zuckerberg donated to the fight against Ebola?

From The Daily Edge Someone is selling a ‘great riding bed’ on Facebook The Ride

# facebook - Friday 17 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you agree with companies paying to freeze female workers’ eggs? Your Say This post contains a poll

# facebook - Thursday 16 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: ‘Egg freeze’ offer is putting a metaphorical gun to young women’s heads Fertility

# facebook - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge 9 companies with unreal employee perks you’ll be totally jealous of The Perks

# facebook - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Mark Zuckerberg is donating €20 million to stop Ebola from ‘becoming like HIV’ Status Update

Mark Zuckerberg is donating €20 million to stop Ebola from ‘becoming like HIV’

Facebook’s CEO said that the virus must be brought under control soon, before it becomes a “long-term global health crisis”.

Facebook and Apple pay for female workers to freeze their eggs

A report today said the two companies are doing this so women working for them can delay childbearing which could hamper their careers.

From The Daily Edge Pizza Hut apologises for calling customer ‘Pink Fat Lady’ on receipt Whoops

Pizza Hut apologises for calling customer ‘Pink Fat Lady’ on receipt

Would you like to supersize that apology?

# facebook - Monday 13 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge This 114-year-old woman had to lie about her age to join Facebook Never Too Old

This 114-year-old woman had to lie about her age to join Facebook

Facebook said her date of birth was invalid.

# facebook - Saturday 11 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Wetherspoon’s, Facebook, and the Luas: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Wetherspoon’s, Facebook, and the Luas: The week in numbers

Plus: How many cars have been bought in Ireland so far this year?

# facebook - Thursday 9 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Spend too much time poking people? Dublin now has its own Facebook addiction service Like

Snapchat ads are coming to the app ‘soon’, says CEO

But don’t worry, you can choose not to watch them if you want.

# facebook - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Facebook is preparing to release an anonymous chat app soon

And if you’re thinking this sounds similar to apps like Secret or Whisper, you would be correct.

# facebook - Monday 6 October, 2014

Facebook has finally closed its $21.8 billion WhatsApp deal

The European Commission approved the sale a few days ago.

Facebook Messenger could soon allow you to send money to your friends

A hidden payments service was found in the current version of Facebook’s messaging app, allowing users to transfer cash via debit card.

# facebook - Sunday 5 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Life is for living, not browsing, so switch off that smartphone Internet Addiction

Opinion: Life is for living, not browsing, so switch off that smartphone

Tell the truth: how long do you think you could go without looking at your phone?

Weird Wide Web: An apology to drag queens, a DOOM Lego masterpiece and helping you switch off

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

How this business went from (nearly) zero to 450,000 Facebook likes in a year

No, it didn’t involve pledging their souls to Mark Zuckerberg or posting lots of selfies.

# facebook - Friday 3 October, 2014

Here’s how Facebook is fighting fake likes

Ever heard of ‘bought likes’?

Facebook’s takeover of Whatsapp has been approved – what does that mean for you?

The European Commission found the Facebook Messenger and Whatsapp applications are not close competitors.

# facebook - Thursday 2 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Sky News has tracked down one of many ‘Internet trolls’ abusing Maddie McCann’s parents Investigation

Sky News has tracked down one of many ‘Internet trolls’ abusing Maddie McCann’s parents

A 67-page dossier detailing malicious internet postings has been sent to the Commissioner in Scotland Yard, according to the news channel.

Facebook to drag queens: ‘Sorry for forcing you to use your real names’

“By forcing us to use our ‘real’ names, it opens the door to abuse and violence.”

# facebook - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

NAMA is selling €600m in properties – although it won’t tell us exactly what

At least we know Facebook’s European HQ is one of the buildings on the market.

# facebook - Monday 29 September, 2014

From The Score VIDEO: Here are all 401 of Lionel Messi’s career goals so far Messiah

VIDEO: Here are all 401 of Lionel Messi’s career goals so far

The Barcelona and Argentina talisman scored his 400th and 401st career goals during his side’s 6-0 thrashing of Granada on Saturday.

Facebook ads are going to follow people around the web with Atlas launch

The launch of Atlas, its new ad platform, will allow advertisers to target demographics on desktop, mobile and other sites, but the company says that users’ identities will remain anonymous.

From TheJournal.ie Half of people would turn down a job where social media access is restricted Status Update

# facebook - Friday 26 September, 2014

Facebook is going to get a ‘Buy’ button soon, and it’s being powered by Stripe

The company, which is designed to make online credit card payments simple for developers, is

# facebook - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Facebook plans to start testing its WiFi drones next year

Facebook plans to start testing its WiFi drones next year

The drone aircraft are expected to fly at an altitude of at least 60,000 feet, without a human operator

# facebook - Monday 22 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you care if politicians fly business class? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you care if politicians fly business class?

Politicians can come under heat for flying business class but do you care?

# facebook - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how police and the public can use social media to solve a crime in a few hours Brotherly Love

Here’s how police and the public can use social media to solve a crime in a few hours

Twitter users teamed up last night to catch suspects in a homophobic attack in Philadelphia

# facebook - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Do you know what apps have access to your Facebook info? You might want to check

The company has revamped its app settings page, allowing users to see what apps they’re signed in to with Facebook and what info they have access to.

# facebook - Monday 15 September, 2014

Facebook begins muscling in on YouTube’s turf by courting its top talent

The company has been encouraging some of YouTube’s largest content producers to post their videos on Facebook instead.

# facebook - Sunday 14 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: New iPhones, Instagram drug deals and a sandpit game controller Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: New iPhones, Instagram drug deals and a sandpit game controller

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

# facebook - Saturday 13 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how to tell if you’re addicted to Facebook Switch Off

Here’s how to tell if you’re addicted to Facebook

It might be time for a ‘digital detox’.

# facebook - Friday 12 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Four trends that will have a significant impact on every business in Ireland SMEs

Column: Four trends that will have a significant impact on every business in Ireland

Paying special attention to the shifting needs and attitudes of the new, experiential generation will pay off for all businesses, writes Renaud Visage co-founder of Eventbrite.

# facebook - Thursday 11 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Adorable grandparents are accidentally tagging Grandmaster Flash in their Facebook posts Grandmaster Lols
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