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# facebook - Thursday 25 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The good people of Waterford have organised a special swearing party in the park Waterford Fights Back

The good people of Waterford have organised a special swearing party in the park

People are railing against a decision by Waterford City and County Council to ban swearing in public parks.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook ordered to hand over identity of man who posted ‘revenge porn’ of his ex-girlfriend Amsterdam

Facebook ordered to hand over identity of man who posted ‘revenge porn’ of his ex-girlfriend

A lawyer for the woman told Dutch media his client’s life “turned into hell.”

From The Daily Edge The good people of Waterford have organised a special swearing party in the park Backstards
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# facebook - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge Irish Facebook phenomenon Cian Twomey just hit 1 million likes — here’s what you need to know ONE MILLION

Irish Facebook phenomenon Cian Twomey just hit 1 million likes — here’s what you need to know

We talked to the comedian about negative criticism, Dapper Laughs and his plan for the future.

# facebook - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Facebook can recognise you in photos even if it can’t see your face

Its new experimental algorithm is able to recognise people with 83% accuracy.

# facebook - Friday 19 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus has really come through for Irish people affected by the Berkeley tragedy Compassion

Aer Lingus has really come through for Irish people affected by the Berkeley tragedy

The airline has been commended online for the sensitivity with which they have handled the situation.

From The Daily Edge Here’s why Irish people are sharing touching stories about Aer Lingus on Facebook Aer Lingus

Here’s why Irish people are sharing touching stories about Aer Lingus on Facebook

The airline has been commended for its “compassion” in helping the families of the Berkeley students.

# facebook - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge 10 social media offences that should be punishable by law Unlike

10 social media offences that should be punishable by law

These need to be stopped.

# facebook - Monday 15 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Facebook is going to build a €200 million data centre in Meath First Data

Facebook is going to build a €200 million data centre in Meath

It will create hundreds of jobs.

# facebook - Monday 8 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Large cyber attack’ brings down Waterford Institute exam website on results day Hacked

‘Large cyber attack’ brings down Waterford Institute exam website on results day

The latest update just over an hour ago is that the website is back up and running.

# facebook - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Thousands of women are making friends with complete strangers because of a Dublin trio

Welcome to the ‘slightly-organised chaos’ that is GirlCrew.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook defends not taking down video of screaming baby being dunked in water DISTRESSING

Facebook defends not taking down video of screaming baby being dunked in water

The woman who originally shared the video has called on Facebook to leave it up.

# facebook - Friday 5 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Children’s charity slams Facebook over screaming baby video Abuse Claims

Children’s charity slams Facebook over screaming baby video

A spokesperson for Facebook had said that the video was not in breach of its rules and “depicts a form of baby yoga”.

# facebook - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Why the long era of TV advertising supremacy is about to end

Nowadays it’s all about the data.

# facebook - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “There is no end to love”: Sheryl Sandberg shares emotional post on husband’s death Facebook

“There is no end to love”: Sheryl Sandberg shares emotional post on husband’s death

The Facebook chief operation officer’s husband died a month ago in a sudden accident.

Apple’s CEO delivered a scathing attack on Facebook and Google

Tim Cook criticised companies that trade off data for free services, saying privacy is being “attacked on multiple fronts.”

# facebook - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Google’s global workforce is overwhelmingly white and Asian men

In the US, only 2% of its workers were black.

# facebook - Sunday 31 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Were you born in the 1980s or 1990s? You’ve probably looked up an old flame on Facebook I Feel Ashamed

Were you born in the 1980s or 1990s? You’ve probably looked up an old flame on Facebook

Millennials on social media have some weird…

# facebook - Saturday 30 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here’s what your Facebook ‘About’ section says about you Full Time Mad Bastard

Here’s what your Facebook ‘About’ section says about you

You don’t live in Ibiza. Calm down.

# facebook - Thursday 28 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Somebody in Tralee tried to sell phone credit on Facebook but failed so hard Smooth Operator

Somebody in Tralee tried to sell phone credit on Facebook but failed so hard

This was never going to end well.

# facebook - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

From The42 Roddy Doyle’s touching tribute sums up what made Bill O’Herlihy special Respect

Roddy Doyle’s touching tribute sums up what made Bill O’Herlihy special

The author posted a short story on his Facebook yesterday.

# facebook - Friday 22 May, 2015

Most of Ireland’s biggest companies aren’t Irish at all

Microsoft is now the biggest company in Ireland in terms of turnover.

# facebook - Monday 18 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Dublin women tied up and beaten after “meeting men on Facebook” Assault

Dublin women tied up and beaten after “meeting men on Facebook”

The girls had met the men on Facebook three weeks ago.

# facebook - Sunday 17 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge A woman is using the Rent in Dublin Facebook page to get rid of her ‘useless’ boyfriend Clean But Useless

# facebook - Friday 15 May, 2015

The EU’s proposal for a single digital market has an unlikely supporter

Zuckerberg believes such a system would help Facebook and other tech companies in the long run.

# facebook - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish people are jokingly using Facebook’s Nepal safety check-in Bad Form

Irish people are jokingly using Facebook’s Nepal safety check-in

Their friends really aren’t impressed.

# facebook - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Woman’s graphic skin cancer treatment photo goes viral Warning

Woman’s graphic skin cancer treatment photo goes viral

It’s not nice – but it’s necessary to see.

# facebook - Monday 11 May, 2015

Facebook thinks it has found a way to hurt Google’s search business

It’s testing its own search engine, which will allow users to search and find links to articles without leaving the site.

Why Uber could be about to become the most valuable startup in history

The ride-sharing company will soon be priced at over $50 billion if all goes to plan.

# facebook - Friday 8 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Brutally taken away’: Husband pays tribute to wife and child killed in Poland crash RIP

‘Brutally taken away’: Husband pays tribute to wife and child killed in Poland crash

Posting a photo, the tribute said his wife and daughter were the “most important girls” in his life.

# facebook - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Mother settles case against HSE over Facebook posts Courts

Mother settles case against HSE over Facebook posts

The woman claimed that foster parents looking after her child put up a number of posts about her on Facebook.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Dave was my rock’: Sheryl Sandberg takes to Facebook to remember her husband Eulogy

‘Dave was my rock’: Sheryl Sandberg takes to Facebook to remember her husband

David Goldberg died tragically over the weekend.

# facebook - Sunday 3 May, 2015

David Goldberg – the husband of Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg – has died suddenly RIP

David Goldberg – the husband of Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg – has died suddenly

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said Goldberg was “an amazing person”.

# facebook - Friday 1 May, 2015

Facebook now has 70 options under gender for Irish users

The new definitions include hermaphrodite and gender fluid.

From TheJournal.ie Four-year-old Irish child loses battle against brain tumour Kasey Kelly

Four-year-old Irish child loses battle against brain tumour

Kasey Kelly passed away yesterday at 4.30pm.

# facebook - Thursday 30 April, 2015

VIDEO: Watch a very young Mark Zuckerberg trying to explain ‘The Facebook’

“When we first launched we were hoping for, you know, maybe 400, 500 people.”

From The Daily Edge Roddy Doyle wrote a great short story about marriage equality, and it’s going viral Ronaldo

Roddy Doyle wrote a great short story about marriage equality, and it’s going viral

In which Ronaldo decides how one man is going to vote in the referendum. Read it.

# facebook - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

The Irish version of Facebook could end up worse than the US version

Facebook’s chief of public policy in Europe said the numerous investigations into the company could see new features roll out slowly, or not arrive at all, in Europe

# facebook - Monday 27 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge 15 perfectly devastating comebacks to Facebook posts Burns Unit

15 perfectly devastating comebacks to Facebook posts

Keep the Savlon handy.

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