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# facebook - Yesterday’s News

Here’s everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about falling house prices, a big payday and how to make it rich.

# facebook - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Snapchat is worse for your relationship than Facebook

Scientists found Snapchat is more likely to elicit jealousy from a partner than Facebook.

From TheJournal.ie Germanwings pilot makes emotional speech in cabin to reassure passengers Captain

Germanwings pilot makes emotional speech in cabin to reassure passengers

The captain personally welcomed passengers onto the plane as they walked on and told them he would get them safely to their destination.

# facebook - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Facebook is building a fleet of internet-connected super-drones

The social media giant has laid out three core priorities for the company over the coming years.

# facebook - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

This man’s privacy case against Facebook could be a ‘near-disaster’ for tech companies

It follows allegations about Facebook’s collaboration in US government spying.

Facebook wants to save you time by hosting news sites’ content

It says it wants to speed up loading times for users, especially on mobile.

# facebook - Monday 23 March, 2015

Facebook’s next idea could replace your standard phone app

It’s testing out an app called ‘Phone’ which will identify calls and block blacklisted numbers.

# facebook - Thursday 19 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Senator told her head would be ripped off and shoved ‘where the sun don’t shine’ Threats

Senator told her head would be ripped off and shoved ‘where the sun don’t shine’

Lorraine Higgins said she believes the threat was a direct result of comments she made about jailed water protesters on Prime Time.

# facebook - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Photos of nude women sleeping or passed out ‘in embarrassing positions’ shared by fraternity Discovered

Photos of nude women sleeping or passed out ‘in embarrassing positions’ shared by fraternity

The members of the Kappa Delta Rho fraternity could face criminal charges.

# facebook - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Could the man who defrauded Mark Zuckerberg be in Ireland? Dislike

Could the man who defrauded Mark Zuckerberg be in Ireland?

Paul Ceglia has been on the run for over a week

From TheJournal.ie Facebook post shared 56,000 times helps man find childhood nanny after 30 years Together Again

Facebook post shared 56,000 times helps man find childhood nanny after 30 years

The nanny, Yeny, wanted to adopt Francisco but her bid failed.

# facebook - Monday 16 March, 2015

The government is making fewer Facebook data requests, but more are being granted

While the number of requests made by the Irish government has fallen, the percentage of requests where some data is revealed has risen.

# facebook - Saturday 14 March, 2015

# facebook - 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.

From TheJournal.ie Do you send personal emails on your office computer? It could get you in serious trouble Opinion

Do you send personal emails on your office computer? It could get you in serious trouble

Everything you do on your office PC or laptop during work time is not only accessible to IT, but indeed technically on work time.

# facebook - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Redheads really, really want a ginger emoji Don't Forget Us

Redheads really, really want a ginger emoji

The petition states ‘an important group of people are still missing from the emoji family of 300 new symbols’.

# facebook - Monday 9 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Lad became Facebook hero after refusing reward for finding a lost iPhone Do Something Nice

# facebook - Thursday 5 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Thousands are signing a petition to ban this Facebook emoji Emoji Wars This post contains a poll

Thousands are signing a petition to ban this Facebook emoji

They argue that fat is not a feeling.

From The Daily Edge Facebook’s ‘related’ algorithm made quite a serious slip up today Nope

# facebook - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Dublin girl starts Facebook petition to save pet sheep from slaughterhouse Justice For Ernie

# facebook - Monday 2 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man killed girlfriend after she wouldn’t let him look at her Facebook account Jealousy

Man killed girlfriend after she wouldn’t let him look at her Facebook account

Kane Boyce claimed his partner jumped out of a moving car and had a seizure.

From TheJournal.ie Trust me, those showing off their ‘perfect’ lives abroad need your validation Opinion

Trust me, those showing off their ‘perfect’ lives abroad need your validation

Emigrants posting endlessly about their shiny new lives might be irritating, but consider the reason they do it…

# facebook - Friday 27 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie PSNI just SCHOOLED a guy who called an officer a ‘fat sh*te’ on Facebook Want Cream For That Burn?

PSNI just SCHOOLED a guy who called an officer a ‘fat sh*te’ on Facebook

Police in Newry know their way around an emoticon chart.

# facebook - Thursday 26 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Dublin hotel lashes out at Ed Sheeran fans in scathing Facebook post Watch Your Ed

Dublin hotel lashes out at Ed Sheeran fans in scathing Facebook post

Charleville Lodge Hotel is at it again.

# facebook - Monday 23 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie No one showed up to this little boy’s birthday party, but his local community had his back Feel Good Factor This post contains images

No one showed up to this little boy’s birthday party, but his local community had his back

His mother invited 16 of his classmates, but no one turned up.

Facebook accused of giving users a false sense of control

A report commissioned by the Belgian Privacy Commission found that the company’s privacy policy violates European law.

# facebook - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Shopper ‘mistakenly drops’ cocaine while in the supermarket Helpful Chaps

Shopper ‘mistakenly drops’ cocaine while in the supermarket

The incident occurred at Super Dollar in the State of Virginia.

# facebook - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Cheating husband caught rapid after putting new wedding photos on Facebook The Good Wives

Cheating husband caught rapid after putting new wedding photos on Facebook

To be fair, he wasn’t exactly hiding it.

From The Daily Edge A Galway taxi man left some priceless Facebook advice for this lad who forgot his phone Life Lessons

A Galway taxi man left some priceless Facebook advice for this lad who forgot his phone

You know the night has not gone well when you wake up to this.

# facebook - Monday 16 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Those annoying couples on Facebook? They’re happier than you Gimmie Luv

# facebook - Sunday 15 February, 2015

This will help you clean up your Facebook news feed quickly

And all without removing a single friend.

# facebook - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Facebook begins addressing the question: What happens to your profile when you die?

US users can choose a ‘legacy contact’ to manage their account when they pass away, but no word as to when it will arrive here.

# facebook - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Facebook launches free mobile internet service in India

The company has launched its free mobile data service in India, which has a population of more than 1.2 billion.

# facebook - Sunday 1 February, 2015

This is how you can select who sees you on Facebook Chat

Should you only want a few friends to know you’re online.

From The Daily Edge Here’s how a Dublin pub used Facebook to track down lads who did a runner On The Run

Here’s how a Dublin pub used Facebook to track down lads who did a runner

Three men skipped out on a €300 bill – and the pub really let them know about it.

Weird Wide Web: Creepy stalking software, a dose of virtual reality and a futuristic hospital

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

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