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Dublin: 9 °C Sunday 11 December, 2016

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# facebook - Friday 9 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Text messages are on the way out - but we're eating up huge amounts of data WhatsApp

Text messages are on the way out - but we're eating up huge amounts of data

The new ComReg report also found that Ireland is expensive for home broadband, but relatively cheap for mobile bills.

# facebook - Thursday 8 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie From the All Ireland Final to Chewbacca Mom - here are the most talked about things on Facebook this year Trending

From the All Ireland Final to Chewbacca Mom - here are the most talked about things on Facebook this year

From elections to David Bowie, it has been a busy year for Facebook.

# facebook - Saturday 26 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Did Pope Francis really endorse Trump? Pressure grows on Facebook and Google to reduce fake news Facebook

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.

# facebook - Sunday 20 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Spanish police arrest man who had 'macabre' tattoo of the date of his girlfriend's murder on his arm Gruesome

Spanish police arrest man who had 'macabre' tattoo of the date of his girlfriend's murder on his arm

The man is suspected of having used his girlfriend’s mobile phone after he killed her to update her Facebook and other social media profiles to try to throw off investigators.

# facebook - Thursday 17 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie An open letter to Mark Zuckerberg from the world’s fact-checkers (including TheJournal.ie) Opinion

An open letter to Mark Zuckerberg from the world’s fact-checkers (including TheJournal.ie)

Fact-checkers from around the world, including TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck, set out their stall on Facebook and fake news.

# facebook - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Want a Late Late Toy Show ticket? Take a pic with a cutout of Ryan Tubridy Late Late Toy Show

Want a Late Late Toy Show ticket? Take a pic with a cutout of Ryan Tubridy

RTÉ want viewers to take pictures of themselves with a Ryan Tubridy cutout (known as RyanElf) and share them on social media.

# facebook - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Mayor quits after racist Facebook posts that compares Michelle Obama to "ape in heels" West Virginia This post contains videos

Mayor quits after racist Facebook posts that compares Michelle Obama to "ape in heels"

The West Virginia mayor said her friend had ‘made her day’ with the post.

From TheJournal.ie What exactly are Google and Facebook doing about the spread of fake news? Faking It

What exactly are Google and Facebook doing about the spread of fake news?

The tech giants have faced consistent accusations of affecting the US election since Donald Trump’s victory last week.

# facebook - Monday 14 November, 2016

# facebook - Saturday 12 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Mark Zuckerberg among users accidentally declared dead by Facebook Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg among users accidentally declared dead by Facebook

Media reports indicated that some two million errant memorials were posted on profile pages.

# facebook - Friday 11 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Fake news had nothing to do with Donald Trump's victory' - Mark Zuckerberg White House 2016

'Fake news had nothing to do with Donald Trump's victory' - Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook’s CEO is adamant that the proliferation of less-than-truthful news had no bearing on the US election result.

# facebook - Thursday 3 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Facebook slagging of accused's girlfriend led to stabbing, court told Dublin

Facebook slagging of accused's girlfriend led to stabbing, court told

The victim suffered serious injuries after being stabbed in the torso.

# facebook - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Over a million people checked in on Facebook in solidarity with Indian Reservation protests People Power

Over a million people checked in on Facebook in solidarity with Indian Reservation protests

The protests have attracted support from some high-profile actors such as Mark Ruffalo and Shailene Woodley.

# facebook - Thursday 27 October, 2016

# facebook - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Australian teenager sues media over photograph of his mullet haircut Striking Mullet

Australian teenager sues media over photograph of his mullet haircut

The New South Wales District Court judge in the case has dismissed all of the actions taken by Ali Mosslmani bar one.

# facebook - Saturday 22 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Facebook apologises for another censorship slip, as it promises more graphic news Media Or Medium?

Facebook apologises for another censorship slip, as it promises more graphic news

Facebook apologised for taking down a breast cancer awareness video because the images were flagged as offensive, saying the move was “an error”.

# facebook - Thursday 20 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Charity criticises Facebook after it deemed a breast cancer awareness video "offensive" Busted

Charity criticises Facebook after it deemed a breast cancer awareness video "offensive"

Communications director Lena Biornstad said she found the decision “incomprehensible”.

# facebook - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie You can now buy cinema tickets, order food and make a hairdresser appointment on Facebook* Order Button

You can now buy cinema tickets, order food and make a hairdresser appointment on Facebook*

*It’s only available in the US for now.

# facebook - Monday 17 October, 2016

8 cringey things you definitely did if you were obsessed with FarmVille

2009. What a time to be on Facebook.

# facebook - Thursday 13 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Blocking, unfriending and privacy - new guide launched to help women protect themselves on Facebook Safety Guide

Blocking, unfriending and privacy - new guide launched to help women protect themselves on Facebook

The guide was launched by Women’s Aid and Facebook.

This woman had an excellent response to being called 'just a nurse'

“I have helped babies into the world, many of whom needed assistance to take their first breath, and yet I am just a nurse.”

# facebook - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

# facebook - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Germany has stopped Facebook from harvesting WhatsApp subscriber data Hamburg

Germany has stopped Facebook from harvesting WhatsApp subscriber data

Hamburg’s Commissioner for Data Protection added that Facebook would be required to delete data already received from WhatsApp in Germany.

# facebook - Thursday 22 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie US kid writes to five-year-old Syrian refugee offering him a place in his family Omran Daqneesh

US kid writes to five-year-old Syrian refugee offering him a place in his family

Alex, from New York, wrote after seeing a photograph of bloodied and dazed Omran Daqneesh.

From TheJournal.ie Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan want to end all disease Pledging Billions

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan want to end all disease

The couple have pledged $3 billion to efforts to prevent, cure or manage disease.

# facebook - Saturday 17 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Woman allegedly gang-raped near Eiffel Tower after arranging date with man on Facebook Paris

# facebook - Thursday 15 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Daughter sues parents in Austria for posting photos of her on Facebook Thumbs Down

Daughter sues parents in Austria for posting photos of her on Facebook

The 18-year-old woman recently joined the social network where she discovered 500 images of her that had been posted by her parents without her permission.

# facebook - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

# facebook - Monday 12 September, 2016

18 very Irish dating commandments

Dating in Ireland is hard. But not if you know all of this!

From TheJournal.ie If you use Whatsapp, your data is about to become the property of Facebook Opinion

If you use Whatsapp, your data is about to become the property of Facebook

Julien Mercille explains how you can take steps to protect your data.

# facebook - Sunday 11 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie A 40-year-old technology still beats Facebook for getting people to visit websites Click On This

A 40-year-old technology still beats Facebook for getting people to visit websites

A new Irish study found email newsletters were more likely to drive online sales than social media.

# facebook - Saturday 10 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Former Guardian editor says Facebook hoovered up over €20 million of its advertising income last year Cash Siphon

Former Guardian editor says Facebook hoovered up over €20 million of its advertising income last year

Alan Rusbridger says Facebook is “taking all the money” because “they have algorithms we don’t understand”.

# facebook - Friday 9 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Facebook does u-turn on censoring 'napalm girl' photo Vietnam War Photo

Facebook does u-turn on censoring 'napalm girl' photo

Norway’s biggest selling newspaper had accused Facebook of censorship.

# facebook - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

From The42 Nicolas Anelka in 'Django Unchained' dig at Lillian Thuram Insult

Nicolas Anelka in 'Django Unchained' dig at Lillian Thuram

The reaction comes after a documentary on French television called “Another History of France, 1996-2016″.

From TheJournal.ie Social media can bring out the worst in public mourning, says an expert on digital grief Phoney Empathy

Social media can bring out the worst in public mourning, says an expert on digital grief

“In the context of grieving, because it’s easier to make a posting on an internet page, it’s often a kind of phoney impression.”

# facebook - Monday 5 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Monday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Stephen Donnelly’s Soc Dem departure, crisis pregnancy agencies and a wildfire in Spain had everyone talking…

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