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Dublin: 14 °C Sunday 28 August, 2016

#Facebook

# facebook - Friday 26 August, 2016

This guy went above and beyond to help a struggling chip shop owner

It’s amazing what one Facebook post can do.

# facebook - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

A mam wrote her husband this unsparing letter before leaving him with the kids for the weekend

“Dearest husband, I wanted to go over a few things with you before you embark on this weekend alone.”

# facebook - Friday 12 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's young people read less online news than any other EU country (but they love Facebook) Status Update

Ireland's young people read less online news than any other EU country (but they love Facebook)

A new survey of internet habits across Europe is quite revealing.

# facebook - Thursday 11 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The world's biggest meat company is coming to Ireland but it's a 'total joke' Money Move

The world's biggest meat company is coming to Ireland but it's a 'total joke'

The move of the Brazilian multinational’s parent company has been criticised as a “brass-plate operation”.

# facebook - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Good luck trying to block ads on Facebook in the near future Forced

Good luck trying to block ads on Facebook in the near future

The social network will force ads on those using ad-blockers on its site.

From TheJournal.ie Cat people are sad and lonely but dog people are happy and outgoing* Personality This post contains a poll

Cat people are sad and lonely but dog people are happy and outgoing*

*If you’re to believe Facebook’s take on the matter.

# facebook - Sunday 7 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Inside Area 404 - Facebook's heavy-duty tech lab that Zuckerberg isn't even allowed enter Top Secret

Inside Area 404 - Facebook's heavy-duty tech lab that Zuckerberg isn't even allowed enter

It’s where all Facebook’s hardware prototypes are made.

# facebook - Saturday 6 August, 2016

From The42 Comedy genius Paddy Barnes taunts McIlroy with Wozniacki selfie Ace

Comedy genius Paddy Barnes taunts McIlroy with Wozniacki selfie

Imagine the state of McIlroy’s mentions since Barnes got to Rio.

# facebook - Friday 5 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Facebook is cutting down on clickbait headlines (and you won't believe the one simple trick it's using) Tweak

Facebook is cutting down on clickbait headlines (and you won't believe the one simple trick it's using)

A change to Facebook’s news feed formula will prevent misleading headlines from appearing as often.

From TheJournal.ie Bressie to head up youth group on mental health Ireland's Call

Bressie to head up youth group on mental health

The GAA’s Rob Hennelly will also be a member of the new task force which is due to meet in November.

# facebook - Thursday 28 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Facebook says it's running out of places to show ads in your news feed Watch This Space

Facebook says it's running out of places to show ads in your news feed

The company reported another strong quarter, but it will need to look at other ways to continue growing ad revenue.

# facebook - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie British Council employee reportedly insulted Prince George under Facebook post calling him a 'f***ing d***head' Privilege

British Council employee reportedly insulted Prince George under Facebook post calling him a 'f***ing d***head'

Angela Gibbins allegedly doesn’t like the three-year-old’s “cheeky grin”.

# facebook - Friday 22 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Students warned Leaving Cert results night festival is a "straight-up scam" Bad Result

Students warned Leaving Cert results night festival is a "straight-up scam"

Over 2,700 people had signalled their interest in the festival.

# facebook - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie A bar's 'Bottomless Prosecco' deal is among three ads given a slap on the wrist Alcohol Advertising

A bar's 'Bottomless Prosecco' deal is among three ads given a slap on the wrist

Alcohol Action Ireland wasn’t happy with the ads.

# facebook - Monday 18 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Australian school investigating students' Instagram account featuring unsuspecting schoolgirls Melbourne

Australian school investigating students' Instagram account featuring unsuspecting schoolgirls

Two boys have been suspended over the account.

# facebook - Friday 15 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Facebook helps find eight-month-old baby lost in Nice attack France

Facebook helps find eight-month-old baby lost in Nice attack

A young woman found him and took him home with her. She then went online and found the photo of the baby on Facebook.

# facebook - Friday 8 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Facebook Messenger is testing out encryption but it's missing a trick Not Quite There

Facebook Messenger is testing out encryption but it's missing a trick

The decision to not implement it across the board might not sit well with privacy advocates.

# facebook - Thursday 7 July, 2016

# facebook - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

This beautiful love story from Humans of Dublin has touched hearts on Facebook

“I started dancing when I was ten years old. I met beautiful people throughout my whole life because of it.”

# facebook - Monday 27 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Garda with early onset dementia who harassed female sergeant on Facebook committed to mental hospital Courts

Garda with early onset dementia who harassed female sergeant on Facebook committed to mental hospital

Garda Donal Maguire was found not guilty by reason of insanity last month.

# facebook - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

# facebook - Friday 17 June, 2016

# facebook - Thursday 16 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Facebook Messenger now has a weirdly addictive football game hidden away Keepy-Uppy

Facebook Messenger now has a weirdly addictive football game hidden away

Should you need a(nother) quick way to kill some time.

From TheJournal.ie Garda harassed female sergeant by sending her card, emails and Facebook request Court

Garda harassed female sergeant by sending her card, emails and Facebook request

He had been given numerous warnings from his superiors not to contact her.

# facebook - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Facebook sees a future where it can literally read your thoughts Mind Reader

Facebook sees a future where it can literally read your thoughts

Mark Zuckerberg talked about a world where people could share raw thoughts or feelings telepathically.

# facebook - Saturday 11 June, 2016

# facebook - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Facebook Messenger flaw allowed hackers to secretly alter messages On The Sly

Facebook Messenger flaw allowed hackers to secretly alter messages

Facebook has fixed the problem but said it was a “low risk issue”.

# facebook - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Facebook and co have to remove hate speech within 24 hours - but it 'won't change the reality' Hate Speech

Facebook and co have to remove hate speech within 24 hours - but it 'won't change the reality'

The new rules will see companies like Facebook review and remove hate speech within 24 hours of being notified.

# facebook - Saturday 28 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Man loses €60,000 injury claim after posting about four-hour cycle on Facebook Courts

Man loses €60,000 injury claim after posting about four-hour cycle on Facebook

He had legal costs awarded against him.

# facebook - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Revealed: Facebook billionaire secretly backed Hulk Hogan's sex tape lawsuit Tag Team

Revealed: Facebook billionaire secretly backed Hulk Hogan's sex tape lawsuit

Peter Thiel has had a feud against Gawker Media since it outed him as gay in 2007.

# facebook - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Facebook apologises for banning "undesirable" photo of plus-size woman Backtrack

Facebook apologises for banning "undesirable" photo of plus-size woman

It blocked an ad on the basis that the photo “depicts a body or body parts in an undesirable manner”.

# facebook - Thursday 19 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Man in America accidentally livestreams birth of his child to thousands of people Like And Overshare

# facebook - Friday 13 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Don't use Facebook reactions if you value your privacy, say Belgian police Mood Monitoring

Don't use Facebook reactions if you value your privacy, say Belgian police

It believes that Facebook is using them to serve more targeted ads to users

From TheJournal.ie Facebook denies burying stories in its trending news section Controversy

Facebook denies burying stories in its trending news section

Its CEO Mark Zuckerberg said there was “no evidence” its curation team would omit stories that could be deemed politically conservative.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump's former butler says Obama should be "hung for treason" Stop Saying Stuff

Donald Trump's former butler says Obama should be "hung for treason"

Anthony Senecal has made a number of veiled and not-so-veiled threats against Barack Obama on Facebook in recent times.

# facebook - Monday 9 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Local councillor creates online storm with Facebook post on restricted dog breeds Meath

Local councillor creates online storm with Facebook post on restricted dog breeds

Meath Fine Gael councillor Alan Tobin had professed himself “absolutely delighted” that signs regarding restricted breeds had been erected in his locality.

# facebook - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

# facebook - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

The internet is loving this guy's Facebook reviews of coleslaw

“I can honestly recommend you try this coleslaw.”

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