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From TheJournal.ie Facebook to be audited by Irish Data Protection Commissioner Facebook

Facebook to be audited by Irish Data Protection Commissioner

The DPC confirmed tonight that the social networking giant’s European operations in Dublin will be examined as will recent complaints into the legality of certain Facebook features.

From TheJournal.ie More complaints over Facebook and its 'like' button Dis-like

More complaints over Facebook and its 'like' button

The Data Protection Commission has received another six complaints about the social networking site – including one about its ‘like’ button.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook users can now 'subscribe' to people they're not friends with Facebook

Facebook users can now 'subscribe' to people they're not friends with

The new button will let people bypass creating public pages and send updates directly to their subscribers.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Friday Take 5

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Irish data chiefs set to test if Facebook ‘Like’ button is illegal Privacy

Irish data chiefs set to test if Facebook ‘Like’ button is illegal Exclusive

The Data Protection Commissioner will be asked to investigate the legality of the ubiquitous ‘Like’ button in the coming days.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook's 'Like' button could be in breach of EU law - German official Like

Facebook's 'Like' button could be in breach of EU law - German official

Data protection officials in one German state have ordered the Like button to be removed from websites, claiming a legal breach.

From TheJournal.ie Tesco, Ryanair and UPC come bottom of the social networking table Social Media

Tesco, Ryanair and UPC come bottom of the social networking table

A new study has found that some big brands have no social media features on their eCommerce sites at all, while others, like HMV, Amazon and Irish site Elverys are making the most of the likes of Facebook and Twitter.

Inspired by Facebook, Israeli couple name daughter 'Like'

An Israeli couple have decided to name their baby girl after the ‘thumbs up’ function on the social networking site…

Google: "You +1 me, you really +1 me?"

Search engine giant invites users to recommend sites with the click of a button. Will it have Facebook quaking in its boots?