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From TheJournal.ie 1 in 5 people now has a Twitter account (and 10 per cent still have a Bebo page) Social Networks

1 in 5 people now has a Twitter account (and 10 per cent still have a Bebo page)

An Ipsos MRBI poll has found that more than half of the population has a Facebook page – and one third use no social networking sites at all.

From TheJournal.ie Careers clinic: How some graduates use innovative 'campaigns' to land a job Innovation This post contains videos

Careers clinic: How some graduates use innovative 'campaigns' to land a job

Multimedia campaigns, networking events, online pitches and a ‘Hire Me’ t-shirt: David Wogan decided to treat his job search as a mass-marketing project.

From TheJournal.ie LinkedIn says all accounts secure again after password hack LinkedIn

LinkedIn says all accounts secure again after password hack

An FBI investigation is now under way after almost 6.5million passwords were breached last week.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: what do this week’s password leaks mean for you? Explainer This post contains videos

Explainer: what do this week’s password leaks mean for you?

What exactly does ‘hashed’ and ‘salted’ mean? And after breaches for LinkedIn, eHarmony and Last.fm this week, how can you make your password stronger?

From TheJournal.ie Music site urges users to change password in latest breach - has yours been leaked? Passwords

Music site urges users to change password in latest breach - has yours been leaked?

There’s now a way to check if your LinkedIn or eHarmony passwords were among those hacked, while Last.fm is the latest site with security problems.

From TheJournal.ie First LinkedIn, now eHarmony's passwords 'compromised' Passwords

First LinkedIn, now eHarmony's passwords 'compromised'

The dating site has said that a small number of its users have been affected, while it’s reported that a total of eight million ‘hashed’ passwords have been posted online.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 6.5million LinkedIn passwords apparently leaked online LinkedIn

Almost 6.5million LinkedIn passwords apparently leaked online

A hacker in Russia claims to have gained access to millions of passwords and is seeking help in removing the encryption.

From TheJournal.ie More people in Ireland now have Facebook, Twitter Social Networking

More people in Ireland now have Facebook, Twitter

Almost 20 per cent of pensioners now have a Facebook account.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: 13 of the weirdest real-life job applications Jobs This post contains images

In pictures: 13 of the weirdest real-life job applications

From topless photos to Donald Trump role plays, here are some of the ways people tried to make their applications stand out…

From TheJournal.ie Tech giants join forces to end phishing emails Crackdown

Tech giants join forces to end phishing emails

Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Yahoo, and PayPal are among the companies which have started a tough new approach to stopping scam emails.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Will Ireland block the internet to save CDs? Opinion

Column: Will Ireland block the internet to save CDs?

Paul Quigley, co-founder of a site which tracks the sharing of news stories through social media, warns that changes in Irish legislation could shut down any site that ‘interacts’ with the internet.

From TheJournal.ie Column: We have the tech entrepreneurs - now we need to keep them here Opinion

Column: We have the tech entrepreneurs - now we need to keep them here

Fine Gael TD Eoghan Murphy wants to press his own government to support Irish tech start-ups – without attaching too many strings.

From TheJournal.ie Social media use in Ireland no longer growing, poll finds Social Media

Social media use in Ireland no longer growing, poll finds

The number of people using Facebook has fallen slightly – but is still almost half the adult population.

From TheJournal.ie Airline lets passengers pick seats based on other passengers' Facebook profiles Social Media

Airline lets passengers pick seats based on other passengers' Facebook profiles

Want to choose who you’re sitting beside? A Dutch airline is letting passengers share their Facebook and LinkedIn profiles before picking a seat.

From TheJournal.ie One to avoid: most overused word on Irish LinkedIn profiles is... motivated LinkedIn

One to avoid: most overused word on Irish LinkedIn profiles is... motivated

Here’s the top 10 most overused words, or in other words, the ones you should avoid on your LinkedIn profile…

From TheJournal.ie Tech leaders land in the city for Dublin Web Summit DWS7 This post contains images

Tech leaders land in the city for Dublin Web Summit

Day one of the Dublin Web Summit brought some positivity to the capital as global tech leaders shared their wisdom.

From TheJournal.ie Angry Birds CEO coming to Dublin for web summit Social

Angry Birds CEO coming to Dublin for web summit

Mikael Hed will join senior execs from LinkedIn, Facebook and YouTube at the second annual Dublin Web Summit.

Mayor of the White House: Obama on Foursquare

US President joins location-based social network – so on which Internet hangout will he pop up next?

From TheJournal.ie Students '12 times more likely' to communicate through Facebook than email Networkers

Students '12 times more likely' to communicate through Facebook than email

A survey commissioned by Blue Coat Systems says only 6 per cent of students would choose email as their first method of contact.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In your Fix tonight: Labour picks its president; the cost of a second Greek bailout; the former government minister and the social network; The Boss looses his Big Man; and the dog who loves a riot.

From TheJournal.ie Former government minister uses LinkedIn to find jobs Job Hunt

Former government minister uses LinkedIn to find jobs

Noel Dempsey has found work advising local authorities since leaving government.

From TheJournal.ie "Monstrous interest" in LinkedIn shares on first day of trading LinkedIn

"Monstrous interest" in LinkedIn shares on first day of trading

The 95 per cent surge on the first day’s trading is seen as a good sign for other social networking companies.

Want your baby to be a CEO? Name him Tony, or her Deborah

Social networking site LinkedIn has produced a list of the top CEO names around the world, and Tony is the number one name for Irish bosses.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Wednesday Take 5

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories. 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie LinkedIn announces 100 jobs for Dublin LinkedIn

LinkedIn announces 100 jobs for Dublin

Online professional network to expand its Dublin base over the coming year.

From TheJournal.ie LinkedIn list shows top over-used words in professional profiles LinkedIn

LinkedIn list shows top over-used words in professional profiles

Are you motivated, a team player, and a problem solver? If so, best avoid saying it on your LinkedIn profile….

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you really need to know by 9am: Ireland grapples with questions on the bailout, banks and bonuses for top civil servants.