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From TheJournal.ie LinkedIn announces 800 new jobs as part of expansion of Irish operation Career Opportunities

LinkedIn announces 800 new jobs as part of expansion of Irish operation

The move will see the company’s Irish workforce expand by two thirds.

From TheJournal.ie Take a guided tour of... LinkedIn's purpose-built Dublin office after months under wraps Building And Property

Take a guided tour of... LinkedIn's purpose-built Dublin office after months under wraps

The professional networking firm opens the doors to its new European HQ this week.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook will get access to WhatsApp phone numbers to hit people with more targeted ads Targeting You

Facebook will get access to WhatsApp phone numbers to hit people with more targeted ads

The newly shared data is likely to prove a valuable commodity for the world’s largest social network.

From TheJournal.ie From dorm room to global domination: The story of Facebook in pictures Social Network

From dorm room to global domination: The story of Facebook in pictures

It’s come a long way from Harvard.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how much you could earn working for Facebook Like

Here's how much you could earn working for Facebook

The social networking behemoth isn’t too shabby a place to ply your trade.

From TheJournal.ie Teen took his own life after being tricked into posting images online Tyrone

Teen took his own life after being tricked into posting images online

Police in Northern Ireland have issued advice to young people about their online activity following the boy’s death.

You can no longer 'feel fat' on Facebook thanks to online petition

They argued that fat is not an emotion.

From TheJournal.ie ISIS supporters set up a social network to show they 'don't live in caves' Temporary Shutdown
From TheJournal.ie Here's what happens every five seconds on the internet Five Second Rule

Here's what happens every five seconds on the internet

That’s a lot of pressure on the internet tubes.

Man robs woman, then adds her on Facebook

SO not sound.

From TheJournal.ie Dizzying figures alert!: In 2014 Apple have sold 43.7 million iPhones and made $10.2bn profit Cash Money

Dizzying figures alert!: In 2014 Apple have sold 43.7 million iPhones and made $10.2bn profit

CEO Tim Cook also hinted that new products are on the way.

From TheJournal.ie Turkey has blocked people from using Twitter after threat by PM Tweet Tweet

Turkey has blocked people from using Twitter after threat by PM

The social network was highlighting corruption allegations against the Prime Minister’s inner circle.

From TheJournal.ie Updating your friends - while in a coma Social Network

Updating your friends - while in a coma

For one Kerry-born woman, it was just a case of having the right friend.

From TheJournal.ie Here's the most popular employer on LinkedIn in Ireland Stats

Here's the most popular employer on LinkedIn in Ireland

LinkedIn has hit one million Irish users and to mark the occasion, the social network has released some interesting nuggets about its users…

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Facebook allow graphically violent videos? Beheadings This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Facebook allow graphically violent videos?

Facebook says users can post videos showing beheadings as long as they condemn the acts. Do you think this is the right decision?

From TheJournal.ie Facebook removes controversial beheading video following controversy Removed

Facebook removes controversial beheading video following controversy

However, Facebook was adamant last night that it did not reverse or change any policies as a result of the controversy.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook criticised for 'irresponsibility' after decision to allow decapitation videos Graphic Content

Facebook criticised for 'irresponsibility' after decision to allow decapitation videos

Such clips were banned back in May, but the firm says it’s now altered it policy again and that people are sharing violent videos “to condemn” them.

From TheJournal.ie Massive Facebook study reveals what your status updates say about you Facebook

Massive Facebook study reveals what your status updates say about you

The research found that participants with the most emotional stability refer to sports much more in their updates.

From TheJournal.ie The government asked Facebook for details of 40 users so far this year Transparency

The government asked Facebook for details of 40 users so far this year

In its first ever transparency report, Facebook said it received more than 25,000 requests from governments around the world about users’ information.

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: Chromecast, a peek into the future and a social network with a difference Week In Web This post contains videos

Weird Wide Web: Chromecast, a peek into the future and a social network with a difference

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish woman with some great quotes surpasses 2m Twitter followers Twitterati

Irish woman with some great quotes surpasses 2m Twitter followers

Sinead Duffy set up the @GreatestQuotes Twitter page and tweets positive quotes and uplifting messages.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook to remove ads from pages with sex and violence after complaints Over Sharing

Facebook to remove ads from pages with sex and violence after complaints

Advertisers including Marks and Spencer and BSkyB pulled ads from Facebook after they appeared alongside pages showing pictures of teenage boys.

Twitter Music is out! Here's what you need to know

Will it change your musical life? Well… perhaps.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Get 'white smoked' for the top job Opinion

Column: Get 'white smoked' for the top job

Trying to move up the corporate ladder is always a competitive process – use professional social networking to help yourself stand out, writes Robert Mac Giolla Phadrig.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook network hit by 'sophisticated' cyber attack Facebook

Facebook network hit by 'sophisticated' cyber attack

The social networking giant said it found no evidence any user data was compromised.

From TheJournal.ie Kuwait detains Twitter users for 'insulting emir' Kuwait

Kuwait detains Twitter users for 'insulting emir'

Four Twitter users were ordered to be detained for 10 days for allegedly insulting the country’s ruler.

From TheJournal.ie Remember MySpace? It's got a new face The Social Network This post contains images

Remember MySpace? It's got a new face

The Justin Timberlake-owned site has a new look as it tries to pull itself out of the doldrums.

From TheJournal.ie Time not ripe for Twitter IPO Idle Tweets

Time not ripe for Twitter IPO

CEO Dick Costolo ruled out an imminent initial public offering or sale of the social networking site.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix: Sunday Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix: Sunday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie Twitter agrees to block fake Indian PM accounts Hoax

Twitter agrees to block fake Indian PM accounts

The government asked Twitter to take down the accounts because they risked increasing ethnic and religious tension.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The Twitter joke trial shows freedom of speech has to include comedy Opinion

Column: The Twitter joke trial shows freedom of speech has to include comedy

It doesn’t matter if comedy is offensive or upsetting – free speech must allow for all speech, writes Simon Carty.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook posts $157m loss in first results since IPO launch Facebook

Facebook posts $157m loss in first results since IPO launch

The loss stemmed from accounting rules requiring Facebook to set aside reserves from restricted stock units before 2011.

Can Twitter identify psychopaths?

Do your tweets show a side to you that’s a little scary? A new study suggests that Twitter may be able to identify psychopaths…

Gaga gets her own world...online

Where she is known as Mother Monster.

From TheJournal.ie Is Facebook testing out a new 'Want' button? Facebook

Is Facebook testing out a new 'Want' button?

A developer has uncovered Facebook code which produces a new button alongside the ‘Like’ feature.

From TheJournal.ie Microsoft agrees $1.2 billion deal for Yammer acquisition Yammer

Microsoft agrees $1.2 billion deal for Yammer acquisition

The social networking company Yammer was founded four years ago and has over 5 million users.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook acquires facial recognition firm Face.com Face To Facebook

Facebook acquires facial recognition firm Face.com

The terms of the deal have not been disclosed, but Face.com has welcomed the opportunity to work directly with Facebook.

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