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Dublin woman sues Facebook over her account being hacked
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Dublin woman sues Facebook over her account being hacked

Jan 27th 2021, 6:30 PM 35,430 Views 0 Comments

Sylvia O’Mahoney claims her constitutional right to privacy and GDPR rights have been breached.

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

Jun 20th 2019, 9:43 AM 20,117 Views 26 Comments

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

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

Sep 24th 2017, 8:00 AM 29,913 Views 34 Comments

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

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

Nov 26th 2016, 9:00 AM 11,858 Views 78 Comments

A group of Princeton undergrads were able to build a “fake news” classifier that they say Facebook should replicate.

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

Aug 28th 2016, 1:00 PM 21,184 Views 49 Comments

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

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

Oct 4th 2015, 7:00 PM 8,562 Views 14 Comments

It’s come a long way from Harvard.

Here's how much you could earn working for Facebook
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Here's how much you could earn working for Facebook

Aug 30th 2015, 3:00 PM 47,038 Views 32 Comments

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

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

Jun 8th 2015, 6:10 PM 36,220 Views 25 Comments

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
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# Feeling Fine

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

Mar 12th 2015, 8:05 AM 1,701 Views 0 Comments

They argued that fat is not an emotion.

ISIS supporters set up a social network to show they 'don't live in caves'
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ISIS supporters set up a social network to show they 'don't live in caves'

Mar 10th 2015, 10:07 AM 9,794 Views 25 Comments

It didn’t last very long.

Here's what happens every five seconds on the internet
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Here's what happens every five seconds on the internet

Jun 8th 2014, 4:00 PM 30,142 Views 13 Comments

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

Man robs woman, then adds her on Facebook
# Friend Or Foe
# Friend Or Foe

Man robs woman, then adds her on Facebook

Jun 1st 2014, 2:38 PM 4,430 Views 0 Comments

SO not sound.

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

Apr 23rd 2014, 10:53 PM 10,402 Views 33 Comments

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

Turkey has blocked people from using Twitter after threat by PM
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Turkey has blocked people from using Twitter after threat by PM

Mar 21st 2014, 8:04 AM 6,376 Views 21 Comments

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

Updating your friends - while in a coma
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Updating your friends - while in a coma

Jan 26th 2014, 8:45 AM 18,000 Views 12 Comments

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

Here's the most popular employer on LinkedIn in Ireland
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Here's the most popular employer on LinkedIn in Ireland

Nov 6th 2013, 7:45 AM 42,768 Views 27 Comments

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

Poll: Should Facebook allow graphically violent videos?
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Poll: Should Facebook allow graphically violent videos?

Oct 23rd 2013, 10:05 AM 9,997 Views 103 Comments

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

Facebook removes controversial beheading video following controversy
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Facebook removes controversial beheading video following controversy

Oct 23rd 2013, 8:34 AM 8,697 Views 42 Comments

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

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

Oct 22nd 2013, 11:15 AM 11,789 Views 101 Comments

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.

Massive Facebook study reveals what your status updates say about you
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Massive Facebook study reveals what your status updates say about you

Oct 3rd 2013, 9:55 AM 16,747 Views 36 Comments

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

This is the best account on Instagram
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# Mrpimpgoodgame

This is the best account on Instagram

Sep 4th 2013, 5:28 PM 5,072 Views 2 Comments

Hold that pose.

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

Aug 27th 2013, 10:58 PM 26,643 Views 65 Comments

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

The more you use Facebook, the more miserable you become
# Dislike
# Dislike

The more you use Facebook, the more miserable you become

Aug 15th 2013, 11:21 AM 14,607 Views 52 Comments

It’s science.

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

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

Jul 28th 2013, 11:00 AM 8,160 Views 13 Comments

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

Irish woman with some great quotes surpasses 2m Twitter followers
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Irish woman with some great quotes surpasses 2m Twitter followers

Jul 8th 2013, 9:45 PM 40,578 Views 74 Comments

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

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

Jun 29th 2013, 2:30 PM 7,121 Views 20 Comments

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
# Listen Up
# Listen Up

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

Apr 18th 2013, 3:46 PM 9,180 Views 15 Comments

Will it change your musical life? Well… perhaps.

Column: Get 'white smoked' for the top job
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Column: Get 'white smoked' for the top job

Mar 23rd 2013, 1:00 PM 6 Views 11 Comments

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.

Facebook network hit by 'sophisticated' cyber attack
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Facebook network hit by 'sophisticated' cyber attack

Feb 16th 2013, 11:10 AM 11,434 Views 14 Comments

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

Kuwait detains Twitter users for 'insulting emir'
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Kuwait detains Twitter users for 'insulting emir'

Nov 18th 2012, 5:50 PM 4,927 Views 9 Comments

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

Remember MySpace? It's got a new face
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Remember MySpace? It's got a new face

Sep 26th 2012, 8:30 PM 14,506 Views 21 Comments

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

Time not ripe for Twitter IPO
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# Idle Tweets

Time not ripe for Twitter IPO

Sep 26th 2012, 2:48 PM 3,249 Views 4 Comments

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

The Evening Fix: Sunday
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# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Sunday

Aug 26th 2012, 7:56 PM 14,779 Views 4 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Twitter agrees to block fake Indian PM accounts
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# Hoax

Twitter agrees to block fake Indian PM accounts

Aug 23rd 2012, 12:31 PM 2,529 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Jul 27th 2012, 7:30 PM 208 Views 25 Comments

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

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

Jul 27th 2012, 7:49 AM 3,165 Views 9 Comments

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

Can Twitter identify psychopaths?
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# Twitter

Can Twitter identify psychopaths?

Jul 23rd 2012, 1:55 PM 4,984 Views 38 Comments

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
# Little Monsters
# Little Monsters

Gaga gets her own world...online

Jul 10th 2012, 2:17 PM 3,480 Views 7 Comments

Where she is known as Mother Monster.

Is Facebook testing out a new 'Want' button?
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Is Facebook testing out a new 'Want' button?

Jul 3rd 2012, 8:38 AM 5,922 Views 21 Comments

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

Microsoft agrees $1.2 billion deal for Yammer acquisition
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Microsoft agrees $1.2 billion deal for Yammer acquisition

Jun 26th 2012, 3:49 PM 3,922 Views 14 Comments

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

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