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From The42 'I'm not his father': Guardiola trying to coax rather than control much-loved Mendy Social

'I'm not his father': Guardiola trying to coax rather than control much-loved Mendy

The Frenchman is set to play a role during tonight’s Carabao Cup second leg against Burton.

From TheJournal.ie This Irish teen quit school at 17 to launch a talent agency for online influencers Marketing

This Irish teen quit school at 17 to launch a talent agency for online influencers

Conor O’Flaherty says he plans to hire up to 15 people in Galway over the next year.

From TheJournal.ie This Irish teen quit school at 17 to launch a talent agency for online 'influencers' YouTube Star

This Irish teen quit school at 17 to launch a talent agency for online 'influencers'

Conor O’Flaherty says he plans to hire up to 15 people in Galway over the next year.

From Business ETC This Irish teen quit school at 17 to launch a talent agency for online 'influencers' Marketing

This Irish teen quit school at 17 to launch a talent agency for online 'influencers'

Conor O’Flaherty says he plans to hire up to 15 people in Galway over the next year.

From TheJournal.ie In need of a good party game? These smartphone apps will help liven things up Party Time

In need of a good party game? These smartphone apps will help liven things up

Who would have thought your smartphone could be useful for party games.

From The42 The Rock in rugby, GoT fan demands and more of your sporting Tweets of the Week Social

The Rock in rugby, GoT fan demands and more of your sporting Tweets of the Week

Here’s what we could see in the flames this week.

From TheJournal.ie Mark Zuckerberg had a dig at Trump for his talk of "building walls" CONNECTION

Mark Zuckerberg had a dig at Trump for his talk of "building walls"

“It takes courage to choose hope over fear,” he said in a keynote speech.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin used to have a pretty amazing public transport system Handy

Dublin used to have a pretty amazing public transport system

But we had to go and rip the whole thing up.

From TheJournal.ie Gangs of teenage girls are causing major trouble at Belfast's 'peace lines' Twitter Groups

Gangs of teenage girls are causing major trouble at Belfast's 'peace lines'

‘Know where your kids are,’ police are telling parents.

What exactly is Meow Chat and why is it all over your Facebook?

And when will it go away?

From TheJournal.ie Why we smile...and why we fake it Say Cheese

Why we smile...and why we fake it

Studies indicate smiling plays a key role in our social dynamics, but can you tell a fake from the real thing?

From TheJournal.ie Facebook carried out hundreds of tests on users with few limits Experiments

Facebook carried out hundreds of tests on users with few limits

The experiments, carried out by Facebook’s Data Science team, covered topics like the causes of loneliness, how social behaviours spread through networks, and ‘political mobilisation messages.’

From The42 He's right, Joe: It's the Sporting Tweets of the Week Twittersphere

He's right, Joe: It's the Sporting Tweets of the Week

From tactics to tuxes and even a suit of armour, Twitter didn’t disappoint us this week.

From TheJournal.ie Meet the Kerry author chosen to take part in Twitter's literary festival Twitfiction

Meet the Kerry author chosen to take part in Twitter's literary festival

The Twitter Fiction Festival has 52 authors telling their own original stories within the restrictions of 140 characters.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook moves beyond male and female with new gender identity options LGBT

Facebook moves beyond male and female with new gender identity options

Users in the US can now use 50 different custom gender terms – such as bi-gender and androgynous – to describe themselves.

From TheJournal.ie Gmail change will soon allow anyone on Google+ to email you Changes

Gmail change will soon allow anyone on Google+ to email you

Thankfully, you can opt-out of it.

7 important features an Irish social media site would need

A face blurring feature is a must.

8 questions no one should ever ask anyone again

For everyone’s benefit.

11 of the world's most awkward social situations

This is where uncomfortable lives.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook unveils Android software suite Facebook

Facebook unveils Android software suite

The software will be available for download from 12 April.

From TheJournal.ie Column: To end cancer, we must close the health gap between rich and poor Cancer

Column: To end cancer, we must close the health gap between rich and poor

It is only at the local level that we can close the “cancer gap” between the rich and poor, writes consultant medical oncologist Professor John Kennedy.

From TheJournal.ie Snap: The top 10 Instagram locations in 2012 Instagrammed This post contains images

Snap: The top 10 Instagram locations in 2012

All is not as it seems, however.

The burning question*: Is it alright to take your phone to the toilet? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Is it alright to take your phone to the toilet?

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

From TheJournal.ie Column: How to take your life back from technology Read Me

Column: How to take your life back from technology

Mobile phones, email, Facebook and Twitter can make us more anti-social, writes Ciara Conlon – but that doesn’t mean we should ditch them.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Most would jump at the chance to work at home, but it has its downsides Opinion

Column: Most would jump at the chance to work at home, but it has its downsides

Working at home is not as relaxing as one might think, writes Ann-Marie Scully who says she even misses the morning commute.

From TheJournal.ie Social entrepreneurs with big ideas win €775k prizes Awards

Social entrepreneurs with big ideas win €775k prizes

Coder Dojo, Neuro Hero and Soar each won €200,000 each at the Social Entrepreneurs Ireland awards tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Stream movies via Facebook with new Volta app Volta

Stream movies via Facebook with new Volta app

You can even choose a film for a friend over Facebook as a present – now isn’t that nice?

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you know your neighbours? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you know your neighbours?

You have a week left to organise an event for Know Your Neighbour weekend. But how well do you know them now – if at all?

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should teachers be on social media with students? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should teachers be on social media with students?

Is it alright for teachers to interact with their students on Facebook in this digital age – or should they steer clear? You tell us…

The burning question*: Do you squeeze the toothpaste tube from the bottom? Work Can Wait This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Do you squeeze the toothpaste tube from the bottom?

This and every Monday, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

From TheJournal.ie 10 tips on overcoming fear Fear Factor

10 tips on overcoming fear

Author Robert Greene has written books on how to gain power and keep it – this is how he thinks you can overcome fear…

From TheJournal.ie Volunteer depression service rolls out education programme Mental Health

Volunteer depression service rolls out education programme

#DepressionHurts campaign asks schools to give over one lesson to educating children on spotting depression in others – and reaching out if they are suffering.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 worst councils in Ireland's planning system Bad Planning

The 9 worst councils in Ireland's planning system

An Taisce has rated planning systems in 34 city and county councils. Nine of them got an ‘F’ grade.

From The42 Like! The most popular teams on Facebook Social This post contains images

Like! The most popular teams on Facebook

Who are the most liked sports teams in the world? Well here’s the top 20.

Reggae and Usain Bolt: How Arthur's Day translates abroad

To Martha? To llamas? You might have your own opinion of the Guinness fest here – but is it really going round the world?…

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.

From TheJournal.ie The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures.