Social networking site with over 500 million users worldwide. The site was founded in 2004 by Mark Zuckerburg, a Harvard student at the time of founding. The company employs 1,400 and has its European, African and Middle East headquarters in Dublin.
# facebook - Tuesday 4 February, 2014
“I was just really upset that a young life like that could just be gone,” the 25-year-old told TheJournal.ie.
Imagine a world where stalking your ex actually meant stalking your ex.
The site’s new look back feature takes you through your Facebook history.
Also, you won’t believe how much money it’s made Mark Zuckerberg and investor Bono.
The social media giant celebrates its tenth birthday today. But are you still posting, sharing and liking as much as ever?
Good morning. Here are the nine things you need to know as we begin another stormy day…
Our relationship with Facebook has waxed and waned over these years as we oscillate between loving, adoring and depending on it, to needing to self-impose several ‘breaks’ from it as it drives us crazy, writes Colman Noctor.
With the site celebrating its tenth birthday today, here are the moments that made Facebook what it is today.
# facebook - Monday 3 February, 2014
There has been widespread condemnation of the drinking game that is popular on social media.
He was NOT happy.
He joins the countless other celebrities taking to social media to express their sadness.
# facebook - Saturday 1 February, 2014
The organisation of club nights like Messy Mondays have come under scrutiny after seven people were injured in Dublin.
# facebook - Thursday 30 January, 2014
The company will focus on developing “standalone experiences” like Messenger as it builds upon the 945 million monthly active users it has on mobile.
# facebook - Monday 27 January, 2014
Over two-thirds of people feel they have had their privacy breached, with a rise in unsolicited emails and texts.
The startup specialises in developing human-like artificial intelligence for simulations, e-commerce and games.
# facebook - Sunday 26 January, 2014
For one Kerry-born woman, it was just a case of having the right friend.
# facebook - Friday 24 January, 2014
Can we get the Princeton Burns Unit on the phone please?
Deep breath, lads. It was a joke.
# facebook - Thursday 23 January, 2014
Two PhD candidates at Princeton University seem to think so.
# facebook - Wednesday 22 January, 2014
The ads will use the same ad targeting features found on Facebook’s main site and have them appear on apps outside of Facebook.
Sheryl Sandberg will attend the World Economic Forum this week.
Not the world’s brightest star.
# facebook - Monday 20 January, 2014
It must be the law over there, or something.
# facebook - Sunday 19 January, 2014
# facebook - Saturday 18 January, 2014
The Immigrant Council of Ireland says the tone of the Facebook page is “deeply worrying”.
# facebook - Friday 17 January, 2014
# facebook - Thursday 16 January, 2014
But they are still tracking tax dodgers. Here’s how.
The site hopes that the feature will help generate conversation and turn it into a hub for news and discussion.
# facebook - Wednesday 15 January, 2014
Beard-owners and beard-lovers, your time has come.
The service would be similar to the news reader app Flipboard, taking content from both publications and Facebook status updates.
# facebook - Tuesday 14 January, 2014
The game which involves nominating friends to ‘down’ pints while videoing themselves has reached Irish social media. An alcohol awareness group says it promotes binge drinking.
# facebook - Monday 13 January, 2014
Two statuses. One for your friends, one for your family. Ingenious.
The lawsuit claims that members should receive damages – of at least $750 per person – for using their likeness without permission.
# facebook - Monday 6 January, 2014
The study found that a person’s Facebook profile had no bearing on their overall job performance.
# facebook - Saturday 4 January, 2014
Protest ‘takeover’ of official social media page echoes calls for resignations from board.
# facebook - Friday 3 January, 2014
The woman in Kentucky posted a picture of her beaten up face after her husband allegedly attacked her.