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# facebook - Saturday 2 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Cork man starts ‘Bloodnominations’ after best friend’s cancer diagnosis GIVE A LITTLE

Cork man starts ‘Bloodnominations’ after best friend’s cancer diagnosis

35-year-old David McCarthy found out his friend Pete has bone marrow cancer and said he wanted to feel like he was doing something.

# facebook - Friday 1 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge People in LA called the police when Facebook went down earlier Facepalm

People in LA called the police when Facebook went down earlier

Stop the world, we want to get off.

# facebook - Thursday 31 July, 2014

From Business ETC Facebook’s latest app is offering developing countries free access to Wikipedia and Google Free Internet

Facebook’s latest app is offering developing countries free access to Wikipedia and Google

Mobile users in Zambia will be the first ones to use Internet.org’s new app, which provides them with free basic access to internet services through their phone.

# facebook - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

From Business ETC Mobile Monthly: The biggest developments that happened in July TechGuide

Mobile Monthly: The biggest developments that happened in July

Apple teams up with an old rival, Google’s smart contact lens gets a boost and Microsoft’s digital assistant reveals a talent for predicting football results.

# facebook - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge What exactly is Meow Chat and why is it all over your Facebook? Right Meow

# facebook - Sunday 27 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: Robot wars, serious gamers and perfectly healthy humans Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Robot wars, serious gamers and perfectly healthy humans

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

# facebook - Friday 25 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Gardaí write lengthy Facebook post laden with Garth Brooks puns Garth Brooks

Gardaí write lengthy Facebook post laden with Garth Brooks puns

Insert ‘friends in low places’ gag here.

# facebook - Thursday 24 July, 2014

From Business ETC Is a Twitter job just for the boys? Twitter says sorry but… yes. Diversity

Is a Twitter job just for the boys? Twitter says sorry but… yes.

The social media giant joins Facebook, Google, LinkedIn and Yahoo in being lambasted for hiring mostly white and Asian men.

From Business ETC Facebook is raking it in as earnings soar to $2.9 billion Like Like Like

Facebook is raking it in as earnings soar to $2.9 billion

More users, more mobile apps, more ads = lots more money.

# facebook - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

From Business ETC Beam me down Scotty: William Shatner disses Facebook app Not Sexy

Beam me down Scotty: William Shatner disses Facebook app

The Facebook app ‘Mentions’, designed to let celebrities interact with their fans, has drawn the veteran Star Trekker’s ire.

# facebook - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie See this lady’s knickers on Facebook? Don’t click on them Beware
From Business ETC Finally! Facebook now lets you save articles to read later Saving Grace

Finally! Facebook now lets you save articles to read later

The new feature will allow users to scroll their News Feeds without interruption.

# facebook - Monday 21 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge This Facebook post is the definition of an Irish welcome Céad Míle Fáilte

# facebook - Sunday 20 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: Shopping on Facebook, a Kim Kardashian app and a controversial logo Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Shopping on Facebook, a Kim Kardashian app and a controversial logo

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

# facebook - Saturday 19 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Shakira is the first person ever to reach 100 million Facebook likes Waka Waka

# facebook - Friday 18 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Dislike: The more time you spend on Facebook, the worse you will feel Facebook Blues

Dislike: The more time you spend on Facebook, the worse you will feel

A new study shows that going on Facebook can only have a negative impact on your mood, regardless of what you look at.

From Business ETC Facebook is testing a way to let you purchase items directly from your news feed Buy

Facebook is testing a way to let you purchase items directly from your news feed

A ‘Buy’ button has been rolled out to a limited number of companies in the United States.

# facebook - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge 12 brilliantly sarcastic comebacks to Facebook posts Winning

# facebook - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Lionel Messi ready for ‘most important match’

“Tomorrow, we will play the most important match of our lives for our country,” he wrote on Facebook.

From The Daily Edge This woman’s Facebook cover photos put everyone else’s to shame Covered Up

This woman’s Facebook cover photos put everyone else’s to shame

Her talent for a cover photo/profile photo mashup is UNMATCHED.

From The Daily Edge Gardaí in Dublin apprehended a seriously dangerous criminal this morning Bread Bandit

# facebook - Friday 11 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge L’Oreal drops World Cup model after controversy over hunting photos Game Over

L’Oreal drops World Cup model after controversy over hunting photos

Axelle Despiegelaere was asked to model for the company after being spotted in the crowd at the World Cup.

# facebook - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

From Business ETC Questions are being asked about Facebook’s purchase of WhatsApp Quiz Time

Questions are being asked about Facebook’s purchase of WhatsApp

The EU is questioning Facebook’s rivals over its purchase of WhatsApp, which could end up being a test case for applying EU competition law to social media.

# facebook - Sunday 6 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: A Facebook experiment, a Lindsay Lohan lawsuit and a dog weight loss app Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: A Facebook experiment, a Lindsay Lohan lawsuit and a dog weight loss app

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

# facebook - Saturday 5 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Facebook friends, prostitutes, and Garth Brooks: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Facebook friends, prostitutes, and Garth Brooks: The week in numbers

Plus: How many Irish students say they’re not having sex?

# facebook - Friday 4 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Man proposes at Facebook HQ after falling in love with a stranger he ‘poked’ Poked

Man proposes at Facebook HQ after falling in love with a stranger he ‘poked’

He ‘liked’ it, so now he’s putting a ring on it.

# facebook - Thursday 3 July, 2014

From Business ETC 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.’

# facebook - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

From Business ETC Irish watchdog to investigate Facebook’s controversial mood experiment Questions

Irish watchdog to investigate Facebook’s controversial mood experiment

It will be working with Britain’s independent data watchdog, the Information Commissioner’s Office, as it investigates Facebook’s decision to alter 700,000 users’ News Feed as part of an experiment

# facebook - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge TV psychic Derek Acorah quashes fake reports of his death Truth Will Out

TV psychic Derek Acorah quashes fake reports of his death

He offered “thanks to everybody who wished me well”.

# facebook - Monday 30 June, 2014

From Business ETC Author of controversial Facebook study says he’s sorry for anxiety caused Sorry

Author of controversial Facebook study says he’s sorry for anxiety caused

The study, which altered the content users saw in their news feed in 2012, has come under severe criticism for as it was carried out without users’ knowledge or consent.

# facebook - Sunday 29 June, 2014

From Business ETC Facebook ‘manipulated users emotions’ in secret study Emotional Contagion

Facebook ‘manipulated users emotions’ in secret study

For one week in 2012 Facebook tampered with the algorithm to see how it affected users.

From The Daily Edge It’s official. Everybody hates happy couples on Facebook Love U Hun

It’s official. Everybody hates happy couples on Facebook

Baby, think twiiiice… before you post.

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: Slingshot, karaoke and a cardboard box Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Slingshot, karaoke and a cardboard box

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

# facebook - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Clermont appoint another female coach following Costa’s sudden resignation

A statement on the club’s website announced that Corinne Diacre “has committed herself for the next two seasons”

# facebook - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge This perfect video nails the truth about your Facebook feed Facebook Vs Real Life
From Business ETC Now Facebook is letting anyone download its Snapchat-inspired app Expansion

Now Facebook is letting anyone download its Snapchat-inspired app

Slingshot, which requires people to send images and videos first before they can view a message, has been released worldwide on iOS and Android.

# facebook - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge 8 of Dublin’s coolest office spaces 9 To 5

8 of Dublin’s coolest office spaces

What a way to make a living.

# facebook - Sunday 22 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge This photo of the London Eye just won an official prize. Does it remind you of anything? The Big One

# facebook - Thursday 19 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge The best of the internet’s panicked reaction to Facebook going down Back To Bebo

The best of the internet’s panicked reaction to Facebook going down

It’s back now. Everything’s fine.