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# facebook - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Taoiseach 'appalled' that comment referring to 'knacker children' not removed by Facebook

The Taoiseach made the comment as he launched the government’s new online safety strategy, which will see Facebook and Google on an advisory panel.

# facebook - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Facebook to start placing child abduction alerts on Irish users' feeds

CRI Alerts have only been used by gardaí on six occasions since their introduction.

Ad for Breatharian event about woman living without food 'condoned dangerous behaviour'

The committee found the advert was encouraging and condoning dangerous behaviour.

# facebook - Saturday 23 June, 2018

From The Daily Edge An investigation into some of the cringiest Facebook pages I liked as a teen Goats And Turbans

An investigation into some of the cringiest Facebook pages I liked as a teen

Why were we so obsessed with goats?

# facebook - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Instagram launches new long-form video service to compete with YouTube

Instagram’s CEO also announced that the social media platform now has more than one billion active users.

# facebook - Monday 11 June, 2018

Struggle with confidence in work? Our expert has the answers to your questions

Do you have questions about growing your confidence at work? We want to hear them.

# facebook - Friday 25 May, 2018

Bane of Facebook uses launch of GDPR to file four court cases against social media giants

Max Schrems has been battling Facebook’s privacy standards for the past seven years.

# facebook - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

'I'm sorry' - Facebook boss faces European lawmakers

“And that goes for fake news, foreign interference in elections or developers misusing people’s information.”

# facebook - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Facebook banned 583 million fake accounts in the first three months of the year

Facebook said those closures came on top of blocking millions of attempts to create fake accounts every day.

# facebook - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Facebook feature shows official Eighth Amendment campaign pages are being managed by accounts located abroad

A new Facebook feature silently went live for a period yesterday showing where managers of pages are located.

# facebook - Friday 11 May, 2018

Despite self-regulation, anonymous Facebook accounts are still targeting voters with Eighth referendum ads

The issue of anonymous accounts posting ads in relation to the Eighth Amendment referendum has been raised repeatedly over the past number of weeks.

# facebook - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Google and YouTube to suspend all ads on Eighth Amendment referendum

The ban will include ads on YouTube, and will take effect from tomorrow.

# facebook - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Facebook announces a ban of all Eighth referendum ads from foreign sources

Facebook said that it will not allow any ads coming from foreign sources which are deemed to be “attempting to influence the outcome of the vote on May 25″.

# facebook - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Poll: Do you agree with someone sharing photos of their children online? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with someone sharing photos of their children online?

For some, sharing photos of their children is the most natural thing imaginable. For others, it’s completely unfair to the child in question.

# facebook - Saturday 5 May, 2018

'Force them to take responsibility': Press Ombudsman wants crackdown on Facebook misinformation

Peter Feeney called for stricter regulation on social media at a conference in Dublin this week.

# facebook - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Cambridge Analytica shuts down amid Facebook data crisis

Cambridge Analytica sought information on Facebook to build psychological profiles on a large portion of the US electorate.

'Common sense prevailed': Proposal to raise digital age of consent to 16 rejected

Children’s rights groups had strongly opposed the proposal.

Facebook sends rival's shares tumbling as it announced 'meaningful, long-term' dating service

Shares of Match.com, which owns Tinder, tumbled on the news.

# facebook - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

UK threatens to issue Zuckerberg with formal summons as he declined to appear to testify

Ignoring a formal summons could invite action by the House of Commons in the UK.

Concerns over mystery Facebook ads claiming to offer 'unbiased facts' on Eighth Referendum

Facebook users were targeted over the weekend with advertisements directing them to a website which has since disappeared.

# facebook - Thursday 26 April, 2018

Despite privacy controversy, profits at Facebook are soaring

Facebook shares climbed more than 6.9% to $170.75 in after-hours trades.

# facebook - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

WhatsApp bans under 16s from using its app in Europe

The previous minimum age was 13 years old.

# facebook - Saturday 21 April, 2018

Deleting Facebook: 'I wouldn’t date someone who wasn't on Facebook. They have secrets'

But when you leave Facebook, your attention span increases. You look around you. You notice things, writes Amanda Geard.

# facebook - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Facebook rolls out major privacy changes for ads, personal info and facial recognition

Many of the changes are being put in place to comply with the EU’s new GDPR directive that comes into effect next month.

# facebook - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Facebook rolling out tool in Ireland to help combat fake abortion referendum advertisements

Two Facebook executives spoke before an Oireachtas committee this afternoon.

Facebook to admit 'they could have done better' responding to data concerns in Ireland

Up to 44,687 people in Ireland may have been affected by the Cambridge Analytica data breach.

# facebook - Sunday 15 April, 2018

Poll: Would you fork out for a paid version of Facebook? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you fork out for a paid version of Facebook?

Sheryl Sandberg said Facebook doesn’t have an opt-out button at the highest level saying, “that would be a paid product”.

# facebook - Thursday 12 April, 2018

EU-US data deal on the line as High Court refers Facebook case to European court

The High Court today set out a number of questions which the European court must answer.

Facebook has started giving Irish users tips to spot fake news

Facebook says that improving news literacy is a priority.

# facebook - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg among the 87 million Facebook users whose data was sold

He also defended using people’s data as currency to fund Facebook as a free service.

'Um, uh, no': Zuckerberg flummoxed when asked to share his own personal details Facebook This post contains videos

'Um, uh, no': Zuckerberg flummoxed when asked to share his own personal details

The Facebook founder showed an unwillingness to answer personal questions at the congressional hearing.

# facebook - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg is getting a grilling by Congress over Facebook privacy fears

The Facebook CEO told Congress how the social media giant is handling the security fallout from Cambridge Analytica.

# facebook - Monday 9 April, 2018

'My mistake, I'm sorry': Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg testimony to Congress released

Zuckerberg will testify tomorrow amid the firestorm over the hijacking of data on millions of Facebook users.

# facebook - Sunday 8 April, 2018

Tobacco being marketed and sold through Facebook, despite policy against such promotions

Researchers said the study reveals loopholes within Facebook’s tobacco-related policies that the company could potentially close.

# facebook - Friday 6 April, 2018

Facebook to create thousands of jobs making the site 'more accountable and transparent'

To get authorised by Facebook, “advertisers will need to confirm their identity and location,” the statement said.

# facebook - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Data Commissioner 'actively supervising Facebook’s progress in cleaning up its act'

Up to 45,000 Irish Facebook profiles may have been affected by the Cambridge Analytica data breach.

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