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# facebook - Thursday 9 January, 2020

Ireland's corporation tax receipts set to take a hit under new rules and fall by up to €2bn
# Multinationals
# Multinationals

Ireland's corporation tax receipts set to take a hit under new rules and fall by up to €2bn

Jan 9th 2020, 7:19 PM 23,714 Views 30 Comments

Ireland’s corporation tax increased again this year.

# facebook - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Facebook helped get Donald Trump elected, says senior executive
# Internal Memo
# Internal Memo

Facebook helped get Donald Trump elected, says senior executive

Jan 8th 2020, 9:03 AM 9,393 Views 17 Comments

But Andrew Bosworth said Facebook didn’t play the kind of the role everyone thinks it did.

# facebook - Sunday 15 December, 2019

Fine Gael spent over €13,000 promoting by-election candidates on Facebook and Instagram
# Digital Ads
# Digital Ads

Fine Gael spent over €13,000 promoting by-election candidates on Facebook and Instagram

Dec 15th 2019, 9:30 AM 12,631 Views 52 Comments

Facebook data shows Fine Gael outspent all other parties on promoting candidates through Facebook.

# facebook - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Gay Byrne, Brexit and Donald Trump: What people were talking about on Facebook in 2019
# Liked And Shared
# Liked And Shared

Gay Byrne, Brexit and Donald Trump: What people were talking about on Facebook in 2019

Dec 12th 2019, 7:35 AM 5,370 Views 13 Comments

A list of the Instagram accounts with the most followers has also been released.

# facebook - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

'Organic but organised': How misinformation is spreading in the UK election campaign
# Going Viral
# Going Viral

'Organic but organised': How misinformation is spreading in the UK election campaign

Dec 11th 2019, 7:50 PM 22,294 Views 24 Comments

A photo of a young boy on a hospital floor and a punch-that-wasn’t have shaped the debate ahead of tomorrow’s election.

# facebook - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Moderators taking action against Facebook over violent imagery and graphic content
# Facebook
# Facebook

Moderators taking action against Facebook over violent imagery and graphic content

Dec 4th 2019, 5:22 PM 9,281 Views 0 Comments

Facebook said the company is “committed to providing support for those that review content for Facebook”.

# facebook - Saturday 23 November, 2019

Governments need to work with tech companies to curb hate speech, says Facebook anti-terror chief
# Grey Zone
# Grey Zone

Governments need to work with tech companies to curb hate speech, says Facebook anti-terror chief

Nov 23rd 2019, 10:00 PM 7,208 Views 37 Comments

In an interview with TheJournal.ie, Facebook’s counterterrorism chief said it was dealing with grey areas at present.

# facebook - Friday 22 November, 2019

Contempt of court proceedings against Facebook, Twitter over Kriegel killers' identities struck out
# Courts
# Courts

Contempt of court proceedings against Facebook, Twitter over Kriegel killers' identities struck out

Nov 22nd 2019, 12:43 PM 26,960 Views 0 Comments

A court hear today that “alarming posts” on social media are causing considerable distress to Boy A’s family.

# facebook - Monday 18 November, 2019

'An impossible task': Facebook counter-terrorism chief on trying to rid social media of extremist content
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

'An impossible task': Facebook counter-terrorism chief on trying to rid social media of extremist content

Nov 18th 2019, 5:20 PM 10,296 Views 14 Comments

Dr Erin Marie Saltman was speaking during a visit to Dublin this afternoon.

# facebook - Friday 8 November, 2019

Facebook deleting name of potential whistleblower at centre of Trump impeachment probe
# Threats
# Threats

Facebook deleting name of potential whistleblower at centre of Trump impeachment probe

Nov 8th 2019, 10:06 PM 23,123 Views 33 Comments

The whistleblower’s lawyers have said their client’s personal safety is at risk following threats.

# facebook - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

New legislation will regulate political advertising on social media
# Transparency
# Transparency

New legislation will regulate political advertising on social media

Nov 5th 2019, 10:59 PM 7,203 Views 12 Comments

The move comes amid an international debate about how social media platforms handle political ads.

Facebook is now FACEBOOK - but you won't be seeing their shouty new logo on your own account
# The Rebrand
# The Rebrand

Facebook is now FACEBOOK - but you won't be seeing their shouty new logo on your own account

Nov 5th 2019, 8:47 AM 16,502 Views 23 Comments

Facebook said the new logo was an attempt to highlight the company’s brand.

# facebook - Saturday 26 October, 2019

Facebook defends inclusion of 'alt-right platform' Breitbart News on new journalism feature
# Facebook News
# Facebook News

Facebook defends inclusion of 'alt-right platform' Breitbart News on new journalism feature

Oct 26th 2019, 8:14 AM 13,634 Views 86 Comments

The company began rolling out its dedicated ‘news tab’ yesterday.

# facebook - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez to Zuckerberg: 'You won't take down lies or you will take down lies?'
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Ocasio-Cortez to Zuckerberg: 'You won't take down lies or you will take down lies?'

Oct 24th 2019, 8:33 AM 30,562 Views 66 Comments

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg struggled to answer questions about Facebook’s past practices.

# facebook - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Man claims he didn't know that threat to share pictures of girl (12) performing sex act was a crime
# Courts
# Courts

Man claims he didn't know that threat to share pictures of girl (12) performing sex act was a crime

Oct 9th 2019, 7:34 PM 58,335 Views 0 Comments

The man, who can’t be named, was 16 at the time of the offence.

Twitter defends response to 'absolutely abhorrent' abuse directed at Ryan family
# Racism
# Racism

Twitter defends response to 'absolutely abhorrent' abuse directed at Ryan family

Oct 9th 2019, 12:45 PM 45,303 Views 14 Comments

TD Jack Chambers described their response to the situation as “weak”.

# facebook - Monday 7 October, 2019

Nursing home manager sacked after sharing images of dead resident on Facebook
# Employment Dispute
# Employment Dispute

Nursing home manager sacked after sharing images of dead resident on Facebook

Oct 7th 2019, 4:30 PM 71,895 Views 0 Comments

The nursing home sacked the nurse manager for gross misconduct in November 2018.

# facebook - Friday 4 October, 2019

Facebook warned that new privacy rules could aid terrorism and child abuse
# Message Encryption
# Message Encryption

Facebook warned that new privacy rules could aid terrorism and child abuse

Oct 4th 2019, 11:37 AM 11,586 Views 15 Comments

The social media network has been dogged by several privacy scandals in recent years.

# facebook - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Where Ireland fits into Facebook's grand plans for its Libra cryptocurrency
# Future Of Finance
# Future Of Finance

Where Ireland fits into Facebook's grand plans for its Libra cryptocurrency

Sep 26th 2019, 10:15 AM 298 Views 0 Comments

The project’s Calibra team is staffing up in Dublin in the face of scrutiny from EU lawmakers.

# facebook - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Taoiseach says Facebook's standards must be reviewed after posts about QIH executives left online for years
# Kevin Lunney
# Kevin Lunney

Taoiseach says Facebook's standards must be reviewed after posts about QIH executives left online for years

Sep 25th 2019, 8:30 PM 12,780 Views 24 Comments

John McCartin said posts making claims about the executives had remained on the social media platform for years.

# facebook - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Facebook says it removed a 'significant number of posts' about QIH executives in recent years
# Quinn Industrial Holdings
# Quinn Industrial Holdings

Facebook says it removed a 'significant number of posts' about QIH executives in recent years

Sep 24th 2019, 7:28 PM 25,010 Views 7 Comments

Gardaí and the PSNI are continuing to probe the attack on Kevin Lunney.

Facebook to buy tech start-up working on mind control technology
# CTRL-Labs
# CTRL-Labs

Facebook to buy tech start-up working on mind control technology

Sep 24th 2019, 7:29 AM 10,554 Views 25 Comments

It’s the latest in a series of announcements from Facebook about virtual and augmented reality technology.

# facebook - Friday 20 September, 2019

Facebook suspends 'tens of thousands' of apps in privacy review
# Disliked
# Disliked

Facebook suspends 'tens of thousands' of apps in privacy review

Sep 20th 2019, 10:00 PM 17,101 Views 17 Comments

The review started in 2018.

# facebook - Friday 13 September, 2019

Palestinian politician to pursue defamation case against Facebook in Irish High Court
# Mohammed Dahlan
# Mohammed Dahlan

Palestinian politician to pursue defamation case against Facebook in Irish High Court

Sep 13th 2019, 12:05 AM 23,635 Views 0 Comments

Mohammed Dahlan’s lawyers have moved their focus from England to Ireland.

# facebook - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Harris says social media companies should ban accounts that spread misinformation about vaccines
# Mandatory Vaccinations
# Mandatory Vaccinations

Harris says social media companies should ban accounts that spread misinformation about vaccines

Updated Sep 10th 2019, 3:47 PM 16,111 Views 138 Comments

Facebook says certain hashtags are banned and ads rejected in a bid to stop misinformation from gaining traction.

# facebook - Monday 9 September, 2019

Harris asks social media companies and sporting organisations to help raise vaccine awareness
# HPV
# HPV

Harris asks social media companies and sporting organisations to help raise vaccine awareness

Sep 9th 2019, 6:10 AM 7,738 Views 123 Comments

The health minister sent letters to companies like Facebook and Google in recent weeks.

# facebook - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Facebook launches new privacy tool to limit data-scraping from third-party websites and apps
# Clear History
# Clear History

Facebook launches new privacy tool to limit data-scraping from third-party websites and apps

Aug 21st 2019, 9:18 AM 7,956 Views 20 Comments

The tool was first announced by CEO Mark Zuckerberg last year.

# facebook - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Twitter and Facebook accuse China of social media campaign against Hong Kong protesters
# Fake Accounts
# Fake Accounts

Twitter and Facebook accuse China of social media campaign against Hong Kong protesters

Aug 20th 2019, 11:34 AM 8,183 Views 78 Comments

Facebook and Twitter said they had shut down nearly 1,000 active accounts linked to China.

# facebook - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe audio clips from Messenger users
# Facebook
# Facebook

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe audio clips from Messenger users

Aug 14th 2019, 10:32 PM 24,136 Views 18 Comments

Facebook said audio snippets reviewed by contractors were masked so as not to reveal anyone’s identity.

# facebook - Friday 26 July, 2019

Injunction against Facebook and Twitter following Ana Kriegel trial to remain until November
# Ana Kriegel Trial
# Ana Kriegel Trial

Injunction against Facebook and Twitter following Ana Kriegel trial to remain until November

Jul 26th 2019, 12:01 PM 9,969 Views 0 Comments

The court was told that the issues continue to be monitored and both companies have been ‘wholeheartedly cooperating’.

# facebook - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

United States announces investigation into whether major online companies have 'stifled' competition
# Big Tech
# Big Tech

United States announces investigation into whether major online companies have 'stifled' competition

Jul 24th 2019, 7:17 AM 19,280 Views 5 Comments

The investigation comes after the European Union imposed hefty fines on Google recently.

# facebook - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Facebook flaw allowed thousands of children to join chats with people not approved by parents
# Messenger Kids
# Messenger Kids

Facebook flaw allowed thousands of children to join chats with people not approved by parents

Jul 23rd 2019, 9:53 PM 6,467 Views 10 Comments

The social network said it has been shutting down the group chats involved.

# facebook - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Privacy concerns raised over app that makes you look older through artificial technology
# Face Off
# Face Off

Privacy concerns raised over app that makes you look older through artificial technology

Jul 18th 2019, 12:36 PM 49,223 Views 32 Comments

FaceApp uses artificial intelligence to make you look older or younger.

# facebook - Saturday 13 July, 2019

Facebook set for $5 billion fine in the US over privacy and data protection failings
# Social Media
# Social Media

Facebook set for $5 billion fine in the US over privacy and data protection failings

Jul 13th 2019, 8:10 AM 7,334 Views 36 Comments

It’ll be the largest penalty ever imposed by the US Federal Trade Commission over privacy violations.

# facebook - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

US Border Patrol investigating 'disturbing' Facebook group allegedly filled with racist memes
# Border Patrol
# Border Patrol

US Border Patrol investigating 'disturbing' Facebook group allegedly filled with racist memes

Jul 2nd 2019, 8:13 AM 19,536 Views 48 Comments

The group was created in August 2016 and has some 9,500 members, according to ProPublica.

# facebook - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Facebook urges against 'punitive' fines for firms who breach Government's new online safety laws
# Online Safety Act
# Online Safety Act

Facebook urges against 'punitive' fines for firms who breach Government's new online safety laws

Jun 27th 2019, 11:05 AM 5,446 Views 17 Comments

The government published submissions on the proposed laws today.

Facebook's Libra project could be a watershed moment for the blockchain industry
# Financial Services
# Financial Services

Facebook's Libra project could be a watershed moment for the blockchain industry

Jun 27th 2019, 10:33 AM 240 Views 0 Comments

This marks the social media giant’s boldest foray into the financial services industry.

# facebook - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Complaint of 'racism' against Wexford shop whose owner painted his face black for advert upheld
# ASAI
# ASAI

Complaint of 'racism' against Wexford shop whose owner painted his face black for advert upheld

Jun 26th 2019, 9:31 AM 40,479 Views 83 Comments

Smyths Homevalue shared the video on Facebook to promote Black Friday last year.

# facebook - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Facebook and Twitter representatives to appear before court after Ana Kriegel murderers identified online
# Contempt Of Court
# Contempt Of Court

Facebook and Twitter representatives to appear before court after Ana Kriegel murderers identified online

Jun 19th 2019, 4:48 PM 52,346 Views 0 Comments

The boys, identified in the media only as Boy A and Boy B, were convicted yesterday of murdering Ana Kriegel last year.

Poll: Would you use Facebook's new currency?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you use Facebook's new currency?

Jun 19th 2019, 9:08 AM 32,412 Views 59 Comments

The social media company plans to launch the currency as early as next year.