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#Social Networking

# social-networking - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

The social election: A €100k Facebook splurge by FF & FG ... and Michael Healy-Rae wins Instagram
# Social Networking
# Social Networking

The social election: A €100k Facebook splurge by FF & FG ... and Michael Healy-Rae wins Instagram

Feb 5th 2020, 6:05 AM 22,104 Views 27 Comments

We take a closer look at the online battle for votes.

# social-networking - Friday 22 February, 2019

We asked you to tell us what really grinds your gears on social media, and you didn't hold back
# Rantin' And Ravin'
From The Daily Edge
# Rantin' And Ravin'

We asked you to tell us what really grinds your gears on social media, and you didn't hold back

Feb 22nd 2019, 8:00 AM 7,173 Views 7 Comments

‘The boy did good’ is high on the list.

# social-networking - Thursday 13 December, 2018

'One of the worst years of my life': Woman awarded €8k in unfair dismissal case
# WRC
# WRC

'One of the worst years of my life': Woman awarded €8k in unfair dismissal case

Dec 13th 2018, 6:05 AM 30,140 Views 0 Comments

The woman criticised the firm’s attitude towards her mental health, as she had postnatal depression after her child was born.

# social-networking - Monday 10 September, 2018

32% of Irish children are talking to strangers online every week
# Cyber Safety
# Cyber Safety

32% of Irish children are talking to strangers online every week

Sep 10th 2018, 8:27 AM 10,865 Views 21 Comments

Over half of nine year olds are on social media despite age restrictions, a new survey has found.

# social-networking - Thursday 22 December, 2016

It's official - Facebook makes you miserable, according to new research
# Lurkers
# Lurkers

It's official - Facebook makes you miserable, according to new research

Dec 22nd 2016, 4:17 PM 10,614 Views 20 Comments

People’s emotional life improves significantly when they quit the social network for a week, a study found.

# social-networking - Thursday 15 December, 2016

This is how Facebook plans to crack down on fake news
# Liked And Shared
# Liked And Shared

This is how Facebook plans to crack down on fake news

Dec 15th 2016, 8:22 PM 8,370 Views 50 Comments

The company said it will be focusing on the “worst of the worst” offenders and partnering with outside fact-checkers to sort honest news reports from made up stories.

# social-networking - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Twitter's founder was accidentally banned from the website
# Fail Whale
# Fail Whale

Twitter's founder was accidentally banned from the website

Nov 23rd 2016, 8:08 AM 7,327 Views 11 Comments

Co-founder Dorsey returned as chief executive last year but has yet to ignite growth.

# social-networking - Monday 25 January, 2016

There seems to be no escape from Facebook's dominance
# Popularity Contest
From Business ETC
# Popularity Contest

There seems to be no escape from Facebook's dominance

Jan 25th 2016, 12:36 PM 10,660 Views 13 Comments

It has two of the most popular messaging apps among Irish users with FB Messenger taking first place.

# social-networking - Thursday 24 September, 2015

8 social disasters that would happen if Facebook stayed down
# Who's Birthday Is It
From The Daily Edge
# Who's Birthday Is It

8 social disasters that would happen if Facebook stayed down

Sep 24th 2015, 6:45 PM 6,421 Views 2 Comments

A harrowing ten minutes.

# social-networking - Friday 31 July, 2015

Mark Zuckerberg has written a lovely letter about his wife's miscarriages
# Good Luck Zuck
# Good Luck Zuck

Mark Zuckerberg has written a lovely letter about his wife's miscarriages

Jul 31st 2015, 7:13 PM 35,873 Views 19 Comments

He announced that his wife Priscilla is pregnant.

# social-networking - Friday 23 January, 2015

Woman who set up site for Russian LGBT teens is fined for "gay propaganda"
# Russia
# Russia

Woman who set up site for Russian LGBT teens is fined for "gay propaganda"

Jan 23rd 2015, 7:39 PM 8,183 Views 69 Comments

Yelena Klimova (26) said she will appeal the verdict.

Comedian takes to the streets to practice social networking skills in real life with cringey results
# Irl
From The Daily Edge
# Irl

Comedian takes to the streets to practice social networking skills in real life with cringey results

Jan 23rd 2015, 10:17 AM 2,728 Views 0 Comments

“I’d like to endorse you for your coffee making skills.”

# social-networking - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Twitter is making it easier for you to report nasty comments
# Blocked
# Blocked

Twitter is making it easier for you to report nasty comments

Dec 3rd 2014, 2:00 PM 7,934 Views 22 Comments

The website is also improving its system for blocking accounts – and this is just the first step.

# social-networking - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Twitter share drop: It may be evolving, but not fast enough and nothing like Facebook
# Silicon Valley
# Silicon Valley

Twitter share drop: It may be evolving, but not fast enough and nothing like Facebook

Oct 28th 2014, 8:46 AM 5,492 Views 6 Comments

Analysts say investors want to see more rapid change at the social network.

# social-networking - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

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

12 brilliantly sarcastic comebacks to Facebook posts

Jul 15th 2014, 9:30 PM 106,602 Views 32 Comments

Er, nice status update.

# social-networking - Sunday 29 June, 2014

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

It's official. Everybody hates happy couples on Facebook

Jun 29th 2014, 12:16 PM 4,114 Views 0 Comments

Baby, think twiiiice… before you post.

# social-networking - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Everyone is talking about this app that only lets you say 'Yo'
# Yo App
From The Daily Edge
# Yo App

Everyone is talking about this app that only lets you say 'Yo'

Jun 18th 2014, 5:16 PM 7,269 Views 17 Comments

“Yo.”

# social-networking - Monday 19 May, 2014

New feature lets you 'ask' your Facebook friends about their relationship status
# Don't Ask
From The Daily Edge
# Don't Ask

New feature lets you 'ask' your Facebook friends about their relationship status

May 19th 2014, 7:30 PM 4,360 Views 2 Comments

A new ‘ask’ button has popped up on Facebook pages – here’s what it’s all about.

# social-networking - Monday 14 April, 2014

Column: What is the psychological impact of spending so much time in 'cyberspace'?
# CyberPsychology
# CyberPsychology

Column: What is the psychological impact of spending so much time in 'cyberspace'?

Apr 14th 2014, 1:00 PM 936 Views 18 Comments

There are serious legal, ethical and philosophical challenges to protecting children in this technological age, writes Mary Aiken.

# social-networking - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Your Facebook search history is a thing of nightmares
# Oh Dear God
From The Daily Edge
# Oh Dear God

Your Facebook search history is a thing of nightmares

Mar 1st 2014, 4:35 PM 7,828 Views 2 Comments

Here’s how to get rid of it.

8 pointless social media interactions that need to stop right now
# Mail Xx
From The Daily Edge
# Mail Xx

8 pointless social media interactions that need to stop right now

Mar 1st 2014, 1:00 PM 39,581 Views 87 Comments

And we’re all guilty.

Everything you needed to know about Reddit but were too afraid to ask
# Today I Learned
From The Daily Edge
# Today I Learned

Everything you needed to know about Reddit but were too afraid to ask

Mar 1st 2014, 9:30 AM 21,391 Views 26 Comments

Your guide to getting the most out of it. Subreddits, the lingo and upvotes, oh my!

# social-networking - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Column: Facebook's early childhood was... complicated.
# Growing Pains
# Growing Pains

Column: Facebook's early childhood was... complicated.

Feb 4th 2014, 7:00 AM 63 Views 10 Comments

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.

# social-networking - Monday 27 January, 2014

Column: Sorry politicians, you can’t avoid social media – people no longer accept being ‘talked at’
# Digital Democracy
# Digital Democracy

Column: Sorry politicians, you can’t avoid social media – people no longer accept being ‘talked at’

Jan 27th 2014, 7:00 AM 74 Views 17 Comments

The political class have realised the importance of a digital economy – but, they also need to realise the importance of building a digital democracy, writes Niall Devitt.

# social-networking - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Here's how to unearth your first ever tweet
# Sleuthing
From The Daily Edge
# Sleuthing

Here's how to unearth your first ever tweet

Jan 26th 2014, 11:00 AM 13,086 Views 10 Comments

And anyone else’s too.

# social-networking - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Is Facebook an 'infectious disease that will die out'?
# Viral
# Viral

Is Facebook an 'infectious disease that will die out'?

Jan 23rd 2014, 2:15 PM 16,393 Views 56 Comments

Two PhD candidates at Princeton University seem to think so.

# social-networking - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Are these horrors awaiting you in your Facebook "Other" inbox?
# Inbox Of Doom
From The Daily Edge
# Inbox Of Doom

Are these horrors awaiting you in your Facebook "Other" inbox?

Jan 18th 2014, 9:30 AM 25,854 Views 24 Comments

It’s scarier than a horror movie in there.

# social-networking - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Revenue using social networks to catch tax dodgers
# Tax
# Tax

Revenue using social networks to catch tax dodgers

Jan 15th 2014, 10:44 PM 22,887 Views 34 Comments

If you’re not paying tax, probably best not to tweet about it.

# social-networking - Saturday 4 January, 2014

18 of the funniest Irish Twitter political commentators you should follow in 2014
# Dail Fail
From The Daily Edge
# Dail Fail

18 of the funniest Irish Twitter political commentators you should follow in 2014

Jan 4th 2014, 3:00 PM 33,130 Views 36 Comments

If you like your politics with a side of humour, that is.

# social-networking - Thursday 14 November, 2013

12 reasons Snapchat is worth way more than $3 billion
# Snap Happy
From The Daily Edge
# Snap Happy

12 reasons Snapchat is worth way more than $3 billion

Nov 14th 2013, 9:30 PM 47,735 Views 54 Comments

Back off Facebook!

# social-networking - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Column: Do you 'compartmentalise' your life on social media?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Do you 'compartmentalise' your life on social media?

Oct 19th 2013, 7:00 PM 69 Views 24 Comments

Is Facebook for friends and Twitter for the truth? Molly Garboden writes about how showing different sides to yourself to different people is a trick as old as time.

# social-networking - Thursday 29 August, 2013

11 per cent of people in Ireland now have Snapchat (but just 3% have Vine)
# Social Networking
# Social Networking

11 per cent of people in Ireland now have Snapchat (but just 3% have Vine)

Aug 29th 2013, 6:22 PM 25,280 Views 29 Comments

The latest snapshot of social media habits in Ireland has thrown up some interesting figures.

# social-networking - Thursday 4 July, 2013

These graphs show you what social media sites Irish people are using
# Social Networking
# Social Networking

These graphs show you what social media sites Irish people are using

Jul 4th 2013, 7:15 AM 19,183 Views 27 Comments

Over a third of the country don’t use social networking websites but the number of Facebook and Twitter users is on the rise.

# social-networking - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Hashtags on #Facebook are now working in Ireland
# Is This Working?
# Is This Working?

Hashtags on #Facebook are now working in Ireland

Jun 13th 2013, 11:57 AM 13,359 Views 18 Comments

The social networking site has finally followed Twitter and Instagram in enabling hashtags.

# social-networking - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Here's why you can't search for 'yellow duck' on a Chinese website
# China
# China

Here's why you can't search for 'yellow duck' on a Chinese website

Jun 5th 2013, 9:38 AM 13,799 Views 13 Comments

The term has been blocked on the country’s most popular social networking site Weibo which is similar in style to Twitter.

# social-networking - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Yahoo! approves deal to buy Tumblr in $1.1bn takeover - report
# Yahoo!
# Yahoo!

Yahoo! approves deal to buy Tumblr in $1.1bn takeover - report

May 19th 2013, 6:00 PM 8,813 Views 5 Comments

The Wall Street Journal says Yahoo! directors have approved the ambitious takeover of the popular social platform.

# social-networking - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Vin Diesel: Facebook 'owes me billions of dollars'
# Facebook
# Facebook

Vin Diesel: Facebook 'owes me billions of dollars'

May 12th 2013, 3:41 PM 30,952 Views 19 Comments

The ‘Fast & Furious’ actor reckons his pre-eminence in building a big following on the site has led the way.

# social-networking - Monday 8 April, 2013

Facebook testing system where users pay to contact celebrities: report
# Networking
# Networking

Facebook testing system where users pay to contact celebrities: report

Apr 8th 2013, 10:38 AM 6,153 Views 37 Comments

It’s said that users could be charged up to €12.60 to send direct messages to the inbox of high-profile users.

# social-networking - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Facebook to unveil new 'home' on Android screens
# Facebook
# Facebook

Facebook to unveil new 'home' on Android screens

Apr 4th 2013, 11:54 AM 9,459 Views 14 Comments

Facebook is expected to unveil a modified version of Android, which will be more deeply integrated with the social network.

# social-networking - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Facebook is changing the news feed... yes, again
# Facebook
# Facebook

Facebook is changing the news feed... yes, again

Mar 7th 2013, 7:29 PM 23,967 Views 63 Comments

Yep… again. The new design will make it easier to split your friends’ updates from pages you follow.

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