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 - Today’s News
“Creep, creep” says the new Facebook group.
# facebook - Yesterday’s News
A campaign in the US last year resulted in a 21-fold increase in registration.
# facebook - Sunday 16 June, 2013
# facebook - Saturday 15 June, 2013
Good morning! Here are nine things to know before you start your day…
# facebook - Friday 14 June, 2013
A full-page newspaper ad, to coincide with an EU-US summit in Dublin, claims surveillance breaches United Nations conventions.
# facebook - Thursday 13 June, 2013
# facebook - Wednesday 12 June, 2013
# facebook - Tuesday 11 June, 2013
The European Commission says it will ask the US for assurances about the legality of its data harvesting this week.
# facebook - Monday 10 June, 2013
William Hague says any proposals by British intelligence agencies to intercept data needs the approval of ministers.
Billy Hawkes said that his concern might be that there would be an abuse of powers that have been granted for legitimate reasons.
# facebook - Saturday 8 June, 2013
Pictures show the reconstruction of redwood forest area – created by Lord of the Rings set designer – which got him in trouble with state of California.
# facebook - Friday 7 June, 2013
The Guardian says Britain’s GCHQ surveillance agency has been able to access data harvested by the US’s ‘PRISM’ system.
# facebook - Monday 27 May, 2013
The culprits started chatting to the 13-year-old six months ago.
# facebook - Sunday 26 May, 2013
“All the big internet companies that have money are potential buyers. Then it depends on what they want to be and how much they are willing to pay.”
Sixty-four per cent of businesses intend to upgrade their online presence in the next 18 months, with the Irish online market predicted to grow to €21bn by 2017.
# facebook - Thursday 23 May, 2013
J.Lo is branching out into selling phones on Facebook.
# facebook - Wednesday 22 May, 2013
Apple, which employs 4,000 people in Ireland, pays a tax rate of less than two per cent in Ireland.
# facebook - Monday 20 May, 2013
The ‘Mr and Mrs Average’ data reveals that men get into literature later in life, while women lose interest in their 20s.
# facebook - Thursday 16 May, 2013
A High Court judge said today he was surprised that Google and Facebook had not done more to help take down the video.
# facebook - Monday 13 May, 2013
Should you accept your mum’s friend request? ARGH.
WHY DO YOU HAVE TO KEEP CHANGING, FACEBOOK?!?
# facebook - Sunday 12 May, 2013
Sorry, Android users. You’re probably not going to want to read this article.
The ‘Fast & Furious’ actor reckons his pre-eminence in building a big following on the site has led the way.
# facebook - Thursday 9 May, 2013
Wonder what the boys on the stock exchange made of that?
The Simon Wiesenthal Centre is pressing Twitter and Facebook to deal with the situation.
# facebook - Tuesday 7 May, 2013
The company has assured users that their data will remain protected.
# facebook - Monday 6 May, 2013
# facebook - Friday 3 May, 2013
The court was also shown images of April’s final hours as the trial of 47-year-old Mark Bridger continued.
Yingluck Shinawatra is suing a cartoonist who posted a photo to Facebook along with a caption condemning her.
… and thousands are clamouring for them.
# facebook - Thursday 2 May, 2013
# facebook - Friday 26 April, 2013
The first photo ever uploaded to the internet, the first registered domain name… let’s step back into the internet’s history.
Currently only 23 per cent of Irish SMEs trade online, with three of the four billion that Irish consumers spend online leaving the country.
What do you think?
# facebook - Wednesday 24 April, 2013
Some of the most pained comments from the festival’s Facebook page.
# facebook - Sunday 21 April, 2013
What would Beyoncé post? What about George Hook?
# facebook - Wednesday 17 April, 2013
# facebook - Saturday 13 April, 2013
The star has zero filter this year and has been using social media as his outlet.