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# social - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

# social - Thursday 10 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Why we smile…and why we fake it Say Cheese

Why we smile…and why we fake it

Studies indicate smiling plays a key role in our social dynamics, but can you tell a fake from the real thing?

# social - 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.’

# social - Sunday 13 April, 2014

From The Score He’s right, Joe: It’s the Sporting Tweets of the Week Twittersphere

He’s right, Joe: It’s the Sporting Tweets of the Week

From tactics to tuxes and even a suit of armour, Twitter didn’t disappoint us this week.

# social - Saturday 8 March, 2014

From Business ETC Meet the Kerry author chosen to take part in Twitter’s literary festival Twitfiction

Meet the Kerry author chosen to take part in Twitter’s literary festival

The Twitter Fiction Festival has 52 authors telling their own original stories within the restrictions of 140 characters.

# social - Sunday 23 February, 2014

# social - Friday 14 February, 2014

From Business ETC Facebook moves beyond male and female with new gender identity options LGBT

Facebook moves beyond male and female with new gender identity options

Users in the US can now use 50 different custom gender terms – such as bi-gender and androgynous – to describe themselves.

# social - Friday 10 January, 2014

From Business ETC Gmail change will soon allow anyone on Google+ to email you Changes

Gmail change will soon allow anyone on Google+ to email you

Thankfully, you can opt-out of it.

# social - Saturday 9 November, 2013

7 important features an Irish social media site would need

A face blurring feature is a must.

# social - Friday 4 October, 2013

8 questions no one should ever ask anyone again

For everyone’s benefit.

# social - Thursday 15 August, 2013

# social - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

11 of the world’s most awkward social situations

This is where uncomfortable lives.

# social - Thursday 4 April, 2013

From Business ETC Facebook unveils Android software suite Facebook

Facebook unveils Android software suite

The software will be available for download from 12 April.

# social - Monday 21 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: To end cancer, we must close the health gap between rich and poor Cancer

Column: To end cancer, we must close the health gap between rich and poor

It is only at the local level that we can close the “cancer gap” between the rich and poor, writes consultant medical oncologist Professor John Kennedy.

# social - Sunday 30 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Snap: The top 10 Instagram locations in 2012 Instagrammed This post contains images

Snap: The top 10 Instagram locations in 2012

All is not as it seems, however.

# social - Monday 26 November, 2012

The burning question*: Is it alright to take your phone to the toilet? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Is it alright to take your phone to the toilet?

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# social - Saturday 17 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Column: How to take your life back from technology Read Me

Column: How to take your life back from technology

Mobile phones, email, Facebook and Twitter can make us more anti-social, writes Ciara Conlon – but that doesn’t mean we should ditch them.

# social - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Column: Most would jump at the chance to work at home, but it has its downsides Opinion

Column: Most would jump at the chance to work at home, but it has its downsides

Working at home is not as relaxing as one might think, writes Ann-Marie Scully who says she even misses the morning commute.

# social - Thursday 18 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Social entrepreneurs with big ideas win €775k prizes Awards

Social entrepreneurs with big ideas win €775k prizes

Coder Dojo, Neuro Hero and Soar each won €200,000 each at the Social Entrepreneurs Ireland awards tonight.

# social - Monday 17 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Stream movies via Facebook with new Volta app Volta

Stream movies via Facebook with new Volta app

You can even choose a film for a friend over Facebook as a present – now isn’t that nice?

# social - Saturday 7 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you know your neighbours? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you know your neighbours?

You have a week left to organise an event for Know Your Neighbour weekend. But how well do you know them now – if at all?

# social - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should teachers be on social media with students? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should teachers be on social media with students?

Is it alright for teachers to interact with their students on Facebook in this digital age – or should they steer clear? You tell us…

# social - Monday 14 May, 2012

The burning question*: Do you squeeze the toothpaste tube from the bottom? Work Can Wait This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Do you squeeze the toothpaste tube from the bottom?

This and every Monday, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# social - Sunday 13 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie 10 tips on overcoming fear Fear Factor

10 tips on overcoming fear

Author Robert Greene has written books on how to gain power and keep it – this is how he thinks you can overcome fear…

# social - Monday 30 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Volunteer depression service rolls out education programme Mental Health

Volunteer depression service rolls out education programme

#DepressionHurts campaign asks schools to give over one lesson to educating children on spotting depression in others – and reaching out if they are suffering.

# social - Monday 16 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The 9 worst councils in Ireland’s planning system Bad Planning

The 9 worst councils in Ireland’s planning system

An Taisce has rated planning systems in 34 city and county councils. Nine of them got an ‘F’ grade.

# social - Monday 2 January, 2012

From The Score Like! The most popular teams on Facebook Social This post contains images

Like! The most popular teams on Facebook

Who are the most liked sports teams in the world? Well here’s the top 20.

# social - Thursday 22 September, 2011

Reggae and Usain Bolt: How Arthur’s Day translates abroad

To Martha? To llamas? You might have your own opinion of the Guinness fest here – but is it really going round the world?…

# social - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

From Business ETC Angry Birds CEO coming to Dublin for web summit Social

Angry Birds CEO coming to Dublin for web summit

Mikael Hed will join senior execs from LinkedIn, Facebook and YouTube at the second annual Dublin Web Summit.

# social - Saturday 21 May, 2011

From TheJournal.ie The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures.