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Leo makes the top five in Fortune’s 40 under 40 list
Ellie DonnellyAn Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has taken fifth spot in Fortune’s 40 under 40 most influential young people in the world.
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Ellie DonnellyAn Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has taken fifth spot in Fortune’s 40 under 40 most influential young people in the world.
Aoife KellyAs Brianna Parkins looks at her Facebook memories this week she’s greeted with...
Abi JacksonAs a kid, I used to love sitting down with my Nan and going through her holiday...
Aoife Kelly A young Kildare man who wrote a song about Conor McGregor is hoping its success leads to a full-time career in music.
Andrew Griffin Snapchat might be dying. And Facebook could be the thing that killed it.
Donal Lynch The video which Sinead O'Connor posted this week on Facebook made for fairly excruciating viewing, not least because it seemed like so much history repeating.
Celine Naughton Launched earlier this month, the Facebook group page 'I Am Waterford' rapidly went viral, with 10,000 members joining up in the first 10 days. The brainchild of sand artist Seán Corcoran, the...
Chrissie Russell In the beginning I was determined I wasn't going to be one of those parents, rolling my eyes as my Facebook timeline turned into a saturated swamp of baby snaps. But of course that all changed...
By Taylor Heyman The Children’s Commissioner for England has said parents need to set boundaries for their children’s use of social media and the internet “in the same way they would use sweets or junk food”.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Russian officials and politicians have vented their frustration with US President Donald Trump's decision to sign a bill imposing new sanctions on the country.
By Peter Cary An American nurse has received thousands of messages of encouragement after her son wrote a heartfelt Facebook post in defence of her tattoos.
Lucy Pasha-Robinson An anti-immigration group in Norway has been widely mocked after mistaking a photograph of empty bus seats for six Muslim women wearing burqas.
Sarah Young A mum's Facebook post about the reality of bringing up a child with ADHD has gone viral for all the right reasons.
US stocks finished mostly higher as banks, media and energy companies climbed just enough to cancel out losses for technology companies including Facebook and Amazon.
By Peter Cary This toddler didn’t attempt to hide her true feelings when her mum asked her for a crisp.
By Francesca Gosling Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg has urged better pay and access to more influential job roles for women.
Joseph Menn Russian intelligence agents attempted to spy on French President Emmanuel Macron's election campaign earlier this year by creating phoney Facebook personas, according to a US congressman and...
Ronan Price He just doesn't get it. Like legions of politicians before him, Charlie Flanagan has fallen into the trap of advocating an impossible solution to an intractable problem.
Declan Brennan A man who made allegations about a State solicitor on Facebook is under investigation for harassment, the trial of a detective for harassing the same solicitor has heard.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Russian intelligence agents attempted to spy on President Emmanuel Macron's election campaign earlier this year by creating phony Facebook personas, according to a U.S. congressman and two...
By Taylor Heyman A parenting blogger has shared an email thanking her for paying for a woman’s shopping, three years after the event.
Aatif Sulleyman On This Day – also known as Facebook Memories – is one of the social network’s most divisive features.
Louise Kelly Ireland's small and medium sized enterprises have received another boost in the form of Facebook's Irish SME Council.
By Joe Nerssessian, Press Association The video unveiling Jodie Whittaker as the Thirteenth Doctor has been watched more than 16 million times online.
Jack Hardy A stolen bicycle was reunited with its owner after she reportedly executed a sting operation to seize it back from a man selling it online.
Independent.ie Business Desk Facebook will join Ireland’s major SME event YOUR BUSINESS LIVE as co-sponsor, it has been announced.
Ciaran Moran When Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg visited a farm in South Dakota recently, he praised farmers but not all his Facebook followers were impressed.
Amy Mulvaney Prepare for cuteness overload.
Tottenham have insisted they are not in takeover talks amid claims that a potential buyer backed by Facebook owner Mark Zuckerberg could be preparing a £1billion bid.
Does Canada own the internet? The question may sound like a joke, but it's the serious challenge presented by a Canadian Supreme Court decision issued last week. The court ordered Google to deindex search results that were letting one side of a lawsuit violate the...
Narjas Zatat A man was arrested for burglary after his 19-year-old daughter recognised his face in a CCTV video viral appeal, it has emerged.
Daniel O'Connor An Irishman living in London is looking for information after three young men allegedly broke into his family’s home and assaulted his family.
Rebecca Lumley A Lucan lollipop lady received a heartwarming send-off on her last day in the job.
Colm Kelpie Planning restrictions imposed on the proposed new third runway at Dublin Airport would result in more than 17,000 fewer jobs being created in the economy, the DAA has claimed.
A Swedish appeals court has increased the sentences for three men convicted over a gang rape which was streamed live on a closed Facebook group.
Facebook has reached another milestone, announcing that it now has more than two billion users.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Facebook is in talks with Hollywood studios about producing scripted, TV-quality shows, with an aim of launching original programming by late summer, the 'Wall Street Journal' reported.
Abinaya Vijayaraghavan Facebook is in talks with Hollywood studios about producing scripted, TV-quality shows, with an aim of launching original programming by late summer, according to reports in the Wall...
Aatif Sulleyman A man who held a baby out of a 15th-floor window in order to gain Facebook Likes has been sentenced to two years in prison.
Kathleen O'Sullivan A video showing a two-way, segregated cycle track blocked with parked cars in Dublin has raised concerns for the safety of cycling in the capital.
Independent.ie Newsdesk This is the moment a member of the Irish Coast Guard was lowered to a dog that had become trapped on a cliff.
Steve Dempsey Last Monday, it emerged that Facebook is to create a tool that will allow its 1.94 billion users do something they can't currently do; pay to consume news. Cue rubbing of hands and sighs of relief from...
Brian O'Reilly The Press Council of Ireland called for the introduction of a regulatory system for social media after an innocent man was falsely accused of being a sex offender on Facebook.
Ryan Nugent Gardaí are investigating after a security lapse at Facebook led to the personal details of up to 40 Irish staff at their Dublin headquarters being breached - potentially exposing their...
Independent.ie Newsdesk Ryanair has issued a warning to customers over a new Facebook scam.
Facebook has started deploying its artificial intelligence capabilities to help combat terrorists' use of its service.
Adrian Weckler You'd know the General Data Protection Regulation is less than a year off. With Europe's big regulatory stick getting closer and closer, big companies are really starting to get into gear.
Blame the computers ... or the hedge funds ... or the hedge funds with computers.
Kevin Palmer Manchester United may have given an huge hint that they are planning for life after club captain Wayne Rooney, after his image disappeared from the club’s Facebook page.
Katherine Donnelly Exam chiefs are investigating a breach in security that led to the Leaving Certificate higher level Irish Paper 2 being posted on Facebook.
Katherine Donnelly Exam chiefs are investigating a breach in security that led to the Leaving Certificate higher level Irish Paper 2 being posted on Facebook while the exam was still going on today.
By Taylor Heyman Facebook users are posting thousands of rainbow reactions on the Democratic Unionist Party’s page in protest at the party’s stance on LGBTQ issues.
Luke Byrne Social media must be subject to regulation, the Press Council has said in the wake of the case of a man who was erroneously identified as a sex offender on Facebook.
Brian O'Reilly THE Press council has called for the introduction of a regulatory system for social media after an innocent man was falsely accused of being a sex offender on Facebook.
Aatif Sulleyman WhatsApp has added a pair of new features designed to encourage you to share more pictures through it.
Josie Cox Vodafone has announced that it is cracking down on its advertising policy, meaning that its adverts will no longer appear on any type of media outlet that creates or shares what it describes as hate...
Daniel O'Connor Harvard College have revoked the admission offers of at least ten prospective students after they were found to be involved in a Facebook group chat for sharing offensive memes.
By Taylor Heyman Facebook has activated its Safety Check feature following a terror attack in London which has left seven dead and dozens injured.
John McGee Back in 2004, a friend bought a camera online after he scoured numerous online vendors looking for a particular Pentax camera he had his eye on for several months. Having settled on a particular...
Maria Sheahan A German court rejected a mother's demand on Wednesday that Facebook grant her access to her deceased daughter's account.
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Ken Foy and Robin Schiller The killers of the country's latest gangland feud victim were monitoring his social media activity to discover his movements in the days before the killing.
Rachel Hosie A baby has become an internet sensation after appearing to walk just a few minutes after being born.
Adrian Weckler Is it a shock that Facebook lobbied the Irish Government on tax and data laws? No - all big companies do.
Editorial When the Taoiseach travels to a country with a questionable human rights record, there have usually, and quite rightly, been serious questions about what he has done during the visit to address this core issue.
Ciara Kelly Facebook's files on its moderation guidelines came under scrutiny this week, with The Guardian newspaper in the UK revealing the criteria FB moderators use to decide if a post is suitable to be left up on...
Wayne O'Connor Fake news and light touch regulation of social media platforms are threats to democracy and press freedom in Ireland, the chair of the Press Council Sean Donlon has warned.
Adrian Weckler 'Why should we sit back and let Facebook get away with this? Who's in charge of this society anyway?"
Tim Healy A man is suing Facebook claiming he was defamed in a post calling him "Dundalk's biggest drug dealer".
Telegraph Reporters Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg features in a long line of university dropouts who became millionaires after founding technology companies - Bill Gates and Steve Jobs among them.
Editorial Fine Gael's leadership contest offers change at the top of Government.
Zainab Boladale Press freedom and even democracy is threatened by the rise of social media sites that proliferate fake news, the chair of the Press Council has warned.
Monika Bickert Last month, people shared several horrific videos on Facebook of Syrian children in the aftermath of a chemical weapons attack. The videos, which also appeared elsewhere on the internet, showed...
Monika Bickert, Facebook's head of global policy management Last month, people shared several horrific videos on Facebook of Syrian children in the aftermath of a chemical weapons attack. The videos, which also appeared elsewhere on the internet, showed...
By Alistair Mason Facebook activated its safety check feature to help friends and family confirm their safety to one another in the aftermath of the suicide bombing in Manchester.
Ian Begley An Irish mental health service for young people has criticised Facebook's decision to allow users to livestream attempts to self-harm.
Adrian Weckler So now we know.
Ciara O'Connor Anyone with a Facebook account will know the exquisite boredom that is other people's lives. Specifically, other people's relationships.
By Georgia Humphreys When Sala Ioane hung out a couple of her children’s blankets and jerseys in her carport, she woke up to find that someone had stolen them.
Adrian Weckler Once again, EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager has flexed her legal muscles against an American multinational tech firm.
Ellie Donnelly The European Commission has fined Facebook €110m for providing incorrect or misleading information during the Commission's 2014 investigation of Facebook's acquisition of WhatsApp.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Maria Sharapova has not been handed a wild card into this year's French Open, tournament organisers have announced on Facebook.
Thailand has retreated from a threat to block Facebook, instead handing the social media site court orders to remove content the government deems illegal.
Independent.ie Newsdesk A sixth-year student was questioned by gardaí after he posted threatening messages about members of his school community on Facebook.
Kathy Armstrong Dara Quigley was a "real do-er and a trailblazer", a friend has said in a poignant tribute.
Steve Dempsey Last Monday, readers of the Guardian, the Times, and the Daily Telegraph in the UK were treated to full-page ads outlining Facebook's 10 commandments for spotting fake news. The...
By Zaina Alibhai Theresa May wants to introduce new internet regulations that allow teenagers to wipe their social media history to prevent embarrassing posts coming back to haunt them.
Independent.ie Newsdesk This is the touching moment a football coach announced to his young team that he was born a woman.
Kate Holton Facebook has launched a British newspaper advertising campaign to warn users of the dangers of fake news, in the latest drive by the social media giant to tackle malicious information ahead of a...
By Zaina Alibhai Facebook has printed adverts containing tips on how to spot fake news.
By Nilima Marshall Facebook is expected to play an influential role in the General Election, amid concerns about a lack of regulation.
Donal Lynch Are men worse at friendship than women? I'd always assumed that the answer was 'yes', but only because I am a man, bad at friendship, and sort of entering that period of life where a lot of the comrades of youth are increasingly Facebook phantoms, if that, and actual socialising frequently feels like a major expending of...
Amy Mulvaney Limerick Animal Welfare is calling for information after taking in a dog in one of the worst states they have ever seen.
Denise Calnan Two Canadian teenage girls have been arrested after they allegedly posted a video to Facebook Live showing them beating a fellow student to death.
Independent.ie Newsdesk An American teenager who tried to livestream her suicide on Facebook Live was saved by deputies after viewers watching the haunting scene called emergency services.
An American teenager who tried to livestream her suicide on Facebook Live was saved by deputies after viewers watching the haunting scene called emergency services.
Martyn Landi The Facebook-owned instant messaging app began experiencing problems on Wednesday evening.
Facebook has reported a forecast-beating first-quarter profit of 3.06 billion dollars (£2.4bn).
Barbara Ortutay Facebook plans to hire another 3,000 people to review videos and other posts after getting criticised for not responding quickly enough to murders, suicide and other violent acts shown live on its service.
Independent.ie Newsdesk A girl dying of brain cancer has received more than 33,000 cards from strangers, after posting on Facebook asking people to send her messages.
Facebook has announced it will hire another 3,000 people to review videos of crime and suicides following murders shown live on the social network.
Facebook plans to hire another 3,000 people to review videos and other posts after being criticised for not responding quickly enough to murders shown on its service.
James Titcomb Facebook has been forced to apologise after the social media giant was found studying children to determine if they were emotionally vulnerable.
Adrian Weckler Few of Ireland's two million regular Facebook users have been spared the embarrassment, upset or offence of something they've seen on the social network.
Nicola Anderson Facebook insists that it takes safety seriously, and last month introduced new tools to help people when intimate images are shared without permission.
Graham Clifford As the doors of Cork's only synagogue creaked to a close for the final time last year, after over a century of serving the needs of the city's Jewish population, the hum of a low-flying plane could...
The wife of a Thai man who hanged their 11-month-old daughter on Facebook Live has said her husband is the only person to blame, and she bears no anger towards the social media site or the users who shared the horrific video.
Amy Sawitta Lefevre and Panarat Thepgumpanat Police in Thailand on Wednesday said they would discuss how to expedite taking down "inappropriate online content" after a man broadcast himself killing his 11-month-old daughter in a live video...
Patpicha Tanakasempipat Bangkok A Thai man filmed himself killing his 11-month-old daughter in video clips posted on Facebook before committing suicide in the latest controversy to hit the social-media giant's technology.
A Thai man upset with his wife has hanged their 11-month-old daughter on Facebook Live before killing himself.
Patpicha Tanakasempipat A man filmed himself killing his 11-month-old daughter in two video clips posted on Facebook before taking his own life, police said on Tuesday.
Hayley Halpin A South Dublin County Councillor has allegedly received threats to publish doctored lewd images on his Facebook page following a hacking incident.
Steve Dempsey Facebook held its annual love-in for developers this week in San Jose. The F8 conference is very much targeted at a technical audience, but I thought it would be an interesting exercise to...
Timothy Mclaughlin American Airlines has suspended an employee after a video showed an altercation on one of its planes involving crew, several passengers and a crying woman carrying a young child.
Kim Ripoll Cleveland Facebook Live killer Steve Stephens was undone on the third day of an intensive manhunt when suspicious McDonald's staff delayed giving him his order and telephoned police, it has emerged.
James Titcomb Mark Zuckerberg has confirmed that Facebook is working on technology that will allow people to directly send their thoughts over the internet.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has spoken out on Steve Stephens broadcasting himself murdering an elderly man on the social site.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Facebook murder suspect Steve Stephens' run from justice ended because of a chicken nuggets and fries takeaway, it has emerged.
A man who randomly killed a 74-year-old in Ohio and posted video of the crime on Facebook has fatally shot himself in his car during a police chase in Pennsylvania.
Independent.ie Newsdesk A man hunted by police after he murdered a man and broadcast it on Facebook Live has died by suicide.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Authorities in several states are on the lookout for a man believed to have shot an elderly father and then posted a video of the apparently random killing on Facebook.
By Edward Dracott The video of the killing remained on Facebook for around three hours before being removed.
Independent.ie Newsdesk A huge manhunt is under way in Ohio for a suspect who police said shot and killed an elderly passer-by and posted the murder on Facebook.
Stephen Rae Societies right across the globe have begun waking up to the impact and massive consequences of 'fake news'.
Aatif Sulleyman WhatsApp is testing two major new features that could soon make their way to all users.
By Francesca Gosling Jay Kay said the sad news cast a shadow over the success of the new album.
Facebook has targeted 30,000 fake accounts linked to France ahead of the country's presidential election, as part of a worldwide effort against misinformation.
Aatif Sulleyman Facebook could be prosecuted in the UK for failing to remove child abuse images posted to the site despite being made aware of them, according to a new report.
Charlie Weston Sales in shops declined for a sixth month in a row in March as consumers continue to exploit the Brexit bonus and pour money into buying online.
Ellie Donnelly Facebook has announced plans to increase the solutions which it provides to small businesses.
It's a well established fact that apartments in Dublin's docklands are handy for employees of Google, Facebook, Airbnb and so on. Hence the nickname Silicon Docks.
Adrian Weckler Facebook is to crack down on incidents of ‘revenge porn’ with new tools aimed at blocking intimate images shared without consent.
Bono (56), The Edge, Larry Mullen and Adam Clayton may be around for over four decades but they remain Ireland's wealthiest music act. The Dublin rockers, who shifted parts of their business to the Netherlands 11 years ago to reduce tax, made 52m in the 12 months through June, according to Forbes.
Steve Dempsey Alan Rusbridger has an idea. Speaking at Ad Week Europe last week the former editor-in-chief of the Guardian said media companies should be learning from Facebook and Google. Why? Because the...
By Zaina Alibhai Deirdre McPartland shared a photo of a handwritten note on Facebook which reached as far as the US.
Ronald Quinlan The growth in headline rents to €65 per square foot for the best offices in Dublin's CBD (central business district) is prompting an increasing number of tenants to look for space in the suburbs...
John McGee The first three months of 2017 have been anything but good for Google and Facebook, the two online behemoths of the digital world, both of which stride the global advertising landscape with...
Independent.ie Newsdesk A little boy who lives with a rare skin condition has made a new friend in a dog with the same disorder after an anonymous donation brought the pair together.
A question I've heard many times from entrepreneurs is: "How can we compete with Google and Facebook for talent?".
By Jessica Pitocchi People in central London can mark themselves as ‘safe’.
Independent.ie Newsdesk A video showing a man apparently stopping a fight between two teenagers in New Jersey has drawn millions of views and praise for his intervention.
Police in Chicago are searching for five or six men or boys suspected of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl on Facebook Live.
By Taylor Heyman Facebook is rolling out a new tool designed to warn users they are about to share fake stories.
Adrian Weckler Facebook plans to almost double its workforce in Dublin after confirming that it has signed a deal for an additional office building in the city.
Adrian Weckler Facebook plans to almost double its workforce in Dublin after confirming it has signed a deal for an additional office building in the city.
By Georgia Humphreys “We are the living dead now.”
Andrew Griffin Facebook is finally adding Stories to its news feed, completing its project to adopt Snapchat's most famous picture.
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg and his wife are expecting their second child.
Sam Dean Facebook will employ artificial intelligence to spot users who may be at risk of suicide, telling people to talk to friends or contact a helpline if their posts show signs they may be considering killing...
Amy Molloy A leading security expert has advised people to be careful about what they post on social media when their homes are empty, warning: "Criminals have access to social media too".
Laura Lynott One of the country's top insurance companies says it has witnessed a 25pc increase in "claims fraud detection" in the last two years.
Tim Healy A WOMAN suing over injuries to her neck and back after a rear-ending incident has denied in the High Court that entries to her Facebook page meant she had done gym workouts since the...
Adrian Weckler Here we go again.
Peter Flanagan and Neil Callanan Facebook is close to a deal to lease enough extra office space to add 1,000 staff in Dublin, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
Mark Molloy A US police department came to the assistance of a schoolgirl when she messaged them on Facebook for help with her maths homework.
Jack de Menezes Manuel Neuer has already given Arsene Wenger his team talk for Arsenal’s Champions League last-16 second leg after the Bayern Munich goalkeeper claimed last week’s 5-1 victory felt like “a...
Andrew Griffin WhatsApp has introduced "Statuses". And it all feels a little familiar.
Gordon Deegan Ongoing legal fees associated with a Facebook privacy case contributed to legal costs at the Data Protection Commissioner last year soaring to just under €900,000.
Snapchat takes to the road in London on Monday to promote its initial public offering with a daring proposition: that it can build hot-selling hardware gadgets and ad-friendly software features fast enough to stay one step ahead of Facebook.
Thousands of Chileans are planning to attend a protest march in an attempt to get Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez to move clubs.
Police are examining dramatic video that captured a shooting that killed a toddler and a man who is believed to have been the intended target.
A radio producer and an announcer have been shot dead in the Dominican Republic while one of them was reading the news during a live transmission on Facebook.
A set designer who lost a 150-year-old wedding dress made by her great-grandmother will be reunited with the antique treasure after an appeal on Facebook went viral.
Steve Dempsey A slew of distributed platforms have been rolled out by tech companies in recent years. Facebook has Instant Articles, Google has Accelerated Mobile Pages, Snapchat has its Discover...
Independent.ie Newsdesk A set designer who lost a 150-year-old wedding dress made by her great-grandmother is to be reunited with the antique treasure.
Independent.ie Newsdesk An Irish animal charity is looking to rehome two dogs together because the pair "can't be split".
Meadhbh McGrath From the bestselling author of The Perfect Gift comes a warm, Irish family saga centred on Shelly Dillon, her husband Gerry and grown-up children Jake and Leila. Before their marriage, Shelly and...
Helen Brown So much "fake news" driven by racism has been shared on social media in recent years that a new internet campaign was launched last November to remind Facebook users to "Think Before Sharing".
Colette Fitzpatrick It's possibly very disingenuous of me to even announce I'm off Facebook. I was never really on it.
Louise Kelly Miranda Kerr has accused Facebook of “stealing” Snapchat co-founder Evan Spiegel's ideas.
French journalists are teaming up with US internet giants Google and Facebook to fight propaganda and misinformation online ahead of presidential elections.
Gwenaelle Barzic and Sudip Kar-Gupta Social media companies Facebook, Google and a group of news organisations launched an initiative on Monday to tackle fake news stories in France, with the media in the spotlight as the country's...
Adrian Weckler You have to admire the honest arrogance of it.
Nicola Donnelly An experienced hunter was caught with the carcasses of two protected birds in his freezer after he boasted about shooting them by posting photos on Facebook.
Laura Larkin Tanning injections can be snapped up easily on Facebook, despite repeated health warnings that the injections are not fit for human consumption.
Tom Tuite A mother of five who earned €20,000 selling dangerous and illegal tanning injections which she advertised on Facebook, has been spared a jail sentence.
Tom Tuite A mother-of-five, who earned €20,000 from giving dangerous and illegal tanning injections which she advertised on Facebook, has been spared a jail sentence.
Independent.ie Newsdesk An Irish mum opens up about her daughter's experience with bullying on social media, which led her on a path to self-harm:
Mark Molloy Fast food fans will surely enjoy this McDonald’s maths puzzle which has left thousands of Facebook users scratching their heads
Adrian Weckler President Zuckerberg? It sounds a little crazy. Almost as crazy, in fact, as President Trump.
Adrian Weckler Facebook is testing a Snapchat-style ‘Stories’ feature in its latest move to emulate the most successful bits of its increasingly powerful rival.
Three men have been arrested in Sweden on suspicion of taking part in a rape that was streamed live on a closed Facebook group.
Jon Sharman A gang rape that was reportedly live-streamed on Facebook has led to the arrest of three people.
Sarah Caden 'Scurrilous and reckless" is how Judge James O'Donoghue described the Facebook posts written by Anthony Downes in February 2015. Last Tuesday, in Letterkenny Circuit Civil Court, the judge found...
David Bauder Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton voters had different media diets, but a study finds common ground in Facebook as an important news source - even if their individual feeds bore little resemblance to...
Adrian Weckler An Irish digital health company has raised €7.6m from investors that include Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin.
Stephen Maguire A woman and her husband have been awarded more than €30,000 in damages against a neighbour who defamed them on Facebook.
Helena Horton A formerly homeless man has managed to find work and accommodation after a woman shared his plea for help on Facebook.
According to analysis by Oxfam, just eight men, from Bill Gates to Mike Bloomberg, own as much wealth as 3.6 billion people.
Facebook is introducing measures to tackle the spread of fake news in Germany, months before the country holds a national election.
Katy McGuinness Years ago, when I lived in New York, there was a restaurant called La Lunchonette (sic) on Essex Street between Rivington and Stanton on the Lower East Side. The chef was Jean-Francois Fraysse and...
It started out as a Facebook group, has gone viral on Twitter and now Kiss A Ginger Day has even been discussed in Parliament.
Claire McNeilly Parents of pupils at Dromore High School have welcomed the removal of a disturbing Facebook page that featured pictures and videos of children and contained sexually suggestive content.
Greg Harkin A MAN who refused to co-operate with gardaí over an assault on a man which left the victim with a €13,000 dental repair bill pleaded guilty after he admitted the offence in Facebook messages with...
Four people charged over an attack on a mentally disabled teenager which was broadcast live on Facebook have appeared in court in Chicago.
Pól Ó Conghaile Wanna get off the grid on your next getaway? Pól Ó Conghaile has 10 digital detox holidays for the year ahead.
Carla K Johnson in Chicago Prosecutors have filed hate crime and aggravated battery charges against four black suspects accused of beating and taunting a white man during an attack streamed live on Facebook.
Hate crime and assault charges have been filed against four people over an attack on a man with special needs which was streamed live on Facebook.
Michael Cullen Ian Dodson, ceo of the Digital Marketing Institute, sees five trends impacting in 2017. Firstly, the gap between physical and online sales is set to narrow. Some 80pc of millennials use their mobile in-store and 74pc are happy to receive location-based mobile alerts. Live video is expected to ramp up this year. Online video...
Chris Graham Mark Zuckerberg has announced a new personal challenge for the new year that is fuelling speculation that he plans to enter politics.
Adrian Weckler As the world’s biggest tech trade event, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is often scrutinised for emerging trends in the tech, electronics and home entertainment.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Gardaí are hunting a suspected drink driver who ploughed their car into a wall before fleeing - leaving behind an empty bottle of vodka.
Steve Dempsey Artificial Intelligence is set to be the top trend of 2017. Amazon's Jeff Bezos has said it's hard to overstate how big an impact AI is going to have on society over the next 20 years.
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