Wed, 17 Jun, 2020
Mon, 01 Jun, 2020
The dark side of internet technology in general and Facebook — which now owns WhatsApp and Instagram — in particular have been among the many problems governments have wrestled with throughout 2018. They remain unresolved as we welcome the new year. Like the hydrogen bomb, the technology cannot be uninvented, yet legislatures around the free world struggle to find ways to curtail its destructive power.
Fri, 28 Dec, 2018
What did you expect? You tell the world about your lifestyle, your habits, your likes and dislikes, your hopes, dreams and fears. And then you discover that the world is not offering a sympathetic ear, but instead milking you for all you’re worth?
Sat, 24 Mar, 2018
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has been summoned to give evidence before the parliamentary inquiry into fake news after revelations about users' personal data held by British firm Cambridge Analytica (CA).
Tue, 20 Mar, 2018
Snap’s earnings are out late this evening, and investors are already anticipating bad news, thanks to a “never-ending doomsday narrative around Facebook’s perceived impact on Snapchat,” according to analyst Brian White of Drexel Hamilton.
Thu, 10 Aug, 2017
WHEN The Irish Press was first published in 1931 — Pádraig Pearse’s mother pressed the button to start the printing press — the paper’s founder Éamon de Valera said the paper’s purpose was: “To give the truth in the news ...”
Tue, 15 Nov, 2016
Facebook has emphasised that it does not permit employees to block news stories from its ‘Trending Topics’ list based on political bias, amid controversy over how the social media site selects what news it displays.
Sat, 14 May, 2016