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Aer Lingus and Alitalia Exchange Virtual Blows During Soccer Match

Unless you’ve been living on another planet for the last 24 hours you’ll know that last night Ireland beat Italy 1-0. During the match there was, as usual, a lot of activity on social media. One of the more amusing Twitter exchanges was between Ireland’s Aer Lingus and Italy’s Alitalia. https://twitter.com/Alitalia/status/745635810200948736 .@Alitalia Bring it on. […]

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Social Media In #GE16

Today Ireland went to the polls to vote in the general election. There is less than an 10 minutes of voting left at time of writing. As could be expected the tech giants have “done their bit”. Twitter has turned on a special emoji for the day: While Twitter users have been using the hashtag #GE16 […]

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Facebook Moves to Make Messenger a Marketplace

Techcrunch reports that Facebook is preparing to allow brands and businesses to solicit business using Facebook Messenger, which currently boasts 800 million active users. The news comes from a leaked document which Facebook has reportedly sent to major advertisers, suggesting that the new feature may be introduced in the second quarter this year. Businesses will […]

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Facebook Building Green Data Centre In Ireland

Facebook has announced that they have started building a data centre in Ireland. The new data centre will be their second one in Europe and sixth overall, following on from Luleå in Sweden. The location they’ve chosen is Clonee, County Meath. The artist’s impression of the facility gives a good impression of size. It’s pretty big! […]

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Social Media Images Cheatsheet 2016 Edition

While a lot of social media networks will offer you tools to edit, tweak and crop your images so that they fit correctly, it’s far easier to prepare images based on their optimal sizes. Unfortunately those “rules” change quite often, but fortunately people keep track of these things, so we are able to share the […]

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Zuckerberg Speaks Out In Support Of Muslims

Mark Zuckerberg is rarely out of the news for very long. Yesterday Facebook’s head honcho made a public statement with respect to Muslims. One would assume that this is linked to Donald Trump’s recent comments: I want to add my voice in support of Muslims in our community and around the world. After the Paris […]

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