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National College of Art graduate Paul Adams played a lead role in creating Google+ and is a former global head of brand design for Facebook.photograph: marc o’sullivan

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Socrates with Athena looking over his shoulder in Athens

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John Mulholland (centre) with Mark Little and Maggie O'Kane at the First thought discussion in Galway

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I admit it. I am suffering from multiple social media personality disorder (MSMPD). This increasingly common problem – which still too often go(...)