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Ireland has housed Facebook’s international headquarters for the past decade and their Irish operation is the largest outside of Facebook HQ in Menlo Park, California. Photograph: Reuters

Sheryl Sandberg says Ireland has a special relationship with Facebook. And we do. Last week’s visit by the social media giant’s chief operating office(...)

Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer of Facebook Inc. File photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, plans to integrate messaging functions on social media networks, WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook, assert(...)

 Instagram founders Mike Krieger (left) and Kevin Systrom (right). Photograph:  Stephen Chernin/Reuters

The founders of Instagram are leaving Facebook after growing tensions with chief executive Mark Zuckerberg over the direction of the photo-sharing app(...)

WhatsApp founder Jan Koum is leaving Facebook to take time off to “collect rare aircooled Porsches and play Ultimate frisbee”. Photograph: Reuters

Jan Koum, the founder of WhatsApp and board member at Facebook, announced on Monday that he is stepping down from the social network, as the company s(...)

Last week, WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton had a message for Facebook users following the Cambridge Analytica events. He tweeted: “It is time. #delete(...)

Elon Musk appeared to join the #DeleteFacebook movement on Friday, taking down official pages for two of his companies, Tesla and SpaceX, after he learned - apparently for the first time - that the pages existed

Elon Musk appeared to join the #DeleteFacebook movement on Friday, taking down official pages for two of his companies, Tesla and SpaceX, after he lea(...)

The poster-adorned offices of Cambridge Analytica. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty

In numbers: Bad debt hunting $148 million The Weinstein Company has this amount of unsecured obligations, plus another $345 million in secured debt,(...)

Facebook said on March 20th it is ‘outraged’ by misuse of data by Cambridge Analytica. Photograph: Getty Images

Mark Zuckerberg has admitted that Facebook “made mistakes” in its dealings with Cambridge Analytica as one of the social media giant’s former employee(...)

It is believed WhatsApp will take on as few as six people initially in Ireland to help its Menlo Park-based customer support team respond to user queries.

WhatsApp has set up a company in Ireland and plans to establish a small team within Facebook’s Dublin offices to support its customer support team. I(...)

Bono: “oops” – how Bono began his apology for the Apple stunt in which U2’s ‘Songs of Innocence’ album was automatically downloaded to iTunes accounts.   Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

A is for Adnan Syed. Convicted of the 1999 murder of Hae Min Lee, the Baltimore man’s case is the subject of this year’s most talked-about investig(...)

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