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Front pages of Australian newspapers are displayed featuring stories about Facebook in Sydney on Friday. Photograph: Rick Rycroft/AP

Facebook Inc is back at the negotiating table, Australian prime minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday after the tech giant this week blocked news (...)

Enda Kenny speaking at the official opening of Facebook offices in Dublin in 2014. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Enda Kenny assured Facebook’s second in command, Sheryl Sandberg, in 2012 that the government would comply with EU copyright rules in “a minimalist ma(...)

Facebook’s representation, dating back to Enda Kenny’s time as taoiseach, came as efforts were being made to overhaul data privacy laws across the EU. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Facebook pressed the government to increase funding to the State’s data watchdog to push back at French, Spanish and German regulators opposed to maki(...)

Labour MP Anna Soubry: one of several MPs who have received violent threats on Twitter. Photograph:  Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images

Twitter has been strongly criticised at a UK parliamentary committee for its repeated failure to remove violent, abusive and racist tweets which MPs h(...)

“Enough is enough,” said British prime minister Theresa May. Photograph: Will Oliver: EPA

British prime minister Theresa May has promised tougher action against Islamist extremism in response to Saturday’s attack in London, which killed sev(...)

Minister for Development and Trade Promotion Seán Sherlock said exports from Ireland have increased by approximately 25 per cent in recent years

Trade between Ireland and Africa is expected to reach €24 billion by 2020 as more than one in ten Irish chief executives look to target business oppor(...)

Facebook’s Simon Milner, MEP Seán Kelly MEP, special rapporteur on child protection Geoffrey Shannon and Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The best ways to stop the “disturbing” trend of cyberbullying were discussed at a major conference in Dublin yesterday. The head of global safety out(...)

A meeting between Department of Education officials and the social networking site Facebook was described as ’positive and constructive’. Photograph: Martin Keene/PA Wire

A meeting between Facebook and the Department of Education aimed at finding a way to tackle online bullying was described as “positive and construc(...)