Articles

Is Social Media worth the price of entry?

July 22, 2019

When social media was in its infancy, it was sold as a way for friends and loved ones to be connected; with more immediacy and intimacy than ever before.

Lifestyle

An easily led society

April 15, 2019

It has woven itself into the fabric of many people’s lives and although many people enjoy it, some aspects can be detrimental to our mental health.

Opinion

Why we still use Facebook

April 18, 2018

There are ways that we can protect our data on Facebook to a certain extent, by disclosing as little personal information about ourselves as possible and by not allowing third-party applications to access our Facebook pages, but the only real way to protect our information is to delete Facebook completely.

Features

Could Cambridge influence the 8th?

March 28, 2018

When social media drives the agenda of campaigns to support worthwhile charities, like the ‘no make up selfie’ for cancer, or the ‘ice bucket challenge’ for ALS, the reaction from the masses is generally one

Gaeilge

Frithfhreagairtí Nua Ar Facebook

October 28, 2015

Pictiúr próifíle nua, stádas greannmhar, seiceáil isteach ar leith – seo iad na gnáth rudaí a bhfuil ar gach fotha nuachta. Tar eís tobsmaoineamh ó na ardéirímí ag Facebook, beidh muid anois in ann dul

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News Features

Can women have it all?

October 29, 2014

The tech giants who can do it all: Facebook and Apple now freeze eggs.

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Articles

Zuckerberg’s Live Aid

October 16, 2014

Facebook have launched a new feature that allows people to check if their loved ones are safe when they are in or near areas of natural disaster.

News Features

Neknominations: One too many?

February 20, 2014

The Neknominations drinking game is the latest online craze. However it has done more harm than good so can anything be done to stop it?

DCU News

Who is Alice Desmond?

December 4, 2013

An unknown account under the name “Alice Desmond” hacked a number of DCU students and alumni on Facebook last week, as Aoife Bennett reports.

Features

Social networks or digital diaries?

December 4, 2013

As social media continues to dominate peoples live, The College View looks at how much of a digital footprint we leave behind.

National News

SUs strike back at controversial facebook profiles

November 20, 2013

Students’ Unions in several third-level institutes are calling upon Facebook to remove controversial profiles which are feared to be impacting on students mental health, as Mark Hogan reports.

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News Features

The privacy policy

October 23, 2013

Facebook has changed its privacy policy, but just how private was it before?