Healy O'Connor

Facebook Defamation Cases

The popular social networking website Facebook has agreed to take down alleged fake profiles of millionaire businessman JP McManus pending the outcome of a full legal action by him over those profiles, the High Court heard yesterday. Given that undertaking, injunction proceedings by Mr McManus (60) over the disputed profiles did not proceed yesterday and were […]

Privacy Settings on Facebook

Facebook has unveiled major changes to its privacy controls so users can determine what is shown on their profile pages more easily. Items posted online will now have their own dropdown menu so users can select who can view it, rather than in a separate settings page. Facebook users will also be able to approve […]