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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Instagram

All time
# Unimpressed
Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho has dig at international break
Spurs defender Matt Doherty tested positive for coronavirus while on international duty with Ireland.
# Instagram
Data Protection Commission investigating Instagram over handling of children's personal data
The Data Protection Commission launched an investigation last month following a number of complaints.
# Chelsea Farrell
Miss Ireland describes 'disgusting' trolling against her - and calls on social media companies to take action
Chelsea Farrell said she’d received a stream of abuse messages since being crowned Miss Ireland.
# Fair City
The 'oldest street photographer in Dublin' on why it's never too late to change careers
Jim O’Callaghan, now 78, went to college in his late 50s and ended up with his dream job.
# Online
Twitter and the Taoiseach: Why Fianna Fáil is playing catch-up on social media
Fine Gael is generally seen to have been adept at social media – something heightened during Covid-19 crisis.
# Social Media
Facebook says it's flagged 50 million misleading coronavirus posts since March
The number of Instagram posts related to suicide or self-harm Facebook took action against increased by 40%, it said.
# Instagram
Singer Duffy reveals 'dark story' of rape ordeal to 'help others who have suffered'
The singer said she was drugged at a restaurant on her birthday before being held captive in her own home and taken to a foreign country.
# Instagram
Singer Duffy reveals she was 'raped, drugged and held captive' for several days
The 35-year-old has not released an album since 2010.
# Looking Back
'I tried to buy a gun' - Rugby star Danny Cipriani on his severe depression
He posted on Instagram just days after the death of his ex-girlfriend Caroline Flack.
# Social Networking
The social election: A €100k Facebook splurge by FF & FG ... and Michael Healy-Rae wins Instagram
We take a closer look at the online battle for votes.
# California
Kobe Bryant's widow shares emotional tribute to the basketball legend on Instagram
It’s the first time Vanessa Bryant has spoken about her husband’s death.
# unwell
Justin Bieber reveals he is suffering from Lyme disease
The 25-year-old said he will address his struggle with the illness in an upcoming documentary.
# 2020
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle promote ‘good news’ Instagram account
The couple had a turbulent 2019 but also welcomed their son Archie.
# liked and shared
Gay Byrne, Brexit and Donald Trump: What people were talking about on Facebook in 2019
A list of the Instagram accounts with the most followers has also been released.
# issue
'There are lads who would rather update their Instagram stories than play a match on a Sunday'
CIE Ranch club secretary Ian Dixon on the club’s decision to withdraw from the Leinster Senior League.
# Social Media
Instagram rolls out test hiding likes on posts for Irish users from today
Instagram said it wants to see if the change will help users to focus less on likes and more on telling their stories.
# Then It Fell Apart
'I hate that I caused her distress': Moby apologises to Natalie Portman after claiming that the pair dated
The singer made the claims in his recently published memoir.
# plain text
Irish data watchdog launches probe into Facebook password storage as millions left exposed
Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner is Facebook’s lead regulator in the European Union.
# insta gratification
Ireland's most Instagrammable places: 8 photographers share their favourite spots for a shoot
From a unique selfie to the perfect shot backdrop.
# Belgravia
Dame Joan Collins treated for smoke inhalation after escaping 'terrifying' fire at her home
She shared footage of the aftermath on Instagram.
# Down
Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram back after massive two-hour outage
No, it wasn’t just you.
# Controversy
Rugby Australia investigating after Folau's 'unacceptable' social media posts
The Wallabies fullback has drawn criticism again.
# tried and tested
Putting #SponCon to the test: I tried this Insta-famous highlighter and now I'm addicted
Are they actually that good?
# insta famous
The Queen has posted to Instagram for the first time
And it’s about…. science. Kind of.
# white saviour
'Is the issue with me being white?': Row breaks out over BBC presenter's social media posts from Africa
A Labour MP has accused Comic Relief of sending a “distorted image” of Africa.
# tried and tested
Putting #SponCon to the test: I tried this semi-permanent brow product and have mixed feelings
Are they actually that good?
# trump ally
'Apology rings hollow': Roger Stone hit with tightened gag order over controversial Instagram post
Stone had posted an inflammatory picture of the judge on his Instagram account several days ago.
# Insta Cull
Here’s why some influencers woke up this morning with a lot less Instagram followers
‘Why did I just lose over half a million followers?’
# fatphobia
Instagram's shopping feature is - inadvertently - highlighting brands who add a 'fat tax'
Caught rapid.
# tried and tested
Putting #SponCon to the test: I tried this Insta-famous face mask and the results were incredible
Are they actually that good?
# thank u next
Megan, please read this breakup advice if you want to get over Wes
You got this girl.
# friend request
Facebook wants to merge Messenger with WhatsApp and Instagram
Facebook said that it would make connecting easier for users, while critics said that it was a way of circumventing regulations.
# bratz challenge
Eh, some MUAs are pretending to have vitiligo for the Bratz Challenge
Truly the weirdest of flexes.
# Viral
10 Irish celebrities jumping on the #10YearChallenge bandwagon
They’re taking a walk down memory lane.
# cracked
This picture of an egg is now the most liked post on Instagram
The minimalist post overtook reality star Kylie Kardashian’s post as the most liked on the popular social media site.
# Niall Horan
A look back at some of the strangest old photos on Niall Horan's Instagram profile
He really has come a long way.
# Social Media
Young teenagers' privacy at risk and left vulnerable on Yubo app - DCU study
Fifteen-year-olds are the most prevalent users of Yubo, representing almost one-third of the overall sample.
# Instagram
'Absolutely coincidental' - Crystal Palace keeper Hennessey denies making Nazi salute
Wayne Hennessey was seen holding one hand in the air and the other above his mouth in an Instagram post on Sunday.
# The 2018 stories
Shay Mitchell's Instagram story is a stark reminder of what's hiding behind the highlight reel
‘We seldom really know the struggles.’
# The Social Years
Unequivocal devotion to social media was shortsighted, proving that hindsight is always 20/20
‘We have given so much of ourselves.’