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# internet - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Increasing majority of children aged 8-12 use social media, according to new survey
# Internet
# Internet

Increasing majority of children aged 8-12 use social media, according to new survey

Feb 9th 2021, 6:20 AM 7,168 Views 7 Comments

Charity CyberSafeKids found that 92% of children in this age group own their own smart device.

# internet - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

YouTube suspends Trump’s account due to concerns about 'ongoing potential for violence'
# Videos
# Videos

YouTube suspends Trump’s account due to concerns about 'ongoing potential for violence'

Jan 13th 2021, 7:22 AM 19,691 Views 141 Comments

The video sharing website said it will also disable comments on the US president’s channel “indefinitely”.

# internet - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Opinion: 'The children I meet are often shattered by their social media use'
# Digital Literacy
# Digital Literacy

Opinion: 'The children I meet are often shattered by their social media use'

Feb 26th 2020, 7:00 AM 33,944 Views 6 Comments

Often, girls are worn out by body judgement and boys by overuse of video games, writes Stella O’Malley, a psychotherapist.

# internet - Saturday 28 December, 2019

From 'two TV' households to ubiquitous smartphones: How Irish media habits have changed this decade
# Internet Of Everything
# Internet Of Everything

From 'two TV' households to ubiquitous smartphones: How Irish media habits have changed this decade

Dec 28th 2019, 8:30 PM 13,999 Views 8 Comments

From Taoisigh announcing their resignation on Twitter, to misleading political ads, here’s a quick review of how we’ve changed.

# internet - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Government spends more than €25m on consultancy fees for National Broadband Plan
# Rural Broadband
# Rural Broadband

Government spends more than €25m on consultancy fees for National Broadband Plan

Aug 24th 2019, 12:10 AM 12,444 Views 52 Comments

The fees were paid to firms for advice given from 2013 to date.

# internet - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Three promises to refund customers after credit is taken from accounts
# No Internet
# No Internet

Three promises to refund customers after credit is taken from accounts

Aug 7th 2019, 3:10 PM 69,950 Views 53 Comments

Some customers received an SMS advising them that they had zero credit and/or had reached their roaming limit.

# internet - Monday 3 June, 2019

The group behind entertainment site LADBible is opening an Irish hub
# Jobs For The Lads
# Jobs For The Lads

The group behind entertainment site LADBible is opening an Irish hub

Jun 3rd 2019, 6:31 AM 17,329 Views 8 Comments

The social media publishing giant recently opened an office in Australia.

# internet - Friday 17 May, 2019

Online celebrity Grumpy Cat dies aged 7
# Internet In Mourning
# Internet In Mourning

Online celebrity Grumpy Cat dies aged 7

May 17th 2019, 8:51 PM 29,547 Views 28 Comments

The cat made her owner Tabatha Bundesen of Arizona, a wealthy woman

# internet - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Poll: Should the government spend €3bn on the National Broadband Plan?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the government spend €3bn on the National Broadband Plan?

May 7th 2019, 11:38 AM 33,430 Views 155 Comments

Opposition parties claim the plan is not good value for money.

# internet - Saturday 27 April, 2019

Poll: Do you use the same password for all your online accounts?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you use the same password for all your online accounts?

Apr 27th 2019, 10:15 AM 25,604 Views 62 Comments

The Data Protection Commission launched a statutory inquiry into Facebook’s password storage.

# internet - Friday 26 April, 2019

Government set to decide whether to sign off on €3bn National Broadband Plan
# WiFi
# WiFi

Government set to decide whether to sign off on €3bn National Broadband Plan

Apr 26th 2019, 1:38 PM 15,185 Views 105 Comments

The plan aims to bring high-speed internet to smaller towns and one-off homes around Ireland.

# internet - Sunday 10 February, 2019

Victim of 'Irish Sluts' Reddit page says she felt 'physically sick' when she saw her photos online
# Reddit
# Reddit

Victim of 'Irish Sluts' Reddit page says she felt 'physically sick' when she saw her photos online

Feb 10th 2019, 9:30 PM 74,955 Views 103 Comments

Details of where the women live and where they attend college or school were also posted on the site.

# internet - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Addresses in 11 counties searched as part of investigation into child sexual abuse images
# Operation Ketch
# Operation Ketch

Addresses in 11 counties searched as part of investigation into child sexual abuse images

Feb 5th 2019, 5:36 PM 17,295 Views 0 Comments

Twenty-three searches have been carried out by gardaí in recent days.

80% of 8 to 10-year-olds own a device capable of accessing the internet, and 40% are talking to strangers online
# Cyber Safety
# Cyber Safety

80% of 8 to 10-year-olds own a device capable of accessing the internet, and 40% are talking to strangers online

Feb 5th 2019, 6:15 AM 28,168 Views 31 Comments

Today is Safer Internet Day, with organisations working to raise awareness around how people can be more safe online.

# internet - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Vietnam criticised for new law cracking down on anti-State content online
# Cybersecurity
# Cybersecurity

Vietnam criticised for new law cracking down on anti-State content online

Jan 2nd 2019, 3:37 PM 6,279 Views 22 Comments

Tech giants such as Facebook and Google will also have to hand over user data if asked by the government.

# internet - Monday 10 September, 2018

32% of Irish children are talking to strangers online every week
# Cyber Safety
# Cyber Safety

32% of Irish children are talking to strangers online every week

Sep 10th 2018, 8:27 AM 10,813 Views 21 Comments

Over half of nine year olds are on social media despite age restrictions, a new survey has found.

# internet - Monday 30 July, 2018

The department claims it remains on track but what's happening with the National Broadband Plan?
# Explainer
# Explainer

The department claims it remains on track but what's happening with the National Broadband Plan?

Updated Jul 30th 2018, 9:10 PM 17,666 Views 43 Comments

SSE pulled out of the tendering process yesterday.

# internet - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom suffers setback in his fight against extradition to the US
# Extradition
# Extradition

Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom suffers setback in his fight against extradition to the US

Jul 5th 2018, 8:35 AM 14,660 Views 15 Comments

He faces jail terms of up to 20 years.

# internet - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

'I'm watching her games on the internet... We'll be texting each other'
# Star
From The42
# Star

'I'm watching her games on the internet... We'll be texting each other'

Jun 5th 2018, 7:00 AM 4,753 Views 0 Comments

Ireland boss Colin Bell has hailed Denise O’Sullivan as a perfect example for younger players to follow.

# internet - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Yanny or Laurel? What do you hear in the internet's latest mind-melting debate
# Pitch Perfect
# Pitch Perfect

Yanny or Laurel? What do you hear in the internet's latest mind-melting debate

May 16th 2018, 8:48 AM 55,696 Views 36 Comments

It’s The Dress 2018.

# internet - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Poll: Do you agree with someone sharing photos of their children online?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you agree with someone sharing photos of their children online?

May 6th 2018, 11:03 AM 34,313 Views 78 Comments

For some, sharing photos of their children is the most natural thing imaginable. For others, it’s completely unfair to the child in question.

# internet - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

With 'vulnerable' children contacting strangers, government launches 'internet safety resource' for schools
# Be In Ctrl
# Be In Ctrl

With 'vulnerable' children contacting strangers, government launches 'internet safety resource' for schools

Feb 6th 2018, 2:09 PM 13,184 Views 31 Comments

Most children aged between 8 and 13 own a smartphone.

# internet - Monday 5 February, 2018

Child porn: Gardaí seize 'tens of thousands' of images in 31 searches
# Operation Ketch
# Operation Ketch

Child porn: Gardaí seize 'tens of thousands' of images in 31 searches

Feb 5th 2018, 4:18 PM 37,166 Views 40 Comments

The searches took place across private residences in 12 counties over the weekend.

# internet - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Varadkar says children need to be protected from predators online
# Smartphones
# Smartphones

Varadkar says children need to be protected from predators online

Jan 31st 2018, 10:49 PM 9,342 Views 62 Comments

The digital age of consent in Ireland is 13.

The National Broadband Plan hangs in the balance as Eir 'reluctantly' quits the project
# Internet
# Internet

The National Broadband Plan hangs in the balance as Eir 'reluctantly' quits the project

Jan 31st 2018, 6:46 PM 29,433 Views 94 Comments

Only one firm is left in the running to build the long-delayed network.

# internet - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Buzzfeed has joined forces with a massive Beijing firm to bring its content to China
# Gimme Dem Clicks
# Gimme Dem Clicks

Buzzfeed has joined forces with a massive Beijing firm to bring its content to China

Jan 28th 2018, 7:00 AM 5,662 Views 2 Comments

Bytedance will select what it broadcasts of BuzzFeed’s content to avoid the wrath of Chinese censors.

# internet - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Denis Naughten says banning children from the internet 'isn't practical'
# Internet Safety
# Internet Safety

Denis Naughten says banning children from the internet 'isn't practical'

Jan 25th 2018, 3:11 PM 7,828 Views 49 Comments

The government is moving towards appointing a Digital Safety Commissioner.

# internet - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Amazon's grand plans for its new Dublin data centre could use as much power as a city
# Major Project
# Major Project

Amazon's grand plans for its new Dublin data centre could use as much power as a city

Jan 20th 2018, 6:30 AM 25,166 Views 43 Comments

The US tech giant says it could build up to eight facilities at Mulhuddart.

# internet - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Amazon's grand plans for its new Dublin data centre could use as much power as a city
# Power Hungry
# Power Hungry

Amazon's grand plans for its new Dublin data centre could use as much power as a city

Jan 17th 2018, 5:36 PM 865 Views 0 Comments

The US tech giant says it could build up to eight facilities at Mulhuddart.

# internet - Sunday 14 January, 2018

'I was effectively homeless as a teenager – that sort of thing leaves its mark on a young person'
# Voyager Ip
# Voyager Ip

'I was effectively homeless as a teenager – that sort of thing leaves its mark on a young person'

Jan 14th 2018, 4:00 PM 1,244 Views 0 Comments

Mark Elliott talks about what he learned from his father’s business crashing.

# internet - Thursday 11 January, 2018

'I was effectively homeless as a teenager – that sort of thing leaves its mark on a young person'
# Voyager Ip
# Voyager Ip

'I was effectively homeless as a teenager – that sort of thing leaves its mark on a young person'

Jan 11th 2018, 2:16 PM 537 Views 0 Comments

Mark Elliott talks about what he learned from his father’s business crashing.

# internet - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

More air quality monitoring stations on the way that will give real-time information to the public
# Clean Air
# Clean Air

More air quality monitoring stations on the way that will give real-time information to the public

Jan 10th 2018, 6:10 AM 5,880 Views 7 Comments

Environment Minister Denis Naughten said the importance of air quality and the impacts it has on our health cannot be underestimated.

# internet - Saturday 6 January, 2018

'I'm actually embarrassed': It'll be 2023 before all rural homes are connected to high-speed broadband
# Computer Says No
# Computer Says No

'I'm actually embarrassed': It'll be 2023 before all rural homes are connected to high-speed broadband

Jan 6th 2018, 6:15 AM 19,213 Views 70 Comments

Rural TDs have hit out against Minister Denis Naughten who admitted it could be up to five years before all connections are done.

# internet - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

A French billionaire is taking control of Eir in a massive deal
# Internet
From Business ETC
# Internet

A French billionaire is taking control of Eir in a massive deal

Dec 20th 2017, 9:34 AM 444 Views 0 Comments

The transaction will value the Irish telecoms company at €3.5 billion.

# internet - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Three Ireland has been slapped with a record fine for its contract changes fiasco
# Apps And Mobile
From Business ETC
# Apps And Mobile

Three Ireland has been slapped with a record fine for its contract changes fiasco

Dec 19th 2017, 2:21 PM 743 Views 0 Comments

ComReg has ordered the telecoms firm to pay a €575,000 penalty.

# internet - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Here's what you need to know about Facebook's rejigged tax model
# Social Media
From Business ETC
# Social Media

Here's what you need to know about Facebook's rejigged tax model

Dec 13th 2017, 11:50 AM 332 Views 0 Comments

Potential long-term changes could have a major impact on how Ireland attracts foreign investment.

# internet - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Facebook will stop using Ireland as a global hub for tax and revenue
# Social Media
From Business ETC
# Social Media

Facebook will stop using Ireland as a global hub for tax and revenue

Dec 12th 2017, 5:41 PM 630 Views 0 Comments

Advertising sales will now be recorded in the local market in which they are made

# internet - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Glasnevin Trust has sued Twitter to reveal who's behind 'grossly defamatory' posts
# Social Media
From Business ETC
# Social Media

Glasnevin Trust has sued Twitter to reveal who's behind 'grossly defamatory' posts

Nov 30th 2017, 5:54 PM 1,199 Views 0 Comments

The organisation operates the historic Dublin cemetery, among other sites.

Voxpro's founder has backed a Kim Kardashian-approved online vintage fashion store
# Open For Vintage
# Open For Vintage

Voxpro's founder has backed a Kim Kardashian-approved online vintage fashion store

Nov 30th 2017, 4:23 PM 465 Views 0 Comments

Irish-founded Open for Vintage hopes to raise nearly €167,000.

The High Court has shut down a personal injury 'claims harvesting' website
# Internet
From Business ETC
# Internet

The High Court has shut down a personal injury 'claims harvesting' website

Nov 30th 2017, 2:28 PM 1,151 Views 0 Comments

The practice is banned in Ireland.

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