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Taoiseach 'appalled' that comment referring to 'knacker children' not removed by Facebook
# Online Safety
# Online Safety

Taoiseach 'appalled' that comment referring to 'knacker children' not removed by Facebook

Jul 11th 2018, 5:29 PM 51,173 Views 70 Comments

The Taoiseach made the comment as he launched the government’s new online safety strategy, which will see Facebook and Google on an advisory panel.

Debate: Should Twitter do more to protect its users from trolls?
# Feeding The Trolls
# Feeding The Trolls

Debate: Should Twitter do more to protect its users from trolls?

Jan 8th 2017, 8:30 AM 118 Views 84 Comments

While calling out abusive trolls, author and feminist Lindy West said the real reason she’s leaving Twitter is because Twitter itself refused to do anything substantial to protect its users.

George Hook's powerful response to a hateful letter is going viral worldwide
# The Right Hook
From The Daily Edge
# The Right Hook

George Hook's powerful response to a hateful letter is going viral worldwide

Mar 26th 2015, 9:07 AM 8,810 Views 5 Comments

“George, nobody likes you, not even yourself.”

I was called a child abuser for conceiving through IVF - and it hasn't ended there
# Opinion
# Opinion

I was called a child abuser for conceiving through IVF - and it hasn't ended there

Mar 11th 2015, 5:30 AM 779 Views 114 Comments

Dil Wickremasinghe outlines the attacks she has suffered on social media relating to her pregnancy – and the social stigma they illustrate.

Hot Topic: Dealing with Twitter abuse and trolling
# Online Abuse
# Online Abuse

Hot Topic: Dealing with Twitter abuse and trolling

Sep 1st 2014, 8:00 PM 68 Views 28 Comments

We asked two high-profile Twitter users to share their experiences of online harassment…

Dutch school does not want footage of bullying to be shown on TV
# Dutch Scandal
# Dutch Scandal

Dutch school does not want footage of bullying to be shown on TV

Apr 10th 2014, 3:29 PM 15,457 Views 19 Comments

And is going to court to stop the station from airing its show. Is this reality TV gone too far?

One in ten students have cyberbullied another
# Online
# Online

One in ten students have cyberbullied another

Feb 24th 2014, 9:45 PM 11,751 Views 51 Comments

New research also shows that three quarters of parents do not check their children’s online activity every day.

Samaritans to focus on effect of the internet on people with suicidal thoughts
# Online Bullying
# Online Bullying

Samaritans to focus on effect of the internet on people with suicidal thoughts

Feb 18th 2014, 8:00 AM 4,725 Views 5 Comments

A new study, in connection with Bristol University, is to look at how people use content online when experiencing suicidal thoughts.

One-in-ten young teenagers have received sexual messages online
# Net Safety
# Net Safety

One-in-ten young teenagers have received sexual messages online

Feb 11th 2014, 7:15 AM 8,113 Views 15 Comments

Additionally, it’s been found that one in five children surveyed said they’d had contact online with people they had never met in person.

Two thirds of students say they know someone who died by suicide
# Cyberbullying
# Cyberbullying

Two thirds of students say they know someone who died by suicide

Nov 26th 2013, 7:45 AM 4,871 Views 9 Comments

Half of the 1,400 young people surveyed said they had witnessed bullying online, while a large number admitted saying things on the internet that they never would in person.

Dáil to debate Bill on mandatory bullying code for schools
# Bullying Bill
# Bullying Bill

Dáil to debate Bill on mandatory bullying code for schools

Jan 18th 2013, 6:33 PM 5,438 Views 36 Comments

Sinn Féin has tabled legislation which will require school boards to adopt mandatory counter-bullying measures.

Column: Politicians should engage in social media, not regulate it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Politicians should engage in social media, not regulate it

Jan 9th 2013, 7:00 AM 279 Views 25 Comments

Some fear social media because they misunderstand it or fear power being transferred from the few to the many but it needs no more or no less regulation than our existing methods, argues junior minister Ciarán Cannon.

Poll: Should social media users be able to comment anonymously?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should social media users be able to comment anonymously?

Dec 28th 2012, 9:52 AM 10,141 Views 172 Comments

What do you think?

Funeral of teenager Erin Gallagher taking place
# Erin Gallagher
# Erin Gallagher

Funeral of teenager Erin Gallagher taking place

Oct 31st 2012, 12:00 PM 11,008 Views 45 Comments

The 13-year-old was found dead at the weekend after posting messages lashing out at people who had verbally abused her online.