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#Social Media

# social-media - Yesterday’s News

Facebook and Twitter representatives to appear before court after Ana Kriegel murderers identified online

The boys, identified in the media only as Boy A and Boy B, were convicted yesterday of murdering Ana Kriegel last year.

# social-media - Friday 14 June, 2019

Opinion: Quitting social media enriched my life hugely - would you dare to hit delete?

I had a thousand Facebook friends but no one begged me to stay, writes Laoighseach Ní Choistealbha.

# social-media - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Indonesia: Government moves to block social media as fake images lead to violent clashes

Social media hoaxes, including doctored images and fake videos, have contributed to bloodshed in Indonesia and Sri Lanka, writes Barry Dunning.

# social-media - Sunday 9 June, 2019

From The42 Shane Ross robs Katie's limelight, GAA referee brings McDonalds to A&E and more Tweets of the Week Tweet Elite

Shane Ross robs Katie's limelight, GAA referee brings McDonalds to A&E and more Tweets of the Week

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

# social-media - Friday 7 June, 2019

Twitter overhauls rules in bid to boost transparency and make it easier to report abuse

Twitter has been repeatedly criticised for failing to police abuse and harassment on the site.

# social-media - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

These were the most active Irish politicians on Twitter during the European election campaign

More than 33,000 unique Irish Twitter users discussed the European election on the social network in recent weeks.

# social-media - Sunday 26 May, 2019

From The42 Rod Stewart's brilliant tribute to Liam Miller, Dick Clerkin down in Castlebar and more Tweets of the Week Tweet Elite

Rod Stewart's brilliant tribute to Liam Miller, Dick Clerkin down in Castlebar and more Tweets of the Week

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

# social-media - Sunday 21 April, 2019

From The42 Three generations of Meylers, Man City fans leaving early and more Tweets of the Week Tweet Elite

Three generations of Meylers, Man City fans leaving early and more Tweets of the Week

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

# social-media - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

John Boyne quits Twitter after criticism from trans activists following newspaper article

‘He spoke of his rejection of the term ‘cis’ used to refer to those who are not part of the trans community.

# social-media - Friday 12 April, 2019

19 year-old man charged with making threats on social media in Northern Ireland

The man was charged by the PSNI this morning.

# social-media - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Tech companies face fines and jail time if they fail to remove violent content under new Australia law

It comes in the wake of the Christchurch terrorist attack in New Zealand on 15 March.

# social-media - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Poll: Who should regulate social media in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who should regulate social media in Ireland?

TDs will meet with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg today.

# social-media - Sunday 31 March, 2019

From The42 Bernie Slaven's dogs, James Power's Irish oral exam and more Tweets of the Week Tweet Elite

Bernie Slaven's dogs, James Power's Irish oral exam and more Tweets of the Week

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

# social-media - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Ireland's Got Talent finalist 'hurt' by online abuse about Traveller background

“I actually felt more hurt for the younger generation that they still have to face this.”

# social-media - Monday 25 March, 2019

French Muslim group sues Facebook and YouTube over New Zealand shooting video

Facebook France told AFP by e-mail that it would study the suit, adding that “acts of terror and hatred speech have no place on Facebook”.

# social-media - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Facebook admits its staff had access to millions of users' passwords

It said the passwords were stored in plain text on its internal servers.

From The42 'Up the Ra' - Declan Rice apologises after pro-IRA Instagram comments surface Social Media

'Up the Ra' - Declan Rice apologises after pro-IRA Instagram comments surface

The recently-declared England midfielder admits his remarks from 2015 were ‘naive’.

From The42 'Cowardly grubs' - Oz Prime Minister weighs in on Tayla Harris photo storm AFLW

'Cowardly grubs' - Oz Prime Minister weighs in on Tayla Harris photo storm

The AFLW star has labelled comments on an incredible picture of her in full flight as ‘sexual abuse on social media’.

# social-media - Sunday 10 March, 2019

From The42 Man Utd's three legends, Leitrim rising and more Tweets of the Week Tweets Elite

Man Utd's three legends, Leitrim rising and more Tweets of the Week

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

# social-media - Thursday 7 March, 2019

'My grand-daughter saw this': Brazilian president criticised for tweeting video of man urinating at carnival

The 40-second clip was reportedly filmed at the country’s famous Carnival festival.

# social-media - Monday 4 March, 2019

New law to crack down on cyberbullying and material that promotes self-harm

Minister for Communications Richard Bruton is proposing the establishment of an Online Safety Commissioner.

# social-media - Sunday 3 March, 2019

From The42 Jeff Stelling gets burned, Paddy Kavanagh's chip van and more Tweets of the Week Tweet Elite

Jeff Stelling gets burned, Paddy Kavanagh's chip van and more Tweets of the Week

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

# social-media - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Opinion: 'Inspiration porn' trending on social media is objectification of disabled people

Stop sharing videos of disabled people attempting to walk up the aisle, or stand for their first dance – pretending to be able-bodied is far from inspirational, writes Eileen Daly.

# social-media - Sunday 10 February, 2019

From The42 The life of a supporter, rules of engagement and other tweets of the week Tweet Elite

The life of a supporter, rules of engagement and other tweets of the week

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

# social-media - Sunday 3 February, 2019

From The42 Luke Kelly loves his football, Max Holloway visits Croke Park and more Tweets of the Week Tweet Elite

Luke Kelly loves his football, Max Holloway visits Croke Park and more Tweets of the Week

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

# social-media - Thursday 24 January, 2019

From The Daily Edge Here are the 16 celeb influencers who have formally committed to transparency on endorsements CMA Clampdown

Here are the 16 celeb influencers who have formally committed to transparency on endorsements

‘You should be able to tell as soon as you look at a post if there is some form of payment or reward involved.’

# social-media - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

'Bikini Climber' dies after falling into ravine in Taiwan

Gigi Wu became a social media star for taking selfies on top of mountains dressed in a bikini.

# social-media - Sunday 20 January, 2019

From The42 James Milner gets sent off by his old primary school teacher and more Tweets of the Week Tweet Elite

James Milner gets sent off by his old primary school teacher and more Tweets of the Week

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

# social-media - Monday 14 January, 2019

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.

# social-media - Sunday 13 January, 2019

From The42 The Ryder Cup in safe hands, tributes for Andy Murray and more Tweets of the Week Tweet Elite

The Ryder Cup in safe hands, tributes for Andy Murray and more Tweets of the Week

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

# social-media - Friday 11 January, 2019

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.

# social-media - Sunday 9 December, 2018

From The42 'Bean an D’or', Ghaoth Dobhair celebrations, AC Milan in Athlone and more Tweets of the Week Tweets Of The Week This post contains videos

'Bean an D’or', Ghaoth Dobhair celebrations, AC Milan in Athlone and more Tweets of the Week

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

# social-media - Monday 26 November, 2018

From The Daily Edge Just 15 times Ariana Grande took zero shit on social media Clapback

# social-media - Thursday 22 November, 2018

Departing Facebook communications chief takes blame for PR firm controversy

Elliot Schrage taking the hit for the controversy is seen by some as convenient, since he previously said he was leaving the company.

# social-media - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Major Facebook outage as users experience problems loading social media site

Users have been experiencing problems all morning.

Irish users may actually be starting to use their smartphones a little bit less

A new survey suggests people are attempting to address ‘our addiction to smartphones’.

# social-media - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

# social-media - Thursday 18 October, 2018

Kleenex scraps 'Mansize' branding from tissues over sexism accusation

The tissue company announced the move on social media amid growing criticism from the public.

# social-media - Sunday 7 October, 2018

From The42 Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh abseiling, Drake backing McGregor and more Tweets of the Week Tweet Elite

Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh abseiling, Drake backing McGregor and more Tweets of the Week

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

# social-media - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Facebook management to be called before Oireachtas Committee over 'alarming' security breach

Yesterday it emerged that up to 50 million accounts were affected this week after a flaw on the social network was exploited by hackers.

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