# Social Media

Last year
The European Union's tough new laws on social media content have officially come into force
X's subscription service, formerly Twitter Blue, now allows users to hide their blue ticks
Elon Musk says Twitter is losing cash due to heavy debt and drop in advertising
Therapist: Don't let the social media feed of others' perfect holidays get you down
Coimisiún na Meán: Ireland's new watchdog on using 'teeth' to take on social media giants
Explained: Why have thousands of Reddit forums gone dark and what does AI have to do with it?
17-year-old boy falls to his death while climbing Los Angeles bridge for ‘social media broadcast’
TikTok files lawsuit to stop ban in US state of Montana
Elon Musk announces new Twitter CEO
Eoghan Cleary: My teenage students understand the difference between gender and sex
Twitter, TikTok and Instagram to face much stricter content rules in EU
Extract: 'Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover shows we badly need a new future for social media'
National Cyber Security Centre tells Government departments to avoid TikTok on official devices
Twitter changes: 'Govt-funded' labels dropped as Musk admits paying for some celeb blue ticks
Facebook parent company Meta and TikTok decline invite to Oireachtas committee
TikTok fined £12.7 million in UK after it ‘did not do enough’ to keep under-13s off platform
Tusla contacted social media platforms several times last year over online abuse towards staff
France becomes latest country to ban TikTok from public employee work phones
TikTok chief faces off with US lawmakers as ban looms
Taoiseach says Govt seeking expert advice on TikTok after UK bans app on work devices
Gardaí investigating alleged Waterford assault arrest woman for allegedly making false statement
Irish drag artist: 'Following the music awards last week, I received a wave of online abuse'
Opinion: 'Phones have become a battleground for parenting in the age of social media'
Vast majority of LGBTQ+ young people exposed to 'dramatic increase' in hateful content online
Poll: Have you ever bought anything because an 'influencer' posted about it?
Artificial intelligence to be used to ensure influencers comply with advertising code
Canada bans TikTok on government phones and devices over data protection worries
Social media companies aren't doing enough to remove misinformation about migrants, Harris says
Poll: Do you use TikTok?
European Commission and Council bans staff from using TikTok on official devices
Social media has 'distracted significantly' in Nicola Bulley investigation, say police
German woman alleged to have killed a lookalike she found on social media to fake her own death
Debunked: London Police are not criminally investigating COVID-19 vaccines
Therapist: How do we challenge toxic masculinity and its appeal to impressionable young men?
Andrew Tate due in Romanian court to appeal against continued detention
All time
Injunction judgement reserved over allegedly defamatory social media posts by Conor McGregor
Almost half of adverts posted by social media influencers not labelled as such, research finds
No social media, no milkshakes: How Australia upset World Cup odds
Twitter employee: 'Our jobs are gone but we hope EU and UK law will protect us'
EU Justice Commissioner to meet with Meta and Twitter during Ireland visit