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# social-media - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Shane Dunphy: Some things to consider before you post images of your kids on social media
# Opinion
# Opinion

Shane Dunphy: Some things to consider before you post images of your kids on social media

Jun 22nd 2019, 8:30 PM 47,512 Views 37 Comments

We should all think a little more deeply about the images we share, writes child protection expert Shane Dunphy.

# social-media - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Facebook and Twitter representatives to appear before court after Ana Kriegel murderers identified online
# Contempt Of Court
# Contempt Of Court

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

Jun 19th 2019, 4:48 PM 52,350 Views 0 Comments

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?
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Jun 14th 2019, 7:00 AM 33,601 Views 56 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Jun 12th 2019, 7:00 AM 9,743 Views 7 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 9th 2019, 10:30 AM 8,042 Views 5 Comments

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
# New Rules
# New Rules

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

Jun 7th 2019, 4:02 PM 5,995 Views 10 Comments

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
# Top Trends
# Top Trends

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

May 29th 2019, 11:51 AM 21,292 Views 32 Comments

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

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

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

May 26th 2019, 10:30 AM 13,985 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 21st 2019, 10:30 AM 7,266 Views 0 Comments

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
# Literature
# Literature

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

Apr 17th 2019, 6:12 PM 34,333 Views 73 Comments

‘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
# Cyber Crime
# Cyber Crime

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

Apr 12th 2019, 1:45 PM 8,849 Views 0 Comments

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
# Social Media
# Social Media

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

Apr 4th 2019, 8:09 AM 6,236 Views 13 Comments

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
# Your Say

Poll: Who should regulate social media in Ireland?

Apr 2nd 2019, 10:00 AM 19,971 Views 87 Comments

TDs will meet with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg today.

# social-media - Sunday 31 March, 2019

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

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

Mar 31st 2019, 10:30 AM 4,893 Views 0 Comments

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
# Ireland's Got Talent
# Ireland's Got Talent

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

Mar 28th 2019, 2:55 PM 52,823 Views 48 Comments

“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
# Viral Video
# Viral Video

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

Mar 25th 2019, 8:05 PM 17,089 Views 58 Comments

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
# Security Breach
# Security Breach

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

Mar 21st 2019, 5:28 PM 15,445 Views 31 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 21st 2019, 4:28 PM 53,562 Views 138 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 21st 2019, 11:07 AM 17,181 Views 12 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 10th 2019, 10:30 AM 7,325 Views 2 Comments

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
# Jair Bolsonaro
# Jair Bolsonaro

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

Mar 7th 2019, 7:22 AM 22,733 Views 25 Comments

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
# Online Safety Act
# Online Safety Act

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

Mar 4th 2019, 8:28 AM 7,371 Views 21 Comments

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

# social-media - Sunday 3 March, 2019

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

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

Mar 3rd 2019, 10:30 AM 17,362 Views 2 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Feb 16th 2019, 7:30 AM 27,673 Views 29 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 10th 2019, 10:30 AM 5,118 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 3rd 2019, 11:02 AM 10,143 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 24th 2019, 12:20 PM 4,226 Views 0 Comments

‘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
# Gigi Wu

'Bikini Climber' dies after falling into ravine in Taiwan

Jan 23rd 2019, 2:15 PM 85,335 Views 53 Comments

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

# social-media - Sunday 20 January, 2019

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

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

Jan 20th 2019, 6:03 PM 12,592 Views 4 Comments

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
# Cracked
# Cracked

This picture of an egg is now the most liked post on Instagram

Jan 14th 2019, 10:21 AM 48,218 Views 62 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 13th 2019, 10:30 AM 3,830 Views 1 Comment

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
# Social Media
# Social Media

Young teenagers' privacy at risk and left vulnerable on Yubo app - DCU study

Jan 11th 2019, 6:01 AM 10,449 Views 3 Comments

Fifteen-year-olds are the most prevalent users of Yubo, representing almost one-third of the overall sample.

# social-media - Sunday 9 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 9th 2018, 10:30 AM 7,991 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Just 15 times Ariana Grande took zero shit on social media

Nov 26th 2018, 1:47 PM 8,278 Views 0 Comments

Thank u, next.

# social-media - Thursday 22 November, 2018

Departing Facebook communications chief takes blame for PR firm controversy
# Definers
# Definers

Departing Facebook communications chief takes blame for PR firm controversy

Nov 22nd 2018, 5:45 PM 9,232 Views 6 Comments

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
# Insta Fail
# Insta Fail

Major Facebook outage as users experience problems loading social media site

Nov 20th 2018, 2:54 PM 10,502 Views 29 Comments

Users have been experiencing problems all morning.

Irish users may actually be starting to use their smartphones a little bit less
# Put It Down
# Put It Down

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

Nov 20th 2018, 12:12 PM 11,378 Views 19 Comments

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

# social-media - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Alcohol ads with pro-drinking comments on Facebook 'boost desire to drink'
# Like And Share A Pint
# Like And Share A Pint

Alcohol ads with pro-drinking comments on Facebook 'boost desire to drink'

Nov 14th 2018, 6:10 AM 7,980 Views 26 Comments

A new study has unearthed the power of alcohol ads online.

# social-media - Thursday 18 October, 2018

Kleenex scraps 'Mansize' branding from tissues over sexism accusation
# Big Tissue
# Big Tissue

Kleenex scraps 'Mansize' branding from tissues over sexism accusation

Oct 18th 2018, 4:14 PM 24,341 Views 147 Comments

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

# social-media - Sunday 7 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 7th 2018, 11:25 AM 7,714 Views 0 Comments

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