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# 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 8,839 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 6,234 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 19,968 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 52,757 Views 47 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 17,087 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 15,441 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 53,540 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 7,323 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 22,731 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 7,364 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 17,361 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 27,591 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 10,140 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 4,225 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 85,327 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 12,591 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 48,214 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 3,828 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 10,439 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 8,116 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 11,371 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 7,976 Views 27 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 24,330 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 7,713 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 - Saturday 29 September, 2018

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

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

Sep 29th 2018, 2:25 PM 10,692 Views 23 Comments

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

# social-media - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Vogue Williams said she would 'pay good money' to delete a former relationship from the internet
# Bye Brian
From The Daily Edge
# Bye Brian

Vogue Williams said she would 'pay good money' to delete a former relationship from the internet

Sep 25th 2018, 2:46 PM 23,712 Views 2 Comments

Hm, wonder who she’s referring to.

# social-media - Thursday 20 September, 2018

Broadcasters warned about use of social media in presidential election coverage
# Tweetgate
# Tweetgate

Broadcasters warned about use of social media in presidential election coverage

Sep 20th 2018, 6:16 PM 8,741 Views 14 Comments

‘Tweetgate’ somewhat overshadowed the presidential election in 2011.

# social-media - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Irish consumers scammed by fraudulent websites advertising on Facebook and Instagram
# Fraud
# Fraud

Irish consumers scammed by fraudulent websites advertising on Facebook and Instagram

Aug 30th 2018, 12:05 AM 37,203 Views 32 Comments

Well-known brands have distanced themselves from the websites, whose ads keep appearing on social media.

# social-media - Sunday 26 August, 2018

'I'm entitled to an opinion... If you don't like what I say, don't f***ing watch me.
# Brutal Honesty
From The42
# Brutal Honesty

'I'm entitled to an opinion... If you don't like what I say, don't f***ing watch me.

Aug 26th 2018, 9:00 AM 20,455 Views 22 Comments

At 65, Graeme Souness remains one of the game’s most abrasive and respected pundits.

# social-media - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

'I started to believe them': Star Wars actress Kelly Marie Tran breaks silence about online harassment
# Sexism
# Sexism

'I started to believe them': Star Wars actress Kelly Marie Tran breaks silence about online harassment

Aug 21st 2018, 10:42 PM 23,721 Views 55 Comments

Tran deleted her Instagram account in June.

# social-media - Monday 20 August, 2018

Viral video showing scarily realistic human-looking robot debunked as fake
# The Robots Aren't Coming
# The Robots Aren't Coming

Viral video showing scarily realistic human-looking robot debunked as fake

Aug 20th 2018, 10:01 PM 41,100 Views 21 Comments

The video clocked up millions of views as Twitter users feared that artificial intelligence had gone too far.

# social-media - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Twitter suspends personal account of Infowars' host Alex Jones
# Infowars
# Infowars

Twitter suspends personal account of Infowars' host Alex Jones

Aug 15th 2018, 11:56 AM 26,153 Views 119 Comments

It comes a week after Twitter said it would not follow other social media companies in banning Jones from its platform.

# social-media - Sunday 12 August, 2018

Tom Parsons visits Páidí Ó Sé's statue, Thomas Barr soaks in victory and more tweets of the week
# Tweets Elite
From The42
# Tweets Elite

Tom Parsons visits Páidí Ó Sé's statue, Thomas Barr soaks in victory and more tweets of the week

Aug 12th 2018, 10:30 AM 15,164 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 8 August, 2018

Poll: Have you ever checked your social media accounts while driving?
# Could It Not Wait
# Could It Not Wait

Poll: Have you ever checked your social media accounts while driving?

Aug 8th 2018, 9:35 AM 23,938 Views 82 Comments

A new survey suggests that one in four Irish people have checked their social media while driving. But are you one of them?