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# 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 10,452 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 8,387 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 9,234 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 11,380 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 7,985 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 24,349 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 7,717 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 10,695 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 23,727 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 37,866 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 20,481 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 23,723 Views 54 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 41,101 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 26,154 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 23,939 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?

'He hasn't violated our rules': Twitter chief defends not suspending Infowars' Alex Jones
# Infowars
# Infowars

'He hasn't violated our rules': Twitter chief defends not suspending Infowars' Alex Jones

Aug 8th 2018, 7:59 AM 20,103 Views 38 Comments

Apple, Facebook, Spotify and YouTube have all banned Alex Jones, who runs the website Infowars.

# social-media - Sunday 5 August, 2018

People seeking surgery to look like 'filtered versions of themselves'
# Snapchat Dysmorphia
# Snapchat Dysmorphia

People seeking surgery to look like 'filtered versions of themselves'

Aug 5th 2018, 4:00 PM 23,269 Views 36 Comments

There’s a new phenomenon called ‘Snapchat dysmorphia’, researchers have said.

# social-media - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

'The time for apologies is over': Facebook launches inquiry following Dispatches programme
# Moderation
# Moderation

'The time for apologies is over': Facebook launches inquiry following Dispatches programme

Updated Aug 1st 2018, 5:15 PM 40,030 Views 40 Comments

Workers at Irish contactor CPL who featured in the TV programme have been urged to take time off for their wellbeing.

# social-media - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Getting your van jammed outside Dalymount, dodgy adidas boots and more tweets of the week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

Getting your van jammed outside Dalymount, dodgy adidas boots and more tweets of the week

Jul 29th 2018, 10:30 AM 11,644 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 28 July, 2018

British MPs want a levy on social media sites to stem fake news
# FAKE NEWS
# FAKE NEWS

British MPs want a levy on social media sites to stem fake news

Jul 28th 2018, 4:01 PM 10,110 Views 86 Comments

A leaked report makes the suggestion.

# social-media - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Poll: Would Facebook's moderation policies put you off using it?
# Social Media Giant
# Social Media Giant

Poll: Would Facebook's moderation policies put you off using it?

Jul 18th 2018, 9:31 AM 15,375 Views 43 Comments

Channel 4 sent an undercover reporter into Facebook’s offices to get an insight about how it makes decisions on what to delete.

# social-media - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Wrighty and Roy are best mates, Croatian firefighters and more tweets of the week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

Wrighty and Roy are best mates, Croatian firefighters and more tweets of the week

Jul 15th 2018, 10:30 AM 13,969 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 - Monday 9 July, 2018

Iranian teen detained after posting dance videos on Instagram
# Social Media
# Social Media

Iranian teen detained after posting dance videos on Instagram

Jul 9th 2018, 8:27 AM 15,584 Views 54 Comments

She had posted around 300 videos on her account, many of which showed her dancing in both Iranian and Western styles.

# social-media - Sunday 1 July, 2018

#NewbridgeOrNowhere, Gabriel Jesus painting streets in Brazil and more tweets of the week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

#NewbridgeOrNowhere, Gabriel Jesus painting streets in Brazil and more tweets of the week

Jul 1st 2018, 10:30 AM 10,853 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 22 June, 2018

Sexual assault trials in the North: 'Anonymity of complainant is now a figment of our imagination'
# Social Media
# Social Media

Sexual assault trials in the North: 'Anonymity of complainant is now a figment of our imagination'

Jun 22nd 2018, 9:57 PM 23,099 Views 0 Comments

Sir John Gillen said the report into Northern Ireland’s law would consider the anonymity of defendants.

# social-media - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Instagram launches new long-form video service to compete with YouTube
# Igtv
# Igtv

Instagram launches new long-form video service to compete with YouTube

Jun 21st 2018, 9:29 AM 9,395 Views 21 Comments

Instagram’s CEO also announced that the social media platform now has more than one billion active users.

# social-media - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Klopp singing with fans at 6am, McIlroy's shot hits spectator and more tweets of the week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

Klopp singing with fans at 6am, McIlroy's shot hits spectator and more tweets of the week

May 27th 2018, 3:03 PM 17,451 Views 15 Comments

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

# social-media - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Wilshere off to Zante, James Ryan's dad and more in the sporting tweets of the week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

Wilshere off to Zante, James Ryan's dad and more in the sporting tweets of the week

May 20th 2018, 9:30 AM 9,487 Views 2 Comments

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter this week.

# social-media - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Facebook banned 583 million fake accounts in the first three months of the year
# Data Privacy
# Data Privacy

Facebook banned 583 million fake accounts in the first three months of the year

May 15th 2018, 9:38 PM 11,202 Views 54 Comments

Facebook said those closures came on top of blocking millions of attempts to create fake accounts every day.

# social-media - Sunday 13 May, 2018

John O'Shea's retirement, Kevin Cassidy's football boots and more in the sporting tweets of the week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

John O'Shea's retirement, Kevin Cassidy's football boots and more in the sporting tweets of the week

May 13th 2018, 5:50 PM 4,025 Views 0 Comments

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

Gardaí investigating as video shows cars rampaging through Finglas housing estate
# Berryfield
# Berryfield

Gardaí investigating as video shows cars rampaging through Finglas housing estate

May 13th 2018, 10:12 AM 46,154 Views 94 Comments

The video has been shared widely across social media and on messaging apps.

# social-media - Sunday 6 May, 2018

'There are days I don’t speak to another grown-up. Online chats keep me going'
# Column
# Column

'There are days I don’t speak to another grown-up. Online chats keep me going'

May 6th 2018, 8:45 AM 28,653 Views 15 Comments

Social media provides company at 6am when you’ve been up all night with a crying baby, writes Andrea Mara.

# social-media - Saturday 5 May, 2018

'Force them to take responsibility': Press Ombudsman wants crackdown on Facebook misinformation
# Eighth Ref
# Eighth Ref

'Force them to take responsibility': Press Ombudsman wants crackdown on Facebook misinformation

May 5th 2018, 1:00 PM 14,427 Views 63 Comments

Peter Feeney called for stricter regulation on social media at a conference in Dublin this week.

# social-media - Sunday 29 April, 2018

The anniversary of John O'Shea nutmegging Figo and more tweets of the week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

The anniversary of John O'Shea nutmegging Figo and more tweets of the week

Apr 29th 2018, 10:30 AM 8,604 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 - Thursday 26 April, 2018

Man jailed after having sex with girl (14) he met online
# Defilement
# Defilement

Man jailed after having sex with girl (14) he met online

Apr 26th 2018, 5:35 PM 45,475 Views 66 Comments

The man was arrested after the girl was found in a Dublin suburb and complained that she had been raped by him.

# social-media - Monday 23 April, 2018

Three charged in Bangor after teenager left with such severe injuries her face can't be x-rayed
# PSNI
# PSNI

Three charged in Bangor after teenager left with such severe injuries her face can't be x-rayed

Apr 23rd 2018, 11:27 AM 21,068 Views 0 Comments

Footage of the assault was shared widely on social media, and police urged people not to discuss the case online.