Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 12°C Wednesday 29 June 2022

#Social Media

# social-media - Sunday 15 April, 2018

Brian O'Driscoll's doppelganger spotted in Moscow and more tweets of the week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

Brian O'Driscoll's doppelganger spotted in Moscow and more tweets of the week

Apr 15th 2018, 10:29 AM 17,340 Views 3 Comments

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

# social-media - Sunday 8 April, 2018

Tobacco being marketed and sold through Facebook, despite policy against such promotions
# Social Media Marketing
# Social Media Marketing

Tobacco being marketed and sold through Facebook, despite policy against such promotions

Apr 8th 2018, 8:00 AM 7,826 Views 16 Comments

Researchers said the study reveals loopholes within Facebook’s tobacco-related policies that the company could potentially close.

# social-media - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Spider Dad and Spider Lad, don't let Mam on Facebook and more tweets of the week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

Spider Dad and Spider Lad, don't let Mam on Facebook and more tweets of the week

Apr 1st 2018, 10:30 AM 7,753 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 29 March, 2018

Judge warns David Drumm jury not to carry out research on social media
# Anglo Irish Bank
# Anglo Irish Bank

Judge warns David Drumm jury not to carry out research on social media

Mar 29th 2018, 4:42 PM 11,937 Views 0 Comments

Judge Karen O’Connor said the jury must come to their own conclusion based on the evidence they hear in court.

# social-media - Sunday 25 March, 2018

Gen Z: We're looked down on by older generations and not given the chance to show who we are'
# Column
# Column

Gen Z: We're looked down on by older generations and not given the chance to show who we are'

Mar 25th 2018, 3:00 PM 27,475 Views 51 Comments

We want to challenge this misconception and change the world for good, writes Keely Jenkinson.

# social-media - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Sinn Féin has had a very bumpy few years on social media - how will it weather this latest storm?
# Social Media
# Social Media

Sinn Féin has had a very bumpy few years on social media - how will it weather this latest storm?

Mar 20th 2018, 8:00 PM 12,173 Views 82 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald has said she seeks to reform and modernise the party, part of that will require a rethinking of how reps use social media.

# social-media - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Spurs apologise for sexist survey question
# Inappropriate
From The42
# Inappropriate

Spurs apologise for sexist survey question

Mar 14th 2018, 12:33 PM 5,757 Views 7 Comments

A screengrab of the email, complete with a club crest at the top, said Tottenham wanted to find out about fans’ views.

# social-media - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Why does a person become radicalised? That's the million dollar question
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Why does a person become radicalised? That's the million dollar question

Mar 13th 2018, 8:15 PM 22,172 Views 35 Comments

We speak to experts and a young man who wanted to travel to Syria.

# social-media - Sunday 11 March, 2018

Here's what Leo has spent on social media campaigns over the last year
# Pics Or It Didnt Happen
# Pics Or It Didnt Happen

Here's what Leo has spent on social media campaigns over the last year

Mar 11th 2018, 10:00 PM 26,545 Views 82 Comments

Around €6,500 was spent advertising Ireland’s Rugby World Cup bid on social media.

A classy GAA message, inflatable bananas causing riots and more tweets of the week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

A classy GAA message, inflatable bananas causing riots and more tweets of the week

Mar 11th 2018, 10:30 AM 9,059 Views 0 Comments

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

False information travels much faster than the truth on Twitter
# FAKE NEWS
# FAKE NEWS

False information travels much faster than the truth on Twitter

Mar 11th 2018, 6:30 AM 6,307 Views 14 Comments

Falsehoods are 70% more likely to be retweeted than the truth, new research has found.

# social-media - Saturday 10 March, 2018

UK government looking into imposing 'time limits' on children using social media
# Genuine Concern
# Genuine Concern

UK government looking into imposing 'time limits' on children using social media

Mar 10th 2018, 1:43 PM 11,505 Views 21 Comments

Matt Hancock said it isn’t “beyond the wit of man” to develop an age verification system for children online.

# social-media - Thursday 8 March, 2018

'It was pretty appalling' - Aer Lingus communication slammed by Irish stranded across Europe during Storm Emma
# Failure To Communicate
# Failure To Communicate

'It was pretty appalling' - Aer Lingus communication slammed by Irish stranded across Europe during Storm Emma

Mar 8th 2018, 12:05 AM 48,019 Views 65 Comments

Customers stranded in airports across the continent have vented at the perceived lack of communication from the airline as to what was going on.

# social-media - Sunday 4 March, 2018

Politicians are (slowly) taking to Instagram - and showing different sides
# Cheeeeeese
# Cheeeeeese

Politicians are (slowly) taking to Instagram - and showing different sides

Mar 4th 2018, 10:00 AM 33,714 Views 36 Comments

A cooking show next for the Education Minister perhaps as he showcases his skills?

# social-media - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Here's what you need to know about Vero, the 'new Instagram' everyone is talking about
# Next Big Thing
From The Daily Edge
# Next Big Thing

Here's what you need to know about Vero, the 'new Instagram' everyone is talking about

Feb 27th 2018, 7:00 PM 9,589 Views 4 Comments

Is it the Next Big Thing?

# social-media - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Russian Foreign Minister dismisses US election meddling probe as 'blabber'
# From Russia With Love
# From Russia With Love

Russian Foreign Minister dismisses US election meddling probe as 'blabber'

Feb 17th 2018, 1:10 PM 11,593 Views 0 Comments

“So as long as we don’t see facts, everything else is blabber.”

# social-media - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

'It's almost like parents are blaming the platform itself': Teenagers have been educating TDs on online safety
# Smart Phones
# Smart Phones

'It's almost like parents are blaming the platform itself': Teenagers have been educating TDs on online safety

Feb 7th 2018, 2:03 PM 13,207 Views 10 Comments

Eight young people from Kildare, Wicklow and Clare spoke to politicians today.

# social-media - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

With 'vulnerable' children contacting strangers, government launches 'internet safety resource' for schools
# Be In Ctrl
# Be In Ctrl

With 'vulnerable' children contacting strangers, government launches 'internet safety resource' for schools

Feb 6th 2018, 2:09 PM 13,244 Views 31 Comments

Most children aged between 8 and 13 own a smartphone.

# social-media - Monday 5 February, 2018

Tina Satchwell's husband wants apology from Gardaí over alleged social media post
# Missing
# Missing

Tina Satchwell's husband wants apology from Gardaí over alleged social media post

Feb 5th 2018, 6:52 PM 56,133 Views 60 Comments

3News is reporting that there is an internal investigation into a social media post allegedly featuring two gardaí.

# social-media - Saturday 3 February, 2018

'Johnny f*****g Sexton' - The reaction to Ireland's last-gasp win over France
# Woah
From The42
# Woah

'Johnny f*****g Sexton' - The reaction to Ireland's last-gasp win over France

Feb 3rd 2018, 7:36 PM 25,099 Views 14 Comments

‘Bottle and brilliance – can’t buy it.’

# social-media - Monday 29 January, 2018

Facebook is making privacy settings easier to find ahead of strict new EU law
# Privacy
# Privacy

Facebook is making privacy settings easier to find ahead of strict new EU law

Jan 29th 2018, 10:34 AM 10,628 Views 14 Comments

The social media giant has published its privacy principles for the first time.

Poll: Do you worry about your online privacy?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you worry about your online privacy?

Jan 29th 2018, 8:14 AM 13,759 Views 54 Comments

Facebook is set to publish educational videos to help people better manage their privacy settings.

# social-media - Thursday 25 January, 2018

How will Ireland handle social media in the Eighth Amendment referendum?
# Elections
# Elections

How will Ireland handle social media in the Eighth Amendment referendum?

Jan 25th 2018, 8:30 PM 17,539 Views 121 Comments

The spread of mis or disinformation around referendums on social media could harm our democracy, writes Gavin Sheridan.

# social-media - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Poll: Do you stay social media-free for the last 30 minutes before you go to bed?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Do you stay social media-free for the last 30 minutes before you go to bed?

Jan 23rd 2018, 12:45 PM 16,014 Views 30 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# social-media - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Debate Room: Has #MeToo turned into a witch hunt?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Debate Room: Has #MeToo turned into a witch hunt?

Jan 21st 2018, 8:45 AM 45,344 Views 89 Comments

Has the campaign gone too far? We asked two commentators to tell us what they think.

# social-media - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Experiencing mothering stress and burnout? Psychologist gives advice on steps to take
# Great Expectations
# Great Expectations

Experiencing mothering stress and burnout? Psychologist gives advice on steps to take

Jan 17th 2018, 7:00 AM 30,017 Views 42 Comments

Idealistic images of motherhood on social media causes mums to feel insecure and isolated, writes Niamh Delmar.

# social-media - Friday 12 January, 2018

Facebook is rolling out one of its biggest-ever changes to its news feed
# Major Changes
# Major Changes

Facebook is rolling out one of its biggest-ever changes to its news feed

Jan 12th 2018, 12:23 PM 19,896 Views 43 Comments

Facebook will now put friends and family above pages or celebrities in a user’s news feed.

HSE says people claiming to be nurses are warning against HPV vaccine on social media
# Gardasil
# Gardasil

HSE says people claiming to be nurses are warning against HPV vaccine on social media

Jan 12th 2018, 12:05 AM 19,603 Views 85 Comments

The head of the HSE’s National Immunisation Office said the health service is starting to win the battle against misinformation, but there is more work to do.

# social-media - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

13% of secondary school students have sent a nude or semi-nude video of themselves
# Sexting
# Sexting

13% of secondary school students have sent a nude or semi-nude video of themselves

Jan 10th 2018, 11:08 PM 18,198 Views 57 Comments

Males are more likely than females to engage in sexting, a new survey has found.

# social-media - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

H&M issues apology after using image of black child wearing 'monkey' hoodie
# Racism
# Racism

H&M issues apology after using image of black child wearing 'monkey' hoodie

Jan 9th 2018, 12:07 PM 57,648 Views 151 Comments

The black child in the photo was wearing a hoodie with the words “coolest monkey in the jungle”.

# social-media - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Sinn Féin MP apologises for posting Kingsmill bread video on anniversary of Kingsmill massacre
# Social Media
# Social Media

Sinn Féin MP apologises for posting Kingsmill bread video on anniversary of Kingsmill massacre

Jan 6th 2018, 12:53 PM 42,190 Views 189 Comments

Barry McElduff says he didn’t see the connection when he balanced the bread on his head.

# social-media - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Tweeting TDs: Who excelled on social media in 2017?
# Column
# Column

Tweeting TDs: Who excelled on social media in 2017?

Jan 2nd 2018, 7:00 AM 30,126 Views 18 Comments

While local radio might still be the holy grail of parish pump politics, new media is quickly catching up, writes Craig Dwyer.

# social-media - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Behind the messaging app that was temporarily blocked for inspiring protesters in Iran
# Iran Unrest
# Iran Unrest

Behind the messaging app that was temporarily blocked for inspiring protesters in Iran

Dec 31st 2017, 4:48 PM 7,588 Views 19 Comments

Around 40 million Iranians use the Telegram app which is difficult to ban or censor by authorities unlike social media sites like Facebook and Twitter.

# social-media - Friday 29 December, 2017

'Now lads go home and they get abuse online just because they drove a ball wide'
# Social Media
From The42
# Social Media

'Now lads go home and they get abuse online just because they drove a ball wide'

Dec 29th 2017, 8:31 AM 21,088 Views 39 Comments

Galway hurling coach Noel Larkin has called for action against ‘faceless’ online abusers.

# social-media - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Barack Obama warns against 'irresponsible' social media use in interview with Prince Harry
# Royal Interview
# Royal Interview

Barack Obama warns against 'irresponsible' social media use in interview with Prince Harry

Dec 27th 2017, 9:59 AM 22,875 Views 72 Comments

Obama was interviewed by Prince Harry, who took the role as guest editor on BBC Radio 4′s Today programme.

# social-media - Monday 18 December, 2017

Poll: Do you think social media has affected your mental health negatively?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Do you think social media has affected your mental health negatively?

Dec 18th 2017, 12:45 PM 21,758 Views 55 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# social-media - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Here's what you need to know about Facebook's rejigged tax model
# Social Media
From Business ETC
# Social Media

Here's what you need to know about Facebook's rejigged tax model

Dec 13th 2017, 11:50 AM 342 Views 0 Comments

Potential long-term changes could have a major impact on how Ireland attracts foreign investment.

# social-media - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Facebook will stop using Ireland as a global hub for tax and revenue
# Social Media
From Business ETC
# Social Media

Facebook will stop using Ireland as a global hub for tax and revenue

Dec 12th 2017, 5:41 PM 644 Views 0 Comments

Advertising sales will now be recorded in the local market in which they are made

# social-media - Friday 8 December, 2017

The 16 absolute worst people on Facebook
# Stop That
From The Daily Edge
# Stop That

The 16 absolute worst people on Facebook

Dec 8th 2017, 8:00 AM 8,547 Views 7 Comments

It’s a garbage fire and we love watching it burn.

# social-media - Thursday 7 December, 2017

How to deal with bad online reviews - and turn the haters into fans
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

How to deal with bad online reviews - and turn the haters into fans

Dec 7th 2017, 5:05 PM 991 Views 0 Comments

This communications guru delivers a masterclass in how to handle negative comments online.