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#Social Media

# 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 8,560 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 1,001 Views 0 Comments

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

# social-media - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

The Irish Times has bought the media group behind the Irish Examiner
# Changing Times
# Changing Times

The Irish Times has bought the media group behind the Irish Examiner

Dec 6th 2017, 4:00 PM 10,829 Views 28 Comments

The deal will have to be cleared by competition watchdogs.

# social-media - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Glasnevin Trust has sued Twitter to reveal who's behind 'grossly defamatory' posts
# Social Media
From Business ETC
# Social Media

Glasnevin Trust has sued Twitter to reveal who's behind 'grossly defamatory' posts

Nov 30th 2017, 5:54 PM 1,236 Views 0 Comments

The organisation operates the historic Dublin cemetery, among other sites.

# social-media - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Poll: Would you announce your pregnancy on social media?
# Social Media
# Social Media

Poll: Would you announce your pregnancy on social media?

Nov 22nd 2017, 5:32 PM 643 Views 0 Comments

Model Chrissy Teigen shared some special baby news with her 15m Instagram followers this week.

# social-media - Thursday 16 November, 2017

As a survivor of violent rape, I believe #MeToo is a powerful force for victims
# Opinion
# Opinion

As a survivor of violent rape, I believe #MeToo is a powerful force for victims

Nov 16th 2017, 8:30 PM 16,438 Views 30 Comments

Winnie M Li, who was violently raped in a Belfast park, has found the social media movement a source of connection and validation.

Twitter abuse: Fine Gael TDs call out senior party member who labelled women 'bitches'
# Online Abuse
# Online Abuse

Twitter abuse: Fine Gael TDs call out senior party member who labelled women 'bitches'

Nov 16th 2017, 11:10 AM 34,590 Views 158 Comments

Female members of the Fine Gael party have said comments made by one party member online are “unacceptable”.

# social-media - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren addresses 'disgusting' death threat
# Unacceptable
From The42
# Unacceptable

Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren addresses 'disgusting' death threat

Oct 31st 2017, 1:18 PM 6,624 Views 25 Comments

The centre-back took to social media on Tuesday to cast light on the vile abuse he has received.

# social-media - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Stefanie Preissner: 'Each uploaded photo fooled my 800 closest friends that I was happy'
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

Stefanie Preissner: 'Each uploaded photo fooled my 800 closest friends that I was happy'

Oct 8th 2017, 3:30 PM 14,891 Views 20 Comments

In her first book, Stefanie Preissner looks at growing up and the ways in which her life has changed.

# social-media - Sunday 1 October, 2017

#Batsman, Grandad's Centre of Excellence and AO - it's Tweets of the Week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

#Batsman, Grandad's Centre of Excellence and AO - it's Tweets of the Week

Oct 1st 2017, 10:30 AM 4,143 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 28 September, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg fires back after US President claims Facebook is 'always anti-Trump'
# Election Meddling
# Election Meddling

Mark Zuckerberg fires back after US President claims Facebook is 'always anti-Trump'

Sep 28th 2017, 6:55 AM 20,752 Views 39 Comments

Mark Zuckerberg did apologise for dismissing the idea that misinformation on Facebook may have influenced the election.

# social-media - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Baby Schmeichel v baby Ince, Rena is Wonderwoman and more in tweets of the week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

Baby Schmeichel v baby Ince, Rena is Wonderwoman and more in tweets of the week

Sep 17th 2017, 10:30 AM 5,751 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 - Friday 15 September, 2017

'It's profoundly disloyal to staff': RTÉ condemns Twitter account revealing staff 'secrets'
# Secret Producer
# Secret Producer

'It's profoundly disloyal to staff': RTÉ condemns Twitter account revealing staff 'secrets'

Sep 15th 2017, 10:33 PM 46,564 Views 60 Comments

The ‘secret RTÉ producer’ Twitter account has gained over 8,000 followers.

# social-media - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Karl Lacey tributes and Joe Ward's incredible record - it's tweets of the week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

Karl Lacey tributes and Joe Ward's incredible record - it's tweets of the week

Sep 3rd 2017, 10:30 AM 4,655 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 26 August, 2017

'Welcome Messi' - Real Madrid social media accounts hacked
# Prank
From The42
# Prank

'Welcome Messi' - Real Madrid social media accounts hacked

Aug 26th 2017, 10:52 AM 6,040 Views 8 Comments

The incident follows a recent takeover of Barcelona’s official Twitter account

# social-media - Thursday 24 August, 2017

10 iconic hashtags in honour of its 10th birthday
# Hashtag10
From The Daily Edge
# Hashtag10

10 iconic hashtags in honour of its 10th birthday

Aug 24th 2017, 9:33 AM 7,375 Views 1 Comment

Happy Birthday hashtags.

# social-media - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Like for Ribery, RT for Ali G and more in our sporting tweets of the week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

Like for Ribery, RT for Ali G and more in our sporting tweets of the week

Aug 20th 2017, 10:30 AM 8,582 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 - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Islamic State propaganda is facing 'substantial and aggressive disruption' on Twitter
# Research
# Research

Islamic State propaganda is facing 'substantial and aggressive disruption' on Twitter

Aug 15th 2017, 6:10 AM 9,762 Views 6 Comments

Researchers found that efforts by Twitter to quickly remove IS postings on the social media platform were having an impact.

# social-media - Monday 14 August, 2017

'Hello, I'm in the Dáil': TDs to be banned from making calls in the chamber
# Beep Beep
# Beep Beep

'Hello, I'm in the Dáil': TDs to be banned from making calls in the chamber

Aug 14th 2017, 12:33 PM 7,980 Views 16 Comments

TDs will still be allowed use social media while in the Dáil chamber.

# social-media - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Richie Hogan at Southampton and more in our sporting tweets of the week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

Richie Hogan at Southampton and more in our sporting tweets of the week

Aug 13th 2017, 10:30 AM 11,645 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 August, 2017

US politicians are being accused of violating free speech - by blocking people on social media
# Blockbusters
# Blockbusters

US politicians are being accused of violating free speech - by blocking people on social media

Aug 11th 2017, 12:37 PM 7,990 Views 41 Comments

Politicians at all levels increasingly embrace social media to discuss government business.

# social-media - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Irresponsible or realistic: Is 13 too young for the digital age of consent?
# Social Media
# Social Media

Irresponsible or realistic: Is 13 too young for the digital age of consent?

Jul 30th 2017, 8:45 AM 13,630 Views 19 Comments

More and more children have access to the internet, making it difficult to protect them from inappropriate content.

# social-media - Saturday 29 July, 2017

'We need to protect jurors from attempts to influence them through social media'
# Contempt Of Court
# Contempt Of Court

'We need to protect jurors from attempts to influence them through social media'

Jul 29th 2017, 8:30 AM 4,238 Views 60 Comments

Legislating for online and social media is possible and it is necessary, writes Josepha Madigan.

# social-media - Friday 28 July, 2017

There's been a surge in complaints about how Irish 'influencers' are plugging products
# Marketing
From Business ETC
# Marketing

There's been a surge in complaints about how Irish 'influencers' are plugging products

Jul 28th 2017, 1:00 AM 791 Views 0 Comments

The ads watchdog has fielded three times as many complaints so far this year as in all of 2016.

# social-media - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Chief Justice says courts may need to restrict social media use during trials
# Courts
# Courts

Chief Justice says courts may need to restrict social media use during trials

Jul 25th 2017, 12:01 PM 10,273 Views 48 Comments

Susan Denham said there are issues to address in order to protect the right to a fair trial in this era of social media.

Poll: Do you check or use your phone while driving?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you check or use your phone while driving?

Jul 25th 2017, 9:25 AM 23,200 Views 98 Comments

A new survey suggests that the Irish are the worst in Europe for messing with their phone while driving.

Taking calls and checking Facebook while driving: Irish drivers are among the worst in Europe
# Eyes On The Road
# Eyes On The Road

Taking calls and checking Facebook while driving: Irish drivers are among the worst in Europe

Jul 25th 2017, 6:05 AM 8,049 Views 54 Comments

A new survey has looked at bad phone habits while behind the wheel.

# social-media - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Take a guided tour of... Twitter's Dublin digs after their multimillion-euro makeover
# Office Goals
# Office Goals

Take a guided tour of... Twitter's Dublin digs after their multimillion-euro makeover

Jul 22nd 2017, 6:00 PM 20,594 Views 17 Comments

The social media company’s base in the capital is now one of the country’s greenest buildings.

# social-media - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Take a guided tour of... Twitter's Dublin digs after their multimillion-euro makeover
# Building And Property
# Building And Property

Take a guided tour of... Twitter's Dublin digs after their multimillion-euro makeover

Jul 20th 2017, 2:16 PM 975 Views 0 Comments

The social media company’s base in the capital is now one of the country’s greenest buildings.

# social-media - Monday 17 July, 2017

China blocks mentions of Winnie the Pooh on social media after memes compare him to President
# Ah Eeyor Leave It Out
# Ah Eeyor Leave It Out

China blocks mentions of Winnie the Pooh on social media after memes compare him to President

Jul 17th 2017, 11:56 AM 7,412 Views 9 Comments

Comments referencing Pooh’s Chinese name turned up error messages saying the user could not proceed because “this content is illegal”.

# social-media - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Take a guided tour of... Twitter's Dublin digs after their multimillion-euro makeover
# Building And Property
From Business ETC
# Building And Property

Take a guided tour of... Twitter's Dublin digs after their multimillion-euro makeover

Jul 16th 2017, 6:01 PM 5,967 Views 0 Comments

The social media company’s base in the capital is now one of the country’s greenest buildings.

Your Facebook Messenger will soon be filled with advertisements
# Product Placement
# Product Placement

Your Facebook Messenger will soon be filled with advertisements

Jul 16th 2017, 8:15 AM 9,852 Views 33 Comments

Facebook have announced that advertisers will be able to buy advert slots within the app.

# social-media - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Cavendish calls for 'vile' social media abuse to stop
# Cav
From The42
# Cav

Cavendish calls for 'vile' social media abuse to stop

Jul 6th 2017, 10:47 AM 8,556 Views 5 Comments

The Manx Missile crashed out of the Tour earlier this week.

# social-media - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Here's why it's not ok to slag Ed Sheeran for quitting social media
# Internet Trolls
From The Daily Edge
# Internet Trolls

Here's why it's not ok to slag Ed Sheeran for quitting social media

Jul 5th 2017, 5:09 PM 4,712 Views 2 Comments

Keep your ginger busker jeers to yourself.

# social-media - Monday 3 July, 2017

Fine Gael minister confirms complaint lodged with gardaí against political blogger
# Regina Doherty
# Regina Doherty

Fine Gael minister confirms complaint lodged with gardaí against political blogger

Jul 3rd 2017, 10:55 PM 73,592 Views 0 Comments

Blogger and academic Catherine Kelly claims she was cautioned by gardaí about her social media posts and online articles which referenced Regina Doherty.

# social-media - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Donald Trump posts doctored video of himself 'beating up CNN'
# Wrestlemania
# Wrestlemania

Donald Trump posts doctored video of himself 'beating up CNN'

Jul 2nd 2017, 6:25 PM 46,523 Views 141 Comments

“It is a sad day when the President of the United States encourages violence against reporters,” CNN responded.

# social-media - Saturday 1 July, 2017

18 things you used to do on Bebo that you wouldn't DREAM of doing on Instagram
# Bebo Stunnahs
From The Daily Edge
# Bebo Stunnahs

18 things you used to do on Bebo that you wouldn't DREAM of doing on Instagram

Jul 1st 2017, 9:30 PM 10,309 Views 4 Comments

Simpler times.

Do you know how to protect your child on social media apps?
# Child Safety
# Child Safety

Do you know how to protect your child on social media apps?

Jul 1st 2017, 8:00 AM 12,789 Views 19 Comments

Concerns over children’s safety online were raised this week following Snapchat’s latest update.

# social-media - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Warning for Irish parents over Snapchat update that shows users' exact locations
# Child Safety
# Child Safety

Warning for Irish parents over Snapchat update that shows users' exact locations

Jun 27th 2017, 6:05 AM 20,854 Views 17 Comments

Snapchat has introduced a map feature that allows users to track other people’s location.

# social-media - Friday 16 June, 2017

Man jailed for three months for posting pictures of Grenfell Tower victim
# Grenfell Tower
# Grenfell Tower

Man jailed for three months for posting pictures of Grenfell Tower victim

Jun 16th 2017, 10:28 PM 55,774 Views 52 Comments

He opened a body bag to look inside.