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Last month
May 2024
Calls for social media giants to 'come down on top of' accounts advertising fake euro notes
Some accounts seen by The Journal advertised counterfeit banknotes claiming to be “100% undetectable”.
April
April 2024
ByteDance says it has 'no plans' to sell TikTok after US law threatens ban
Poll: Do you use TikTok?
Legislation that could see TikTok banned from US passes Congress
US approves military aid packages of $61 billion for Ukraine and $13 billion for Israel
Opinion: We can no longer leave children alone to face this unregulated tech world
Dr Catherine Conlon
Meta to tell politicians that app stores should be responsible for age verification
TikTok to cut over 250 jobs today, with some staff criticising ‘insensitive’ handling of layoffs
TikTok says the move is part of a ‘restructuring’ of the company.
This year
2024
Hate Speech law: 'As legislators, it is our responsibility to draw the line on hate'
Malcolm Byrne
Former US treasury secretary under Donald Trump putting together bid to buy TikTok
Debunked: Anti-migrant video asks: ‘Anyone know where in Dublin this is?’ The answer: Germany
US lawmakers pass bill to ban TikTok nationwide if Chinese owners don't sell the app
‘Hiding from M-hunters’: TikTok accused of pushing managers into issuing low performance reviews
AI algorithms pushing content 'romanticising' suicide to children, Oireachtas Committee hears
Taylor Swift, U2 and The Weeknd among artists whose music is set to be pulled from TikTok
Meta would only meet politicians if Oireachtas hearing was private (but here's what they said anyway)
With Silicon Valley 'visionaries', profits are prioritised over true technological progress
Peter Bloom
Last year
2023
Meta and TikTok explain response to Dublin riots and misinformation to Oireachtas Committee
Social media companies to address TDs today over disinformation and media literacy
US judge temporarily blocks ban on TikTok set to take effect next year over free speech concerns
Major analysis shows how Irish disinformation ecosystem has been 'co-opted by far-right actors'
The Guardian removes Osama bin Laden's 'Letter to America' after it goes viral on TikTok
EU opens probes into YouTube and TikTok over child protection measures on platforms
The Journal joins TikTok as Be Media Smart campaign launches
TikTok gets green light to challenge €345m fine from watchdog over children's privacy failure
EU opens disinformation probes into Meta and TikTok over spread of Israel-Hamas content
EU extends warning about disinformation surrounding Israel-Hamas war to YouTube bosses
Far-right posts featuring mock gallows outside Dáil remain online despite Garda investigations
TikTok launches High Court challenge against €345m DPC fine over processing of children’s data
TikTok dismantles operation that targeted Irish users with 'divisive views' on nationalism
TikTok fined €345 million by Ireland's data watchdog over processing of children’s data
TikTok to begin storing European user data in Dublin
The European Union's tough new laws on social media content have officially come into force
Mother of murdered two-year-old James Bulger condemns “sick” AI-generated clips of son on TikTok
UK teen given criminal behaviour order after entering home for TikTok ‘prank’
TikTok files lawsuit to stop ban in US state of Montana
TikTok lobbied Govt on security issues weeks before advice not to use app on official phones
Twitter, TikTok and Instagram to face much stricter content rules in EU
National Cyber Security Centre tells Government departments to avoid TikTok on official devices
Facebook parent company Meta and TikTok decline invite to Oireachtas committee