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#Twitter

# twitter - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie These were the news stories that dominated Irish Twitter feeds this year Moments

These were the news stories that dominated Irish Twitter feeds this year

Repeal the Eighth, Brexit and Storm Ophelia were the most tweeted about news stories by Irish Twitter users.

# twitter - Sunday 3 December, 2017

From The42 Klopp meets his idol David Meyler - it's the sporting tweets of the week Tweet Elite

Klopp meets his idol David Meyler - it's the sporting tweets of the week

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

# twitter - Thursday 30 November, 2017

# twitter - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump has been retweeting anti-Muslim videos from a British far-right leader Britain First

Donald Trump has been retweeting anti-Muslim videos from a British far-right leader

The videos had been shared by deputy leader of Britain First, Jayda Fransen.

# twitter - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

# twitter - Saturday 25 November, 2017

From The42 Ireland's 2012 Olympics hero John Joe Nevin makes successful return to boxing Comeback

Ireland's 2012 Olympics hero John Joe Nevin makes successful return to boxing

The Mullingar native took part in his first fight in over a year.

# twitter - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Youtuber Jack Maynard axed from I'm a Celebrity after old tweets resurface Get Me Out Of Here

Youtuber Jack Maynard axed from I'm a Celebrity after old tweets resurface

Maynard reportedly posted a series of homophobic and racist slurs and mocked people with facial deformities.

# twitter - Monday 20 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ investigating how 'deal with it' tweet was sent in response to Al Porter controversy Deleted

RTÉ investigating how 'deal with it' tweet was sent in response to Al Porter controversy

The broadcaster has also issued an apology.

From TheJournal.ie 'Imagine getting rape threats when you open an app': The toll of online abuse on women Amnesty Survey

'Imagine getting rape threats when you open an app': The toll of online abuse on women

Women in eight different countries reported feeling anxious, less confident and unable to sleep after receiving abuse online.

# twitter - Sunday 19 November, 2017

From The42 Buffon's tears, Swedish chefs and Bundee's debut - it's the sporting tweets of the week Tweet Elite

Buffon's tears, Swedish chefs and Bundee's debut - it's the sporting tweets of the week

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

# twitter - Friday 17 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Mary Lou McDonald says she's glad Barry Walsh resigned over comments about female politicians Executive Council

Mary Lou McDonald says she's glad Barry Walsh resigned over comments about female politicians

The Sinn Féin deputy leader was subject to online abuse by Walsh.

From TheJournal.ie 'Where do his hands go?' Trump hits out at Senator accused of groping sportscaster Al Franken

'Where do his hands go?' Trump hits out at Senator accused of groping sportscaster

The US President has yet to comment on the numerous allegations levelled against Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore.

# twitter - Thursday 16 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Twitter strips verified status from Richard Spencer and others after new rules against hate Sheerup Yew Blue Tick

Twitter strips verified status from Richard Spencer and others after new rules against hate

The company has said that it should have acted earlier.

# twitter - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Trump Jr releases messages with WikiLeaks during 2016 campaign Direct Messages

Trump Jr releases messages with WikiLeaks during 2016 campaign

The private messages released by Trump Jr on Twitter show him responding to the website three times.

# twitter - Sunday 12 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie George Takei and Richard Dreyfuss respond to harassment scandals Allegations

George Takei and Richard Dreyfuss respond to harassment scandals

“Right now it is a he said/he said situation, over alleged events nearly 40 years ago”, Takei said.

# twitter - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Twitter has officially doubled its character limit for all its users 200 And Eighteeeeee

Twitter has officially doubled its character limit for all its users

An expanded character limit of 280 has been tested over the past month.

# twitter - Saturday 4 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie US journalist charged with attempting to overthrow Robert Mugabe after calling him 'selfish and sick' Freedom Of Speech

US journalist charged with attempting to overthrow Robert Mugabe after calling him 'selfish and sick'

Martha O’Donovan, who works in Zimbabwe, has been remanded in custody.

# twitter - Friday 3 November, 2017

A complete collection of the times Anna Kendrick took absolutely no sh*t on Twitter

“Yes of course I got your text – I’m just ignoring it. Don’t make it weird.”

# twitter - Thursday 2 November, 2017

19 of Ryan Reynolds’ very best one-liners on Twitter

This man is not a comedian. Repeat, not a comedian.

# twitter - Sunday 29 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'A witch hunt for evil politics': Trump irate after US media reports person charged with Russian collusion So Much Guilt

'A witch hunt for evil politics': Trump irate after US media reports person charged with Russian collusion

The US President got very angry on Twitter about it this morning.

# twitter - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Twitter will now label political ads, including who bought them and how much they cost Open And Honest

Twitter will now label political ads, including who bought them and how much they cost

Senators behind the Honest Ads Act referred to it as an issue of national security.

# twitter - Sunday 22 October, 2017

From The42 The Meylers are taking over - it's the sporting tweets of the week Tweet Storm

The Meylers are taking over - it's the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring Home and Away’s biggest Cork City fan.

# twitter - Sunday 15 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Father Ted co-creator leaves Twitter because of 'Nazis with blue ticks' Goodbye Toilet Town

Father Ted co-creator leaves Twitter because of 'Nazis with blue ticks'

Linehan was an early adopter of the platform and his following had grown to nearly 700,000.

# twitter - Friday 13 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Gamble on sports? 'Tone' of tweets can help predict the outcome of football matches Study

Gamble on sports? 'Tone' of tweets can help predict the outcome of football matches

A study has found that the tone of a Twitter post that can predict when a team is more likely to win.

# twitter - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

From The42 Game-changer: Facebook emerges as genuine contender in Premier League rights war New Era

Game-changer: Facebook emerges as genuine contender in Premier League rights war

The social media giant, and other digital corporations, are lingering and may be set to pounce.

# twitter - Sunday 1 October, 2017

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

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

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

# twitter - Friday 29 September, 2017

The story behind Britney's iconic global warming/Lady Gaga tweet and what it tells us about Twitter six years on
From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you use Twitter more if you had 280 characters? Be Honest This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you use Twitter more if you had 280 characters?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# twitter - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Twitter is doubling its character count in a bid to boost growth 280 Characters

Twitter is doubling its character count in a bid to boost growth

The company, which has never turned a profit, is trying out 280-character tweets in a bid to increase its engagement with users.

# twitter - Sunday 17 September, 2017

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

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

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

# twitter - Saturday 16 September, 2017

# twitter - Friday 15 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'It's profoundly disloyal to staff': RTÉ condemns Twitter account revealing staff 'secrets' Secret Producer

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

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

# twitter - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Has the government quadrupled social housing construction in two years? Social Housing

FactCheck: Has the government quadrupled social housing construction in two years?

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar tweeted that “social house building has quadrupled since 2015″.

# twitter - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

# twitter - Friday 8 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael councillor to face disciplinary hearing over comments about Islam Controversial

Fine Gael councillor to face disciplinary hearing over comments about Islam

The councillor posted a series of controversial comments on Twitter regarding migrants and Islam.

# twitter - Thursday 7 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael criticises one of its councillors for 'unacceptable' comments about Islam Sharia Law

Fine Gael criticises one of its councillors for 'unacceptable' comments about Islam

Councillor Brian Murphy claimed that Sharia law is operating in Ireland.

# twitter - Sunday 3 September, 2017

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

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

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

# twitter - Thursday 24 August, 2017

10 iconic hashtags in honour of its 10th birthday

Happy Birthday hashtags.