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#Twitter

# twitter - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Germany to fine tech giants up to €50 million for hate speech and fake news David V Goliath

Germany to fine tech giants up to €50 million for hate speech and fake news

A Syrian refugee recently lost a court case after he was targetted by Facebook trolls over a photo with Angela Merkel.

# twitter - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

30 of the most bizarre things ever tweeted by rappers

Whose favourite brand is McDonalds? You may be surprised.

# twitter - Thursday 30 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump has moved from Android to iPhone Tweeter In Chief

Donald Trump has moved from Android to iPhone

Trump had been using an older Android device, belived to be a Samsung.

# twitter - Monday 27 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie US airline bars two girls from boarding flight because they were wearing leggings Online Backlash

US airline bars two girls from boarding flight because they were wearing leggings

United Airlines has defended the decision.

# twitter - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

14 of the funniest tweets about Irish mams in the run up to Mother's Day

my Mam is making my dog a stew

# twitter - Saturday 11 March, 2017

# twitter - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Twitter admits 'mistakes will be made' as it tries new ways to combat online trolls Algorithms

Twitter admits 'mistakes will be made' as it tries new ways to combat online trolls

New algorithms will be used to weed out online trolls.

# twitter - Sunday 26 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Lily Allen trolled and abused on Twitter over her baby son's death Trolls

Lily Allen trolled and abused on Twitter over her baby son's death

She’s temporarily quit over “new levels” of abuse.

Lily Allen has abandoned her Twitter account after abuse over her baby son's death

She’s temporarily quit over “new levels” of abuse.

# twitter - Friday 24 February, 2017

A complete history of Liam Gallagher starting sh*t with Noel on Twitter

The “Ronnie Corbett of rock n roll”.

# twitter - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Mornings with Donald Trump: Watching TV news and Tweeting non-stop from his unsecured Android Fake News

Mornings with Donald Trump: Watching TV news and Tweeting non-stop from his unsecured Android

Famed as an early riser, Donald Trump’s days usually involve Twitter and lots of it.

# twitter - Thursday 16 February, 2017

From The42 Tennis star Bouchard follows through with Twitter date after lost Super Bowl bet Good Sport This post contains videos

Tennis star Bouchard follows through with Twitter date after lost Super Bowl bet

She sat courtside at the Nets game with the lucky fan last night.

# twitter - Monday 13 February, 2017

From The42 Bradley Wiggins breaks leg on TV show Accident

Bradley Wiggins breaks leg on TV show

A spokesman for producers Channel 4 confirmed that the former Team Sky cyclist was pulling out.

From The42 Manny Pacquiao asks Twitter followers to pick next opponent Interaction

Manny Pacquiao asks Twitter followers to pick next opponent

The poll had received more than 10,000 votes by Monday morning.

# twitter - Thursday 9 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'See you in court!' - US appeals court upholds suspension of Trump travel ban Travel Unbanned

'See you in court!' - US appeals court upholds suspension of Trump travel ban

The US president’s controversial ban was suspended by a federal judge last week.

# twitter - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Twitter to clamp down on trolls as new safety features unveiled Tweet Nothings

Twitter to clamp down on trolls as new safety features unveiled

Twitter bosses said they will not tolerate the abuse of its users by nameless accounts.

# twitter - Monday 6 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Dutch far right MP sparks fake news row after photoshopping rival into tweet with radical Islamists Geert Wilders

Dutch far right MP sparks fake news row after photoshopping rival into tweet with radical Islamists

The Netherlands is set to go to the polls on 15 March.

# twitter - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Saturday Night Live writer suspended over tweet mocking Barron Trump Outrage

Saturday Night Live writer suspended over tweet mocking Barron Trump

The writer had joked the 10-year-old would be “America’s first homeschool shooter”.

# twitter - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

This mam had a gas mix up when she got confused by the Twitter homepage

“My mum thought somebody messaged her saying ‘what’s happening?’”

# twitter - Saturday 14 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil spent thousands of euro targeting voters with Facebook ads Share And Like

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil spent thousands of euro targeting voters with Facebook ads

Both Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael targeted voters through social media during the general election

# twitter - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Simon Coveney says residents must leave Apollo House but denies plans to 'forcibly push them out' Twitter Chatter This post contains videos

Simon Coveney says residents must leave Apollo House but denies plans to 'forcibly push them out'

The minister said misinformation has been swirling on Twitter.

# twitter - Sunday 8 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Debate: Should Twitter do more to protect its users from trolls? Feeding The Trolls

Debate: Should Twitter do more to protect its users from trolls?

While calling out abusive trolls, author and feminist Lindy West said the real reason she’s leaving Twitter is because Twitter itself refused to do anything substantial to protect its users.

# twitter - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Wendy's delivered a serious Twitter burn to someone giving out about their burgers

“Where do you store cold things that aren’t frozen?”

# twitter - Friday 30 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Aodhan Ó Riordáin's life online: 'I accidentally tweeted one word - #horny' My Social Media Life

Aodhan Ó Riordáin's life online: 'I accidentally tweeted one word - #horny'

Well-known Irish names tell us about their life on the internet.

# twitter - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Martin Heydon's life online: "You need a tough skin as a politician on social media' My Social Media Life

Martin Heydon's life online: "You need a tough skin as a politician on social media'

Well-known Irish names tell us about their life on the internet.

# twitter - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

# twitter - Thursday 22 December, 2016

#HomeToRide is documenting all the rides arriving home for Christmas around Ireland

Suddenly there are good looking people everywhere.

From TheJournal.ie Airline says man who claimed he was thrown off plane for speaking Arabic was just trying to 'disrupt' flight Prankster's Paradise This post contains videos

Airline says man who claimed he was thrown off plane for speaking Arabic was just trying to 'disrupt' flight

Adam Saleh’s tweet, in which he claimed he and a friend were thrown off the flight for speaking Arabic, has been retweeted nearly 800,000 times.

From The42 Aki admits he over-reacted to news of Pat Lam's Connacht departure Tweet Relief

Aki admits he over-reacted to news of Pat Lam's Connacht departure

The Connacht centre made his feelings clear on Twitter after hearing the news.

# twitter - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

# twitter - Monday 12 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Market value of US military contractor drops by €1.8bn after Trump tweet Fighter Planes

Market value of US military contractor drops by €1.8bn after Trump tweet

The President-elect said he will cut “billions” in costs for military purchases.

# twitter - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Trump calls for Air Force One to cancel contract with Boeing Plane Plans

Trump calls for Air Force One to cancel contract with Boeing

He did so on Twitter, of course.

From TheJournal.ie From Ireland at the Euros to Donald Trump: Here's what got us talking in 2016 Trending

From Ireland at the Euros to Donald Trump: Here's what got us talking in 2016

Sporting glories and controversies mixed with political shocks made sure we always had something to talk about.

# twitter - Thursday 1 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The head of Twitter Ireland is on the move again - just six months after taking the job Mark Little

The head of Twitter Ireland is on the move again - just six months after taking the job

The former RTÉ journalist, who founded social media agency Storyful, decided against a move to the US.

# twitter - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Stephen Donnelly briefly blocked on Twitter by Social Democrats Soc It To Dem

Stephen Donnelly briefly blocked on Twitter by Social Democrats

His former party said it was a mistake and they are “looking into what happened”.

# twitter - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Twitter's founder was accidentally banned from the website Fail Whale

Twitter's founder was accidentally banned from the website

Co-founder Dorsey returned as chief executive last year but has yet to ignite growth.

# twitter - Sunday 20 November, 2016

From The42 Mystic McGregor and Tyrrell joins retirement home in our sporting tweets of the week Tweet Elite

Mystic McGregor and Tyrrell joins retirement home in our sporting tweets of the week

Plus, a mannequin challenge and BOD’s induction to the Hall of Fame.

# twitter - Thursday 17 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Disgruntled gamer 'used cameras and lightbulbs' to take down Netflix and Twitter Netflix

Disgruntled gamer 'used cameras and lightbulbs' to take down Netflix and Twitter

Hacker harnessed 150,000 devices such as cameras, lightbulbs and appliances to overwhelm system.