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The story behind the fan Twitter vote 'to decide' a Scottish club goalkeeper's fate
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The story behind the fan Twitter vote 'to decide' a Scottish club goalkeeper's fate

May 27th 2020, 6:07 PM 4,661 Views 2 Comments

It’s all for a good cause.

'Organic but organised': How misinformation is spreading in the UK election campaign
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'Organic but organised': How misinformation is spreading in the UK election campaign

Dec 11th 2019, 7:50 PM 22,294 Views 24 Comments

A photo of a young boy on a hospital floor and a punch-that-wasn’t have shaped the debate ahead of tomorrow’s election.

Humans of New York has launched its own series that streams for free on Facebook
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Humans of New York has launched its own series that streams for free on Facebook

Sep 3rd 2017, 4:01 PM 10,471 Views 4 Comments

The phenomenally successful Facebook page has over 18 million followers.

The family at the centre of THAT viral interview are back for another one
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The family at the centre of THAT viral interview are back for another one

Mar 14th 2017, 10:07 PM 43,439 Views 21 Comments

The kids steal the show once more.

'Hearsay on social media' being blamed for falling vaccine rates
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'Hearsay on social media' being blamed for falling vaccine rates

Feb 12th 2017, 12:05 AM 14,494 Views 61 Comments

A Trinity professor says such fear mongering presents a risk to the wider public.

A great grandmother has accidentally been praying to a Lord of the Rings figurine
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A great grandmother has accidentally been praying to a Lord of the Rings figurine

Jan 4th 2017, 2:54 PM 7,416 Views 10 Comments

She’s now an internet sensation.

Here's What's Going Viral Right Now: Tuesday
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Here's What's Going Viral Right Now: Tuesday

Dec 27th 2016, 10:53 AM 5,538 Views 0 Comments

It’s tea break time.

Brazil to launch anti-Zika app for this year's Olympics in Rio
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Brazil to launch anti-Zika app for this year's Olympics in Rio

Mar 25th 2016, 10:39 AM 2,122 Views 0 Comments

The country has registered 1.5 million cases of the virus since detecting the outbreak last year.

This photo of bread is going viral for the sweetest reason
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This photo of bread is going viral for the sweetest reason

Jan 3rd 2016, 10:32 AM 9,101 Views 0 Comments

Proof that the internet isn’t such a bad place.

Enda is the latest to star in a marriage referendum video...
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Enda is the latest to star in a marriage referendum video...

May 14th 2015, 5:49 PM 12,347 Views 100 Comments

But who’s winning the viral video contest?

The 'Official' Crumlin Shopping Centre Facebook page is absolutely glorious
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The 'Official' Crumlin Shopping Centre Facebook page is absolutely glorious

Feb 19th 2015, 3:30 PM 14,400 Views 9 Comments

Parody social media work at its finest.

Tottenham blame 'security breach' for tweet mocking Liverpool's title failure
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Tottenham blame 'security breach' for tweet mocking Liverpool's title failure

May 6th 2014, 1:31 PM 11,215 Views 37 Comments

Spurs have apologised for the ‘brutal but funny’ video posted to their account.

Stephen Fry joins Panti's supporters by tweeting video to 6.5 million followers
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Stephen Fry joins Panti's supporters by tweeting video to 6.5 million followers

Feb 5th 2014, 7:28 AM 22,511 Views 126 Comments

Panti’s Noble Call has now been viewed more than 200,000 times.

How Cleveland kidnap hero Charles Ramsey became an internet sensation
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How Cleveland kidnap hero Charles Ramsey became an internet sensation

May 8th 2013, 11:09 AM 31,946 Views 55 Comments

He was just eating his McDonald’s and then suddenly he was all over the internet…

How an embarrassing photo of a Tallafornia star went global
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How an embarrassing photo of a Tallafornia star went global

Mar 28th 2013, 11:48 AM 13,372 Views 3 Comments

It’s the exact opposite of what Phil Penny wanted to happen.

The YouTube Top 10: AJ McCarron may just have a love rival
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The YouTube Top 10: AJ McCarron may just have a love rival

Jan 10th 2013, 2:17 PM 1,693 Views 0 Comments

Also featuring Gangnam Style, which apparently isn’t getting old yet.

YouTube top 10: Because Phil 'The Power' Taylor can improve your darts game
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YouTube top 10: Because Phil 'The Power' Taylor can improve your darts game

Jan 3rd 2013, 12:31 PM 1,598 Views 0 Comments

Also featuring the best table tennis shots of 2012.

Off the record: 5 sporting stories you may have missed this weekend
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Off the record: 5 sporting stories you may have missed this weekend

Dec 17th 2012, 2:47 PM 3,630 Views 0 Comments

Featuring Jessica Ennis snubbing Kate Middleton and the worst Fantasy Football score ever.

YouTube top 10: because Barcelona under-10s aren't half bad
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YouTube top 10: because Barcelona under-10s aren't half bad

Dec 13th 2012, 12:30 PM 2,729 Views 0 Comments

Also featuring Connacht at their very best, Caroline Wozniacki imitating Serena Williams and possibly the worst penalty you’ve ever seen

YouTube Top 10: Because Lebron's son is also very good at basketball
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YouTube Top 10: Because Lebron's son is also very good at basketball

Nov 29th 2012, 12:30 PM 1,419 Views 0 Comments

Look out for an unbelievable trick shot from the eight-year-old in this week’s edition.

YouTube Top 10: Because Fernando Torres is an 'Oligarch's plaything'
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YouTube Top 10: Because Fernando Torres is an 'Oligarch's plaything'

Nov 22nd 2012, 12:30 PM 2,066 Views 1 Comment

Also, featuring Novak Djokovic, a cheesy sports advert and commentators reacting to Ibra’s famous goal.

The YouTube top 10: because Brazilian motorcyclists have a penchant for going down easily
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The YouTube top 10: because Brazilian motorcyclists have a penchant for going down easily

Nov 15th 2012, 12:30 PM 1,266 Views 0 Comments

Also featuring Lionel Messi proving he’s human.

The YouTube top 10: because people really don't like Lance Armstrong
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The YouTube top 10: because people really don't like Lance Armstrong

Nov 8th 2012, 12:30 PM 1,270 Views 0 Comments

In addition, check out what happened when Barack Obama and Mitt Romney made an appearance on Monday Night Football.

The YouTube Top 10: because some free-kicks just want to fly
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The YouTube Top 10: because some free-kicks just want to fly

Oct 25th 2012, 2:35 PM 1,356 Views 0 Comments

Manchester City’s European misery, the build-up to the new NBA season and some very naughty boys.

YouTube Top 10: because you can never write off the Swedes
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YouTube Top 10: because you can never write off the Swedes

Oct 18th 2012, 12:30 PM 1,566 Views 0 Comments

Also featuring, Simon Zebo, Lance Armstrong and Shane Lowry hitting the best shot you’ll see for quite some time.

The YouTube Top 10: because Andy Reid is still pretty good at football
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The YouTube Top 10: because Andy Reid is still pretty good at football

Oct 11th 2012, 12:25 PM 1,873 Views 0 Comments

Also featuring Luis Suarez, the RaboDirect PRO 12 Tries of the Month and CM Punk.

YouTube top 10: because Mexican football legends can be really, really odd sometimes
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YouTube top 10: because Mexican football legends can be really, really odd sometimes

Oct 4th 2012, 12:30 PM 1,502 Views 0 Comments

Featuring Cuauhtemoc Blanco, Tiger Woods and Walter Walsh.

The YouTube Top 10: Because Ryle Nugent impressions are even better than the real thing
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The YouTube Top 10: Because Ryle Nugent impressions are even better than the real thing

Sep 27th 2012, 12:30 PM 2,195 Views 2 Comments

Also featuring a hilarious parody mocking the NFL refs.

YouTube top 10: because goalkeeping howlers are funny
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YouTube top 10: because goalkeeping howlers are funny

Sep 20th 2012, 12:30 PM 2,160 Views 0 Comments

Also featuring Jonathan Sexton, Thierry Henry and two Mayo fans’ Iwo Jima moment.

The YouTube Top 10: Because Joe and Henry are too cool for school
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The YouTube Top 10: Because Joe and Henry are too cool for school

Sep 6th 2012, 12:06 PM 1,286 Views 0 Comments

An incredible table-tennis shot, an NFL star on the comeback trail and memories of Mainz.

YouTube Top 10: because everybody loves an end-to-end game
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YouTube Top 10: because everybody loves an end-to-end game

Aug 23rd 2012, 11:00 AM 1,445 Views 0 Comments

Another Batman trailer doctored, tight semi-finals, revelling in a Major win and a bucket-load of goals.

YouTube Top 10: because Cristiano Ronaldo and co can't stop scoring
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YouTube Top 10: because Cristiano Ronaldo and co can't stop scoring

Aug 9th 2012, 3:26 PM 1,140 Views 0 Comments

Featuring Man United versus Barcelona, Katie Taylor at 15 and a tribute to Timmy McCarthy of basketball commentary fame.

YouTube top 10: because Boris Johnson thinks 'something nasty is going to happen to you'
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YouTube top 10: because Boris Johnson thinks 'something nasty is going to happen to you'

Jul 26th 2012, 12:32 PM 1,514 Views 0 Comments

Also featuring WWE and Rory McIlroy’s golf ball hitting a fan.

YouTube Top 10: because Thomas Vermaelen can imitate a Shaolin Kung Fu warrior if he wants
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YouTube Top 10: because Thomas Vermaelen can imitate a Shaolin Kung Fu warrior if he wants

Jul 19th 2012, 12:30 PM 1,021 Views 3 Comments

N.B. The above reference is not a joke.

The YouTube Top 10: Because tiki-taka can be fun
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The YouTube Top 10: Because tiki-taka can be fun

Jul 12th 2012, 11:31 AM 1,651 Views 0 Comments

Keep ball, hanging around in a train yard, Donie Shine and our feud with David Letterman.

YouTube Top 10: because eating 53 chicken wings in 3 minutes is feasible
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YouTube Top 10: because eating 53 chicken wings in 3 minutes is feasible

Jul 5th 2012, 12:30 PM 861 Views 0 Comments

Iker Casillas, Tomas O’Connor and an ex-competitive eater all feature in this week’s countdown.

YouTube top 10: because Glentoran’s Leon Knight is officially mental
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YouTube top 10: because Glentoran’s Leon Knight is officially mental

Jun 21st 2012, 12:31 PM 1,350 Views 5 Comments

Sergio Garcia, a crazy baseball coach and ‘Arry also feature in this week’s countdown.

YouTube top 10: because this is what happens when Gordon Ramsay tries to play football
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YouTube top 10: because this is what happens when Gordon Ramsay tries to play football

May 31st 2012, 12:38 PM 1,199 Views 0 Comments

Also featuring a positive contribution from Paul McShane, and probably the best game-saving catch you’ll ever see.

YouTube Top 10: because Paul McShane can't be that bad, can he?
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YouTube Top 10: because Paul McShane can't be that bad, can he?

May 24th 2012, 12:31 PM 1,269 Views 3 Comments

Plus, Katie Taylor wins the World Championship, Leinster fans dance embarrassingly and one Roy Keane’s most infamous interviews is revisited.

YouTube Top 10: because Tom Watson shows the kids how to do it
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YouTube Top 10: because Tom Watson shows the kids how to do it

May 10th 2012, 1:32 PM 530 Views 0 Comments

The grand old golfing master shows up ‘Poults’ and ‘GMac’ while Novak Djokvic practices his backhand for Stallone’s new movie.

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