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From TheJournal.ie Men told to desist from posting social media videos in Mullingar court appearance Mullingar Court

Men told to desist from posting social media videos in Mullingar court appearance

Judge Flann Brennan granted free legal aid to all three accused.

From TheJournal.ie Men to appear in court over social media threats to kill Mullingar

Men to appear in court over social media threats to kill

It’s believed the arrests are connected to a machete attack carried out last weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Fermanagh machete attack: Gardaí make three arrests over social media 'threats to kill' Athlone

Fermanagh machete attack: Gardaí make three arrests over social media 'threats to kill'

This morning, gardaí conducted a number of planned searches in the Athlone area.

From TheJournal.ie 'An impossible task': Facebook counter-terrorism chief on trying to rid social media of extremist content Terrorism

'An impossible task': Facebook counter-terrorism chief on trying to rid social media of extremist content

Dr Erin Marie Saltman was speaking during a visit to Dublin this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Extra gardaí deployed in Cork city after plan to rob shop is shared on social media Patrick Street

Extra gardaí deployed in Cork city after plan to rob shop is shared on social media

Up to 100 young people gathered in the area, some of whom were wearing balaclavas.

From TheJournal.ie Former Twitter employees recruited as spies for Saudi Arabia, US court heard Social Media

Former Twitter employees recruited as spies for Saudi Arabia, US court heard

Prosecutors allege the Saudi government was behind the recruitment of the spies.

From TheJournal.ie New legislation will regulate political advertising on social media Transparency

New legislation will regulate political advertising on social media

The move comes amid an international debate about how social media platforms handle political ads.

From TheJournal.ie Three people arrested after video of alleged assault in Cavan shared on social media Cavan

Three people arrested after video of alleged assault in Cavan shared on social media

A man was charged and will appear in court today.

From TheJournal.ie Twitter to be challenged by TDs over racist comments which forced Ryan family to leave Ireland Social Media

Twitter to be challenged by TDs over racist comments which forced Ryan family to leave Ireland

Meath couple Fiona Ryan and Jonathan Mathis spoke of death threats they received on the Late Late show on Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Government launches competition to promote Irish students' individuality Teach Me As Me

Government launches competition to promote Irish students' individuality

The Children and Youth Affairs Minister launched the social media campaign and competition today.

From TheJournal.ie 'Everybody assumes we're a bunch of hairy-ass loons': What is the Brexit Party up to? Social Media

'Everybody assumes we're a bunch of hairy-ass loons': What is the Brexit Party up to?

The Brexit Party is preparing for an election – by using a technology called Pericles, in reference to one of Bojo’s historic heroes.

From TheJournal.ie Report finds 'lack of consistency' in online political adverts during 2019 European elections Bai

Report finds 'lack of consistency' in online political adverts during 2019 European elections

That’s according to ElectCheck, a new research report commissioned by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Harris says social media companies should ban accounts that spread misinformation about vaccines Mandatory Vaccinations This post contains videos

Harris says social media companies should ban accounts that spread misinformation about vaccines

Facebook says certain hashtags are banned and ads rejected in a bid to stop misinformation from gaining traction.

From TheJournal.ie Harris asks social media companies and sporting organisations to help raise vaccine awareness HPV

Harris asks social media companies and sporting organisations to help raise vaccine awareness

The health minister sent letters to companies like Facebook and Google in recent weeks.

From The42 Lampard takes social media to task after Zouma abuse Criticism

Lampard takes social media to task after Zouma abuse

The Chelsea boss was not happy after online trolls attacked the player.

From The42 Twitter agree to meet with Man United over Pogba racist abuse Social Media

Twitter agree to meet with Man United over Pogba racist abuse

Representatives from Kick It Out will also be present, in light of the French midfielder being subjected to racism online this week.

From TheJournal.ie Twitter and Facebook accuse China of social media campaign against Hong Kong protesters Fake Accounts

Twitter and Facebook accuse China of social media campaign against Hong Kong protesters

Facebook and Twitter said they had shut down nearly 1,000 active accounts linked to China.

From TheJournal.ie Using social media 3 or more times a day may compromise teenage girls' health, study finds Mental Health

Using social media 3 or more times a day may compromise teenage girls' health, study finds

The findings published are part of a major study of over 10,000 13-16 year olds in England.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook flaw allowed thousands of children to join chats with people not approved by parents Messenger Kids

Facebook flaw allowed thousands of children to join chats with people not approved by parents

The social network said it has been shutting down the group chats involved.

From TheJournal.ie Privacy concerns raised over app that makes you look older through artificial technology Face Off

Privacy concerns raised over app that makes you look older through artificial technology

FaceApp uses artificial intelligence to make you look older or younger.

From TheJournal.ie Instagram rolls out test hiding likes on posts for Irish users from today Social Media

Instagram rolls out test hiding likes on posts for Irish users from today

Instagram said it wants to see if the change will help users to focus less on likes and more on telling their stories.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook set for $5 billion fine in the US over privacy and data protection failings Social Media

Facebook set for $5 billion fine in the US over privacy and data protection failings

It’ll be the largest penalty ever imposed by the US Federal Trade Commission over privacy violations.

From TheJournal.ie Complaint of 'racism' against Wexford shop whose owner painted his face black for advert upheld ASAI

Complaint of 'racism' against Wexford shop whose owner painted his face black for advert upheld

Smyths Homevalue shared the video on Facebook to promote Black Friday last year.

From TheJournal.ie Concerns raised over BAI's proposal to police harmful content online Online Safety

Concerns raised over BAI's proposal to police harmful content online

The BAI has proposed that it be given the power to regulate harmful online content on social media platforms.

From The42 Wan-Bissaka playing U12s for Palace, Rossies' super-fan Paddy Joe Burke and more Tweets of the Week Tweet Elite

Wan-Bissaka playing U12s for Palace, Rossies' super-fan Paddy Joe Burke and more Tweets of the Week

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

From TheJournal.ie Shane Dunphy: Some things to consider before you post images of your kids on social media Opinion

Shane Dunphy: Some things to consider before you post images of your kids on social media

We should all think a little more deeply about the images we share, writes child protection expert Shane Dunphy.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook and Twitter representatives to appear before court after Ana Kriegel murderers identified online Contempt Of Court

Facebook and Twitter representatives to appear before court after Ana Kriegel murderers identified online

The boys, identified in the media only as Boy A and Boy B, were convicted yesterday of murdering Ana Kriegel last year.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Quitting social media enriched my life hugely - would you dare to hit delete? Opinion

Opinion: Quitting social media enriched my life hugely - would you dare to hit delete?

I had a thousand Facebook friends but no one begged me to stay, writes Laoighseach Ní Choistealbha.

From TheJournal.ie Indonesia: Government moves to block social media as fake images lead to violent clashes Opinion

Indonesia: Government moves to block social media as fake images lead to violent clashes

Social media hoaxes, including doctored images and fake videos, have contributed to bloodshed in Indonesia and Sri Lanka, writes Barry Dunning.

From The42 Shane Ross robs Katie's limelight, GAA referee brings McDonalds to A&E and more Tweets of the Week Tweet Elite

Shane Ross robs Katie's limelight, GAA referee brings McDonalds to A&E and more Tweets of the Week

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

From TheJournal.ie Twitter overhauls rules in bid to boost transparency and make it easier to report abuse New Rules

Twitter overhauls rules in bid to boost transparency and make it easier to report abuse

Twitter has been repeatedly criticised for failing to police abuse and harassment on the site.

From TheJournal.ie These were the most active Irish politicians on Twitter during the European election campaign Top Trends

These were the most active Irish politicians on Twitter during the European election campaign

More than 33,000 unique Irish Twitter users discussed the European election on the social network in recent weeks.

From The42 Rod Stewart's brilliant tribute to Liam Miller, Dick Clerkin down in Castlebar and more Tweets of the Week Tweet Elite

Rod Stewart's brilliant tribute to Liam Miller, Dick Clerkin down in Castlebar and more Tweets of the Week

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

From The42 Three generations of Meylers, Man City fans leaving early and more Tweets of the Week Tweet Elite

Three generations of Meylers, Man City fans leaving early and more Tweets of the Week

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

From TheJournal.ie John Boyne quits Twitter after criticism from trans activists following newspaper article Literature

John Boyne quits Twitter after criticism from trans activists following newspaper article

‘He spoke of his rejection of the term ‘cis’ used to refer to those who are not part of the trans community.

From TheJournal.ie 19 year-old man charged with making threats on social media in Northern Ireland Cyber Crime

19 year-old man charged with making threats on social media in Northern Ireland

The man was charged by the PSNI this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Tech companies face fines and jail time if they fail to remove violent content under new Australia law Social Media

Tech companies face fines and jail time if they fail to remove violent content under new Australia law

It comes in the wake of the Christchurch terrorist attack in New Zealand on 15 March.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Who should regulate social media in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who should regulate social media in Ireland?

TDs will meet with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg today.

From The42 Bernie Slaven's dogs, James Power's Irish oral exam and more Tweets of the Week Tweet Elite

Bernie Slaven's dogs, James Power's Irish oral exam and more Tweets of the Week

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

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