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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.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's Got Talent finalist 'hurt' by online abuse about Traveller background Ireland's Got Talent

Ireland's Got Talent finalist 'hurt' by online abuse about Traveller background

“I actually felt more hurt for the younger generation that they still have to face this.”

From TheJournal.ie French Muslim group sues Facebook and YouTube over New Zealand shooting video Viral Video

French Muslim group sues Facebook and YouTube over New Zealand shooting video

Facebook France told AFP by e-mail that it would study the suit, adding that “acts of terror and hatred speech have no place on Facebook”.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook admits its staff had access to millions of users' passwords Security Breach

Facebook admits its staff had access to millions of users' passwords

It said the passwords were stored in plain text on its internal servers.

From The42 'Up the Ra' - Declan Rice apologises after pro-IRA Instagram comments surface Social Media

'Up the Ra' - Declan Rice apologises after pro-IRA Instagram comments surface

The recently-declared England midfielder admits his remarks from 2015 were ‘naive’.

From The42 'Cowardly grubs' - Oz Prime Minister weighs in on Tayla Harris photo storm AFLW

'Cowardly grubs' - Oz Prime Minister weighs in on Tayla Harris photo storm

The AFLW star has labelled comments on an incredible picture of her in full flight as ‘sexual abuse on social media’.

From The42 Man Utd's three legends, Leitrim rising and more Tweets of the Week Tweets Elite

Man Utd's three legends, Leitrim rising 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 'My grand-daughter saw this': Brazilian president criticised for tweeting video of man urinating at carnival Jair Bolsonaro

'My grand-daughter saw this': Brazilian president criticised for tweeting video of man urinating at carnival

The 40-second clip was reportedly filmed at the country’s famous Carnival festival.

From TheJournal.ie New law to crack down on cyberbullying and material that promotes self-harm Online Safety Act

New law to crack down on cyberbullying and material that promotes self-harm

Minister for Communications Richard Bruton is proposing the establishment of an Online Safety Commissioner.

From The42 Jeff Stelling gets burned, Paddy Kavanagh's chip van and more Tweets of the Week Tweet Elite

Jeff Stelling gets burned, Paddy Kavanagh's chip van 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 Opinion: 'Inspiration porn' trending on social media is objectification of disabled people Opinion

Opinion: 'Inspiration porn' trending on social media is objectification of disabled people

Stop sharing videos of disabled people attempting to walk up the aisle, or stand for their first dance – pretending to be able-bodied is far from inspirational, writes Eileen Daly.

From The42 The life of a supporter, rules of engagement and other tweets of the week Tweet Elite

The life of a supporter, rules of engagement and other 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 Luke Kelly loves his football, Max Holloway visits Croke Park and more Tweets of the Week Tweet Elite

Luke Kelly loves his football, Max Holloway visits Croke Park 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.

Here are the 16 celeb influencers who have formally committed to transparency on endorsements

‘You should be able to tell as soon as you look at a post if there is some form of payment or reward involved.’

From TheJournal.ie 'Bikini Climber' dies after falling into ravine in Taiwan Gigi Wu

'Bikini Climber' dies after falling into ravine in Taiwan

Gigi Wu became a social media star for taking selfies on top of mountains dressed in a bikini.

From The42 James Milner gets sent off by his old primary school teacher and more Tweets of the Week Tweet Elite

James Milner gets sent off by his old primary school teacher 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 This picture of an egg is now the most liked post on Instagram Cracked

This picture of an egg is now the most liked post on Instagram

The minimalist post overtook reality star Kylie Kardashian’s post as the most liked on the popular social media site.

From The42 The Ryder Cup in safe hands, tributes for Andy Murray and more Tweets of the Week Tweet Elite

The Ryder Cup in safe hands, tributes for Andy Murray 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 Young teenagers' privacy at risk and left vulnerable on Yubo app - DCU study Social Media

Young teenagers' privacy at risk and left vulnerable on Yubo app - DCU study

Fifteen-year-olds are the most prevalent users of Yubo, representing almost one-third of the overall sample.

From The42 'Bean an D’or', Ghaoth Dobhair celebrations, AC Milan in Athlone and more Tweets of the Week Tweets Of The Week This post contains videos

'Bean an D’or', Ghaoth Dobhair celebrations, AC Milan in Athlone 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 Departing Facebook communications chief takes blame for PR firm controversy Definers

Departing Facebook communications chief takes blame for PR firm controversy

Elliot Schrage taking the hit for the controversy is seen by some as convenient, since he previously said he was leaving the company.

From TheJournal.ie Major Facebook outage as users experience problems loading social media site Insta Fail

Major Facebook outage as users experience problems loading social media site

Users have been experiencing problems all morning.

From TheJournal.ie Irish users may actually be starting to use their smartphones a little bit less Put It Down

Irish users may actually be starting to use their smartphones a little bit less

A new survey suggests people are attempting to address ‘our addiction to smartphones’.

From TheJournal.ie Kleenex scraps 'Mansize' branding from tissues over sexism accusation Big Tissue

Kleenex scraps 'Mansize' branding from tissues over sexism accusation

The tissue company announced the move on social media amid growing criticism from the public.

From The42 Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh abseiling, Drake backing McGregor and more Tweets of the Week Tweet Elite

Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh abseiling, Drake backing McGregor 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 Facebook management to be called before Oireachtas Committee over 'alarming' security breach Hacked

Facebook management to be called before Oireachtas Committee over 'alarming' security breach

Yesterday it emerged that up to 50 million accounts were affected this week after a flaw on the social network was exploited by hackers.

From TheJournal.ie Broadcasters warned about use of social media in presidential election coverage Tweetgate

Broadcasters warned about use of social media in presidential election coverage

‘Tweetgate’ somewhat overshadowed the presidential election in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Irish consumers scammed by fraudulent websites advertising on Facebook and Instagram Fraud

Irish consumers scammed by fraudulent websites advertising on Facebook and Instagram

Well-known brands have distanced themselves from the websites, whose ads keep appearing on social media.

From The42 'I'm entitled to an opinion... If you don't like what I say, don't f***ing watch me. Brutal Honesty

'I'm entitled to an opinion... If you don't like what I say, don't f***ing watch me.

At 65, Graeme Souness remains one of the game’s most abrasive and respected pundits.

From TheJournal.ie 'I started to believe them': Star Wars actress Kelly Marie Tran breaks silence about online harassment Sexism
From TheJournal.ie Viral video showing scarily realistic human-looking robot debunked as fake The Robots Aren't Coming

Viral video showing scarily realistic human-looking robot debunked as fake

The video clocked up millions of views as Twitter users feared that artificial intelligence had gone too far.

From TheJournal.ie Twitter suspends personal account of Infowars' host Alex Jones Infowars

Twitter suspends personal account of Infowars' host Alex Jones

It comes a week after Twitter said it would not follow other social media companies in banning Jones from its platform.

From The42 Tom Parsons visits Páidí Ó Sé's statue, Thomas Barr soaks in victory and more tweets of the week Tweets Elite

Tom Parsons visits Páidí Ó Sé's statue, Thomas Barr soaks in victory 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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