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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.

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.

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