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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.

From TheJournal.ie 'He hasn't violated our rules': Twitter chief defends not suspending Infowars' Alex Jones Infowars

'He hasn't violated our rules': Twitter chief defends not suspending Infowars' Alex Jones

Apple, Facebook, Spotify and YouTube have all banned Alex Jones, who runs the website Infowars.

From TheJournal.ie People seeking surgery to look like 'filtered versions of themselves' Snapchat Dysmorphia

People seeking surgery to look like 'filtered versions of themselves'

There’s a new phenomenon called ‘Snapchat dysmorphia’, researchers have said.

From TheJournal.ie 'The time for apologies is over': Facebook launches inquiry following Dispatches programme Moderation

'The time for apologies is over': Facebook launches inquiry following Dispatches programme

Workers at Irish contactor CPL who featured in the TV programme have been urged to take time off for their wellbeing.

From The42 Getting your van jammed outside Dalymount, dodgy adidas boots and more tweets of the week Tweet Elite

Getting your van jammed outside Dalymount, dodgy adidas boots 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 British MPs want a levy on social media sites to stem fake news FAKE NEWS

British MPs want a levy on social media sites to stem fake news

A leaked report makes the suggestion.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would Facebook's moderation policies put you off using it? Social Media Giant This post contains a poll

Poll: Would Facebook's moderation policies put you off using it?

Channel 4 sent an undercover reporter into Facebook’s offices to get an insight about how it makes decisions on what to delete.

From The42 Wrighty and Roy are best mates, Croatian firefighters and more tweets of the week Tweet Elite

Wrighty and Roy are best mates, Croatian firefighters 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 Iranian teen detained after posting dance videos on Instagram Social Media

Iranian teen detained after posting dance videos on Instagram

She had posted around 300 videos on her account, many of which showed her dancing in both Iranian and Western styles.

From The42 #NewbridgeOrNowhere, Gabriel Jesus painting streets in Brazil and more tweets of the week Tweet Elite

#NewbridgeOrNowhere, Gabriel Jesus painting streets in Brazil 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 Sexual assault trials in the North: 'Anonymity of complainant is now a figment of our imagination' Social Media

Sexual assault trials in the North: 'Anonymity of complainant is now a figment of our imagination'

Sir John Gillen said the report into Northern Ireland’s law would consider the anonymity of defendants.

From TheJournal.ie Instagram launches new long-form video service to compete with YouTube Igtv

Instagram launches new long-form video service to compete with YouTube

Instagram’s CEO also announced that the social media platform now has more than one billion active users.

From The42 Klopp singing with fans at 6am, McIlroy's shot hits spectator and more tweets of the week Tweet Elite This post contains videos

Klopp singing with fans at 6am, McIlroy's shot hits spectator 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 Wilshere off to Zante, James Ryan's dad and more in the sporting tweets of the week Tweet Elite

Wilshere off to Zante, James Ryan's dad and more in the sporting tweets of the week

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter this week.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook banned 583 million fake accounts in the first three months of the year Data Privacy

Facebook banned 583 million fake accounts in the first three months of the year

Facebook said those closures came on top of blocking millions of attempts to create fake accounts every day.

From The42 John O'Shea's retirement, Kevin Cassidy's football boots and more in the sporting tweets of the week Tweet Elite

John O'Shea's retirement, Kevin Cassidy's football boots and more in the sporting 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 Gardaí investigating as video shows cars rampaging through Finglas housing estate Berryfield

Gardaí investigating as video shows cars rampaging through Finglas housing estate

The video has been shared widely across social media and on messaging apps.

From TheJournal.ie 'There are days I don’t speak to another grown-up. Online chats keep me going' Column

'There are days I don’t speak to another grown-up. Online chats keep me going'

Social media provides company at 6am when you’ve been up all night with a crying baby, writes Andrea Mara.

From TheJournal.ie 'Force them to take responsibility': Press Ombudsman wants crackdown on Facebook misinformation Eighth Ref

'Force them to take responsibility': Press Ombudsman wants crackdown on Facebook misinformation

Peter Feeney called for stricter regulation on social media at a conference in Dublin this week.

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