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Barca deny hiring company to criticise Messi and other players on social media
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Barca deny hiring company to criticise Messi and other players on social media

Feb 17th 2020, 6:02 PM 6,051 Views 0 Comments

The Blaugrana have released a statement responding to claims they paid for dozens of accounts to be set up on Facebook and Twitter.

EU threatens big tech companies with 'stricter' regulation following meeting with Zuckerberg
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EU threatens big tech companies with 'stricter' regulation following meeting with Zuckerberg

Feb 17th 2020, 5:46 PM 17,412 Views 21 Comments

Zuckerberg has recently asked governments to strengthen how online media is regulated.

Gardaí warn people about 'romance fraud' ahead of Valentine’s Day
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# Dating Apps

Gardaí warn people about 'romance fraud' ahead of Valentine’s Day

Feb 13th 2020, 11:29 AM 30,359 Views 16 Comments

In 2019, people in Ireland lost in excess of €1 million through such fraud.

Poll: Do ads on social media impact how you vote?
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Poll: Do ads on social media impact how you vote?

Feb 5th 2020, 10:13 AM 18,198 Views 68 Comments

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil have spent over €100,000 between them on adverts on Facebook and Instagram since the start of the general election campaign.

Twitter and Pinterest step up efforts to tackle voter misinformation in US elections
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# US Elections 2020

Twitter and Pinterest step up efforts to tackle voter misinformation in US elections

Jan 31st 2020, 8:18 AM 4,786 Views 9 Comments

Twitter unveiled a new tool that will make it easier for American users to report tweets containing misleading information.

Varadkar defends Fine Gael social media video that was deleted following backlash
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Varadkar defends Fine Gael social media video that was deleted following backlash

Jan 18th 2020, 1:42 PM 63,663 Views 128 Comments

Varadkar said the video had set out to portray serious issues in a light-hearted way.

Gardaí probe social media accounts after vicious gang attack that led to teenager losing finger
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# Snapchat Probe

Gardaí probe social media accounts after vicious gang attack that led to teenager losing finger

Jan 8th 2020, 6:05 AM 29,883 Views 42 Comments

He was set upon by up to 20 people, gardaí said, in what was believed to be a planned attack.

The Irish For: Reflecting on the decade Gaeilge and social media found each other
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# The Irish For

The Irish For: Reflecting on the decade Gaeilge and social media found each other

Dec 29th 2019, 8:30 AM 13,963 Views 4 Comments

Let’s look back on some of the Irish words of the 2010s.

From 'two TV' households to ubiquitous smartphones: How Irish media habits have changed this decade
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# Internet Of Everything

From 'two TV' households to ubiquitous smartphones: How Irish media habits have changed this decade

Dec 28th 2019, 8:30 PM 14,020 Views 8 Comments

From Taoisigh announcing their resignation on Twitter, to misleading political ads, here’s a quick review of how we’ve changed.

Fine Gael spent over €13,000 promoting by-election candidates on Facebook and Instagram
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# Digital Ads

Fine Gael spent over €13,000 promoting by-election candidates on Facebook and Instagram

Dec 15th 2019, 9:30 AM 12,640 Views 52 Comments

Facebook data shows Fine Gael outspent all other parties on promoting candidates through Facebook.

Labour's popularity existed online, but not in real life
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Labour's popularity existed online, but not in real life

Dec 13th 2019, 3:15 AM 8,214 Views 5 Comments

Social media was a poor indicator of how this year’s UK election played out.

Gay Byrne, Brexit and Donald Trump: What people were talking about on Facebook in 2019
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# Liked And Shared

Gay Byrne, Brexit and Donald Trump: What people were talking about on Facebook in 2019

Dec 12th 2019, 7:35 AM 5,372 Views 13 Comments

A list of the Instagram accounts with the most followers has also been released.

Bonnie Greer, Love Island and #WagathaChristie: Here's what got Irish Twitter talking this year
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Bonnie Greer, Love Island and #WagathaChristie: Here's what got Irish Twitter talking this year

Dec 9th 2019, 8:30 PM 10,194 Views 5 Comments

And of course, Irish Twitter talked a lot about Brexit too.

Governments need to work with tech companies to curb hate speech, says Facebook anti-terror chief
# Grey Zone
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# Grey Zone

Governments need to work with tech companies to curb hate speech, says Facebook anti-terror chief

Nov 23rd 2019, 10:00 PM 7,209 Views 37 Comments

In an interview with TheJournal.ie, Facebook’s counterterrorism chief said it was dealing with grey areas at present.

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

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

Nov 22nd 2019, 1:01 PM 19,512 Views 0 Comments

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

Men to appear in court over social media threats to kill
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Men to appear in court over social media threats to kill

Nov 22nd 2019, 7:07 AM 11,140 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 21st 2019, 2:00 PM 18,801 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 18th 2019, 5:20 PM 10,297 Views 14 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 8th 2019, 8:38 PM 97,586 Views 116 Comments

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

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

Nov 7th 2019, 7:29 AM 6,904 Views 3 Comments

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

New legislation will regulate political advertising on social media
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# Transparency

New legislation will regulate political advertising on social media

Nov 5th 2019, 10:59 PM 7,221 Views 12 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 23rd 2019, 8:44 AM 34,797 Views 0 Comments

A man was charged and will appear in court today.

Twitter defends response to 'absolutely abhorrent' abuse directed at Ryan family
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Twitter defends response to 'absolutely abhorrent' abuse directed at Ryan family

Oct 9th 2019, 12:45 PM 45,338 Views 14 Comments

TD Jack Chambers described their response to the situation as “weak”.

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

Oct 9th 2019, 6:00 AM 22,869 Views 99 Comments

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

Government launches competition to promote Irish students' individuality
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# Teach Me As Me

Government launches competition to promote Irish students' individuality

Oct 7th 2019, 1:05 PM 12,193 Views 23 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 5th 2019, 8:00 PM 19,503 Views 34 Comments

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

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

Sep 17th 2019, 10:27 AM 4,131 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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

Updated Sep 10th 2019, 3:47 PM 16,118 Views 138 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 9th 2019, 6:10 AM 7,738 Views 123 Comments

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

Lampard takes social media to task after Zouma abuse
# Criticism
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# Criticism

Lampard takes social media to task after Zouma abuse

Sep 1st 2019, 1:48 PM 5,913 Views 1 Comment

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

Twitter agree to meet with Man United over Pogba racist abuse
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Twitter agree to meet with Man United over Pogba racist abuse

Aug 21st 2019, 4:48 PM 5,568 Views 7 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 20th 2019, 11:34 AM 8,183 Views 78 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 14th 2019, 6:10 AM 8,862 Views 4 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 23rd 2019, 9:53 PM 6,468 Views 10 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 18th 2019, 12:36 PM 49,231 Views 32 Comments

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

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

Jul 17th 2019, 5:27 PM 27,934 Views 35 Comments

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

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

Jul 13th 2019, 8:10 AM 7,335 Views 36 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 26th 2019, 9:31 AM 40,534 Views 85 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 24th 2019, 12:41 PM 7,009 Views 16 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 23rd 2019, 10:30 AM 8,114 Views 2 Comments

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