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

Jun 22nd 2019, 8:30 PM 47,527 Views 37 Comments

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

Facebook and Twitter representatives to appear before court after Ana Kriegel murderers identified online
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# Contempt Of Court

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

Jun 19th 2019, 4:48 PM 52,350 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jun 14th 2019, 7:00 AM 33,606 Views 56 Comments

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

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

Jun 12th 2019, 7:00 AM 9,743 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Jun 9th 2019, 10:30 AM 8,042 Views 5 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 7th 2019, 4:02 PM 5,995 Views 10 Comments

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

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

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

May 29th 2019, 11:51 AM 21,292 Views 32 Comments

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

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

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

May 26th 2019, 10:30 AM 13,985 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Apr 21st 2019, 10:30 AM 7,266 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 17th 2019, 6:12 PM 34,336 Views 73 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 12th 2019, 1:45 PM 8,849 Views 0 Comments

The man was charged by the PSNI this morning.

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

Apr 4th 2019, 8:09 AM 6,236 Views 13 Comments

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

Poll: Who should regulate social media in Ireland?
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# Your Say

Poll: Who should regulate social media in Ireland?

Apr 2nd 2019, 10:00 AM 19,971 Views 87 Comments

TDs will meet with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg today.

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

Mar 31st 2019, 10:30 AM 4,893 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 28th 2019, 2:55 PM 52,826 Views 48 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 25th 2019, 8:05 PM 17,089 Views 58 Comments

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”.

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

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

Mar 21st 2019, 5:28 PM 15,445 Views 31 Comments

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

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

Mar 21st 2019, 4:28 PM 53,568 Views 138 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 21st 2019, 11:07 AM 17,181 Views 12 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 10th 2019, 10:30 AM 7,325 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 7th 2019, 7:22 AM 22,733 Views 25 Comments

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

New law to crack down on cyberbullying and material that promotes self-harm
# Online Safety Act
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# Online Safety Act

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

Mar 4th 2019, 8:28 AM 7,371 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Mar 3rd 2019, 10:30 AM 17,362 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Feb 16th 2019, 7:30 AM 27,675 Views 29 Comments

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.

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

The life of a supporter, rules of engagement and other tweets of the week

Feb 10th 2019, 10:30 AM 5,119 Views 0 Comments

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

Luke Kelly loves his football, Max Holloway visits Croke Park and more Tweets of the Week
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Luke Kelly loves his football, Max Holloway visits Croke Park and more Tweets of the Week

Feb 3rd 2019, 11:02 AM 10,145 Views 2 Comments

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
# CMA Clampdown
# CMA Clampdown

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

Jan 24th 2019, 12:20 PM 4,226 Views 0 Comments

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

'Bikini Climber' dies after falling into ravine in Taiwan
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# Gigi Wu

'Bikini Climber' dies after falling into ravine in Taiwan

Jan 23rd 2019, 2:15 PM 85,335 Views 53 Comments

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

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

Jan 20th 2019, 6:03 PM 12,592 Views 4 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 14th 2019, 10:21 AM 48,218 Views 62 Comments

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

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

Jan 13th 2019, 10:30 AM 3,830 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Jan 11th 2019, 6:01 AM 10,449 Views 3 Comments

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

'Bean an D’or', Ghaoth Dobhair celebrations, AC Milan in Athlone and more Tweets of the Week
# Tweets Of The Week
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# Tweets Of The Week

'Bean an D’or', Ghaoth Dobhair celebrations, AC Milan in Athlone and more Tweets of the Week

Dec 9th 2018, 10:30 AM 7,991 Views 0 Comments

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

Just 15 times Ariana Grande took zero shit on social media
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# Clapback

Just 15 times Ariana Grande took zero shit on social media

Nov 26th 2018, 1:47 PM 8,288 Views 0 Comments

Thank u, next.

Departing Facebook communications chief takes blame for PR firm controversy
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# Definers

Departing Facebook communications chief takes blame for PR firm controversy

Nov 22nd 2018, 5:45 PM 9,232 Views 6 Comments

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

Major Facebook outage as users experience problems loading social media site
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# Insta Fail

Major Facebook outage as users experience problems loading social media site

Nov 20th 2018, 2:54 PM 10,502 Views 29 Comments

Users have been experiencing problems all morning.

Irish users may actually be starting to use their smartphones a little bit less
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# Put It Down

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

Nov 20th 2018, 12:12 PM 11,378 Views 19 Comments

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

Alcohol ads with pro-drinking comments on Facebook 'boost desire to drink'
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# Like And Share A Pint

Alcohol ads with pro-drinking comments on Facebook 'boost desire to drink'

Nov 14th 2018, 6:10 AM 7,980 Views 26 Comments

A new study has unearthed the power of alcohol ads online.

Kleenex scraps 'Mansize' branding from tissues over sexism accusation
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# Big Tissue

Kleenex scraps 'Mansize' branding from tissues over sexism accusation

Oct 18th 2018, 4:14 PM 24,343 Views 147 Comments

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

Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh abseiling, Drake backing McGregor and more Tweets of the Week
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Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh abseiling, Drake backing McGregor and more Tweets of the Week

Oct 7th 2018, 11:25 AM 7,714 Views 0 Comments

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