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From The42 Cavendish calls for 'vile' social media abuse to stop Cav

Cavendish calls for 'vile' social media abuse to stop

The Manx Missile crashed out of the Tour earlier this week.

Here's why it's not ok to slag Ed Sheeran for quitting social media

Keep your ginger busker jeers to yourself.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael minister confirms complaint lodged with gardaí against political blogger Regina Doherty

Fine Gael minister confirms complaint lodged with gardaí against political blogger

Blogger and academic Catherine Kelly claims she was cautioned by gardaí about her social media posts and online articles which referenced Regina Doherty.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump posts doctored video of himself 'beating up CNN' Wrestlemania This post contains videos

Donald Trump posts doctored video of himself 'beating up CNN'

“It is a sad day when the President of the United States encourages violence against reporters,” CNN responded.

From TheJournal.ie Do you know how to protect your child on social media apps? Child Safety

Do you know how to protect your child on social media apps?

Concerns over children’s safety online were raised this week following Snapchat’s latest update.

From TheJournal.ie Warning for Irish parents over Snapchat update that shows users' exact locations Child Safety

Warning for Irish parents over Snapchat update that shows users' exact locations

Snapchat has introduced a map feature that allows users to track other people’s location.

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for three months for posting pictures of Grenfell Tower victim Grenfell Tower

Man jailed for three months for posting pictures of Grenfell Tower victim

He opened a body bag to look inside.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation launched after Leaving Cert paper hits social media less than an hour after exam began State Examinations Commission

Investigation launched after Leaving Cert paper hits social media less than an hour after exam began

A copy of today’s Irish higher level paper two was posted to a Facebook group shortly after the exam began this morning.

From Business ETC How businesses can avoid wasting time and money on social media Marketing

How businesses can avoid wasting time and money on social media

Jamie White of Leading Social delivers a masterclass in online networking for SMEs.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should relatives have access to a person's social media accounts after they die? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should relatives have access to a person's social media accounts after they die?

Policies on what happens to a person’s social media account when they die vary depending on the platform.

From TheJournal.ie After a year under wraps, an Irish startup backed by heavy-hitters is ready to unseat LinkedIn Startups

After a year under wraps, an Irish startup backed by heavy-hitters is ready to unseat LinkedIn

Eamon Leonard has unveiled Cohort – an app that makes it easier to ask for a favour.

From TheJournal.ie 'Sonia paid for an error of judgement with her life' - family of murder victim urge caution on social media Warning

'Sonia paid for an error of judgement with her life' - family of murder victim urge caution on social media

Sonia Blount was murdered by Eric Locke at the Plaza Hotel in Tallaght, after being lured there by a fake Facebook profile, in 2014.

From TheJournal.ie 'Young people lack critical thinking skills, leading to a struggle with news literacy' FAKE NEWS

'Young people lack critical thinking skills, leading to a struggle with news literacy'

Lurking among the heartfelt outpourings of grief for victims at the Manchester Evening News Arena were trolls posting fake reports, writes Alan Keane.

From TheJournal.ie Playboy model who secretly Snapchatted naked woman in gym gets probation Social Media

Playboy model who secretly Snapchatted naked woman in gym gets probation

She was accused of bodyshaming the 70-year-old woman.

From TheJournal.ie After a year under wraps, an Irish startup backed by heavy-hitters is ready to unseat LinkedIn Cohort

After a year under wraps, an Irish startup backed by heavy-hitters is ready to unseat LinkedIn

Eamon Leonard has unveiled Cohort – an app that makes it easier to ask for a favour.

From TheJournal.ie Young people are worried they are addicted to their smartphones Student Attitudes

Young people are worried they are addicted to their smartphones

54% of students said they checked their phones in the classroom in the last seven days

From TheJournal.ie Twitter co-founder says 'sorry' for election of Donald Trump Real Donald Trump

Twitter co-founder says 'sorry' for election of Donald Trump

Evan Williams says he thought social media would “automatically” make the world a better place.

From Business ETC After a year under wraps, an Irish startup backed by heavy-hitters is ready to unseat LinkedIn Startups

After a year under wraps, an Irish startup backed by heavy-hitters is ready to unseat LinkedIn

Eamon Leonard has unveiled Cohort – an app that makes it easier to ask for a favour.

From TheJournal.ie What is your favourite social media app? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

What is your favourite social media app?

Are you a Snapchatter or an Insta lover?

Just 23 times Melania Trump was really, really shockingly bad at Twitter

That’s not how you take selfies, Melania.

From The42 Mourinho reportedly imposes social media ban on Man United players Insta-ban

Mourinho reportedly imposes social media ban on Man United players

The Red Devils boss has clamped down on the use of phones around training and matches.

From TheJournal.ie Irish modelling agencies warn of fraudsters asking girls for bikini images Cyber Safety

Irish modelling agencies warn of fraudsters asking girls for bikini images

Modelling agencies have stressed that they never request photographs through social media or third party sites.

From TheJournal.ie Turkey has blocked access to Wikipedia Clamp Down

Turkey has blocked access to Wikipedia

No reason was given for the order to block the online encyclopedia, but the politically unstable state has temporarily blocked access to Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube in the past.

From Business ETC Facebook wants to make phone cameras the 'first mainstream augmented-reality platform' Apps And Mobile

Facebook wants to make phone cameras the 'first mainstream augmented-reality platform'

The social networking site is again going after Snapchat with the move.

From The42 Here's the offside goal that proved decisive for Real Madrid tonight Wrong Call This post contains videos

Here's the offside goal that proved decisive for Real Madrid tonight

The La Liga side’s extra-time strike on Tuesday against Bayern came with a heavy dose of controversy.

From The42 Winning titles, clear TB tests, tagging claves and more in our sporting tweets of the week Tweet Elite

Winning titles, clear TB tests, tagging claves and more in our sporting tweets of the week

The best sporting offerings on Twitter from the past seven days.

From TheJournal.ie 'United Airlines forgot the courts of public opinion and law are two very different things' Social Media

'United Airlines forgot the courts of public opinion and law are two very different things'

Communications expert Jack Murray delivers a masterclass in how to deal with a social media storm.

From Business ETC 'United Airlines forgot the courts of public opinion and law are two very different things' Social Media

'United Airlines forgot the courts of public opinion and law are two very different things'

Communications expert Jack Murray delivers a masterclass in how to deal with a social media storm.

From TheJournal.ie 'I wish I'd realised sooner that high-flying entrepreneurs are just ordinary people' Cloud90

'I wish I'd realised sooner that high-flying entrepreneurs are just ordinary people'

As directory enquiries slowly died, Nicola Byrne was forced to reinvent her business.

From TheJournal.ie Children of gardaí subjected to 'horrendous harassment' on social media sites Agsi17

Children of gardaí subjected to 'horrendous harassment' on social media sites

Middle-ranking gardaí are calling for people who identify them online to be prosecuted.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should people who identify gardaí on social media be prosecuted? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should people who identify gardaí on social media be prosecuted?

There have been some instances where people named gardaí online or shared their addresses.

From TheJournal.ie US abandons lawsuit to unmask owner of anti-Trump Twitter account Free Speech

US abandons lawsuit to unmask owner of anti-Trump Twitter account

The American Civil Liberties Union said this was a “big victory for free speech and right to dissent”.

From Business ETC 'I wish I'd realised sooner that high-flying entrepreneurs are just ordinary people' Insights

'I wish I'd realised sooner that high-flying entrepreneurs are just ordinary people'

As directory enquiries slowly died, Nicola Byrne was forced to reinvent her business.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook is bringing in new measures to crack down on revenge porn Harassment

Facebook is bringing in new measures to crack down on revenge porn

The social media platform can now prevent intimate images from being shared on Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram.

From TheJournal.ie Germany to fine tech giants up to €50 million for hate speech and fake news David V Goliath

Germany to fine tech giants up to €50 million for hate speech and fake news

A Syrian refugee recently lost a court case after he was targetted by Facebook trolls over a photo with Angela Merkel.

From Business ETC Oculus Rift's controversial founder is out, three years after Facebook bought his company Hardware

Oculus Rift's controversial founder is out, three years after Facebook bought his company

Palmer Luckey was the subject of a $500m lawsuit that claimed his company stole trade secrets.

From TheJournal.ie Pope tells young people to resist 'false' social media and reality TV Keep Up With The Colossians

Pope tells young people to resist 'false' social media and reality TV

“Be the protagonists of your history; decide your own future.”

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'Millennials' apathy is what is allowing Brexit and Trump to thrive' Generation Self-absorbed

Column: 'Millennials' apathy is what is allowing Brexit and Trump to thrive'

The irony is that this self-absorbed generation needs to become aware, writes Hugh O’Donnell.