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

Nov 22nd 2019, 1:01 PM 19,541 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 11,174 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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Fermanagh machete attack: Gardaí make three arrests over social media 'threats to kill'

Nov 21st 2019, 2:00 PM 18,802 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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'An impossible task': Facebook counter-terrorism chief on trying to rid social media of extremist content

Nov 18th 2019, 5:20 PM 10,302 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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Extra gardaí deployed in Cork city after plan to rob shop is shared on social media

Nov 8th 2019, 8:38 PM 97,592 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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New legislation will regulate political advertising on social media

Nov 5th 2019, 10:59 PM 7,230 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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Three people arrested after video of alleged assault in Cavan shared on social media

Oct 23rd 2019, 8:44 AM 34,814 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 45,384 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 22,875 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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Government launches competition to promote Irish students' individuality

Oct 7th 2019, 1:05 PM 12,196 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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'Everybody assumes we're a bunch of hairy-ass loons': What is the Brexit Party up to?

Oct 5th 2019, 8:00 PM 19,515 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
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Harris says social media companies should ban accounts that spread misinformation about vaccines

Updated Sep 10th 2019, 3:47 PM 16,138 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
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Harris asks social media companies and sporting organisations to help raise vaccine awareness

Sep 9th 2019, 6:10 AM 7,740 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
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Lampard takes social media to task after Zouma abuse

Sep 1st 2019, 1:48 PM 5,914 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 5,570 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
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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
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Using social media 3 or more times a day may compromise teenage girls' health, study finds

Aug 14th 2019, 6:10 AM 8,872 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
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Facebook flaw allowed thousands of children to join chats with people not approved by parents

Jul 23rd 2019, 9:53 PM 6,472 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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Privacy concerns raised over app that makes you look older through artificial technology

Jul 18th 2019, 12:36 PM 49,254 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 27,939 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 7,336 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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Complaint of 'racism' against Wexford shop whose owner painted his face black for advert upheld

Jun 26th 2019, 9:31 AM 40,579 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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Concerns raised over BAI's proposal to police harmful content online

Jun 24th 2019, 12:41 PM 7,014 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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Wan-Bissaka playing U12s for Palace, Rossies' super-fan Paddy Joe Burke and more Tweets of the Week

Jun 23rd 2019, 10:30 AM 8,120 Views 2 Comments

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

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 47,933 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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Facebook and Twitter representatives to appear before court after Ana Kriegel murderers identified online

Jun 19th 2019, 4:48 PM 52,353 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 33,812 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 9,750 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 8,047 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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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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These were the most active Irish politicians on Twitter during the European election campaign

May 29th 2019, 11:51 AM 21,300 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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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 13,988 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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John Boyne quits Twitter after criticism from trans activists following newspaper article

Apr 17th 2019, 6:12 PM 34,448 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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19 year-old man charged with making threats on social media in Northern Ireland

Apr 12th 2019, 1:45 PM 8,872 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 6,237 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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Poll: Who should regulate social media in Ireland?

Apr 2nd 2019, 10:00 AM 19,976 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.