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From TheJournal.ie Facebook is making privacy settings easier to find ahead of strict new EU law Privacy

Facebook is making privacy settings easier to find ahead of strict new EU law

The social media giant has published its privacy principles for the first time.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you worry about your online privacy? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you worry about your online privacy?

Facebook is set to publish educational videos to help people better manage their privacy settings.

From TheJournal.ie How will Ireland handle social media in the Eighth Amendment referendum? Elections

How will Ireland handle social media in the Eighth Amendment referendum?

The spread of mis or disinformation around referendums on social media could harm our democracy, writes Gavin Sheridan.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you stay social media-free for the last 30 minutes before you go to bed? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you stay social media-free for the last 30 minutes before you go to bed?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

From TheJournal.ie Debate Room: Has #MeToo turned into a witch hunt? Opinion

Debate Room: Has #MeToo turned into a witch hunt?

Has the campaign gone too far? We asked two commentators to tell us what they think.

From TheJournal.ie Experiencing mothering stress and burnout? Psychologist gives advice on steps to take Great Expectations

Experiencing mothering stress and burnout? Psychologist gives advice on steps to take

Idealistic images of motherhood on social media causes mums to feel insecure and isolated, writes Niamh Delmar.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook is rolling out one of its biggest-ever changes to its news feed Major Changes

Facebook is rolling out one of its biggest-ever changes to its news feed

Facebook will now put friends and family above pages or celebrities in a user’s news feed.

From TheJournal.ie HSE says people claiming to be nurses are warning against HPV vaccine on social media Gardasil

HSE says people claiming to be nurses are warning against HPV vaccine on social media

The head of the HSE’s National Immunisation Office said the health service is starting to win the battle against misinformation, but there is more work to do.

From TheJournal.ie 13% of secondary school students have sent a nude or semi-nude video of themselves Sexting

13% of secondary school students have sent a nude or semi-nude video of themselves

Males are more likely than females to engage in sexting, a new survey has found.

From TheJournal.ie H&M issues apology after using image of black child wearing 'monkey' hoodie Racism

H&M issues apology after using image of black child wearing 'monkey' hoodie

The black child in the photo was wearing a hoodie with the words “coolest monkey in the jungle”.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin MP apologises for posting Kingsmill bread video on anniversary of Kingsmill massacre Social Media

Sinn Féin MP apologises for posting Kingsmill bread video on anniversary of Kingsmill massacre

Barry McElduff says he didn’t see the connection when he balanced the bread on his head.

From TheJournal.ie Tweeting TDs: Who excelled on social media in 2017? Column

Tweeting TDs: Who excelled on social media in 2017?

While local radio might still be the holy grail of parish pump politics, new media is quickly catching up, writes Craig Dwyer.

From TheJournal.ie Behind the messaging app that was temporarily blocked for inspiring protesters in Iran Iran Unrest

Behind the messaging app that was temporarily blocked for inspiring protesters in Iran

Around 40 million Iranians use the Telegram app which is difficult to ban or censor by authorities unlike social media sites like Facebook and Twitter.

From The42 'Now lads go home and they get abuse online just because they drove a ball wide' Social Media

'Now lads go home and they get abuse online just because they drove a ball wide'

Galway hurling coach Noel Larkin has called for action against ‘faceless’ online abusers.

From TheJournal.ie Barack Obama warns against 'irresponsible' social media use in interview with Prince Harry Royal Interview

Barack Obama warns against 'irresponsible' social media use in interview with Prince Harry

Obama was interviewed by Prince Harry, who took the role as guest editor on BBC Radio 4′s Today programme.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think social media has affected your mental health negatively? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think social media has affected your mental health negatively?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

From Business ETC Here's what you need to know about Facebook's rejigged tax model Social Media

Here's what you need to know about Facebook's rejigged tax model

Potential long-term changes could have a major impact on how Ireland attracts foreign investment.

From Business ETC Facebook will stop using Ireland as a global hub for tax and revenue Social Media

Facebook will stop using Ireland as a global hub for tax and revenue

Advertising sales will now be recorded in the local market in which they are made

The 16 absolute worst people on Facebook

It’s a garbage fire and we love watching it burn.

From Business ETC How to deal with bad online reviews - and turn the haters into fans Insights

How to deal with bad online reviews - and turn the haters into fans

This communications guru delivers a masterclass in how to handle negative comments online.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish Times has bought the media group behind the Irish Examiner Changing Times

The Irish Times has bought the media group behind the Irish Examiner

The deal will have to be cleared by competition watchdogs.

From Business ETC Glasnevin Trust has sued Twitter to reveal who's behind 'grossly defamatory' posts Social Media

Glasnevin Trust has sued Twitter to reveal who's behind 'grossly defamatory' posts

The organisation operates the historic Dublin cemetery, among other sites.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you announce your pregnancy on social media? Social Media This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you announce your pregnancy on social media?

Model Chrissy Teigen shared some special baby news with her 15m Instagram followers this week.

From TheJournal.ie As a survivor of violent rape, I believe #MeToo is a powerful force for victims Opinion

As a survivor of violent rape, I believe #MeToo is a powerful force for victims

Winnie M Li, who was violently raped in a Belfast park, has found the social media movement a source of connection and validation.

From TheJournal.ie Twitter abuse: Fine Gael TDs call out senior party member who labelled women 'bitches' Online Abuse

Twitter abuse: Fine Gael TDs call out senior party member who labelled women 'bitches'

Female members of the Fine Gael party have said comments made by one party member online are “unacceptable”.

From The42 Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren addresses 'disgusting' death threat Unacceptable

Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren addresses 'disgusting' death threat

The centre-back took to social media on Tuesday to cast light on the vile abuse he has received.

From TheJournal.ie Stefanie Preissner: 'Each uploaded photo fooled my 800 closest friends that I was happy' EXTRACT

Stefanie Preissner: 'Each uploaded photo fooled my 800 closest friends that I was happy'

In her first book, Stefanie Preissner looks at growing up and the ways in which her life has changed.

From The42 #Batsman, Grandad's Centre of Excellence and AO - it's Tweets of the Week Tweet Elite

#Batsman, Grandad's Centre of Excellence and AO - it's 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 Mark Zuckerberg fires back after US President claims Facebook is 'always anti-Trump' Election Meddling

Mark Zuckerberg fires back after US President claims Facebook is 'always anti-Trump'

Mark Zuckerberg did apologise for dismissing the idea that misinformation on Facebook may have influenced the election.

From The42 Baby Schmeichel v baby Ince, Rena is Wonderwoman and more in tweets of the week Tweet Elite

Baby Schmeichel v baby Ince, Rena is Wonderwoman and more in 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 'It's profoundly disloyal to staff': RTÉ condemns Twitter account revealing staff 'secrets' Secret Producer

'It's profoundly disloyal to staff': RTÉ condemns Twitter account revealing staff 'secrets'

The ‘secret RTÉ producer’ Twitter account has gained over 8,000 followers.

From The42 Karl Lacey tributes and Joe Ward's incredible record - it's tweets of the week Tweet Elite

Karl Lacey tributes and Joe Ward's incredible record - it's 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 'Welcome Messi' - Real Madrid social media accounts hacked Prank

'Welcome Messi' - Real Madrid social media accounts hacked

The incident follows a recent takeover of Barcelona’s official Twitter account

10 iconic hashtags in honour of its 10th birthday

Happy Birthday hashtags.

From The42 Like for Ribery, RT for Ali G and more in our sporting tweets of the week Tweet Elite

Like for Ribery, RT for Ali G and more in our 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 Islamic State propaganda is facing 'substantial and aggressive disruption' on Twitter Research

Islamic State propaganda is facing 'substantial and aggressive disruption' on Twitter

Researchers found that efforts by Twitter to quickly remove IS postings on the social media platform were having an impact.

From TheJournal.ie 'Hello, I'm in the Dáil': TDs to be banned from making calls in the chamber Beep Beep

'Hello, I'm in the Dáil': TDs to be banned from making calls in the chamber

TDs will still be allowed use social media while in the Dáil chamber.

From The42 Richie Hogan at Southampton and more in our sporting tweets of the week Tweet Elite

Richie Hogan at Southampton and more in our 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 US politicians are being accused of violating free speech - by blocking people on social media Blockbusters

US politicians are being accused of violating free speech - by blocking people on social media

Politicians at all levels increasingly embrace social media to discuss government business.

From TheJournal.ie Irresponsible or realistic: Is 13 too young for the digital age of consent? Social Media

Irresponsible or realistic: Is 13 too young for the digital age of consent?

More and more children have access to the internet, making it difficult to protect them from inappropriate content.