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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.

From TheJournal.ie Irish shops told to 'ditch your app and invest in Instagram' Buy Me Buy Me

Irish shops told to 'ditch your app and invest in Instagram'

A focus on social media is being encouraged on the basis of a new survey of Irish shoppers.

From Business ETC Advice for Irish shops: Ditch your app and invest in Instagram Retail

Advice for Irish shops: Ditch your app and invest in Instagram

A third of Irish people think they will do most of their shopping through their mobile

From Business ETC Pinterest has rolled out its advertising platform for Irish businesses Marketing

Pinterest has rolled out its advertising platform for Irish businesses

Companies based here can now pay for ‘promoted pins’.

From Business ETC Irish users can now send money overseas using Facebook Financial Services

Irish users can now send money overseas using Facebook

But it’s not because of a new feature from Mark Zuckerberg’s company.

From TheJournal.ie Mark Zuckerberg wants Facebook to be a 'global community' Like And Share

Mark Zuckerberg wants Facebook to be a 'global community'

In a wide-ranging post of nearly 6,000 words, Zuckerberg said Facebook can play a role in bringing people together.

From TheJournal.ie 'Social media is where Trump puts out information and it's where we can challenge him' Column

'Social media is where Trump puts out information and it's where we can challenge him'

When the South Korean Government appoints an official whose sole job is to monitor Trump’s tweets, it’s obvious that his use of social media is transforming politics, writes Craig Dwyer.

From TheJournal.ie Landmark case about Facebook's transfer of personal data begins in Dublin Data Protection

Landmark case about Facebook's transfer of personal data begins in Dublin

An Austrian privacy lawyer has argued our Data Protection Commissioner should use its powers to stop these transfers to the US.