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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.

Facebook management to be called before Oireachtas Committee over 'alarming' security breach
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# Hacked

Facebook management to be called before Oireachtas Committee over 'alarming' security breach

Sep 29th 2018, 2:25 PM 10,695 Views 23 Comments

Yesterday it emerged that up to 50 million accounts were affected this week after a flaw on the social network was exploited by hackers.

Vogue Williams said she would 'pay good money' to delete a former relationship from the internet
# Bye Brian
# Bye Brian

Vogue Williams said she would 'pay good money' to delete a former relationship from the internet

Sep 25th 2018, 2:46 PM 23,725 Views 2 Comments

Hm, wonder who she’s referring to.

Broadcasters warned about use of social media in presidential election coverage
# Tweetgate
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# Tweetgate

Broadcasters warned about use of social media in presidential election coverage

Sep 20th 2018, 6:16 PM 8,741 Views 14 Comments

‘Tweetgate’ somewhat overshadowed the presidential election in 2011.

Irish consumers scammed by fraudulent websites advertising on Facebook and Instagram
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# Fraud

Irish consumers scammed by fraudulent websites advertising on Facebook and Instagram

Aug 30th 2018, 12:05 AM 37,579 Views 32 Comments

Well-known brands have distanced themselves from the websites, whose ads keep appearing on social media.

'I'm entitled to an opinion... If you don't like what I say, don't f***ing watch me.
# Brutal Honesty
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# Brutal Honesty

'I'm entitled to an opinion... If you don't like what I say, don't f***ing watch me.

Aug 26th 2018, 9:00 AM 20,471 Views 22 Comments

At 65, Graeme Souness remains one of the game’s most abrasive and respected pundits.

'I started to believe them': Star Wars actress Kelly Marie Tran breaks silence about online harassment
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# Sexism

'I started to believe them': Star Wars actress Kelly Marie Tran breaks silence about online harassment

Aug 21st 2018, 10:42 PM 23,721 Views 54 Comments

Tran deleted her Instagram account in June.

Viral video showing scarily realistic human-looking robot debunked as fake
# The Robots Aren't Coming
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# The Robots Aren't Coming

Viral video showing scarily realistic human-looking robot debunked as fake

Aug 20th 2018, 10:01 PM 41,101 Views 21 Comments

The video clocked up millions of views as Twitter users feared that artificial intelligence had gone too far.

Twitter suspends personal account of Infowars' host Alex Jones
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# Infowars

Twitter suspends personal account of Infowars' host Alex Jones

Aug 15th 2018, 11:56 AM 26,154 Views 119 Comments

It comes a week after Twitter said it would not follow other social media companies in banning Jones from its platform.

Tom Parsons visits Páidí Ó Sé's statue, Thomas Barr soaks in victory and more tweets of the week
# Tweets Elite
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# Tweets Elite

Tom Parsons visits Páidí Ó Sé's statue, Thomas Barr soaks in victory and more tweets of the week

Aug 12th 2018, 10:30 AM 15,164 Views 0 Comments

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

Poll: Have you ever checked your social media accounts while driving?
# Could It Not Wait
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# Could It Not Wait

Poll: Have you ever checked your social media accounts while driving?

Aug 8th 2018, 9:35 AM 23,938 Views 82 Comments

A new survey suggests that one in four Irish people have checked their social media while driving. But are you one of them?

'He hasn't violated our rules': Twitter chief defends not suspending Infowars' Alex Jones
# Infowars
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# Infowars

'He hasn't violated our rules': Twitter chief defends not suspending Infowars' Alex Jones

Aug 8th 2018, 7:59 AM 20,101 Views 38 Comments

Apple, Facebook, Spotify and YouTube have all banned Alex Jones, who runs the website Infowars.

People seeking surgery to look like 'filtered versions of themselves'
# Snapchat Dysmorphia
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# Snapchat Dysmorphia

People seeking surgery to look like 'filtered versions of themselves'

Aug 5th 2018, 4:00 PM 23,268 Views 36 Comments

There’s a new phenomenon called ‘Snapchat dysmorphia’, researchers have said.

'The time for apologies is over': Facebook launches inquiry following Dispatches programme
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# Moderation

'The time for apologies is over': Facebook launches inquiry following Dispatches programme

Updated Aug 1st 2018, 5:15 PM 40,030 Views 40 Comments

Workers at Irish contactor CPL who featured in the TV programme have been urged to take time off for their wellbeing.

Getting your van jammed outside Dalymount, dodgy adidas boots and more tweets of the week
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Getting your van jammed outside Dalymount, dodgy adidas boots and more tweets of the week

Jul 29th 2018, 10:30 AM 11,644 Views 0 Comments

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

British MPs want a levy on social media sites to stem fake news
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# FAKE NEWS

British MPs want a levy on social media sites to stem fake news

Jul 28th 2018, 4:01 PM 10,109 Views 86 Comments

A leaked report makes the suggestion.

Poll: Would Facebook's moderation policies put you off using it?
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# Social Media Giant

Poll: Would Facebook's moderation policies put you off using it?

Jul 18th 2018, 9:31 AM 15,375 Views 43 Comments

Channel 4 sent an undercover reporter into Facebook’s offices to get an insight about how it makes decisions on what to delete.

Wrighty and Roy are best mates, Croatian firefighters and more tweets of the week
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# Tweet Elite

Wrighty and Roy are best mates, Croatian firefighters and more tweets of the week

Jul 15th 2018, 10:30 AM 13,969 Views 1 Comment

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

Iranian teen detained after posting dance videos on Instagram
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# Social Media

Iranian teen detained after posting dance videos on Instagram

Jul 9th 2018, 8:27 AM 15,580 Views 54 Comments

She had posted around 300 videos on her account, many of which showed her dancing in both Iranian and Western styles.

#NewbridgeOrNowhere, Gabriel Jesus painting streets in Brazil and more tweets of the week
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#NewbridgeOrNowhere, Gabriel Jesus painting streets in Brazil and more tweets of the week

Jul 1st 2018, 10:30 AM 10,853 Views 1 Comment

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

Sexual assault trials in the North: 'Anonymity of complainant is now a figment of our imagination'
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Sexual assault trials in the North: 'Anonymity of complainant is now a figment of our imagination'

Jun 22nd 2018, 9:57 PM 23,099 Views 0 Comments

Sir John Gillen said the report into Northern Ireland’s law would consider the anonymity of defendants.

Instagram launches new long-form video service to compete with YouTube
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# Igtv

Instagram launches new long-form video service to compete with YouTube

Jun 21st 2018, 9:29 AM 9,390 Views 21 Comments

Instagram’s CEO also announced that the social media platform now has more than one billion active users.

Klopp singing with fans at 6am, McIlroy's shot hits spectator and more tweets of the week
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# Tweet Elite

Klopp singing with fans at 6am, McIlroy's shot hits spectator and more tweets of the week

May 27th 2018, 3:03 PM 17,451 Views 15 Comments

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

Wilshere off to Zante, James Ryan's dad and more in the sporting tweets of the week
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# Tweet Elite

Wilshere off to Zante, James Ryan's dad and more in the sporting tweets of the week

May 20th 2018, 9:30 AM 9,487 Views 2 Comments

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter this week.

Facebook banned 583 million fake accounts in the first three months of the year
# Data Privacy
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# Data Privacy

Facebook banned 583 million fake accounts in the first three months of the year

May 15th 2018, 9:38 PM 11,202 Views 54 Comments

Facebook said those closures came on top of blocking millions of attempts to create fake accounts every day.

John O'Shea's retirement, Kevin Cassidy's football boots and more in the sporting tweets of the week
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# Tweet Elite

John O'Shea's retirement, Kevin Cassidy's football boots and more in the sporting tweets of the week

May 13th 2018, 5:50 PM 4,025 Views 0 Comments

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

Gardaí investigating as video shows cars rampaging through Finglas housing estate
# Berryfield
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# Berryfield

Gardaí investigating as video shows cars rampaging through Finglas housing estate

May 13th 2018, 10:12 AM 46,149 Views 94 Comments

The video has been shared widely across social media and on messaging apps.

'There are days I don’t speak to another grown-up. Online chats keep me going'
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'There are days I don’t speak to another grown-up. Online chats keep me going'

May 6th 2018, 8:45 AM 28,653 Views 15 Comments

Social media provides company at 6am when you’ve been up all night with a crying baby, writes Andrea Mara.

'Force them to take responsibility': Press Ombudsman wants crackdown on Facebook misinformation
# Eighth Ref
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# Eighth Ref

'Force them to take responsibility': Press Ombudsman wants crackdown on Facebook misinformation

May 5th 2018, 1:00 PM 14,427 Views 63 Comments

Peter Feeney called for stricter regulation on social media at a conference in Dublin this week.

The anniversary of John O'Shea nutmegging Figo and more tweets of the week
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The anniversary of John O'Shea nutmegging Figo and more tweets of the week

Apr 29th 2018, 10:30 AM 8,604 Views 1 Comment

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

Man jailed after having sex with girl (14) he met online
# Defilement
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# Defilement

Man jailed after having sex with girl (14) he met online

Apr 26th 2018, 5:35 PM 45,460 Views 66 Comments

The man was arrested after the girl was found in a Dublin suburb and complained that she had been raped by him.

Three charged in Bangor after teenager left with such severe injuries her face can't be x-rayed
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# PSNI

Three charged in Bangor after teenager left with such severe injuries her face can't be x-rayed

Apr 23rd 2018, 11:27 AM 21,064 Views 0 Comments

Footage of the assault was shared widely on social media, and police urged people not to discuss the case online.

Deleting Facebook: 'I wouldn’t date someone who wasn't on Facebook. They have secrets'
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Deleting Facebook: 'I wouldn’t date someone who wasn't on Facebook. They have secrets'

Apr 21st 2018, 7:30 PM 59,257 Views 67 Comments

But when you leave Facebook, your attention span increases. You look around you. You notice things, writes Amanda Geard.

Starbucks CEO apologises after two black men arrested in café while waiting for a friend
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Starbucks CEO apologises after two black men arrested in café while waiting for a friend

Apr 16th 2018, 8:29 AM 39,568 Views 103 Comments

A video of the incident on Twitter was viewed millions of times.

Brian O'Driscoll's doppelganger spotted in Moscow and more tweets of the week
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Brian O'Driscoll's doppelganger spotted in Moscow and more tweets of the week

Apr 15th 2018, 10:29 AM 17,331 Views 3 Comments

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

Tobacco being marketed and sold through Facebook, despite policy against such promotions
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# Social Media Marketing

Tobacco being marketed and sold through Facebook, despite policy against such promotions

Apr 8th 2018, 8:00 AM 7,807 Views 16 Comments

Researchers said the study reveals loopholes within Facebook’s tobacco-related policies that the company could potentially close.

Spider Dad and Spider Lad, don't let Mam on Facebook and more tweets of the week
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Spider Dad and Spider Lad, don't let Mam on Facebook and more tweets of the week

Apr 1st 2018, 10:30 AM 7,747 Views 0 Comments

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

Judge warns David Drumm jury not to carry out research on social media
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# Anglo Irish Bank

Judge warns David Drumm jury not to carry out research on social media

Mar 29th 2018, 4:42 PM 11,916 Views 0 Comments

Judge Karen O’Connor said the jury must come to their own conclusion based on the evidence they hear in court.

Gen Z: We're looked down on by older generations and not given the chance to show who we are'
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Gen Z: We're looked down on by older generations and not given the chance to show who we are'

Mar 25th 2018, 3:00 PM 27,132 Views 47 Comments

We want to challenge this misconception and change the world for good, writes Keely Jenkinson.

Sinn Féin has had a very bumpy few years on social media - how will it weather this latest storm?
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Sinn Féin has had a very bumpy few years on social media - how will it weather this latest storm?

Mar 20th 2018, 8:00 PM 12,155 Views 79 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald has said she seeks to reform and modernise the party, part of that will require a rethinking of how reps use social media.