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Twitter suspends 70,000 accounts linked to QAnon conspiracy
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Twitter suspends 70,000 accounts linked to QAnon conspiracy

Jan 12th 2021, 8:06 AM 30,482 Views 62 Comments

The social network began suspending accounts last Friday.

Then and now: How Ireland and the business world have changed from 2010 to 2020
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Then and now: How Ireland and the business world have changed from 2010 to 2020

Dec 20th 2019, 11:44 AM 2,712 Views 0 Comments

Irish business leaders give their take on the influential innovations, ideas and tech that shaped the decade.

How Much of a Bebo Stunnah Were You?
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# Bebo Stunnah

How Much of a Bebo Stunnah Were You?

Aug 5th 2016, 9:30 PM 7,416 Views 1 Comment

Gimme a luv.

Here's how to get those old Bebo photos back
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Here's how to get those old Bebo photos back

Feb 7th 2015, 6:30 PM 1,119,440 Views 24 Comments

Don’t worry, you don’t need your password.

Here's why people are sharing their first Facebook profile photos
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# First Profiler

Here's why people are sharing their first Facebook profile photos

Jan 14th 2015, 1:05 PM 54,169 Views 32 Comments

Your old Facebook photos are about to come back to haunt you.

This is not a drill: Bebo is back*
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# Bebo

This is not a drill: Bebo is back*

Dec 10th 2014, 4:08 PM 13,577 Views 3 Comments

(*But not as you remember it.)

What happens on Ask.fm?
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What happens on Ask.fm?

Nov 5th 2014, 10:49 AM 10,623 Views 23 Comments

From the banal to the bizarre to the bullying.

Here is everything you need to know about the 'anti-Facebook' social network Ello
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# Ello Ello

Here is everything you need to know about the 'anti-Facebook' social network Ello

Sep 26th 2014, 3:18 PM 5,202 Views 1 Comment

The new social network is all over the internet today, but what is it?

Gardaí investigated for behaviour on personal social media accounts
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Gardaí investigated for behaviour on personal social media accounts

Sep 15th 2014, 10:36 PM 38,824 Views 27 Comments

The investigations come on foot of a new internal policy on personal social media use.

Facebook briefly went down and no one could cope
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# Cannot Function

Facebook briefly went down and no one could cope

Sep 3rd 2014, 9:18 PM 3,569 Views 2 Comments

Say it ain’t SO.

The most popular messaging service among Irish adults isn't WhatsApp or Viber...
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The most popular messaging service among Irish adults isn't WhatsApp or Viber...

Jun 17th 2014, 3:44 PM 43,940 Views 18 Comments

It’s actually one that’s been around much longer.

11 ways you mortified yourself on Bebo
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# Bebo Stunnah

11 ways you mortified yourself on Bebo

Apr 4th 2014, 9:30 PM 66,892 Views 25 Comments

Share the luv.

8 pointless social media interactions that need to stop right now
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# Mail Xx

8 pointless social media interactions that need to stop right now

Mar 1st 2014, 1:00 PM 39,620 Views 85 Comments

And we’re all guilty.

Private answers: Irish people are now less worried about social media security
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Private answers: Irish people are now less worried about social media security

Jan 27th 2014, 5:14 PM 6,871 Views 16 Comments

Over two-thirds of people feel they have had their privacy breached, with a rise in unsolicited emails and texts.

Revenue is NOT snooping on your Facebook page
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Revenue is NOT snooping on your Facebook page

Jan 16th 2014, 10:40 PM 18,306 Views 20 Comments

But they are still tracking tax dodgers. Here’s how.

Be careful what you tweet: British social media users face fines
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Be careful what you tweet: British social media users face fines

Dec 4th 2013, 3:24 PM 26,489 Views 30 Comments

Facebook and Twitter users got official Government warning from today on discussing details of ongoing court cases.

13 moments from Irish people's Instagrams you'll definitely recognise
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# No Filter

13 moments from Irish people's Instagrams you'll definitely recognise

Nov 2nd 2013, 1:00 PM 45,043 Views 47 Comments

#NoOffence intended.

12 words that should be banned from all social networks
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# Rage

12 words that should be banned from all social networks

Aug 28th 2013, 6:00 PM 33,493 Views 215 Comments

OK, a couple of them are actually phrases.

7 websites renamed for the actual reasons we visit them
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# Vainstagram

7 websites renamed for the actual reasons we visit them

Aug 27th 2013, 8:00 PM 4,304 Views 3 Comments

Painfully accurate.

These graphs show you what social media sites Irish people are using
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These graphs show you what social media sites Irish people are using

Jul 4th 2013, 7:15 AM 19,207 Views 27 Comments

Over a third of the country don’t use social networking websites but the number of Facebook and Twitter users is on the rise.

'20,000 hashtags, Twitter handles linked to terrorism in 2012', says group
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'20,000 hashtags, Twitter handles linked to terrorism in 2012', says group

May 9th 2013, 10:51 AM 6,357 Views 22 Comments

The Simon Wiesenthal Centre is pressing Twitter and Facebook to deal with the situation.

Column: Restricting young people's access to social networks would be a huge mistake
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Column: Restricting young people's access to social networks would be a huge mistake

Mar 12th 2013, 7:00 AM 47 Views 22 Comments

It would be foolish to overlook the amazing opportunities social networks and other digital tools present for young people just because older generations are intimated by change, writes Dr Stephen Brennan.

63 per cent of people think schools should ban smartphones and social networks
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63 per cent of people think schools should ban smartphones and social networks

Mar 4th 2013, 7:15 AM 5,149 Views 17 Comments

The National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals is calling on social networks to work with schools and take a great role in tackling bullying.

Quitting smoking? New campaign uses social media to encourage people to quit
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Quitting smoking? New campaign uses social media to encourage people to quit

Oct 8th 2012, 7:15 AM 6,151 Views 46 Comments

A map tracks the number of tweets sent across Ireland every week about quitting smoking – and asks people to support anyone trying to give up.

1 in 5 people now has a Twitter account (and 10 per cent still have a Bebo page)
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1 in 5 people now has a Twitter account (and 10 per cent still have a Bebo page)

Sep 25th 2012, 6:45 AM 5,982 Views 11 Comments

An Ipsos MRBI poll has found that more than half of the population has a Facebook page – and one third use no social networking sites at all.

Can you get arrested for things you say on Facebook and Twitter?
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Can you get arrested for things you say on Facebook and Twitter?

Jun 16th 2012, 9:30 AM 89,086 Views 80 Comments

Short answer: yes.

"Pinterest is a phenomenon that's extraordinary," says Google M&A chief
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"Pinterest is a phenomenon that's extraordinary," says Google M&A chief

Apr 20th 2012, 10:15 AM 4,054 Views 0 Comments

David Lawee, Google’s mergers and acquisitions chief, is clearly impressed with the pinboard site.

RTE brought in new journalism guidelines today - what's in them?
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RTE brought in new journalism guidelines today - what's in them?

Apr 3rd 2012, 10:27 PM 3,896 Views 15 Comments

RTE editorial staff will be trained in the new guidelines, including how they should use social media and the internet in their reporting.

Social media use in Ireland no longer growing, poll finds
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Social media use in Ireland no longer growing, poll finds

Dec 20th 2011, 8:17 PM 5,752 Views 22 Comments

The number of people using Facebook has fallen slightly – but is still almost half the adult population.

X Factor USA viewers can now vote using Twitter
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# X Factor

X Factor USA viewers can now vote using Twitter

Oct 27th 2011, 11:56 AM 1,091 Views 8 Comments

They can also use Facebook – and are allowed to submit up to 50 votes from each account.

The Daily Fix: Thursday
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The Daily Fix: Thursday

Aug 25th 2011, 8:13 PM 537 Views 0 Comments

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories and the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Social network chiefs meet British government, police over riots
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Social network chiefs meet British government, police over riots

Aug 25th 2011, 4:56 PM 225 Views 7 Comments

A spokeswoman for the Home Office said there was “no suggestion” that the sites would be closed down.

Everything you need to know about Google Plus
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Everything you need to know about Google Plus

Jun 30th 2011, 10:31 AM 5,944 Views 25 Comments

This week Google introduced its own social networking service which it promises will revolutionise online communication. So what’s it all about?

We 'Like' this: Irish are fourth biggest users of social networks
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We 'Like' this: Irish are fourth biggest users of social networks

Jun 18th 2011, 1:19 PM 1,721 Views 9 Comments

The European survey also finds that over 80 per cent of us believe that disclosure of personal information is now part of modern life.

The Social Bubble? Facebook loses users in US, Canada and UK
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The Social Bubble? Facebook loses users in US, Canada and UK

Jun 14th 2011, 12:47 PM 1,173 Views 28 Comments

New statistics show that Facebook lost almost eight million users in the United States, Canada and UK in May 2011.