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From TheJournal.ie Twitter and Facebook accuse China of social media campaign against Hong Kong protesters Fake Accounts

Twitter and Facebook accuse China of social media campaign against Hong Kong protesters

Facebook and Twitter said they had shut down nearly 1,000 active accounts linked to China.

From The42 'I'm coming home' - Andy Carroll returns to Newcastle after 8-year absence Local Hero

'I'm coming home' - Andy Carroll returns to Newcastle after 8-year absence

The striker, a free agent after his release by West Ham, has returned to Tyneside after eight years away from the club

From TheJournal.ie Injunction against Facebook and Twitter following Ana Kriegel trial to remain until November Ana Kriegel Trial

Injunction against Facebook and Twitter following Ana Kriegel trial to remain until November

The court was told that the issues continue to be monitored and both companies have been ‘wholeheartedly cooperating’.

From TheJournal.ie Privacy concerns raised over app that makes you look older through artificial technology Face Off

Privacy concerns raised over app that makes you look older through artificial technology

FaceApp uses artificial intelligence to make you look older or younger.

From TheJournal.ie Trump tells liberal congresswomen to go fix the 'crime-infested places from which they came' Twitter Storm

Trump tells liberal congresswomen to go fix the 'crime-infested places from which they came'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused the president of wanting to “make America white again”.

From TheJournal.ie Twitter bans 'dehumanising' posts towards religious groups Hate Speech

Twitter bans 'dehumanising' posts towards religious groups

The social media giant now bans posts that liken religious groups to rats, viruses or maggots.

From TheJournal.ie President Trump can't block critics from his Twitter account, US court rules First Amendment

President Trump can't block critics from his Twitter account, US court rules

The US Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan upheld a lower court judge who said Trump violates the Constitution when he blocks his critics.

From The42 Cobh Ramblers' managerial vacancy, Keano's costume and more Tweets of the Week Tweet Elite

Cobh Ramblers' managerial vacancy, Keano's costume and more 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 Twitter clamps down on Irish-linked accounts sharing pictures of underage children Child Safety

Twitter clamps down on Irish-linked accounts sharing pictures of underage children

Despite Twitter shutting down a significant number of these accounts, new versions keep appearing.

From The42 The damage Andy Ruiz has caused, the Brogans out in force and more Tweets of the week Tweet Elite

The damage Andy Ruiz has caused, the Brogans out in force and more 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 Wan-Bissaka playing U12s for Palace, Rossies' super-fan Paddy Joe Burke and more Tweets of the Week Tweet Elite

Wan-Bissaka playing U12s for Palace, Rossies' super-fan Paddy Joe Burke and more 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 Facebook and Twitter representatives to appear before court after Ana Kriegel murderers identified online Contempt Of Court

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

The boys, identified in the media only as Boy A and Boy B, were convicted yesterday of murdering Ana Kriegel last year.

From The42 Shane Ross robs Katie's limelight, GAA referee brings McDonalds to A&E and more Tweets of the Week Tweet Elite

Shane Ross robs Katie's limelight, GAA referee brings McDonalds to A&E and more 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 Twitter overhauls rules in bid to boost transparency and make it easier to report abuse New Rules

Twitter overhauls rules in bid to boost transparency and make it easier to report abuse

Twitter has been repeatedly criticised for failing to police abuse and harassment on the site.

From TheJournal.ie Irish comedian subjected to 'dozens' of rape and death threats over article she wrote on Junior Cert paper Aoife Dooley

Irish comedian subjected to 'dozens' of rape and death threats over article she wrote on Junior Cert paper

Aoife Dooley said she has notified gardaí of the threats made to her online.

From TheJournal.ie These were the most active Irish politicians on Twitter during the European election campaign Top Trends

These were the most active Irish politicians on Twitter during the European election campaign

More than 33,000 unique Irish Twitter users discussed the European election on the social network in recent weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why is Facebook allowing a doctored video of 'drunk' US Speaker Nancy Pelosi to stay online? FAKE NEWS

Explainer: Why is Facebook allowing a doctored video of 'drunk' US Speaker Nancy Pelosi to stay online?

The social media giant has been criticised after altered footage of Pelosi was posted online this week.

From The42 Rod Stewart's brilliant tribute to Liam Miller, Dick Clerkin down in Castlebar and more Tweets of the Week Tweet Elite

Rod Stewart's brilliant tribute to Liam Miller, Dick Clerkin down in Castlebar and more 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 Arnold Schwarzenegger reassures fans after being attacked at event in South Africa Johannesburg

Arnold Schwarzenegger reassures fans after being attacked at event in South Africa

The 71 year-old was kicked in the back during a sports event in Johannesburg.

From TheJournal.ie Online celebrity Grumpy Cat dies aged 7 Internet In Mourning

Online celebrity Grumpy Cat dies aged 7

The cat made her owner Tabatha Bundesen of Arizona, a wealthy woman

From The42 World snooker champion in hospital after suffering chest pains Concern

World snooker champion in hospital after suffering chest pains

Mark Williams later revealed doctors are confident his health scare is not related to his heart.

From The42 Three generations of Meylers, Man City fans leaving early and more Tweets of the Week Tweet Elite

Three generations of Meylers, Man City fans leaving early and more 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 John Boyne quits Twitter after criticism from trans activists following newspaper article Literature

John Boyne quits Twitter after criticism from trans activists following newspaper article

‘He spoke of his rejection of the term ‘cis’ used to refer to those who are not part of the trans community.

From The42 Seattle Seahawks quarterback set to be highest-paid NFL star with $140 million deal - reports Big Money

Seattle Seahawks quarterback set to be highest-paid NFL star with $140 million deal - reports

Russell Wilson appeared to confirm the reports with a video message on Twitter.

From TheJournal.ie Ilhan Omar defiant after Donald Trump criticises her 9/11 comments Twitter

Ilhan Omar defiant after Donald Trump criticises her 9/11 comments

Ilhan Omar has drawn criticism for referring to the 9/11 attacks as “some people did something”.

From TheJournal.ie Businessman claims he is victim of smear campaign through false Twitter account High Court

Businessman claims he is victim of smear campaign through false Twitter account

Philip Rattle of August Equity LLP has launched High Court proceedings.

From The42 Rugby Australia investigating after Folau's 'unacceptable' social media posts Controversy

Rugby Australia investigating after Folau's 'unacceptable' social media posts

The Wallabies fullback has drawn criticism again.

From TheJournal.ie Tech companies face fines and jail time if they fail to remove violent content under new Australia law Social Media

Tech companies face fines and jail time if they fail to remove violent content under new Australia law

It comes in the wake of the Christchurch terrorist attack in New Zealand on 15 March.

From The42 Bernie Slaven's dogs, James Power's Irish oral exam and more Tweets of the Week Tweet Elite

Bernie Slaven's dogs, James Power's Irish oral exam and more 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 Man hospitalised following single-vehicle crash after failing to stop car for gardaí Finglas

Man hospitalised following single-vehicle crash after failing to stop car for gardaí

The driver suffered minor injuries in the collision.

From TheJournal.ie 'My grand-daughter saw this': Brazilian president criticised for tweeting video of man urinating at carnival Jair Bolsonaro

'My grand-daughter saw this': Brazilian president criticised for tweeting video of man urinating at carnival

The 40-second clip was reportedly filmed at the country’s famous Carnival festival.

From The42 Jeff Stelling gets burned, Paddy Kavanagh's chip van and more Tweets of the Week Tweet Elite

Jeff Stelling gets burned, Paddy Kavanagh's chip van and more 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 Thomas Barr gets pushed out of the way, Pochettino's rage and more Tweets of the week Musings

Thomas Barr gets pushed out of the way, Pochettino's rage and more Tweets of the week

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

From TheJournal.ie Hot Press writer launches legal proceedings against Broadsheet.ie and Twitter Olaf Tyaransen

Hot Press writer launches legal proceedings against Broadsheet.ie and Twitter

Olaf Tyaransen filed a High Court action against the two companies on Thursday.

From The42 The life of a supporter, rules of engagement and other tweets of the week Tweet Elite

The life of a supporter, rules of engagement and other tweets of the week

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

Why one woman’s viral response to a humiliating job interview isn’t all that surprising

“It felt like being sat in a room with my abusive ex.”

From The42 Luke Kelly loves his football, Max Holloway visits Croke Park and more Tweets of the Week Tweet Elite

Luke Kelly loves his football, Max Holloway visits Croke Park and more 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 HSE to investigate alleged leak of patient's details after abortion at Dublin maternity hospital Abortion

HSE to investigate alleged leak of patient's details after abortion at Dublin maternity hospital

A message shared on Twitter alleges a woman was contacted via an unknown number and verbally harassed.

From The42 James Milner gets sent off by his old primary school teacher and more Tweets of the Week Tweet Elite

James Milner gets sent off by his old primary school teacher and more Tweets of the Week

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

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