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From TheJournal.ie Mary Lou McDonald says she's glad Barry Walsh resigned over comments about female politicians Executive Council

Mary Lou McDonald says she's glad Barry Walsh resigned over comments about female politicians

The Sinn Féin deputy leader was subject to online abuse by Walsh.

From TheJournal.ie 'Where do his hands go?' Trump hits out at Senator accused of groping sportscaster Al Franken

'Where do his hands go?' Trump hits out at Senator accused of groping sportscaster

The US President has yet to comment on the numerous allegations levelled against Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore.

From TheJournal.ie Twitter strips verified status from Richard Spencer and others after new rules against hate Sheerup Yew Blue Tick

Twitter strips verified status from Richard Spencer and others after new rules against hate

The company has said that it should have acted earlier.

From TheJournal.ie Trump Jr releases messages with WikiLeaks during 2016 campaign Direct Messages

Trump Jr releases messages with WikiLeaks during 2016 campaign

The private messages released by Trump Jr on Twitter show him responding to the website three times.

From TheJournal.ie George Takei and Richard Dreyfuss respond to harassment scandals Allegations

George Takei and Richard Dreyfuss respond to harassment scandals

“Right now it is a he said/he said situation, over alleged events nearly 40 years ago”, Takei said.

From TheJournal.ie Twitter has officially doubled its character limit for all its users 200 And Eighteeeeee

Twitter has officially doubled its character limit for all its users

An expanded character limit of 280 has been tested over the past month.

From TheJournal.ie US journalist charged with attempting to overthrow Robert Mugabe after calling him 'selfish and sick' Freedom Of Speech

US journalist charged with attempting to overthrow Robert Mugabe after calling him 'selfish and sick'

Martha O’Donovan, who works in Zimbabwe, has been remanded in custody.

A complete collection of the times Anna Kendrick took absolutely no sh*t on Twitter

“Yes of course I got your text – I’m just ignoring it. Don’t make it weird.”

19 of Ryan Reynolds’ very best one-liners on Twitter

This man is not a comedian. Repeat, not a comedian.

From TheJournal.ie 'A witch hunt for evil politics': Trump irate after US media reports person charged with Russian collusion So Much Guilt

'A witch hunt for evil politics': Trump irate after US media reports person charged with Russian collusion

The US President got very angry on Twitter about it this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Twitter will now label political ads, including who bought them and how much they cost Open And Honest

Twitter will now label political ads, including who bought them and how much they cost

Senators behind the Honest Ads Act referred to it as an issue of national security.

From The42 The Meylers are taking over - it's the sporting tweets of the week Tweet Storm

The Meylers are taking over - it's the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring Home and Away’s biggest Cork City fan.

From TheJournal.ie Father Ted co-creator leaves Twitter because of 'Nazis with blue ticks' Goodbye Toilet Town

Father Ted co-creator leaves Twitter because of 'Nazis with blue ticks'

Linehan was an early adopter of the platform and his following had grown to nearly 700,000.

From TheJournal.ie Gamble on sports? 'Tone' of tweets can help predict the outcome of football matches Study

Gamble on sports? 'Tone' of tweets can help predict the outcome of football matches

A study has found that the tone of a Twitter post that can predict when a team is more likely to win.

From The42 Game-changer: Facebook emerges as genuine contender in Premier League rights war New Era

Game-changer: Facebook emerges as genuine contender in Premier League rights war

The social media giant, and other digital corporations, are lingering and may be set to pounce.

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.

The story behind Britney's iconic global warming/Lady Gaga tweet and what it tells us about Twitter six years on
From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you use Twitter more if you had 280 characters? Be Honest This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you use Twitter more if you had 280 characters?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

From TheJournal.ie Twitter is doubling its character count in a bid to boost growth 280 Characters

Twitter is doubling its character count in a bid to boost growth

The company, which has never turned a profit, is trying out 280-character tweets in a bid to increase its engagement with users.

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 TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Has the government quadrupled social housing construction in two years? Social Housing

FactCheck: Has the government quadrupled social housing construction in two years?

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar tweeted that “social house building has quadrupled since 2015″.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael councillor to face disciplinary hearing over comments about Islam Controversial

Fine Gael councillor to face disciplinary hearing over comments about Islam

The councillor posted a series of controversial comments on Twitter regarding migrants and Islam.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael criticises one of its councillors for 'unacceptable' comments about Islam Sharia Law

Fine Gael criticises one of its councillors for 'unacceptable' comments about Islam

Councillor Brian Murphy claimed that Sharia law is operating in Ireland.

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.

10 iconic hashtags in honour of its 10th birthday

Happy Birthday hashtags.

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 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.

A brilliant defence of Joey and Rachel's relationship in Friends is taking over Twitter Thread This post contains a poll

A brilliant defence of Joey and Rachel's relationship in Friends is taking over Twitter

Traditionally the most hated plot line in all of Friends.

20 pieces of indisputable evidence that all cats are evil

20 pieces of indisputable evidence that all cats are evil

The list of their atrocities is endless.

From TheJournal.ie Feuding within Trump’s inner circle bursts out onto Twitter White House Hassle

Feuding within Trump’s inner circle bursts out onto Twitter

Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci appeared to blame chief of staff Reince Priebus after details of his financial holdings were made public.

From TheJournal.ie 'An appalling attack': Trump criticised for saying transgender people can't serve in US military Major Announcement

'An appalling attack': Trump criticised for saying transgender people can't serve in US military

It is estimated that as many as 15,000 transgender people work in the US military.

From TheJournal.ie Take a guided tour of... Twitter's Dublin digs after their multimillion-euro makeover Office Goals

Take a guided tour of... Twitter's Dublin digs after their multimillion-euro makeover

The social media company’s base in the capital is now one of the country’s greenest buildings.