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From TheJournal.ie Tina Satchwell's husband wants apology from Gardaí over alleged social media post Missing

Tina Satchwell's husband wants apology from Gardaí over alleged social media post

3News is reporting that there is an internal investigation into a social media post allegedly featuring two gardaí.

From The42 'Johnny f*****g Sexton' - The reaction to Ireland's last-gasp win over France Woah

'Johnny f*****g Sexton' - The reaction to Ireland's last-gasp win over France

‘Bottle and brilliance – can’t buy it.’

Gaeilgeoirí are calling out negative attitudes to Irish with this funny and thought-provoking hashtag

“Can we all just agree that history is a dead subject? It’s not useful, it’s not in the present!”

From TheJournal.ie Pakistan summons US ambassador over Trump tweet Safe Havens

Pakistan summons US ambassador over Trump tweet

The US President used his first tweet of 2018 to tear into Islamabad.

From TheJournal.ie Tweeting TDs: Who excelled on social media in 2017? Column

Tweeting TDs: Who excelled on social media in 2017?

While local radio might still be the holy grail of parish pump politics, new media is quickly catching up, writes Craig Dwyer.

From TheJournal.ie Barack Obama ends 2017 with a series of 'good news' tweets Good News

Barack Obama ends 2017 with a series of 'good news' tweets

In a series of tweets, the former US president referenced a number of different news stories from 2017.

From TheJournal.ie South Korea seizes ship that was allegedly selling oil in secret to North Korea Red Handed

South Korea seizes ship that was allegedly selling oil in secret to North Korea

It follows US President Donald Trump’s tweets about the alleged transfer of oil.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump's bizarre first year in the White House, in 12 tweets Twitter Machine

Donald Trump's bizarre first year in the White House, in 12 tweets

It’s been a very odd year in US politics. Here it is, digested in 12 Trump tweets.

From TheJournal.ie 'It can be a rough time': How comedian Sarah Millican is helping people who spend Christmas alone Join In

'It can be a rough time': How comedian Sarah Millican is helping people who spend Christmas alone

This is the seventh year of her #joinin initiative which encourages those who are by themselves on Christmas Day to chat to join the online conversation for some company.

People are sharing the questions that keep them up at night and they're making our heads hurt

“Why is a pizza in the shape of a circle, cut into triangles, then shoved into a square box?”

From TheJournal.ie Leader of the British far-right group that Trump retweeted has been arrested Belfast

Leader of the British far-right group that Trump retweeted has been arrested

The US President retweeted a message from Britain First’s deputy leader last month.

From The42 Blues sisters, Turkish flags and chunky Xherdan Shaqiri - it's the sporting tweets of the week Tweet Elite

Blues sisters, Turkish flags and chunky Xherdan Shaqiri - it's the 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 Column: Celebrities shouldn't peddle misinformation about mental health PTSD

Column: Celebrities shouldn't peddle misinformation about mental health

The reality is that the public and even policy makers often get their ideas from the media, writes Amy Plant.

From The42 From the Women's Rugby World Cup to the Notorious - here are the top Twitter sports trends of 2017 This Happened
From TheJournal.ie These were the news stories that dominated Irish Twitter feeds this year Moments

These were the news stories that dominated Irish Twitter feeds this year

Repeal the Eighth, Brexit and Storm Ophelia were the most tweeted about news stories by Irish Twitter users.

From The42 Klopp meets his idol David Meyler - it's the sporting tweets of the week Tweet Elite

Klopp meets his idol David Meyler - it's the 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 Donald Trump has been retweeting anti-Muslim videos from a British far-right leader Britain First

Donald Trump has been retweeting anti-Muslim videos from a British far-right leader

The videos had been shared by deputy leader of Britain First, Jayda Fransen.

From The42 Ireland's 2012 Olympics hero John Joe Nevin makes successful return to boxing Comeback

Ireland's 2012 Olympics hero John Joe Nevin makes successful return to boxing

The Mullingar native took part in his first fight in over a year.

From TheJournal.ie Youtuber Jack Maynard axed from I'm a Celebrity after old tweets resurface Get Me Out Of Here

Youtuber Jack Maynard axed from I'm a Celebrity after old tweets resurface

Maynard reportedly posted a series of homophobic and racist slurs and mocked people with facial deformities.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ investigating how 'deal with it' tweet was sent in response to Al Porter controversy Deleted

RTÉ investigating how 'deal with it' tweet was sent in response to Al Porter controversy

The broadcaster has also issued an apology.

From TheJournal.ie 'Imagine getting rape threats when you open an app': The toll of online abuse on women Amnesty Survey

'Imagine getting rape threats when you open an app': The toll of online abuse on women

Women in eight different countries reported feeling anxious, less confident and unable to sleep after receiving abuse online.

From The42 Buffon's tears, Swedish chefs and Bundee's debut - it's the sporting tweets of the week Tweet Elite

Buffon's tears, Swedish chefs and Bundee's debut - it's the 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 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.