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Are the social media platforms doing enough - or anything - to deal with misinformation?
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# The Good Fight

Are the social media platforms doing enough - or anything - to deal with misinformation?

Apr 30th 2022, 6:00 PM 8,485 Views 17 Comments

Facebook, Twitter and YouTube all say that they’re trying to make their platforms better. What exactly are they doing?

Factcheckers send open letter to YouTube over 'destructive' misinformation on the platform
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# Online Misinformation

Factcheckers send open letter to YouTube over 'destructive' misinformation on the platform

Jan 12th 2022, 5:00 AM 10,590 Views 37 Comments

The open letter is addressed to YouTube’s CEO, Susan Wojcicki from over 80 fact-checking organisations around the world.

TikTok, YouTube and Snapchat defend apps impact on kids at US hearing
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# Social Media

TikTok, YouTube and Snapchat defend apps impact on kids at US hearing

Oct 26th 2021, 10:14 PM 10,429 Views 30 Comments

TikTok and Snapcaht reps argued they are built to protect against the mental health and safety risks present on social media.

YouTube to remove anti-vaccine videos from its platform
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# Misinformation

YouTube to remove anti-vaccine videos from its platform

Sep 29th 2021, 3:19 PM 11,952 Views 33 Comments

YouTube has removed more than 130,000 videos since last year for violating its Covid-19 vaccine policies.

Youtube suspends Sky News Australia from uploading content following Covid denial videos
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Youtube suspends Sky News Australia from uploading content following Covid denial videos

Aug 1st 2021, 2:45 PM 31,881 Views 61 Comments

YouTube said “numerous” offending videos have now been removed.

YouTube removes Myanmar army channels as UN meets on coup crisis
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YouTube removes Myanmar army channels as UN meets on coup crisis

Mar 5th 2021, 10:43 PM 9,262 Views 6 Comments

YouTube said it is watching for any further content that might violate its rules.

YouTube suspends Trump’s account due to concerns about 'ongoing potential for violence'
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# Videos

YouTube suspends Trump’s account due to concerns about 'ongoing potential for violence'

Jan 13th 2021, 7:22 AM 19,760 Views 141 Comments

The video sharing website said it will also disable comments on the US president’s channel “indefinitely”.

Here's this week's schedule of GAA inter-county games on TV and livestreams
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# Tune In

Here's this week's schedule of GAA inter-county games on TV and livestreams

Dec 15th 2020, 12:08 PM 8,270 Views 1 Comment

The action commences with two games in Munster tonight.

Google says worldwide service outage caused by internal technical fault
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# Google Down

Google says worldwide service outage caused by internal technical fault

Updated Dec 14th 2020, 7:50 PM 62,496 Views 69 Comments

Google apologised to all users affected by the outage.

Baby Shark becomes most-watched YouTube video ever
# Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo
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# Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo

Baby Shark becomes most-watched YouTube video ever

Nov 2nd 2020, 5:02 PM 32,195 Views 28 Comments

The childrens’ song dethroned Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s Despacito as the most-watched video on the platform.

Heavily armed FBI agents search home of YouTube star Jake Paul
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# Jake Paul

Heavily armed FBI agents search home of YouTube star Jake Paul

Aug 6th 2020, 7:45 AM 71,178 Views 52 Comments

Images aired by US media showed large firearms being retrieved from the social media influencer’s mansion.

Explainer: TikTok is on the block but why has Donald Trump given Microsoft 45 days to make a bid?
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# Tiktok

Explainer: TikTok is on the block but why has Donald Trump given Microsoft 45 days to make a bid?

Aug 4th 2020, 4:03 PM 18,563 Views 13 Comments

A September deadline looms for the blockbuster acquisition.

YouTube says it will remove election-related videos that are 'manipulated' to mislead voters
# Misinformation
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# Misinformation

YouTube says it will remove election-related videos that are 'manipulated' to mislead voters

Feb 4th 2020, 7:14 AM 5,738 Views 17 Comments

The move comes amid growing concern about so-called “deepfake” videos altered by using artificial intelligence.

RTÉ journalist experienced racist abuse online for over two years
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# Online Abuse

RTÉ journalist experienced racist abuse online for over two years

Nov 18th 2019, 3:33 PM 36,700 Views 85 Comments

Zainab Boladale said she has been dealing with much of the abuse since 2017.

How two aspiring footballers hit 10 million YouTube subscribers
# Rise
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# Rise

How two aspiring footballers hit 10 million YouTube subscribers

Nov 2nd 2019, 7:30 AM 9,599 Views 1 Comment

Jeremy Lynch and Billy Wingrove started out on a conventional path to football stardom, but ultimately took a different route to get there.

'Why didn't you play?' South Korean fan flies to Sweden to harangue Ronaldo
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# Anger

'Why didn't you play?' South Korean fan flies to Sweden to harangue Ronaldo

Aug 15th 2019, 1:14 PM 9,355 Views 17 Comments

Kwak Ji-hyuk posted the 11-minute clip on his YouTube channel.

YouTube bans Gemma O'Doherty over 'hate speech' policy breaches
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# Policy Breach

YouTube bans Gemma O'Doherty over 'hate speech' policy breaches

Jul 17th 2019, 11:18 AM 34,383 Views 0 Comments

O’Doherty continued to post videos on a second YouTube account despite receiving a seven-day ban.

Google agrees to give details of user who posted 'defamatory' YouTube video about a garda
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# High Court

Google agrees to give details of user who posted 'defamatory' YouTube video about a garda

Mar 28th 2019, 7:40 PM 29,240 Views 0 Comments

The Garda claims the video commentary wrongly accuses him of kicking a minor in the head.

French Muslim group sues Facebook and YouTube over New Zealand shooting video
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# Viral Video

French Muslim group sues Facebook and YouTube over New Zealand shooting video

Mar 25th 2019, 8:05 PM 17,107 Views 58 Comments

Facebook France told AFP by e-mail that it would study the suit, adding that “acts of terror and hatred speech have no place on Facebook”.

Berlin police break up mass brawl organised by two rival YouTube stars
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# Bad Influencers

Berlin police break up mass brawl organised by two rival YouTube stars

Mar 22nd 2019, 10:56 PM 56,797 Views 34 Comments

Berlin police said they made nine arrests after a fight broke among some 400 fans.

Adoptive mother arrested after allegedly starving and pepper spraying child YouTube stars
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# YouTube

Adoptive mother arrested after allegedly starving and pepper spraying child YouTube stars

Mar 21st 2019, 9:58 PM 29,755 Views 0 Comments

The Fantastic Adventures channel had more than 700,000 followers and 240 million views.

Judge orders video footage of child being taken into care be seized over social media fears
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# YouTube

Judge orders video footage of child being taken into care be seized over social media fears

Feb 21st 2019, 6:30 PM 22,017 Views 0 Comments

Tusla had concerns that the footage would be posted on YouTube.

Here's why you might never fall down a YouTube conspiracy theory rabbit hole again
# Illuminati Confirmed
# Illuminati Confirmed

Here's why you might never fall down a YouTube conspiracy theory rabbit hole again

Jan 30th 2019, 10:48 AM 4,965 Views 4 Comments

The site is cracking down on content.

What you need to know about James Charles, the teen YouTuber whose meet-and-greet shut down a city
# James Charles
# James Charles

What you need to know about James Charles, the teen YouTuber whose meet-and-greet shut down a city

Jan 29th 2019, 3:37 PM 6,949 Views 4 Comments

The 19 year-old caused traffic chaos in Birmingham this week.

With regret, I must inform you that Logan Paul is at it again
# Logan Paul
# Logan Paul

With regret, I must inform you that Logan Paul is at it again

Jan 12th 2019, 10:19 AM 5,868 Views 1 Comment

New year, new controversy.

Help, I can't stop watching videos of people buying mystery boxes filled with shite
# Mystery Box
# Mystery Box

Help, I can't stop watching videos of people buying mystery boxes filled with shite

Jan 6th 2019, 8:00 PM 4,521 Views 1 Comment

So. Much. Shite.

10 long(ish) YouTube videos to watch if you're fed up of Christmas telly
# What To Watch
# What To Watch

10 long(ish) YouTube videos to watch if you're fed up of Christmas telly

Dec 28th 2018, 2:04 PM 4,120 Views 0 Comments

Get comfy and waste some time on the internet.

Advertising watchdog should be 'beefed up' so it can monitor online political ads
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# Online Ads

Advertising watchdog should be 'beefed up' so it can monitor online political ads

Dec 27th 2018, 7:40 AM 3,879 Views 4 Comments

The minister said the ASAI should have statutory powers extended to it so it can take over monitoring the standards of political ads.

YouTuber James Charles has asked followers to respect personal boundaries after a fan showed up at his house
# PERSONAL SPACE
# PERSONAL SPACE

YouTuber James Charles has asked followers to respect personal boundaries after a fan showed up at his house

Dec 17th 2018, 5:11 PM 7,578 Views 1 Comment

And it caused a bit of a debate.

Help, I can't stop watching YouTube videos of people destroying makeup
# Beauty News
# Beauty News

Help, I can't stop watching YouTube videos of people destroying makeup

Dec 17th 2018, 11:52 AM 3,330 Views 0 Comments

Oddly satisfying.

Curious as to how much money influencers make? These women broke it down for their followers
# Influencing 101
# Influencing 101

Curious as to how much money influencers make? These women broke it down for their followers

Dec 13th 2018, 11:54 AM 33,515 Views 0 Comments

How much is an Instagram worth, then?

A Youtuber tried to give herself henna freckles, and obviously it was a total disaster
# Freckle Fail
# Freckle Fail

A Youtuber tried to give herself henna freckles, and obviously it was a total disaster

Dec 12th 2018, 1:00 PM 9,547 Views 2 Comments

And let that be a lesson to you.

This brutally honest Irish MUA mam should be your next must-follow
# Honest AF
# Honest AF

This brutally honest Irish MUA mam should be your next must-follow

Dec 11th 2018, 7:40 PM 6,427 Views 0 Comments

She doesn’t mince her words.

Irishman Seán McLoughlin on list of top-earning Youtube stars for 2018
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# JackSepticEye

Irishman Seán McLoughlin on list of top-earning Youtube stars for 2018

Dec 4th 2018, 10:01 PM 52,560 Views 28 Comments

The gamer – who goes by the moniker JackSepticEye – was eighth on the Forbes list.

Social media ad regulations should be drawn up for future referendums, Commission says
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# Abortion Vote

Social media ad regulations should be drawn up for future referendums, Commission says

Nov 14th 2018, 8:22 AM 5,433 Views 11 Comments

The Referendum Commission says new regulations should be drawn up by government.

Garda brings High Court action to have YouTube video of public order incident taken down
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# Courts

Garda brings High Court action to have YouTube video of public order incident taken down

Nov 9th 2018, 6:10 AM 25,775 Views 0 Comments

The garda claims commentary on the video falsely accuses him of kicking a minor in the head.

YouTuber Tana Mongeau's latest scandal proves controversy is currency in this new age of celebrity
# Tana Mongeau
# Tana Mongeau

YouTuber Tana Mongeau's latest scandal proves controversy is currency in this new age of celebrity

Nov 2nd 2018, 5:45 PM 40,106 Views 4 Comments

A misjudgment or a marketing strategy?

This Cork YouTuber gave viewers an honest look into life with chronic illness and should be commended for it
# The Makeup Chair
# The Makeup Chair

This Cork YouTuber gave viewers an honest look into life with chronic illness and should be commended for it

Sep 13th 2018, 4:35 PM 9,497 Views 3 Comments

Sinead described her life as a “balancing act”.

YouTube bout earns millions as boxing keeps distance
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# Showbiz

YouTube bout earns millions as boxing keeps distance

Aug 28th 2018, 12:43 PM 14,974 Views 18 Comments

More than 15,000 fans crowded into Britain’s Manchester Arena on Saturday to watch Logan Paul and KSI.

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 26,159 Views 119 Comments

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

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