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#Social Media

# social-media - Saturday 2 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘If Bin Laden was following me on Twitter, he may have had an early warning’ Operation Neptune Spear

‘If Bin Laden was following me on Twitter, he may have had an early warning’

TheJournal.ie spoke to Sohaib Athar, four years after he unknowingly live-tweeted history in the making.

# social-media - Friday 1 May, 2015

From Business ETC Facebook now has 70 options under gender for Irish users Gender Identity

Facebook now has 70 options under gender for Irish users

The new definitions include hermaphrodite and gender fluid.

# social-media - Thursday 30 April, 2015

From Business ETC VIDEO: Watch a very young Mark Zuckerberg trying to explain ‘The Facebook’ Next Big Thing

VIDEO: Watch a very young Mark Zuckerberg trying to explain ‘The Facebook’

“When we first launched we were hoping for, you know, maybe 400, 500 people.”

# social-media - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Could a plane really be hijacked over its own Wi-Fi? Scary

Could a plane really be hijacked over its own Wi-Fi?

The FBI have told airlines in the US to watch for signs their planes are being hacked – by people logged onto any onboard internet service.

From TheJournal.ie Irish teens warned over dangerous ‘Kylie Jenner lip challenge’ craze Pain And Bruising

Irish teens warned over dangerous ‘Kylie Jenner lip challenge’ craze

The challenge sees teens placing bottles or jars over their mouth and sucking in the air – causing their lips to swell.

# social-media - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

From Business ETC Twitter now allows you to send anyone a direct message Sliding Into Your Dms

Twitter now allows you to send anyone a direct message

Here’s what you need to know.

# social-media - Monday 20 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge Teenagers are doing the ‘Kylie Jenner lip challenge’ and it’s legit horrifying Lip Service

# social-media - Sunday 19 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge 16 times old people just didn’t get Facebook Adorable

# social-media - Thursday 16 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Senator cracks down on cyberbullying after being told she’d be ‘hatcheted in the face’ Death Threats

Senator cracks down on cyberbullying after being told she’d be ‘hatcheted in the face’

Lorraine Higgins was also told she should have been aborted.

# social-media - Sunday 12 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Giving up Facebook is hard – but not for the reason you think Cold Turkey

# social-media - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

From Business ETC Twitter is going crazy on rumours Google wants to take it over All In A Twitter

Twitter is going crazy on rumours Google wants to take it over

But the ship has well and truly sailed if the tech giant wanted a cheap deal.

From The Daily Edge So what’s the deal with these new emojis on Snapchat? Snap Out Of It

So what’s the deal with these new emojis on Snapchat?

The latest update has changed the game somewhat.

# social-media - Monday 6 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge 13 new parents who should be kicked off social media immediately Absolute No No

# social-media - Friday 3 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie British couples are having less sex – probably because they’re on the internet instead Get Off The Phone

British couples are having less sex – probably because they’re on the internet instead

People are more likely to be poking their friends on Facebook rather than their partners.

# social-media - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge A wanted man revealed his hiding spot on Snapchat and immediately got caught Snap Out Of It

# social-media - Monday 23 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge What is Meerkat and why is everyone talking about it? Explainer

What is Meerkat and why is everyone talking about it?

The livestreaming app is being tipped as the next Vine.

# social-media - Saturday 21 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge 9 emotions everyone who doesn’t watch rugby experiences on social media Rugby
From The Daily Edge Are You And Your Other Half ‘The Annoying Couple’? Significant Other

Are You And Your Other Half ‘The Annoying Couple’?

Take the quiz and find out if all your mates secretly hate you.

# social-media - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Ashley Judd is pressing charges against Twitter trolls over sexual harassment Trolls

Ashley Judd is pressing charges against Twitter trolls over sexual harassment

The situation came to a head when Judd tweeted about a basketball match she was at.

# social-media - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge 11 mortifying times brands tweeted about St. Patrick’s Day Patty's Day

11 mortifying times brands tweeted about St. Patrick’s Day

Shhh, don’t say anything.

# social-media - Friday 13 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie #AskHamas is trending on Twitter but for all the wrong reasons Backfire

#AskHamas is trending on Twitter but for all the wrong reasons

The group’s media adviser said the campaign was to clarify Hamas’ ideology.

# social-media - Thursday 12 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Jeremy Clarkson’s 10 most mortifying favourites on Twitter Yellow Star

Jeremy Clarkson’s 10 most mortifying favourites on Twitter

He has only hit that fave button 51 times – but each one is a window into his soul.

# social-media - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ISIS supporters set up a social network to show they ‘don’t live in caves’ Temporary Shutdown

# social-media - Saturday 7 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Thousands raised for arrested Sierra Leone athlete living rough in London Support

Thousands raised for arrested Sierra Leone athlete living rough in London

Jimmy Thoronka vanished after competing in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow last summer.

# social-media - Thursday 5 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Thousands are signing a petition to ban this Facebook emoji Emoji Wars This post contains a poll

Thousands are signing a petition to ban this Facebook emoji

They argue that fat is not a feeling.

# social-media - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

# social-media - Monday 2 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man killed girlfriend after she wouldn’t let him look at her Facebook account Jealousy

Man killed girlfriend after she wouldn’t let him look at her Facebook account

Kane Boyce claimed his partner jumped out of a moving car and had a seizure.

From TheJournal.ie Trust me, those showing off their ‘perfect’ lives abroad need your validation Opinion

Trust me, those showing off their ‘perfect’ lives abroad need your validation

Emigrants posting endlessly about their shiny new lives might be irritating, but consider the reason they do it…

# social-media - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Here’s how Twitter reacted to Ireland’s Six Nations win over England

There’s much talk of chariots losing their wheels on social media this evening.

# social-media - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Dove’s new Twitter campaign encouraging women to ‘speak beautiful’ has backfired Backlash

# social-media - Monday 23 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie No one showed up to this little boy’s birthday party, but his local community had his back Feel Good Factor This post contains images

No one showed up to this little boy’s birthday party, but his local community had his back

His mother invited 16 of his classmates, but no one turned up.

# social-media - Sunday 22 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Watch Gerry Adams read his tweets – and yes, he writes them himself Ducky Ar La

Watch Gerry Adams read his tweets – and yes, he writes them himself

“They are what people have described as a grand Sinn Féin strategy and others have described as weird and peculiar.”

# social-media - Saturday 21 February, 2015

From Business ETC Meet the 23-year-old guy who makes $500,000 a year from tweeting ‘facts’ Dolla Dolla Bills

Meet the 23-year-old guy who makes $500,000 a year from tweeting ‘facts’

He only joined Twitter because he was a Britney fan.

# social-media - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge 11 people who need to give up social media for Lent Off The Grid
From The Daily Edge CNN claims that ISIS is ‘luring’ women using kittens and Nutella You're Kitten Me

# social-media - Monday 16 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Those annoying couples on Facebook? They’re happier than you Gimmie Luv

# social-media - Friday 13 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Revenge porn is now illegal in England and Wales Prison

Revenge porn is now illegal in England and Wales

Anyone who breaks the law could face two years in jail.

From Business ETC David Carr gave this incredible advice to an Irish journalism student Take A Chance

David Carr gave this incredible advice to an Irish journalism student

Timely tweet attracted attention of high-profile New York Times journalist – and he gave her some good career advice. (She has since come and worked for us!)

# social-media - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

‘Cut ticket prices & make it affordable for real fans’ – Twitter reacts to new Premier League TV deal

Sky and BT Sport have shelled out a combined €6.9billion to broadcast Premier League football games in 2016-2019.

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