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#Social Media

# 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.

# social-media - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Tomás Ó Sé and his long johns have the last laugh! It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Also, Stephen Ferris longs for more cheese and Cavan are represented at the Super Bowl.

# social-media - Sunday 1 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge 25 great Irish Instagram accounts you should definitely follow Insta Ready
From The Daily Edge Thai girl starts social media campaign to find Wexford lad who photobombed her selfie 21st Century Love

Thai girl starts social media campaign to find Wexford lad who photobombed her selfie

The girl met DCU student David Atkinson at a gig in Bangkok earlier this month – and she wants to find him again.

# social-media - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

From Business ETC Facebook now has 1.39bn active users (and it’s rolling in cash) Billions

Facebook now has 1.39bn active users (and it’s rolling in cash)

The social media company’s profits have beaten expectations.

# social-media - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge 7 essential ways to get through a Facebook/Instagram meltdown Stay Calm

# social-media - Friday 23 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Comedian takes to the streets to practice social networking skills in real life with cringey results Irl

Comedian takes to the streets to practice social networking skills in real life with cringey results

“I’d like to endorse you for your coffee making skills.”

# social-media - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Could you quit ALL social media for a month? Digital Detox

Opinion: Could you quit ALL social media for a month?

If excessive phone or social media usage is something you’re aware of, take back your power with Facebook Free February.

# social-media - Monday 19 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie It’s official: Your Facebook feed knows you better than your family Status Update

# social-media - Thursday 15 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Senator Catherine Noone reports abusive tweets which wish her raped or dead Abuse

Senator Catherine Noone reports abusive tweets which wish her raped or dead

Vile messages sent to Fine Gael senator after her comments about MMA – she’s now gone to gardai with them.

# social-media - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here’s why people are sharing their first Facebook profile photos First Profiler

Here’s why people are sharing their first Facebook profile photos

Your old Facebook photos are about to come back to haunt you.

From The Daily Edge Video perfectly sums up the injustice of your lack of Instagram likes Insta Injustice

# social-media - Thursday 8 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge People who take lots of selfies are more likely to be psychopathic Selfies

# social-media - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Embarrassing photos posted online? There are ways of having them removed… Embarrassing Pictures

Opinion: Embarrassing photos posted online? There are ways of having them removed…

In the age of smartphones, embarrassing pictures of our more indiscreet behaviour can have a way of haunting us.

# social-media - Friday 2 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for insulting Kenyan president on Facebook I'm Sorry

Man jailed for insulting Kenyan president on Facebook

The man, a student, pleaded guilty to hate speech.

# social-media - Thursday 1 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The good, the bad and the ugly: Are selfies turning us all into narcissists? No Filter

# social-media - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie There’s a growing pro self-harm movement and it’s worrying mental health experts Scars

There’s a growing pro self-harm movement and it’s worrying mental health experts

It is estimated that at least 100,000 people are self-harming in Ireland every year.

# social-media - Monday 29 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Judd Apatow fairly laid into Bill Cosby on Twitter over the weekend Cosby

Judd Apatow fairly laid into Bill Cosby on Twitter over the weekend

The comedy producer didn’t mince his words at all.

From The Daily Edge Brilliant Twitter account mercilessly skewers brands who try to sound ‘down with the kids’ Brands Saying Bae

Brilliant Twitter account mercilessly skewers brands who try to sound ‘down with the kids’

Brands Saying Bae is your new favourite Twitter account.

# social-media - Thursday 18 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Be warned: Bebo is back and all your old photos will be available from January 31st Bebo Stunners

# social-media - Thursday 11 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge ‘Dubsmash’ is the annoying video app taking over your Facebook feed Hasta La Vista

# social-media - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Facebook wants to put an end to your mortifying drunk selfies No Selfie Control

Facebook wants to put an end to your mortifying drunk selfies

The social media giant is developing technology to prevent you embarrassing yourself. Nice of them.

# social-media - Monday 1 December, 2014

Twitter congratulates Stephanie Roche on making the Puskas Award final

Dara Ó Briain was among hundreds of well-wishers after today’s news.

# social-media - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge #Kiss4Crumlin is the heartwarming social media craze we can all get behind Kiss4Crumlin

#Kiss4Crumlin is the heartwarming social media craze we can all get behind

The social media campaign invites people to pucker up for Crumlin.

# social-media - Sunday 23 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Facebook’s new ‘special video’ will thank your friends for a ‘wild ride’ Snigger

Facebook’s new ‘special video’ will thank your friends for a ‘wild ride’

Looks like they didn’t test it on any Irish people…

# social-media - Saturday 22 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge How Annoying Are You On Social Media? Poke Me

How Annoying Are You On Social Media?

Are you a Facebook saint or a Twitter headwreck? Take the quiz and find out.

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