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# twitter - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie Watch this Labour TD read mean tweets about himself Just Plain Mean This post contains videos

Watch this Labour TD read mean tweets about himself

Poor Aodhán Ó Ríordáin gets an awful time on Twitter

# twitter - Yesterday’s News

ROG struggled to compose himself as someone’s phone went off live on air on RTÉ today LOL

ROG struggled to compose himself as someone’s phone went off live on air on RTÉ today

The organisation’s Twitter account were also among those to see the funny side.

# twitter - Friday 27 February, 2015

From Business ETC Twitter steps up its efforts to fix one of its biggest problems Harassment

Twitter steps up its efforts to fix one of its biggest problems

And a verification feature could be soon on the way.

From The Daily Edge This person is the llama hero we all need today Llamawatch
From The Daily Edge The colour of this dress is driving the internet absolutely insane The Dress This post contains a poll

The colour of this dress is driving the internet absolutely insane

Is it black and blue, or white and gold? ARGH.

# twitter - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

‘The battery didn’t last too long on my phone the day I tweeted my fake retirement’ – Keith Higgins

And the Mayo man worries he won’t be believed when he actually hangs up his boots.

From The Daily Edge People on Twitter are sending heartwarming drawings to a little girl with cancer Agatha The Superhero

# twitter - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Gardaí are using this incredibly cute puppy to try and win us over (again) on Twitter Fresh Leads
From The Daily Edge Singer hits back after E! host says dreadlocks could ‘smell of weed’ Fashion Police

Singer hits back after E! host says dreadlocks could ‘smell of weed’

Guiliana Rancic made the comments on E!’s Fashion Police show.

# twitter - Monday 23 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge The 11 most Irish reactions to last night’s Oscars ceremony Oscars

The 11 most Irish reactions to last night’s Oscars ceremony

Was Lupita Nyong’o's dress comfortable though? That was the question.

From The Daily Edge Emma Watson just destroyed those Prince Harry rumours with the perfect subtweet Hemma

# twitter - 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.”

# twitter - 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.

# twitter - Friday 20 February, 2015

BT Sport drop Stan Collymore as pundit following Twitter controversy

The channel have confirmed that the ex-Liverpool striker’s behaviour on the social networking site prompted the decision.

# twitter - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Eastender’s actress fluffs lines on live TV, but recovers with a great tweet
From TheJournal.ie ‘Absolutely ridiculous’: Labour’s equality minister is getting lots of flak for this totally ironic tweet Tweet Storm

‘Absolutely ridiculous’: Labour’s equality minister is getting lots of flak for this totally ironic tweet

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin is baffled by some of the responses to his tweet this morning

Stone Cold Steve Austin tells Wayne Rooney to ‘embrace the baldness’

Bad News Barrett wants to team up with Preston’s Kevin Davies to take on the United striker at Wrestlemania.

# twitter - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Jamie Heaslip accepts Papé apology after knee to back fractures three verebrae

The pair seemed to make amends on Twitter this evening.

From The Daily Edge Little boy writes heartbreaking letter to the ‘bad men’ who stole his dog Find Fern

# twitter - Friday 13 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The guards have responded to that ‘sexist’ tweet Women Drivers This post contains a poll

The guards have responded to that ‘sexist’ tweet

The tweet from the gardaí caused quite a bit of bother online.

From The Daily Edge 16 sound Irish gals you need to follow on Twitter Here Come The Gals

16 sound Irish gals you need to follow on Twitter

In honour of Galentine’s Day.

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!)

# twitter - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie US magazine hackers warn Obamas of ‘Bloody Valentine’s Day’ Newsweek

US magazine hackers warn Obamas of ‘Bloody Valentine’s Day’

The group, Cyber Caliphate, claim to be connected to Islamic State.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how many Twitter accounts the Irish State tried to remove in 2014 Transparency

Here’s how many Twitter accounts the Irish State tried to remove in 2014

A new report gives us some – but not all – of the info.

# twitter - Monday 9 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge This girl got fired over Twitter before she even started her new job Slice Of Life

# twitter - Sunday 8 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge 10 of the dullest moments from Jamie Dornan’s Twitter Q&A Fifty Shades Of Meh

# twitter - Saturday 7 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge True or false? 9 Uber Facts investigated and debunked Fact Or Fiction

True or false? 9 Uber Facts investigated and debunked

Don’t believe everything you read.

Twitter was not impressed with the decision to let Wales’ George North play on tonight

The winger took a bad knock against England and apppeared dazed thereafter.

# twitter - Friday 6 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge #QuestionsForMen is the latest hashtag doing the rounds on Twitter – what’s it about? Questions For Men

#QuestionsForMen is the latest hashtag doing the rounds on Twitter – what’s it about?

The hashtag has invited women to share instances of everyday sexism.

From Business ETC Twitter’s biggest problem? The way that people think about it Money Money Money

Twitter’s biggest problem? The way that people think about it

Oh, and the fact that it needs to make money.

From The Daily Edge Coca-Cola got tricked into tweeting quotes from Mein Kampf on Twitter Mein Coke
From The Daily Edge This guy got stood up by his date, so he live-tweeted taking himself on a date alone Date Night

# twitter - Thursday 5 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Good news — Twitter’s CEO has vowed to start dealing with trolls Trolls

Good news — Twitter’s CEO has vowed to start dealing with trolls

Comments come after last week’s episode of This American Life.

From Business ETC Twitter boss says what everyone has suspected about how the company deals with trolls Taking Responsibility

Twitter boss says what everyone has suspected about how the company deals with trolls

In a leaked memo, Dick Costolo said he found the service’s lack of action against trolls and abuse ‘embarrassing.’

From The Daily Edge Gordon D’Arcy is miffed that nobody knows he’s on Twitter Hug The Rugger

# twitter - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Twitter was not impressed with the latest Transfer Deadline Day

This year’s event is being called ‘the most boring ever’.

# twitter - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Deepak Chopra writes ‘possibilities’ on his face, spells ‘possibilities’ wrong Possiblities

# twitter - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Taylor Swift responds to Lizard Squad’s hacking attempt in perfect fashion Hacked

Taylor Swift responds to Lizard Squad’s hacking attempt in perfect fashion

The hacking group took over her Twitter and Instagram accounts earlier today.

From Business ETC Here’s what you need to know about sending private group messages on Twitter Appealing To The Masses

Here’s what you need to know about sending private group messages on Twitter

Twitter has introduced both group messaging and the ability to upload 30-second videos as it looks for ways to increase its user base.

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