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#Online abuse

# online-abuse - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

United midfielder Fred says racist abuse on social media ‘cannot be accepted’
# Enough Is Enough
# Enough Is Enough

United midfielder Fred says racist abuse on social media ‘cannot be accepted’

Mar 23rd 2021, 7:56 AM 1,745 Views 0 Comments

The 28-year-old is one of several United players to be subjected to abuse in recent weeks.

# online-abuse - Thursday 25 February, 2021

'If you see something that you're not happy about, do something about it: call it out, ban it, report it'
# Online Abuse
# Online Abuse

'If you see something that you're not happy about, do something about it: call it out, ban it, report it'

Feb 25th 2021, 8:00 PM 12,233 Views 0 Comments

David Gillick discusses the rise of online abuse in sport, and the zero-tolerance approach which must be adopted towards it.

# online-abuse - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Stoke City vow to 'bring the perpetrators to justice' after vile online abuse of McClean
# Statement
# Statement

Stoke City vow to 'bring the perpetrators to justice' after vile online abuse of McClean

Feb 16th 2021, 3:48 PM 2,928 Views 1 Comment

The Republic of Ireland winger and his wife have highlighted the ‘anti-Irish abuse’ and threats they have received.

# online-abuse - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Varadkar: 'I'm afraid it will end in violence. I don't mean having a milkshake thrown on you, I mean something much worse'
# Abusive Graffiti
From TheJournal.ie
# Abusive Graffiti

Varadkar: 'I'm afraid it will end in violence. I don't mean having a milkshake thrown on you, I mean something much worse'

Feb 10th 2021, 12:05 AM 148,632 Views 99 Comments

The Tánaiste reacts to the abusive graffiti about him that was scrawled on a wall in Belfast earlier this month.

# online-abuse - Monday 8 February, 2021

Referee Mike Dean asks to sit out round of Premier League games after death threats
# Online Abuse
# Online Abuse

Referee Mike Dean asks to sit out round of Premier League games after death threats

Feb 8th 2021, 3:40 PM 8,198 Views 8 Comments

The 52-year-old referee had been involved in two controversial incidents.

# online-abuse - Monday 28 December, 2020

President Higgins signs legislation criminalising distribution of intimate images without consent into law
# Coco's Law
From TheJournal.ie
# Coco's Law

President Higgins signs legislation criminalising distribution of intimate images without consent into law

Dec 28th 2020, 12:23 PM 35,822 Views 22 Comments

The Harassment, Harmful Communications and Related Offences Bill 2017 covers a wide range of offences.

# online-abuse - Monday 14 December, 2020

Pornhub deletes millions of user-generated videos after public backlash
# Revenge Porn
From TheJournal.ie
# Revenge Porn

Pornhub deletes millions of user-generated videos after public backlash

Dec 14th 2020, 11:03 PM 47,824 Views 32 Comments

A New York Times investigation revealed that videos on the adult-content site depicted incidents of rape and violence.

# online-abuse - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Online abuse sees EPCR switch referee Brace's Champions Cup appointment
# Welfare
# Welfare

Online abuse sees EPCR switch referee Brace's Champions Cup appointment

Dec 10th 2020, 3:31 PM 13,102 Views 19 Comments

‘With his welfare and development as a referee to the fore, this course of action was deemed to be appropriate.’

# online-abuse - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Premier League launches system for players to report online racist abuse
# Kick It Out
# Kick It Out

Premier League launches system for players to report online racist abuse

Jun 24th 2020, 5:12 PM 1,326 Views 0 Comments

‘Online discriminatory abuse is unacceptable in any walk of life.’

# online-abuse - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

'It said ‘I hope your kids get coronavirus' and 'I hope they die in a house fire’' - Patrick McClean defends brother James
# Online Abuse
# Online Abuse

'It said ‘I hope your kids get coronavirus' and 'I hope they die in a house fire’' - Patrick McClean defends brother James

Mar 31st 2020, 8:02 PM 75,002 Views 79 Comments

The Ireland winger was fined two weeks’ wages by his club Stoke City last week for an ill-judged Instagram post.

# online-abuse - Monday 18 November, 2019

RTÉ journalist experienced racist abuse online for over two years
# Online Abuse
From TheJournal.ie
# Online Abuse

RTÉ journalist experienced racist abuse online for over two years

Nov 18th 2019, 3:33 PM 36,579 Views 85 Comments

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

# online-abuse - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Govt making 'little or no progress' against online abuse and child exploitation, committee told
# Online Abuse
From TheJournal.ie
# Online Abuse

Govt making 'little or no progress' against online abuse and child exploitation, committee told

Oct 16th 2019, 9:35 PM 8,258 Views 8 Comments

The Justice Committee is examining issues such as cyberbullying, harassment, stalking and revenge porn.

# online-abuse - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Twitter defends response to 'absolutely abhorrent' abuse directed at Ryan family
# Racism
From TheJournal.ie
# Racism

Twitter defends response to 'absolutely abhorrent' abuse directed at Ryan family

Oct 9th 2019, 12:45 PM 45,303 Views 14 Comments

TD Jack Chambers described their response to the situation as “weak”.

# online-abuse - Friday 27 September, 2019

Couple from supermarket ad campaign 'considering leaving Ireland' after online abuse
# Lidl
From TheJournal.ie
# Lidl

Couple from supermarket ad campaign 'considering leaving Ireland' after online abuse

Sep 27th 2019, 2:24 PM 214,169 Views 0 Comments

They have called for more robust hate-crime legislation to be introduced.

# online-abuse - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Irish comedian subjected to 'dozens' of rape and death threats over article she wrote on Junior Cert paper
# Aoife Dooley
From TheJournal.ie
# Aoife Dooley

Irish comedian subjected to 'dozens' of rape and death threats over article she wrote on Junior Cert paper

Jun 6th 2019, 10:29 PM 124,897 Views 72 Comments

Aoife Dooley said she has notified gardaí of the threats made to her online.

# online-abuse - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Leicester contact police after 'vile and disgusting' online abuse of players
# Toxic
# Toxic

Leicester contact police after 'vile and disgusting' online abuse of players

Apr 11th 2019, 5:13 PM 10,565 Views 20 Comments

The Premiership club says players’ families have also been targeted.

# online-abuse - Friday 22 March, 2019

Garda investigation underway following claims of online abuse targeting Munster rugby players
# Harassment
From TheJournal.ie
# Harassment

Garda investigation underway following claims of online abuse targeting Munster rugby players

Mar 22nd 2019, 8:14 PM 28,070 Views 20 Comments

A probe into the claims has been ongoing for the past few months.

# online-abuse - Monday 31 December, 2018

Fulham vow to take 'strongest possible action' after Kamara suffers racist abuse
# Online Abuse
# Online Abuse

Fulham vow to take 'strongest possible action' after Kamara suffers racist abuse

Dec 31st 2018, 12:18 PM 6,538 Views 4 Comments

The club has spoken out after vile online abuse followed the striker’s penalty miss on Saturday.

# online-abuse - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Abuse on Twitter: Women of colour 34% more likely than white women to be targeted
# Amnesty International
From TheJournal.ie
# Amnesty International

Abuse on Twitter: Women of colour 34% more likely than white women to be targeted

Dec 18th 2018, 6:15 AM 5,327 Views 22 Comments

The study found that an abusive or problematic tweet was sent to the women in the study every 30 seconds on average.

# online-abuse - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Donald Trump tweets insult at Stormy Daniels and threatens to 'go after' her
# Online Abuse
From TheJournal.ie
# Online Abuse

Donald Trump tweets insult at Stormy Daniels and threatens to 'go after' her

Oct 16th 2018, 4:27 PM 65,684 Views 70 Comments

The US President has denied an affair with the former adult actress.

# online-abuse - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

'Ireland is behind the times in tackling revenge porn'
# Online Abuse
From TheJournal.ie
# Online Abuse

'Ireland is behind the times in tackling revenge porn'

Jan 31st 2018, 2:40 PM 11,119 Views 32 Comments

Labour’s Brendan Howlin said other countries have legislated against revenge porn and secured convictions.

# online-abuse - Monday 20 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 20th 2017, 9:20 AM 10,259 Views 58 Comments

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

# online-abuse - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Twitter abuse: Fine Gael TDs call out senior party member who labelled women 'bitches'
# Online Abuse
From TheJournal.ie
# Online Abuse

Twitter abuse: Fine Gael TDs call out senior party member who labelled women 'bitches'

Nov 16th 2017, 11:10 AM 34,430 Views 143 Comments

Female members of the Fine Gael party have said comments made by one party member online are “unacceptable”.

# online-abuse - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Twitter admits 'mistakes will be made' as it tries new ways to combat online trolls
# Algorithms
From TheJournal.ie
# Algorithms

Twitter admits 'mistakes will be made' as it tries new ways to combat online trolls

Mar 1st 2017, 4:32 PM 5,204 Views 23 Comments

New algorithms will be used to weed out online trolls.

# online-abuse - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Lily Allen trolled and abused on Twitter over her baby son's death
# Trolls
From TheJournal.ie
# Trolls

Lily Allen trolled and abused on Twitter over her baby son's death

Feb 26th 2017, 1:42 PM 56,733 Views 95 Comments

She’s temporarily quit over “new levels” of abuse.

Lily Allen has abandoned her Twitter account after abuse over her baby son's death
# Trolls
From The Daily Edge
# Trolls

Lily Allen has abandoned her Twitter account after abuse over her baby son's death

Feb 26th 2017, 10:32 AM 7,679 Views 11 Comments

She’s temporarily quit over “new levels” of abuse.

# online-abuse - Saturday 25 February, 2017

I hope Twitter troll gets the help he needs - Arter
# Online Abuse
# Online Abuse

I hope Twitter troll gets the help he needs - Arter

Feb 25th 2017, 3:44 PM 6,017 Views 3 Comments

The Republic of Ireland international’s personal life has been the subject of abuse online, but he says he does not let it bother him.

# online-abuse - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Poll: Do online trolls put you off using social media?
# Your Say
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Say

Poll: Do online trolls put you off using social media?

Feb 8th 2017, 10:03 AM 15,782 Views 117 Comments

The company has unveiled a number of new safety measures following complaints.

Twitter to clamp down on trolls as new safety features unveiled
# Tweet Nothings
From TheJournal.ie
# Tweet Nothings

Twitter to clamp down on trolls as new safety features unveiled

Feb 8th 2017, 7:40 AM 8,705 Views 35 Comments

Twitter bosses said they will not tolerate the abuse of its users by nameless accounts.

# online-abuse - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Donnelly says he was "eviscerated" online after joining Fianna Fáil
# The New Boy
From TheJournal.ie
# The New Boy

Donnelly says he was "eviscerated" online after joining Fianna Fáil

Feb 7th 2017, 2:54 PM 18,345 Views 67 Comments

Wickow TD Stephen Donnelly made the move to Fianna Fáil last week.

# online-abuse - Monday 21 November, 2016

"Water off a duck's back": TD responds to barrage of online criticism
# Social Media
From TheJournal.ie
# Social Media

"Water off a duck's back": TD responds to barrage of online criticism

Nov 21st 2016, 1:20 PM 15,481 Views 53 Comments

A Fine Gael senator has hit out against the level of abuse politicians receive online.

# online-abuse - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Black British woman gets barrage of racist and sexist abuse while tweeting from @Ireland
# Online Abuse
From TheJournal.ie
# Online Abuse

Black British woman gets barrage of racist and sexist abuse while tweeting from @Ireland

Aug 23rd 2016, 9:56 AM 57,582 Views 154 Comments

Michelle Marie says she received “eight hours of nonstop hate”.

# online-abuse - Sunday 19 June, 2016

"We will kill you": Irish politicians speak out against online abuse
# Threats
From TheJournal.ie
# Threats

"We will kill you": Irish politicians speak out against online abuse

Jun 19th 2016, 12:43 PM 23,868 Views 136 Comments

John Halligan, Mairead McGuinness and Joan Burton have all spoken out today in various ways.

# online-abuse - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Jack Chambers has taken some heat on social media, but public figures get criticised all the time
# Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Opinion

Jack Chambers has taken some heat on social media, but public figures get criticised all the time

Mar 20th 2016, 8:00 AM 800 Views 35 Comments

Columnist Julien Mercille writes that if we start policing the internet for online abuse we can say goodbye to freedom of speech.

# online-abuse - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Alan Shatter has a lot to say about 'venomous' online abuse
# Speaking Out
From TheJournal.ie
# Speaking Out

Alan Shatter has a lot to say about 'venomous' online abuse

Feb 6th 2016, 8:30 PM 18,595 Views 118 Comments

“I think we have a problem here.”

# online-abuse - Monday 7 December, 2015

Councillor called a 'racist c***' over stance on Traveller accommodation
# Halting Sites
From TheJournal.ie
# Halting Sites

Councillor called a 'racist c***' over stance on Traveller accommodation

Dec 7th 2015, 8:37 PM 37,251 Views 120 Comments

Josepha Madigan has received online abuse over her comments.

# online-abuse - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Here's what happened when a TV presenter posted naked photos of herself online
# Revenge Porn
From TheJournal.ie
# Revenge Porn

Here's what happened when a TV presenter posted naked photos of herself online

Aug 18th 2015, 1:16 PM 57,017 Views 66 Comments

Anna Richardson got an insight into the world of revenge porn.

# online-abuse - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

I've seen more than my fair share of abuse online, but Lorraine Higgins' bill isn't the answer
# Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Opinion

I've seen more than my fair share of abuse online, but Lorraine Higgins' bill isn't the answer

Jul 22nd 2015, 8:49 PM 684 Views 117 Comments

The abuse Senator Higgins has received is utterly unacceptable, but her solution is ill conceived, writes Tom Murphy of Boards.ie.

# online-abuse - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Brendan Howlin: There are "really weird people" who attack others online
# Comedy Duo
From TheJournal.ie
# Comedy Duo

Brendan Howlin: There are "really weird people" who attack others online

May 9th 2015, 9:30 AM 11,834 Views 88 Comments

The minister also tells us how he feels about being compared to one half of Morecambe and Wise.

# online-abuse - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Chvrches' Lauren Mayberry has spoken out about the horrific abuse she gets online
# Trolls
From The Daily Edge
# Trolls

Chvrches' Lauren Mayberry has spoken out about the horrific abuse she gets online

Apr 23rd 2015, 8:47 PM 4,535 Views 2 Comments

“These people will never learn that violence against women is unacceptable.”

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