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#Social Media

# social-media - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Twitter to be challenged by TDs over racist comments which forced Ryan family to leave Ireland Social Media

Twitter to be challenged by TDs over racist comments which forced Ryan family to leave Ireland

Meath couple Fiona Ryan and Jonathan Mathis spoke of death threats they received on the Late Late show on Friday.

# social-media - Monday 7 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Government launches competition to promote Irish students' individuality Teach Me As Me

Government launches competition to promote Irish students' individuality

The Children and Youth Affairs Minister launched the social media campaign and competition today.

# social-media - Saturday 5 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Everybody assumes we're a bunch of hairy-ass loons': What is the Brexit Party up to? Social Media

'Everybody assumes we're a bunch of hairy-ass loons': What is the Brexit Party up to?

The Brexit Party is preparing for an election – by using a technology called Pericles, in reference to one of Bojo’s historic heroes.

# social-media - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Report finds 'lack of consistency' in online political adverts during 2019 European elections Bai

Report finds 'lack of consistency' in online political adverts during 2019 European elections

That’s according to ElectCheck, a new research report commissioned by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.

# social-media - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Harris says social media companies should ban accounts that spread misinformation about vaccines Mandatory Vaccinations This post contains videos

Harris says social media companies should ban accounts that spread misinformation about vaccines

Facebook says certain hashtags are banned and ads rejected in a bid to stop misinformation from gaining traction.

# social-media - Monday 9 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Harris asks social media companies and sporting organisations to help raise vaccine awareness HPV

Harris asks social media companies and sporting organisations to help raise vaccine awareness

The health minister sent letters to companies like Facebook and Google in recent weeks.

# social-media - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Lampard takes social media to task after Zouma abuse

The Chelsea boss was not happy after online trolls attacked the player.

# social-media - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Twitter agree to meet with Man United over Pogba racist abuse

Representatives from Kick It Out will also be present, in light of the French midfielder being subjected to racism online this week.

# social-media - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Twitter and Facebook accuse China of social media campaign against Hong Kong protesters Fake Accounts

Twitter and Facebook accuse China of social media campaign against Hong Kong protesters

Facebook and Twitter said they had shut down nearly 1,000 active accounts linked to China.

# social-media - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Using social media 3 or more times a day may compromise teenage girls' health, study finds Mental Health

Using social media 3 or more times a day may compromise teenage girls' health, study finds

The findings published are part of a major study of over 10,000 13-16 year olds in England.

# social-media - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Facebook flaw allowed thousands of children to join chats with people not approved by parents Messenger Kids

Facebook flaw allowed thousands of children to join chats with people not approved by parents

The social network said it has been shutting down the group chats involved.

# social-media - Thursday 18 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Privacy concerns raised over app that makes you look older through artificial technology Face Off

Privacy concerns raised over app that makes you look older through artificial technology

FaceApp uses artificial intelligence to make you look older or younger.

# social-media - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Instagram rolls out test hiding likes on posts for Irish users from today Social Media

Instagram rolls out test hiding likes on posts for Irish users from today

Instagram said it wants to see if the change will help users to focus less on likes and more on telling their stories.

# social-media - Saturday 13 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Facebook set for $5 billion fine in the US over privacy and data protection failings Social Media

Facebook set for $5 billion fine in the US over privacy and data protection failings

It’ll be the largest penalty ever imposed by the US Federal Trade Commission over privacy violations.

# social-media - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Complaint of 'racism' against Wexford shop whose owner painted his face black for advert upheld ASAI

Complaint of 'racism' against Wexford shop whose owner painted his face black for advert upheld

Smyths Homevalue shared the video on Facebook to promote Black Friday last year.

# social-media - Monday 24 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Concerns raised over BAI's proposal to police harmful content online Online Safety

Concerns raised over BAI's proposal to police harmful content online

The BAI has proposed that it be given the power to regulate harmful online content on social media platforms.

# social-media - Sunday 23 June, 2019

Wan-Bissaka playing U12s for Palace, Rossies' super-fan Paddy Joe Burke and more Tweets of the Week

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

# social-media - Saturday 22 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Shane Dunphy: Some things to consider before you post images of your kids on social media Opinion

Shane Dunphy: Some things to consider before you post images of your kids on social media

We should all think a little more deeply about the images we share, writes child protection expert Shane Dunphy.

# social-media - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Facebook and Twitter representatives to appear before court after Ana Kriegel murderers identified online Contempt Of Court

Facebook and Twitter representatives to appear before court after Ana Kriegel murderers identified online

The boys, identified in the media only as Boy A and Boy B, were convicted yesterday of murdering Ana Kriegel last year.

# social-media - Friday 14 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Quitting social media enriched my life hugely - would you dare to hit delete? Opinion

Opinion: Quitting social media enriched my life hugely - would you dare to hit delete?

I had a thousand Facebook friends but no one begged me to stay, writes Laoighseach Ní Choistealbha.

# social-media - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Indonesia: Government moves to block social media as fake images lead to violent clashes Opinion

Indonesia: Government moves to block social media as fake images lead to violent clashes

Social media hoaxes, including doctored images and fake videos, have contributed to bloodshed in Indonesia and Sri Lanka, writes Barry Dunning.

# social-media - Sunday 9 June, 2019

Shane Ross robs Katie's limelight, GAA referee brings McDonalds to A&E and more Tweets of the Week

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

# social-media - Friday 7 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Twitter overhauls rules in bid to boost transparency and make it easier to report abuse New Rules

Twitter overhauls rules in bid to boost transparency and make it easier to report abuse

Twitter has been repeatedly criticised for failing to police abuse and harassment on the site.

# social-media - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie These were the most active Irish politicians on Twitter during the European election campaign Top Trends

These were the most active Irish politicians on Twitter during the European election campaign

More than 33,000 unique Irish Twitter users discussed the European election on the social network in recent weeks.

# social-media - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Rod Stewart's brilliant tribute to Liam Miller, Dick Clerkin down in Castlebar and more Tweets of the Week

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

# social-media - Sunday 21 April, 2019

Three generations of Meylers, Man City fans leaving early and more Tweets of the Week

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

# social-media - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie John Boyne quits Twitter after criticism from trans activists following newspaper article Literature

John Boyne quits Twitter after criticism from trans activists following newspaper article

‘He spoke of his rejection of the term ‘cis’ used to refer to those who are not part of the trans community.

# social-media - Friday 12 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 19 year-old man charged with making threats on social media in Northern Ireland Cyber Crime

19 year-old man charged with making threats on social media in Northern Ireland

The man was charged by the PSNI this morning.

# social-media - Thursday 4 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Tech companies face fines and jail time if they fail to remove violent content under new Australia law Social Media

Tech companies face fines and jail time if they fail to remove violent content under new Australia law

It comes in the wake of the Christchurch terrorist attack in New Zealand on 15 March.

# social-media - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Who should regulate social media in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who should regulate social media in Ireland?

TDs will meet with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg today.

# social-media - Sunday 31 March, 2019

Bernie Slaven's dogs, James Power's Irish oral exam and more Tweets of the Week

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

# social-media - Thursday 28 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's Got Talent finalist 'hurt' by online abuse about Traveller background Ireland's Got Talent

Ireland's Got Talent finalist 'hurt' by online abuse about Traveller background

“I actually felt more hurt for the younger generation that they still have to face this.”

# social-media - Monday 25 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie French Muslim group sues Facebook and YouTube over New Zealand shooting video Viral Video

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

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”.

# social-media - Thursday 21 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Facebook admits its staff had access to millions of users' passwords Security Breach

Facebook admits its staff had access to millions of users' passwords

It said the passwords were stored in plain text on its internal servers.

'Up the Ra' - Declan Rice apologises after pro-IRA Instagram comments surface

The recently-declared England midfielder admits his remarks from 2015 were ‘naive’.

'Cowardly grubs' - Oz Prime Minister weighs in on Tayla Harris photo storm

The AFLW star has labelled comments on an incredible picture of her in full flight as ‘sexual abuse on social media’.

# social-media - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Man Utd's three legends, Leitrim rising and more Tweets of the Week

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

# social-media - Thursday 7 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'My grand-daughter saw this': Brazilian president criticised for tweeting video of man urinating at carnival Jair Bolsonaro

'My grand-daughter saw this': Brazilian president criticised for tweeting video of man urinating at carnival

The 40-second clip was reportedly filmed at the country’s famous Carnival festival.

# social-media - Monday 4 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie New law to crack down on cyberbullying and material that promotes self-harm Online Safety Act

New law to crack down on cyberbullying and material that promotes self-harm

Minister for Communications Richard Bruton is proposing the establishment of an Online Safety Commissioner.

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