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#Social Media

# social-media - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Former Twitter employees recruited as spies for Saudi Arabia, US court heard
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# Social Media

Former Twitter employees recruited as spies for Saudi Arabia, US court heard

Nov 7th 2019, 7:29 AM 6,900 Views 3 Comments

Prosecutors allege the Saudi government was behind the recruitment of the spies.

# social-media - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

New legislation will regulate political advertising on social media
# Transparency
From TheJournal.ie
# Transparency

New legislation will regulate political advertising on social media

Nov 5th 2019, 10:59 PM 7,178 Views 12 Comments

The move comes amid an international debate about how social media platforms handle political ads.

# social-media - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Three people arrested after video of alleged assault in Cavan shared on social media
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# Cavan

Three people arrested after video of alleged assault in Cavan shared on social media

Oct 23rd 2019, 8:44 AM 34,783 Views 0 Comments

A man was charged and will appear in court today.

# social-media - 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 45,269 Views 14 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 9th 2019, 6:00 AM 22,835 Views 99 Comments

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

Government launches competition to promote Irish students' individuality
# Teach Me As Me
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# Teach Me As Me

Government launches competition to promote Irish students' individuality

Oct 7th 2019, 1:05 PM 12,185 Views 23 Comments

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

# social-media - Saturday 5 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 5th 2019, 8:00 PM 19,494 Views 34 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 17th 2019, 10:27 AM 4,128 Views 9 Comments

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

# social-media - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Harris says social media companies should ban accounts that spread misinformation about vaccines
# Mandatory Vaccinations
From TheJournal.ie
# Mandatory Vaccinations

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

Updated Sep 10th 2019, 3:47 PM 16,089 Views 138 Comments

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

# social-media - Monday 9 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 9th 2019, 6:10 AM 7,738 Views 123 Comments

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
# Criticism
# Criticism

Lampard takes social media to task after Zouma abuse

Sep 1st 2019, 1:48 PM 5,912 Views 1 Comment

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
# Social Media
# Social Media

Twitter agree to meet with Man United over Pogba racist abuse

Aug 21st 2019, 4:48 PM 5,564 Views 7 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 20th 2019, 11:34 AM 8,180 Views 78 Comments

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

# social-media - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 14th 2019, 6:10 AM 8,858 Views 4 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 23rd 2019, 9:53 PM 6,466 Views 10 Comments

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

# social-media - Thursday 18 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 18th 2019, 12:36 PM 49,212 Views 32 Comments

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

# social-media - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 17th 2019, 5:27 PM 27,928 Views 35 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 13th 2019, 8:10 AM 7,334 Views 36 Comments

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

# social-media - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

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

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

Jun 26th 2019, 9:31 AM 40,450 Views 83 Comments

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

# social-media - Monday 24 June, 2019

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

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

Jun 24th 2019, 12:41 PM 6,974 Views 16 Comments

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
# Tweet Elite
# Tweet Elite

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

Jun 23rd 2019, 10:30 AM 8,108 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 22nd 2019, 8:30 PM 47,280 Views 37 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 19th 2019, 4:48 PM 52,338 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 14th 2019, 7:00 AM 33,291 Views 56 Comments

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

# social-media - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

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

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

Jun 12th 2019, 7:00 AM 9,736 Views 7 Comments

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
# Tweet Elite
# Tweet Elite

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

Jun 9th 2019, 10:30 AM 8,036 Views 5 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 7th 2019, 4:02 PM 5,995 Views 10 Comments

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

# social-media - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

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

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

May 29th 2019, 11:51 AM 21,286 Views 32 Comments

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
# Tweet Elite
# Tweet Elite

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

May 26th 2019, 10:30 AM 13,983 Views 0 Comments

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
# Tweet Elite
# Tweet Elite

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

Apr 21st 2019, 10:30 AM 7,264 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 17th 2019, 6:12 PM 34,250 Views 73 Comments

‘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

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

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

Apr 12th 2019, 1:45 PM 8,836 Views 0 Comments

The man was charged by the PSNI this morning.

# social-media - Thursday 4 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 4th 2019, 8:09 AM 6,234 Views 13 Comments

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

# social-media - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Poll: Who should regulate social media in Ireland?
# Your Say
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Say

Poll: Who should regulate social media in Ireland?

Apr 2nd 2019, 10:00 AM 19,961 Views 87 Comments

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
# Tweet Elite
# Tweet Elite

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

Mar 31st 2019, 10:30 AM 4,893 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 28th 2019, 2:55 PM 52,651 Views 47 Comments

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

# social-media - Monday 25 March, 2019

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

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

Mar 25th 2019, 8:05 PM 17,078 Views 58 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 21st 2019, 5:28 PM 15,437 Views 31 Comments

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
# Social Media
# Social Media

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

Mar 21st 2019, 4:28 PM 53,527 Views 138 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 21st 2019, 11:07 AM 17,179 Views 12 Comments

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