# Twitter

28th February 2024
Man admits hacking Luke 'Ming' Flanagan's Twitter account
This week
25th February 2024 - 29th February 2024
Debunked: The Irish Muslim Council has not put up stickers advocating for ‘Sharia Law’
This month
February 2024
How Elon Musk has courted Ireland's far-right by taking aim at the government's hate speech laws
Last month
January 2024
Meta would only meet politicians if Oireachtas hearing was private (but here's what they said anyway)
Why X has moved to block searches for Taylor Swift after an AI-related controversy
Posts targeting migrants remained online during riots despite 5pm plea from online safety tsar
Niamh Hodnett was appointed last year to fight harmful content online.
Niamh Hodnett contacted major social media firms on evening of 23 November to warn about potential for violence.
Posts calling for migrants to be "killed" were shared on social platforms as riots unfolded.
Immigrant Council of Ireland warned about the proliferation of such posts and called for posters to be investigated.
Debunked: Hoax ads featuring Alastair Campbell on the Late Late Show have proliferated on
With Silicon Valley 'visionaries', profits are prioritised over true technological progress
Senior Irish-based X employee files High Court case against Elon Musk
Last year
Taoiseach and Tánaiste both express concerns over X after report on how it moderates content
Social media platform X back online after global outage
EU launches probe into Elon Musk's X over disinformation related to 7 October Hamas attack
Threads, Meta's rival to Elon Musk's X, now available in Ireland
Elon Musk's X sues American media monitoring site in Irish court
X responds to Justice Minister's claim that it did not engage with gardaí during Dublin riot
Twitter did not engage with gardaí when asked to take down 'vile' posts, Justice Minister says
Elon Musk's X sues media non-profit over portrayal of site as full of antisemitism
Major analysis shows how Irish disinformation ecosystem has been 'co-opted by far-right actors'
Advertisers drop X after Elon Musk backs antisemitic post
IBM pulls ads from X after report says they appeared next to antisemitic posts
X fails to pay fine in Australia over not detailing plans to combat child sexual abuse content
Quiz: How much do you know about Twitter?
Poll: Would you pay for Twitter/X?
Musk's X begins charging some new users for basic features
How X, formerly Twitter, is platforming a deluge of misinformation about the Israel-Hamas war
EU warns Musk X spreading 'illegal' disinformation after Hamas attack
Parenting: When we were growing up, our parents weren't bombarded by images of perfection
X, formerly known as Twitter, strips headlines from news articles shared by users
Senior Irish-based X employee who liked tweets critical of Elon Musk halts disciplinary process
Elon Musk's plans to charge everyone for Twitter send users running for Bluesky
Musk moots Twitter paywall that could charge users 'small monthly fee'
Debunked: Fake government letter used to spread rumour of Ukrainians being extradited to fight
Twitter paid out €12.7 million to redundant Dublin employees since Musk purchase
The European Union's tough new laws on social media content have officially come into force
Mark Zuckerberg ‘moving on’ from rumoured cage fight with Elon Musk
Special counsel obtained search warrant for Donald Trump’s Twitter account, court documents show
'Send me location': What do we know about the cage fight between Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk?
X's subscription service, formerly Twitter Blue, now allows users to hide their blue ticks
Flashing X sign removed from the former Twitter’s San Francisco headquarters
San Francisco warns Musk he needs permit for giant, flashing X sign