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# online - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Yanny or Laurel? What do you hear in the internet's latest mind-melting debate Pitch Perfect This post contains videos

# online - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Poll: Do you agree with someone sharing photos of their children online? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with someone sharing photos of their children online?

For some, sharing photos of their children is the most natural thing imaginable. For others, it’s completely unfair to the child in question.

# online - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

'Common sense prevailed': Proposal to raise digital age of consent to 16 rejected

Children’s rights groups had strongly opposed the proposal.

Roisin Shortall: 'Harvesting the personal data of children for marketing purposes is repugnant'

If it isn’t clearly prohibited there is no incentive for these companies to stop the practice, writes Roisin Shortall.

# online - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Why some fashion stores like Penneys and TK Maxx resist selling online

Despite its popularity, e-commerce doesn’t always make business sense.

# online - Monday 23 April, 2018

Poll: Is online pornography a 'useful' way to learn about sex? Online This post contains a poll

Poll: Is online pornography a 'useful' way to learn about sex?

A new survey suggests that around one in five young people feel that it is a useful way to find out about sex.

# online - Sunday 15 April, 2018

# online - Friday 6 April, 2018

Woman fired for giving Trump the finger sues her former employer

Juli Briskman said the decision to terminate her was a violation of her right to free speech.

# online - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Spotify made its debut on Wall Street and rocketed to a $30bn valuation Streaming Cash This post contains videos

Spotify made its debut on Wall Street and rocketed to a $30bn valuation

The company debut valuation was more than Twitter and Snapchat.

# online - Sunday 11 March, 2018

False information travels much faster than the truth on Twitter

Falsehoods are 70% more likely to be retweeted than the truth, new research has found.

# online - Sunday 4 March, 2018

Mass-goers told there is 'no obligation' to attend religious services today

The public has been told they can view mass online instead.

# online - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Public warned not to give out bank details after reports of phone scams

A number of “vishing” cases have been brought to the Gardaí’s attention in the past few weeks.

# online - Saturday 3 February, 2018

From The42 'Johnny f*****g Sexton' - The reaction to Ireland's last-gasp win over France Woah

'Johnny f*****g Sexton' - The reaction to Ireland's last-gasp win over France

‘Bottle and brilliance – can’t buy it.’

# online - Saturday 20 January, 2018

FactFind: Is it actually a crime to download movies without paying? Torrent Of Misuse This post contains videos

FactFind: Is it actually a crime to download movies without paying?

After a court ruling this week, we were asked to find out the facts.

# online - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Government to oppose regulation of political ads as it would ban TDs advertising their local clinics

Fianna Fáil said the new Bill will ensure the government stay within the definition of what is political advertising.

# online - Friday 17 November, 2017

Mary Lou McDonald says she's glad Barry Walsh resigned over comments about female politicians

The Sinn Féin deputy leader was subject to online abuse by Walsh.

# online - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Former German spy found guilty of trying to share state secrets while pretending to be jihadist

The former banker and a father-of-four was also an ex-gay porn actor.

# online - Saturday 16 September, 2017

'A connection to the place they know': There's a new online mental health service for teenagers

Turn2MeYouth offers online peer support and individual counselling to 16-19 year olds.

# online - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

World's oldest white supremacist and KKK website pulled offline

The founder of the forum website Stormfront said he was still trying to get it back online.

# online - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Moderators of Irish online forum have had their personal information leaked after deleting hate speech

The practice, known as doxxing, is not specifically addressed under Irish law but can be illegal in certain circumstances.

# online - Friday 18 August, 2017

White nationalist extremism being blocked from online social networks

Online chat rooms were used to help organise the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville.

# online - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Irresponsible or realistic: Is 13 too young for the digital age of consent?

More and more children have access to the internet, making it difficult to protect them from inappropriate content.

# online - Friday 28 July, 2017

There's been a surge in complaints about Irish 'influencers' plugging products Exclusive

Three times the amount of complaints have been received so far in 2017 compared to all of last year.

# online - Monday 19 June, 2017

Children as young as 8 being blackmailed with their own sexual images by online criminals

A number of children have died by suicide after falling victim to ‘sextortion’.

# online - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Government spending €1.5 million to store paper records each year

Storing paper files in off-site locations is costing over €1.5m every year.

# online - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Belgian King vs Burger King: Country's royal family outraged at fast food chain ad

An online ad asks users to choose between King Philippe or Burger King.

# online - Friday 26 May, 2017

'What the f**k do you think we're here for?': Woman says Tinder date raped her in mountains

The woman said the accused left her on an isolated rural road before returning and raping her.

# online - Friday 12 May, 2017

'This was an international attack': NHS plunged into chaos in large-scale cyber hack

Theresa May has said the cyber attack wasn’t specifically targeting the NHS.

# online - Monday 8 May, 2017

Pepe the Frog RIP: The artist behind the frog kills him off due to racist associations This post contains videos

Pepe the Frog RIP: The artist behind the frog kills him off due to racist associations

The frog was adopted by white supremacists and the alt-right movement.

# online - Monday 1 May, 2017

Visit your GP... in the Post Office? Kildare branch trialling new doctor service

The post office in Ballymore Eustace will be the first to offer the VideoDoc service.

# online - Saturday 11 March, 2017

# online - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Man who posed as Justin Bieber online charged with over 900 child sex offences

The charges include rape, indecent treatment of children and making child exploitation material.

# online - Thursday 16 February, 2017

This is the county with the worst broadband access in Ireland

Just over a third of the premises in Roscommon have access to high-speed broadband.

# online - Monday 13 February, 2017

Australians warned about Valentine's Day romance scams that target lonely older people

Romance scams cost victims more money than any other form of cheating.

Six ministers admit to using private email accounts like Taoiseach - but not for 'sensitive' information

An email security specialist has said that government departments need to be aware of the risks posed by this.

# online - Monday 6 February, 2017

Online games mean young children are being cyberbullied long before they get a phone

New research shows that more than one in 10 school children have been cyberbullied.

# online - Friday 13 January, 2017

Police investigating 'beheading' threats made against Arlene Foster

The threats have been condemned by former Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness.

# online - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Want to get a bargain in the January sales? Don't jump in headfirst

Just because something you like is on sale doesn’t necessarily mean it’s worth getting.

# online - Thursday 29 December, 2016

# online - Friday 23 December, 2016

Here are ways you can privately share photos with your friends and family

Not everyone wants to use Facebook or email to share their special moments.

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