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#Social Media

# social-media - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Irish consumers scammed by fraudulent websites advertising on Facebook and Instagram

Well-known brands have distanced themselves from the websites, whose ads keep appearing on social media.

# social-media - Sunday 26 August, 2018

From The42 'I'm entitled to an opinion... If you don't like what I say, don't f***ing watch me. Brutal Honesty

'I'm entitled to an opinion... If you don't like what I say, don't f***ing watch me.

At 65, Graeme Souness remains one of the game’s most abrasive and respected pundits.

# social-media - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

# social-media - Monday 20 August, 2018

Viral video showing scarily realistic human-looking robot debunked as fake

The video clocked up millions of views as Twitter users feared that artificial intelligence had gone too far.

# social-media - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Twitter suspends personal account of Infowars' host Alex Jones

It comes a week after Twitter said it would not follow other social media companies in banning Jones from its platform.

# social-media - Sunday 12 August, 2018

From The42 Tom Parsons visits Páidí Ó Sé's statue, Thomas Barr soaks in victory and more tweets of the week Tweets Elite

Tom Parsons visits Páidí Ó Sé's statue, Thomas Barr soaks in victory 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 8 August, 2018

'He hasn't violated our rules': Twitter chief defends not suspending Infowars' Alex Jones

Apple, Facebook, Spotify and YouTube have all banned Alex Jones, who runs the website Infowars.

# social-media - Sunday 5 August, 2018

People seeking surgery to look like 'filtered versions of themselves'

There’s a new phenomenon called ‘Snapchat dysmorphia’, researchers have said.

# social-media - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

'The time for apologies is over': Facebook launches inquiry following Dispatches programme

Workers at Irish contactor CPL who featured in the TV programme have been urged to take time off for their wellbeing.

# social-media - Sunday 29 July, 2018

From The42 Getting your van jammed outside Dalymount, dodgy adidas boots and more tweets of the week Tweet Elite

Getting your van jammed outside Dalymount, dodgy adidas boots 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 28 July, 2018

British MPs want a levy on social media sites to stem fake news

A leaked report makes the suggestion.

# social-media - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Poll: Would Facebook's moderation policies put you off using it? Social Media Giant This post contains a poll

Poll: Would Facebook's moderation policies put you off using it?

Channel 4 sent an undercover reporter into Facebook’s offices to get an insight about how it makes decisions on what to delete.

# social-media - Sunday 15 July, 2018

From The42 Wrighty and Roy are best mates, Croatian firefighters and more tweets of the week Tweet Elite

Wrighty and Roy are best mates, Croatian firefighters 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 - Monday 9 July, 2018

Iranian teen detained after posting dance videos on Instagram

She had posted around 300 videos on her account, many of which showed her dancing in both Iranian and Western styles.

# social-media - Sunday 1 July, 2018

From The42 #NewbridgeOrNowhere, Gabriel Jesus painting streets in Brazil and more tweets of the week Tweet Elite

#NewbridgeOrNowhere, Gabriel Jesus painting streets in Brazil 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 22 June, 2018

Sexual assault trials in the North: 'Anonymity of complainant is now a figment of our imagination'

Sir John Gillen said the report into Northern Ireland’s law would consider the anonymity of defendants.

# social-media - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Instagram launches new long-form video service to compete with YouTube

Instagram’s CEO also announced that the social media platform now has more than one billion active users.

# social-media - Sunday 27 May, 2018

From The42 Klopp singing with fans at 6am, McIlroy's shot hits spectator and more tweets of the week Tweet Elite This post contains videos

Klopp singing with fans at 6am, McIlroy's shot hits spectator 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 20 May, 2018

From The42 Wilshere off to Zante, James Ryan's dad and more in the sporting tweets of the week Tweet Elite

Wilshere off to Zante, James Ryan's dad and more in the sporting tweets of the week

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter this week.

# social-media - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Facebook banned 583 million fake accounts in the first three months of the year

Facebook said those closures came on top of blocking millions of attempts to create fake accounts every day.

# social-media - Sunday 13 May, 2018

From The42 John O'Shea's retirement, Kevin Cassidy's football boots and more in the sporting tweets of the week Tweet Elite

John O'Shea's retirement, Kevin Cassidy's football boots and more in the sporting tweets of the week

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

Gardaí investigating as video shows cars rampaging through Finglas housing estate

The video has been shared widely across social media and on messaging apps.

# social-media - Sunday 6 May, 2018

'There are days I don’t speak to another grown-up. Online chats keep me going'

Social media provides company at 6am when you’ve been up all night with a crying baby, writes Andrea Mara.

# social-media - Saturday 5 May, 2018

'Force them to take responsibility': Press Ombudsman wants crackdown on Facebook misinformation

Peter Feeney called for stricter regulation on social media at a conference in Dublin this week.

# social-media - Sunday 29 April, 2018

From The42 The anniversary of John O'Shea nutmegging Figo and more tweets of the week Tweet Elite

The anniversary of John O'Shea nutmegging Figo 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 26 April, 2018

Man jailed after having sex with girl (14) he met online

The man was arrested after the girl was found in a Dublin suburb and complained that she had been raped by him.

# social-media - Monday 23 April, 2018

Three charged in Bangor after teenager left with such severe injuries her face can't be x-rayed

Footage of the assault was shared widely on social media, and police urged people not to discuss the case online.

# social-media - Saturday 21 April, 2018

Deleting Facebook: 'I wouldn’t date someone who wasn't on Facebook. They have secrets'

But when you leave Facebook, your attention span increases. You look around you. You notice things, writes Amanda Geard.

# social-media - Monday 16 April, 2018

Starbucks CEO apologises after two black men arrested in café while waiting for a friend

A video of the incident on Twitter was viewed millions of times.

# social-media - Sunday 15 April, 2018

From The42 Brian O'Driscoll's doppelganger spotted in Moscow and more tweets of the week Tweet Elite

Brian O'Driscoll's doppelganger spotted in Moscow 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 8 April, 2018

Tobacco being marketed and sold through Facebook, despite policy against such promotions

Researchers said the study reveals loopholes within Facebook’s tobacco-related policies that the company could potentially close.

# social-media - Sunday 1 April, 2018

From The42 Spider Dad and Spider Lad, don't let Mam on Facebook and more tweets of the week Tweet Elite

Spider Dad and Spider Lad, don't let Mam on Facebook 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 29 March, 2018

Judge warns David Drumm jury not to carry out research on social media

Judge Karen O’Connor said the jury must come to their own conclusion based on the evidence they hear in court.

# social-media - Sunday 25 March, 2018

Gen Z: We're looked down on by older generations and not given the chance to show who we are'

We want to challenge this misconception and change the world for good, writes Keely Jenkinson.

# social-media - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Sinn Féin has had a very bumpy few years on social media - how will it weather this latest storm?

Mary Lou McDonald has said she seeks to reform and modernise the party, part of that will require a rethinking of how reps use social media.

# social-media - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

From The42 Spurs apologise for sexist survey question Inappropriate

Spurs apologise for sexist survey question

A screengrab of the email, complete with a club crest at the top, said Tottenham wanted to find out about fans’ views.

# social-media - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Why does a person become radicalised? That's the million dollar question

We speak to experts and a young man who wanted to travel to Syria.

# social-media - Sunday 11 March, 2018

Here's what Leo has spent on social media campaigns over the last year

Around €6,500 was spent advertising Ireland’s Rugby World Cup bid on social media.

From The42 A classy GAA message, inflatable bananas causing riots and more tweets of the week Tweet Elite

A classy GAA message, inflatable bananas causing riots 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.

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