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#Social Media

# social-media - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Islamic State propaganda is facing 'substantial and aggressive disruption' on Twitter

Researchers found that efforts by Twitter to quickly remove IS postings on the social media platform were having an impact.

# social-media - Monday 14 August, 2017

'Hello, I'm in the Dáil': TDs to be banned from making calls in the chamber

TDs will still be allowed use social media while in the Dáil chamber.

# social-media - Sunday 13 August, 2017

From The42 Richie Hogan at Southampton and more in our sporting tweets of the week Tweet Elite

Richie Hogan at Southampton and more in our 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.

# social-media - Friday 11 August, 2017

US politicians are being accused of violating free speech - by blocking people on social media

Politicians at all levels increasingly embrace social media to discuss government business.

# social-media - 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.

# social-media - Saturday 29 July, 2017

'We need to protect jurors from attempts to influence them through social media'

Legislating for online and social media is possible and it is necessary, writes Josepha Madigan.

# social-media - Friday 28 July, 2017

From Business ETC There's been a surge in complaints about how Irish 'influencers' are plugging products Marketing

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

The ads watchdog has fielded three times as many complaints so far this year as in all of 2016.

# social-media - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Chief Justice says courts may need to restrict social media use during trials

Susan Denham said there are issues to address in order to protect the right to a fair trial in this era of social media.

Poll: Do you check or use your phone while driving? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you check or use your phone while driving?

A new survey suggests that the Irish are the worst in Europe for messing with their phone while driving.

Taking calls and checking Facebook while driving: Irish drivers are among the worst in Europe

A new survey has looked at bad phone habits while behind the wheel.

# social-media - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Take a guided tour of... Twitter's Dublin digs after their multimillion-euro makeover

The social media company’s base in the capital is now one of the country’s greenest buildings.

# social-media - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Take a guided tour of... Twitter's Dublin digs after their multimillion-euro makeover

The social media company’s base in the capital is now one of the country’s greenest buildings.

# social-media - Monday 17 July, 2017

China blocks mentions of Winnie the Pooh on social media after memes compare him to President

Comments referencing Pooh’s Chinese name turned up error messages saying the user could not proceed because “this content is illegal”.

# social-media - Sunday 16 July, 2017

From Business ETC Take a guided tour of... Twitter's Dublin digs after their multimillion-euro makeover Building And Property

Take a guided tour of... Twitter's Dublin digs after their multimillion-euro makeover

The social media company’s base in the capital is now one of the country’s greenest buildings.

Your Facebook Messenger will soon be filled with advertisements

Facebook have announced that advertisers will be able to buy advert slots within the app.

# social-media - Thursday 6 July, 2017

From The42 Cavendish calls for 'vile' social media abuse to stop Cav

Cavendish calls for 'vile' social media abuse to stop

The Manx Missile crashed out of the Tour earlier this week.

# social-media - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

From The Daily Edge Here's why it's not ok to slag Ed Sheeran for quitting social media Internet Trolls

Here's why it's not ok to slag Ed Sheeran for quitting social media

Keep your ginger busker jeers to yourself.

# social-media - Monday 3 July, 2017

Fine Gael minister confirms complaint lodged with gardaí against political blogger

Blogger and academic Catherine Kelly claims she was cautioned by gardaí about her social media posts and online articles which referenced Regina Doherty.

# social-media - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Donald Trump posts doctored video of himself 'beating up CNN' Wrestlemania This post contains videos

Donald Trump posts doctored video of himself 'beating up CNN'

“It is a sad day when the President of the United States encourages violence against reporters,” CNN responded.

# social-media - Saturday 1 July, 2017

From The Daily Edge 18 things you used to do on Bebo that you wouldn't DREAM of doing on Instagram Bebo Stunnahs

Do you know how to protect your child on social media apps?

Concerns over children’s safety online were raised this week following Snapchat’s latest update.

# social-media - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Warning for Irish parents over Snapchat update that shows users' exact locations

Snapchat has introduced a map feature that allows users to track other people’s location.

# social-media - Friday 16 June, 2017

Man jailed for three months for posting pictures of Grenfell Tower victim

He opened a body bag to look inside.

# social-media - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Investigation launched after Leaving Cert paper hits social media less than an hour after exam began

A copy of today’s Irish higher level paper two was posted to a Facebook group shortly after the exam began this morning.

# social-media - Thursday 1 June, 2017

From Business ETC How businesses can avoid wasting time and money on social media Marketing

How businesses can avoid wasting time and money on social media

Jamie White of Leading Social delivers a masterclass in online networking for SMEs.

Poll: Should relatives have access to a person's social media accounts after they die? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should relatives have access to a person's social media accounts after they die?

Policies on what happens to a person’s social media account when they die vary depending on the platform.

# social-media - Sunday 28 May, 2017

After a year under wraps, an Irish startup backed by heavy-hitters is ready to unseat LinkedIn

Eamon Leonard has unveiled Cohort – an app that makes it easier to ask for a favour.

# social-media - Friday 26 May, 2017

'Sonia paid for an error of judgement with her life' - family of murder victim urge caution on social media

Sonia Blount was murdered by Eric Locke at the Plaza Hotel in Tallaght, after being lured there by a fake Facebook profile, in 2014.

'Young people lack critical thinking skills, leading to a struggle with news literacy'

Lurking among the heartfelt outpourings of grief for victims at the Manchester Evening News Arena were trolls posting fake reports, writes Alan Keane.

# social-media - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Playboy model who secretly Snapchatted naked woman in gym gets probation

She was accused of bodyshaming the 70-year-old woman.

After a year under wraps, an Irish startup backed by heavy-hitters is ready to unseat LinkedIn

Eamon Leonard has unveiled Cohort – an app that makes it easier to ask for a favour.

# social-media - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Young people are worried they are addicted to their smartphones

54% of students said they checked their phones in the classroom in the last seven days

# social-media - Monday 22 May, 2017

Twitter co-founder says 'sorry' for election of Donald Trump

Evan Williams says he thought social media would “automatically” make the world a better place.

# social-media - Sunday 21 May, 2017

From Business ETC After a year under wraps, an Irish startup backed by heavy-hitters is ready to unseat LinkedIn Startups

After a year under wraps, an Irish startup backed by heavy-hitters is ready to unseat LinkedIn

Eamon Leonard has unveiled Cohort – an app that makes it easier to ask for a favour.

# social-media - Thursday 11 May, 2017

From The Daily Edge For everyone who is not yet following Busy Philipps' delightful Instagram Stories Busy Busy Busy
What is your favourite social media app? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

What is your favourite social media app?

Are you a Snapchatter or an Insta lover?

# social-media - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

From The Daily Edge Just 23 times Melania Trump was really, really shockingly bad at Twitter Oh Melania

Just 23 times Melania Trump was really, really shockingly bad at Twitter

That’s not how you take selfies, Melania.

# social-media - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

From The42 Mourinho reportedly imposes social media ban on Man United players Insta-ban

Mourinho reportedly imposes social media ban on Man United players

The Red Devils boss has clamped down on the use of phones around training and matches.

# social-media - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Irish modelling agencies warn of fraudsters asking girls for bikini images

Modelling agencies have stressed that they never request photographs through social media or third party sites.

# social-media - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Turkey has blocked access to Wikipedia

No reason was given for the order to block the online encyclopedia, but the politically unstable state has temporarily blocked access to Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube in the past.

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