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# instagram - Tuesday 19 April, 2022

Warning of scammers impersonating women on Instagram and posting links to pornography
# Scam Accounts
# Scam Accounts

Warning of scammers impersonating women on Instagram and posting links to pornography

Apr 19th 2022, 12:05 AM 28,374 Views 17 Comments
  • Three women tell their stories of how this happened to them
  • The harmful phenomenon is so under-researched that it doesn't have an official name, but it's been happening on Instagram for several years
  • "At the start I thought it was a joke, but then it started to follow my family members," one woman told Jamie McCarron

# instagram - Monday 21 March, 2022

Russian court bans Facebook and Instagram as 'extremist'
# Meta Sanctions
# Meta Sanctions

Russian court bans Facebook and Instagram as 'extremist'

Mar 21st 2022, 4:42 PM 13,684 Views 17 Comments

The court ruled that WhatsApp would not be prohibited because it is not used to post public statements.

# instagram - Monday 31 January, 2022

Taryn de Vere: Dressing up as household objects reminded me of the importance of being playful
# Art
# Art

Taryn de Vere: Dressing up as household objects reminded me of the importance of being playful

Jan 31st 2022, 7:03 PM 23,699 Views 14 Comments

The artist looks back at her month-long #ObjectDressChallenge and shares the lessons she’s learned.

# instagram - Thursday 13 January, 2022

Messi takes 'longer than expected' to recover from Covid-19
# Unavailable
From The42
# Unavailable

Messi takes 'longer than expected' to recover from Covid-19

Jan 13th 2022, 8:16 PM 4,944 Views 2 Comments

The seven-time Ballon d’Or winner has missed two PSG matches while in self-isolation.

# instagram - Tuesday 28 December, 2021

Irish striker Adam Idah racially abused following Norwich loss
# Vile
From The42
# Vile

Irish striker Adam Idah racially abused following Norwich loss

Dec 28th 2021, 10:39 PM 11,800 Views 7 Comments

The Corkonian featured as his team were beaten 3-0 by Crystal Palace.

# instagram - Saturday 13 November, 2021

Man, 26, accused of sexual exploitation and online grooming of boy
# Court
# Court

Man, 26, accused of sexual exploitation and online grooming of boy

Nov 13th 2021, 6:07 PM 27,831 Views 0 Comments

The man is accused of using Instagram to sexually exploit and groom the boy.

# instagram - Wednesday 10 November, 2021

FactFind: Who's behind Instagram stickers promising to plant trees in return for pet photos?
# Factfind
# Factfind

FactFind: Who's behind Instagram stickers promising to plant trees in return for pet photos?

Nov 10th 2021, 9:40 PM 18,691 Views 2 Comments

Instagram feeds have been flooded with the stickers – but it seems unlikely that many trees will actually be planted as a result.

# instagram - Thursday 14 October, 2021

Dr Anna Lembke: The smartphone has become the modern-day hypodermic needle
# PHONE ADDICTION
# PHONE ADDICTION

Dr Anna Lembke: The smartphone has become the modern-day hypodermic needle

Updated Oct 14th 2021, 3:00 PM 25,487 Views 7 Comments

The Stanford professor examines how social media is driving our digital dependence, and what we can do to break the habit.

# instagram - Friday 8 October, 2021

Facebook apologises as social media users report app outages
# Social Media
# Social Media

Facebook apologises as social media users report app outages

Oct 8th 2021, 8:27 PM 17,834 Views 10 Comments

Many social media users have this evening complained that Instagram is offline.

# instagram - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp outage caused by error during maintenance work, company says
# Social Media
# Social Media

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp outage caused by error during maintenance work, company says

Oct 6th 2021, 2:34 PM 10,423 Views 15 Comments

The social networks and messaging service went offline for more than five hours on Monday.

# instagram - Tuesday 5 October, 2021

Explainer: Why did Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp go down yesterday?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: Why did Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp go down yesterday?

Oct 5th 2021, 12:33 PM 37,290 Views 25 Comments

The platforms were down for around six hours yesterday.

# instagram - Monday 4 October, 2021

WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook down with users complaining of outages
# Social Media
# Social Media

WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook down with users complaining of outages

Updated Oct 4th 2021, 10:47 PM 219,335 Views 80 Comments

Facebook and its subsidiaries have tweeted statements confirming the outage.

# instagram - Monday 27 September, 2021

Facebook suspends development of Instagram app for children after widespread criticism
# Social Media
# Social Media

Facebook suspends development of Instagram app for children after widespread criticism

Sep 27th 2021, 4:07 PM 9,579 Views 5 Comments

Instagram chief Adam Mosseri has complained that the project has been widely misunderstood.

# instagram - Friday 17 September, 2021

The HSE has reported more than 1,000 Covid-19 misinformation posts on social media
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

The HSE has reported more than 1,000 Covid-19 misinformation posts on social media

Sep 17th 2021, 2:15 PM 25,764 Views 48 Comments

Most of the complaints, 739, related to posts on Twitter.

# instagram - Sunday 5 September, 2021

'This type of hate is so exhausting and never ending' - Sloane Stephens
# Abuse
From The42
# Abuse

'This type of hate is so exhausting and never ending' - Sloane Stephens

Sep 5th 2021, 12:08 PM 7,706 Views 0 Comments

The 2017 champion lost to Angelique Kerber 5-7 6-2 6-3.

# instagram - Wednesday 25 August, 2021

Wait for historic Grand Slam continues as Serena Williams withdraws from US Open
# Blow
From The42
# Blow

Wait for historic Grand Slam continues as Serena Williams withdraws from US Open

Aug 25th 2021, 1:27 PM 2,370 Views 0 Comments

The star revealed on Instagram that she has decided to allow her torn hamstring more time to recover fully.

# instagram - Wednesday 11 August, 2021

Instagram to release new tools to help protect users from abuse on the platform
# Social Media
# Social Media

Instagram to release new tools to help protect users from abuse on the platform

Aug 11th 2021, 7:54 AM 8,665 Views 6 Comments

The tool will allow users to hide comments and direct message requests from those who only recently started following them.

# instagram - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Facebook deletes former Xposé presenter's Instagram page over 'harmful' misinformation
# Aisling O'Loughlin
# Aisling O'Loughlin

Facebook deletes former Xposé presenter's Instagram page over 'harmful' misinformation

Jun 16th 2021, 1:53 PM 97,115 Views 0 Comments

The platform had deleted several of Aisling O’Loughlin’s posts recently.

# instagram - Friday 14 May, 2021

Debunked: Multiple claims on Instagram about vaccines, face masks and Covid-19 tests are false or misleading
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: Multiple claims on Instagram about vaccines, face masks and Covid-19 tests are false or misleading

May 14th 2021, 9:30 PM 29,183 Views 0 Comments

The claims have been made in recent weeks.

# instagram - Saturday 8 May, 2021

'My body, my choice': How some Irish wellness Instagram accounts became a hotbed of Covid-19 misinformation
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'My body, my choice': How some Irish wellness Instagram accounts became a hotbed of Covid-19 misinformation

May 8th 2021, 12:05 AM 88,958 Views 0 Comments

The platform is being used to spread false information about Covid-19 in novel ways,.

# instagram - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

Instagram to screen DMs as part of attempts to fight online abuse
# Filtered
# Filtered

Instagram to screen DMs as part of attempts to fight online abuse

Apr 21st 2021, 9:44 AM 14,385 Views 7 Comments

The new tool will automatically filter messages deemed offensive.

# instagram - Friday 16 April, 2021

Tyrone Mings subjected to racist abuse on social media as top-flight clubs consider boycott
# Kick It Out
From The42
# Kick It Out

Tyrone Mings subjected to racist abuse on social media as top-flight clubs consider boycott

Apr 16th 2021, 7:01 PM 2,887 Views 0 Comments

The Aston Villa defender was also racially abused in Bulgaria at the end of 2019 on his England debut.

# instagram - Sunday 21 February, 2021

Facebook shuts down Instagram accounts advertising illegal St Patricks Day rave
# Lockdown Rave
# Lockdown Rave

Facebook shuts down Instagram accounts advertising illegal St Patricks Day rave

Feb 21st 2021, 10:25 AM 47,255 Views 60 Comments

The event would be in breach of Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions if it went ahead.

# instagram - Thursday 11 February, 2021

'Make sure you have strong passwords' Vicky Phelan urges, after her Instagram account is hacked
# Social Media
# Social Media

'Make sure you have strong passwords' Vicky Phelan urges, after her Instagram account is hacked

Feb 11th 2021, 8:11 AM 35,857 Views 19 Comments

The mother-of-two flew to the US last month for further treatment for cancer.

# instagram - Thursday 7 January, 2021

Trump's Facebook and Instagram accounts blocked 'indefinitely' following Capitol riots
# Blocked
# Blocked

Trump's Facebook and Instagram accounts blocked 'indefinitely' following Capitol riots

Jan 7th 2021, 4:08 PM 32,235 Views 47 Comments

Zuckerberg announced the move this afternoon.

# instagram - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

Fianna Fáil investigating claims female youth members were 'compared and ranked' on Zoom calls
# Ógra Fianna Fáil
# Ógra Fianna Fáil

Fianna Fáil investigating claims female youth members were 'compared and ranked' on Zoom calls

Dec 29th 2020, 4:18 PM 67,444 Views 49 Comments

Monaghan Ógra Fianna Fáil’s secretary publicised the claims yesterday evening.

# instagram - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Facebook anti-trust lawsuits seek to divest Instagram and WhatsApp
# United States
# United States

Facebook anti-trust lawsuits seek to divest Instagram and WhatsApp

Dec 10th 2020, 7:22 AM 13,640 Views 13 Comments

The Federal Trade Commission said Facebook has engaged in a “a systematic strategy” to eliminate its competition

# instagram - Friday 20 November, 2020

Vatican inquiry after Pope's Instagram account 'likes' racy image by Brazilian model
# Jesus Mary And Joseph
# Jesus Mary And Joseph

Vatican inquiry after Pope's Instagram account 'likes' racy image by Brazilian model

Nov 20th 2020, 9:40 AM 51,638 Views 56 Comments

The ‘like’ was spotted earlier this week but has since been removed.

# instagram - Monday 16 November, 2020

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho has dig at international break
# Unimpressed
From The42
# Unimpressed

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho has dig at international break

Nov 16th 2020, 5:36 PM 9,640 Views 3 Comments

Spurs defender Matt Doherty tested positive for coronavirus while on international duty with Ireland.

# instagram - Monday 19 October, 2020

Data Protection Commission investigating Instagram over handling of children's personal data
# Instagram
# Instagram

Data Protection Commission investigating Instagram over handling of children's personal data

Oct 19th 2020, 4:11 PM 12,337 Views 4 Comments

The Data Protection Commission launched an investigation last month following a number of complaints.

# instagram - Friday 11 September, 2020

Miss Ireland describes 'disgusting' trolling against her - and calls on social media companies to take action
# Chelsea Farrell
# Chelsea Farrell

Miss Ireland describes 'disgusting' trolling against her - and calls on social media companies to take action

Sep 11th 2020, 2:59 PM 88,137 Views 70 Comments

Chelsea Farrell said she’d received a stream of abuse messages since being crowned Miss Ireland.

# instagram - Saturday 5 September, 2020

The 'oldest street photographer in Dublin' on why it's never too late to change careers
# Fair City
# Fair City

The 'oldest street photographer in Dublin' on why it's never too late to change careers

Sep 5th 2020, 8:00 PM 76,653 Views 0 Comments

Jim O’Callaghan, now 78, went to college in his late 50s and ended up with his dream job.

# instagram - Sunday 19 July, 2020

Twitter and the Taoiseach: Why Fianna Fáil is playing catch-up on social media
# Online
# Online

Twitter and the Taoiseach: Why Fianna Fáil is playing catch-up on social media

Jul 19th 2020, 7:00 AM 23,116 Views 26 Comments

Fine Gael is generally seen to have been adept at social media – something heightened during Covid-19 crisis.

# instagram - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

Facebook says it's flagged 50 million misleading coronavirus posts since March
# Social Media
# Social Media

Facebook says it's flagged 50 million misleading coronavirus posts since March

May 13th 2020, 11:51 AM 6,745 Views 41 Comments

The number of Instagram posts related to suicide or self-harm Facebook took action against increased by 40%, it said.

# instagram - Monday 6 April, 2020

Singer Duffy reveals 'dark story' of rape ordeal to 'help others who have suffered'
# Instagram
# Instagram

Singer Duffy reveals 'dark story' of rape ordeal to 'help others who have suffered'

Apr 6th 2020, 7:50 AM 66,368 Views 112 Comments

The singer said she was drugged at a restaurant on her birthday before being held captive in her own home and taken to a foreign country.

# instagram - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Singer Duffy reveals she was 'raped, drugged and held captive' for several days
# Instagram
# Instagram

Singer Duffy reveals she was 'raped, drugged and held captive' for several days

Feb 25th 2020, 10:10 PM 115,518 Views 24 Comments

The 35-year-old has not released an album since 2010.

# instagram - Friday 21 February, 2020

'I tried to buy a gun' - Rugby star Danny Cipriani on his severe depression
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

'I tried to buy a gun' - Rugby star Danny Cipriani on his severe depression

Feb 21st 2020, 3:41 PM 9,980 Views 4 Comments

He posted on Instagram just days after the death of his ex-girlfriend Caroline Flack.

# instagram - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

The social election: A €100k Facebook splurge by FF & FG ... and Michael Healy-Rae wins Instagram
# Social Networking
# Social Networking

The social election: A €100k Facebook splurge by FF & FG ... and Michael Healy-Rae wins Instagram

Feb 5th 2020, 6:05 AM 22,108 Views 27 Comments

We take a closer look at the online battle for votes.

# instagram - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Kobe Bryant's widow shares emotional tribute to the basketball legend on Instagram
# California
# California

Kobe Bryant's widow shares emotional tribute to the basketball legend on Instagram

Jan 30th 2020, 8:02 AM 42,126 Views 19 Comments

It’s the first time Vanessa Bryant has spoken about her husband’s death.

# instagram - Thursday 9 January, 2020

Justin Bieber reveals he is suffering from Lyme disease
# Unwell
# Unwell

Justin Bieber reveals he is suffering from Lyme disease

Jan 9th 2020, 8:51 AM 59,467 Views 67 Comments

The 25-year-old said he will address his struggle with the illness in an upcoming documentary.

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