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Last month
March 2024
Bank of Ireland warns of fake articles designed to 'steal customers' money' with crypto scams
Arrested, disgraced, injured: Cryptocurrency scams promote hoax stories about Irish celebrities
Have you seen spam ads appear on your social feeds?
One scam recently came about after a hacking of an Indian politician's Meta account.
The Journal understands the account was compromised by hackers who launched more than 50 ad campaigns.
Celebrity scam ads appear on Facebook and X.com after less than a minute of scrolling through main feeds.
February
February 2024
Basketball Ireland's Instagram account 'removed in error' and now restored, Meta says
Basketball Ireland's Instagram account 'removed in error' and now restored, Meta says
Basketball Ireland's Instagram account 'permanently disabled' following fraught game with Israel
Basketball Ireland's Instagram account 'permanently disabled' following fraught game with Israel
Meta to begin labelling AI-generated images posted on its social media platforms
Last year
2023
Threads, Meta's rival to Elon Musk's X, now available in Ireland
Debunked: Photo of a child actor is not proof that Palestinians are faking casualties
Facebook and Instagram to offer €12.99 a month ad-free subscriptions for European users
Parenting: When we were growing up, our parents weren't bombarded by images of perfection
Margaret Lynch
Far-right posts featuring mock gallows outside Dáil remain online despite Garda investigations
TikTok dismantles operation that targeted Irish users with 'divisive views' on nationalism
Debunked: The Canadian government hasn't banned the British outlet GB News
The European Union's tough new laws on social media content have officially come into force
Ryan Tubridy teases ‘new beginning’ and tells followers to ‘stay tuned for more’
Teacher who sexually exploited vulnerable schoolgirl online given 3-year prison sentence
Opinion: 'The endorsement of cars by RTÉ celebs during a climate crisis shows poor judgement'
Seána Glennon
Twitter, TikTok and Instagram to face much stricter content rules in EU
Extract: 'I didn't see a future for myself then and never imagined I'd reach where I am today'
Jennifer Carroll
Facebook and Instagram to introduce paid verification
Donald Trump's Facebook and Instagram pages restored
German woman alleged to have killed a lookalike she found on social media to fake her own death
Facebook and Instagram parent company Meta fined €390m by Data Protection Commissioner
All time
'I got this wrong': Meta's layoffs and what they mean for Ireland
Facebook owner Meta to lay off 13% of its workforce, resulting in 11,000 job losses
Instagram investigating issue as 'thousands' told their accounts have been suspended
Instagram launches High Court appeal against record €405 million fine
DPC defends handling of social media investigations after €405 million Instagram fine
Instagram trials AI tool to verify age of users
Parents of Irish teenage Instagram users can now supervise their child's account
Facebook and Instagram to reveal more on how ads target users
Warning of scammers impersonating women on Instagram and posting links to pornography
Russian court bans Facebook and Instagram as 'extremist'
Taryn de Vere: Dressing up as household objects reminded me of the importance of being playful
Taryn de Vere
Messi takes 'longer than expected' to recover from Covid-19
Irish striker Adam Idah racially abused following Norwich loss
Man, 26, accused of sexual exploitation and online grooming of boy
FactFind: Who's behind Instagram stickers promising to plant trees in return for pet photos?
Dr Anna Lembke: The smartphone has become the modern-day hypodermic needle
Dr Anna Lembke