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#Online abuse

# online-abuse - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Donald Trump tweets insult at Stormy Daniels and threatens to 'go after' her

The US President has denied an affair with the former adult actress.

# online-abuse - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

'Ireland is behind the times in tackling revenge porn'

Labour’s Brendan Howlin said other countries have legislated against revenge porn and secured convictions.

# online-abuse - Monday 20 November, 2017

'Imagine getting rape threats when you open an app': The toll of online abuse on women

Women in eight different countries reported feeling anxious, less confident and unable to sleep after receiving abuse online.

# online-abuse - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Twitter abuse: Fine Gael TDs call out senior party member who labelled women 'bitches'

Female members of the Fine Gael party have said comments made by one party member online are “unacceptable”.

# online-abuse - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Twitter admits 'mistakes will be made' as it tries new ways to combat online trolls

New algorithms will be used to weed out online trolls.

# online-abuse - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Lily Allen trolled and abused on Twitter over her baby son's death

She’s temporarily quit over “new levels” of abuse.

From The Daily Edge Lily Allen has abandoned her Twitter account after abuse over her baby son's death Trolls

Lily Allen has abandoned her Twitter account after abuse over her baby son's death

She’s temporarily quit over “new levels” of abuse.

# online-abuse - Saturday 25 February, 2017

From The42 I hope Twitter troll gets the help he needs - Arter Online Abuse

I hope Twitter troll gets the help he needs - Arter

The Republic of Ireland international’s personal life has been the subject of abuse online, but he says he does not let it bother him.

# online-abuse - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Twitter to clamp down on trolls as new safety features unveiled

Twitter bosses said they will not tolerate the abuse of its users by nameless accounts.

# online-abuse - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Donnelly says he was "eviscerated" online after joining Fianna Fáil

Wickow TD Stephen Donnelly made the move to Fianna Fáil last week.

# online-abuse - Monday 21 November, 2016

"Water off a duck's back": TD responds to barrage of online criticism

A Fine Gael senator has hit out against the level of abuse politicians receive online.

# online-abuse - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

# online-abuse - Sunday 19 June, 2016

"We will kill you": Irish politicians speak out against online abuse

John Halligan, Mairead McGuinness and Joan Burton have all spoken out today in various ways.

# online-abuse - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Jack Chambers has taken some heat on social media, but public figures get criticised all the time

Columnist Julien Mercille writes that if we start policing the internet for online abuse we can say goodbye to freedom of speech.

# online-abuse - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Alan Shatter has a lot to say about 'venomous' online abuse

“I think we have a problem here.”

# online-abuse - Monday 7 December, 2015

Councillor called a 'racist c***' over stance on Traveller accommodation

Josepha Madigan has received online abuse over her comments.

# online-abuse - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Here's what happened when a TV presenter posted naked photos of herself online Revenge Porn This post contains videos

Here's what happened when a TV presenter posted naked photos of herself online

Anna Richardson got an insight into the world of revenge porn.

# online-abuse - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

I've seen more than my fair share of abuse online, but Lorraine Higgins' bill isn't the answer

The abuse Senator Higgins has received is utterly unacceptable, but her solution is ill conceived, writes Tom Murphy of Boards.ie.

# online-abuse - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Brendan Howlin: There are "really weird people" who attack others online

The minister also tells us how he feels about being compared to one half of Morecambe and Wise.

# online-abuse - Thursday 23 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge Chvrches' Lauren Mayberry has spoken out about the horrific abuse she gets online Trolls

Chvrches' Lauren Mayberry has spoken out about the horrific abuse she gets online

“These people will never learn that violence against women is unacceptable.”

# online-abuse - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Minister called "scumbag b***h" by anti-water charge protesters

Ruth Coppinger has said the comments ‘do no favours’ to the anti-austerity movement.

# online-abuse - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Rabbitte: The selective targeting of public figures needs to stop

TD Ruth Coppinger said people are more concerned about the arrests in relation to the Jobstown protests.

# online-abuse - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Labour Senator deletes Facebook page after being told she 'should have been aborted'

Lorraine Higgins also received death threats.

# online-abuse - Monday 27 October, 2014

Labour TD: Internet trolls are cowards and should get up to two years in prison

Seán Kenny is calling on Ireland to follow in the footsteps of the UK.

# online-abuse - Monday 20 October, 2014

Monica Lewinsky joins Twitter and launches a mission to end cyberbullying

“I was the first person to have their reputation completely destroyed worldwide via the Internet.”

# online-abuse - Thursday 16 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge This woman is turning mean internet comments into wonderful embroideries Stitched Up

This woman is turning mean internet comments into wonderful embroideries

Haters gonna hate, stitchers gonna stitch.

# online-abuse - Monday 6 October, 2014

Woman accused of "trolling" McCann parents believed to have been found dead

Brenda Leyland featured in a Sky News report on trolling last week.

# online-abuse - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Sky News has tracked down one of many ‘Internet trolls’ abusing Maddie McCann’s parents

A 67-page dossier detailing malicious internet postings has been sent to the Commissioner in Scotland Yard, according to the news channel.

# online-abuse - Monday 29 September, 2014

Man jailed over Twitter threats to rape British MP

Peter Nunn threatened Stella Creasy over her support for a campaign to put author Jane Austen on the £10 note.

# online-abuse - Monday 1 September, 2014

Hot Topic: Dealing with Twitter abuse and trolling

We asked two high-profile Twitter users to share their experiences of online harassment…

# online-abuse - Friday 20 September, 2013

Children being blackmailed into performing sex acts live on webcams

A British watchdog warned today that offenders are also forcing children to write degrading statements on their bodies and cut themselves.

# online-abuse - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Twitter introduces new 'report tweet' button

The move comes after a number of high-profile women said they had received abusive messages on the social networking site.

# online-abuse - Friday 9 August, 2013

Poll: Is boycotting websites the solution to online bullying? Your Say This post contains a poll

# online-abuse - Friday 22 February, 2013

Oireachtas committee wants to hear your issues with social media

Transport and Communications joint committee has launched a public consultation process to explore the use – and abuse – of social media. (And you can participate through social media).

# online-abuse - Monday 31 December, 2012

Calls for Ireland to ratify international convention against cybercrime

The Immigrant Council of Ireland says ratification would ensure safe and responsible use of the internet in Ireland.

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