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# social-networks - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Twitter suspends 70,000 accounts linked to QAnon conspiracy
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Twitter suspends 70,000 accounts linked to QAnon conspiracy

Jan 12th 2021, 8:06 AM 30,430 Views 62 Comments

The social network began suspending accounts last Friday.

# social-networks - Friday 20 December, 2019

Then and now: How Ireland and the business world have changed from 2010 to 2020
# Insight
# Insight

Then and now: How Ireland and the business world have changed from 2010 to 2020

Dec 20th 2019, 11:44 AM 2,706 Views 0 Comments

Irish business leaders give their take on the influential innovations, ideas and tech that shaped the decade.

# social-networks - Friday 5 August, 2016

How Much of a Bebo Stunnah Were You?
# Bebo Stunnah
From The Daily Edge
# Bebo Stunnah

How Much of a Bebo Stunnah Were You?

Aug 5th 2016, 9:30 PM 7,321 Views 1 Comment

Gimme a luv.

# social-networks - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Here's how to get those old Bebo photos back
# Bebo Stunnah
# Bebo Stunnah

Here's how to get those old Bebo photos back

Feb 7th 2015, 6:30 PM 1,108,622 Views 24 Comments

Don’t worry, you don’t need your password.

# social-networks - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Here's why people are sharing their first Facebook profile photos
# First Profiler
From The Daily Edge
# First Profiler

Here's why people are sharing their first Facebook profile photos

Jan 14th 2015, 1:05 PM 53,341 Views 32 Comments

Your old Facebook photos are about to come back to haunt you.

# social-networks - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

This is not a drill: Bebo is back*
# Bebo
From The Daily Edge
# Bebo

This is not a drill: Bebo is back*

Dec 10th 2014, 4:08 PM 13,508 Views 3 Comments

(*But not as you remember it.)

# social-networks - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

What happens on Ask.fm?
# Ask And Answer
# Ask And Answer

What happens on Ask.fm?

Nov 5th 2014, 10:49 AM 10,617 Views 23 Comments

From the banal to the bizarre to the bullying.

# social-networks - Friday 26 September, 2014

Here is everything you need to know about the 'anti-Facebook' social network Ello
# Ello Ello
From The Daily Edge
# Ello Ello

Here is everything you need to know about the 'anti-Facebook' social network Ello

Sep 26th 2014, 3:18 PM 5,199 Views 1 Comment

The new social network is all over the internet today, but what is it?

# social-networks - Monday 15 September, 2014

Gardaí investigated for behaviour on personal social media accounts
# Antisocial Network
# Antisocial Network

Gardaí investigated for behaviour on personal social media accounts

Sep 15th 2014, 10:36 PM 38,760 Views 27 Comments

The investigations come on foot of a new internal policy on personal social media use.

# social-networks - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Facebook briefly went down and no one could cope
# Cannot Function
From The Daily Edge
# Cannot Function

Facebook briefly went down and no one could cope

Sep 3rd 2014, 9:18 PM 3,562 Views 2 Comments

Say it ain’t SO.

# social-networks - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

The most popular messaging service among Irish adults isn't WhatsApp or Viber...
# Old School
# Old School

The most popular messaging service among Irish adults isn't WhatsApp or Viber...

Jun 17th 2014, 3:44 PM 43,759 Views 17 Comments

It’s actually one that’s been around much longer.

# social-networks - Friday 4 April, 2014

11 ways you mortified yourself on Bebo
# Bebo Stunnah
From The Daily Edge
# Bebo Stunnah

11 ways you mortified yourself on Bebo

Apr 4th 2014, 9:30 PM 66,099 Views 25 Comments

Share the luv.

# social-networks - Saturday 1 March, 2014

8 pointless social media interactions that need to stop right now
# Mail Xx
From The Daily Edge
# Mail Xx

8 pointless social media interactions that need to stop right now

Mar 1st 2014, 1:00 PM 39,474 Views 85 Comments

And we’re all guilty.

# social-networks - Monday 27 January, 2014

Private answers: Irish people are now less worried about social media security
# Snoop Logs
# Snoop Logs

Private answers: Irish people are now less worried about social media security

Jan 27th 2014, 5:14 PM 6,868 Views 16 Comments

Over two-thirds of people feel they have had their privacy breached, with a rise in unsolicited emails and texts.

# social-networks - Thursday 16 January, 2014

Revenue is NOT snooping on your Facebook page
# Social Networks
# Social Networks

Revenue is NOT snooping on your Facebook page

Jan 16th 2014, 10:40 PM 18,247 Views 19 Comments

But they are still tracking tax dodgers. Here’s how.

# social-networks - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Be careful what you tweet: British social media users face fines
# Courts
# Courts

Be careful what you tweet: British social media users face fines

Dec 4th 2013, 3:24 PM 26,477 Views 30 Comments

Facebook and Twitter users got official Government warning from today on discussing details of ongoing court cases.

# social-networks - Saturday 2 November, 2013

13 moments from Irish people's Instagrams you'll definitely recognise
# No Filter
From The Daily Edge
# No Filter

13 moments from Irish people's Instagrams you'll definitely recognise

Nov 2nd 2013, 1:00 PM 45,033 Views 47 Comments

#NoOffence intended.

# social-networks - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

12 words that should be banned from all social networks
# Rage
From The Daily Edge
# Rage

12 words that should be banned from all social networks

Aug 28th 2013, 6:00 PM 33,431 Views 215 Comments

OK, a couple of them are actually phrases.

# social-networks - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

7 websites renamed for the actual reasons we visit them
# Vainstagram
From The Daily Edge
# Vainstagram

7 websites renamed for the actual reasons we visit them

Aug 27th 2013, 8:00 PM 4,301 Views 3 Comments

Painfully accurate.

# social-networks - Thursday 4 July, 2013

These graphs show you what social media sites Irish people are using
# Social Networking
# Social Networking

These graphs show you what social media sites Irish people are using

Jul 4th 2013, 7:15 AM 19,124 Views 27 Comments

Over a third of the country don’t use social networking websites but the number of Facebook and Twitter users is on the rise.

# social-networks - Thursday 9 May, 2013

'20,000 hashtags, Twitter handles linked to terrorism in 2012', says group
# Social Networks
# Social Networks

'20,000 hashtags, Twitter handles linked to terrorism in 2012', says group

May 9th 2013, 10:51 AM 6,356 Views 22 Comments

The Simon Wiesenthal Centre is pressing Twitter and Facebook to deal with the situation.

# social-networks - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Column: Restricting young people's access to social networks would be a huge mistake
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Restricting young people's access to social networks would be a huge mistake

Mar 12th 2013, 7:00 AM 39 Views 22 Comments

It would be foolish to overlook the amazing opportunities social networks and other digital tools present for young people just because older generations are intimated by change, writes Dr Stephen Brennan.

# social-networks - Monday 4 March, 2013

63 per cent of people think schools should ban smartphones and social networks
# Cyberbullying
# Cyberbullying

63 per cent of people think schools should ban smartphones and social networks

Mar 4th 2013, 7:15 AM 5,108 Views 16 Comments

The National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals is calling on social networks to work with schools and take a great role in tackling bullying.

# social-networks - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nov 20th 2012, 8:40 AM 7,272 Views 2 Comments

The nine stories you need to know this morning.

# social-networks - Monday 8 October, 2012

Quitting smoking? New campaign uses social media to encourage people to quit
# Kick The Habit
# Kick The Habit

Quitting smoking? New campaign uses social media to encourage people to quit

Oct 8th 2012, 7:15 AM 6,134 Views 46 Comments

A map tracks the number of tweets sent across Ireland every week about quitting smoking – and asks people to support anyone trying to give up.

# social-networks - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

1 in 5 people now has a Twitter account (and 10 per cent still have a Bebo page)
# Social Networks
# Social Networks

1 in 5 people now has a Twitter account (and 10 per cent still have a Bebo page)

Sep 25th 2012, 6:45 AM 5,954 Views 11 Comments

An Ipsos MRBI poll has found that more than half of the population has a Facebook page – and one third use no social networking sites at all.

# social-networks - Saturday 16 June, 2012

Can you get arrested for things you say on Facebook and Twitter?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Can you get arrested for things you say on Facebook and Twitter?

Jun 16th 2012, 9:30 AM 86,872 Views 78 Comments

Short answer: yes.

# social-networks - Friday 20 April, 2012

"Pinterest is a phenomenon that's extraordinary," says Google M&A chief
# Pinterest
# Pinterest

"Pinterest is a phenomenon that's extraordinary," says Google M&A chief

Apr 20th 2012, 10:15 AM 4,050 Views 0 Comments

David Lawee, Google’s mergers and acquisitions chief, is clearly impressed with the pinboard site.

# social-networks - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

RTE brought in new journalism guidelines today - what's in them?
# Standards
# Standards

RTE brought in new journalism guidelines today - what's in them?

Apr 3rd 2012, 10:27 PM 3,876 Views 15 Comments

RTE editorial staff will be trained in the new guidelines, including how they should use social media and the internet in their reporting.

# social-networks - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

Social media use in Ireland no longer growing, poll finds
# Social Media
# Social Media

Social media use in Ireland no longer growing, poll finds

Dec 20th 2011, 8:17 PM 5,731 Views 22 Comments

The number of people using Facebook has fallen slightly – but is still almost half the adult population.

# social-networks - Thursday 27 October, 2011

X Factor USA viewers can now vote using Twitter
# X Factor
From The Daily Edge
# X Factor

X Factor USA viewers can now vote using Twitter

Oct 27th 2011, 11:56 AM 1,068 Views 8 Comments

They can also use Facebook – and are allowed to submit up to 50 votes from each account.

# social-networks - Thursday 25 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Aug 25th 2011, 8:13 PM 528 Views 0 Comments

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories and the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Social network chiefs meet British government, police over riots
# Riots
# Riots

Social network chiefs meet British government, police over riots

Aug 25th 2011, 4:56 PM 223 Views 7 Comments

A spokeswoman for the Home Office said there was “no suggestion” that the sites would be closed down.

# social-networks - Thursday 30 June, 2011

Everything you need to know about Google Plus
# Google Plus
# Google Plus

Everything you need to know about Google Plus

Jun 30th 2011, 10:31 AM 5,939 Views 25 Comments

This week Google introduced its own social networking service which it promises will revolutionise online communication. So what’s it all about?

# social-networks - Saturday 18 June, 2011

We 'Like' this: Irish are fourth biggest users of social networks
# Social Animals
# Social Animals

We 'Like' this: Irish are fourth biggest users of social networks

Jun 18th 2011, 1:19 PM 1,718 Views 9 Comments

The European survey also finds that over 80 per cent of us believe that disclosure of personal information is now part of modern life.

# social-networks - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

The Social Bubble? Facebook loses users in US, Canada and UK
# Facebook
# Facebook

The Social Bubble? Facebook loses users in US, Canada and UK

Jun 14th 2011, 12:47 PM 1,166 Views 28 Comments

New statistics show that Facebook lost almost eight million users in the United States, Canada and UK in May 2011.