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# twitter - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

FAI chief Mooney says he was unaware of €300,000 walk payments
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

FAI chief Mooney says he was unaware of €300,000 walk payments

Aug 27th 2019, 3:25 PM 10,712 Views 9 Comments

The former Cork City goalkeeper was appointed general manager of the John Giles Foundation in 2010.

# twitter - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Twitter agree to meet with Man United over Pogba racist abuse
# Social Media
From The42
# Social Media

Twitter agree to meet with Man United over Pogba racist abuse

Aug 21st 2019, 4:48 PM 5,568 Views 7 Comments

Representatives from Kick It Out will also be present, in light of the French midfielder being subjected to racism online this week.

# twitter - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Twitter and Facebook accuse China of social media campaign against Hong Kong protesters
# Fake Accounts
# Fake Accounts

Twitter and Facebook accuse China of social media campaign against Hong Kong protesters

Aug 20th 2019, 11:34 AM 8,183 Views 78 Comments

Facebook and Twitter said they had shut down nearly 1,000 active accounts linked to China.

# twitter - Thursday 8 August, 2019

'I'm coming home' - Andy Carroll returns to Newcastle after 8-year absence
# Local Hero
From The42
# Local Hero

'I'm coming home' - Andy Carroll returns to Newcastle after 8-year absence

Aug 8th 2019, 5:35 PM 9,409 Views 12 Comments

The striker, a free agent after his release by West Ham, has returned to Tyneside after eight years away from the club

# twitter - Friday 26 July, 2019

Injunction against Facebook and Twitter following Ana Kriegel trial to remain until November
# Ana Kriegel Trial
# Ana Kriegel Trial

Injunction against Facebook and Twitter following Ana Kriegel trial to remain until November

Jul 26th 2019, 12:01 PM 9,974 Views 0 Comments

The court was told that the issues continue to be monitored and both companies have been ‘wholeheartedly cooperating’.

# twitter - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Privacy concerns raised over app that makes you look older through artificial technology
# Face Off
# Face Off

Privacy concerns raised over app that makes you look older through artificial technology

Jul 18th 2019, 12:36 PM 49,239 Views 32 Comments

FaceApp uses artificial intelligence to make you look older or younger.

# twitter - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Trump tells liberal congresswomen to go fix the 'crime-infested places from which they came'
# Twitter Storm
# Twitter Storm

Trump tells liberal congresswomen to go fix the 'crime-infested places from which they came'

Jul 14th 2019, 5:09 PM 48,070 Views 160 Comments

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused the president of wanting to “make America white again”.

# twitter - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Twitter bans 'dehumanising' posts towards religious groups
# Hate Speech
# Hate Speech

Twitter bans 'dehumanising' posts towards religious groups

Jul 9th 2019, 10:30 PM 13,195 Views 37 Comments

The social media giant now bans posts that liken religious groups to rats, viruses or maggots.

President Trump can't block critics from his Twitter account, US court rules
# First Amendment
# First Amendment

President Trump can't block critics from his Twitter account, US court rules

Jul 9th 2019, 8:40 PM 19,087 Views 49 Comments

The US Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan upheld a lower court judge who said Trump violates the Constitution when he blocks his critics.

# twitter - Sunday 7 July, 2019

Cobh Ramblers' managerial vacancy, Keano's costume and more Tweets of the Week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

Cobh Ramblers' managerial vacancy, Keano's costume and more Tweets of the Week

Jul 7th 2019, 10:30 AM 6,328 Views 1 Comment

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

# twitter - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Twitter clamps down on Irish-linked accounts sharing pictures of underage children
# Child Safety
# Child Safety

Twitter clamps down on Irish-linked accounts sharing pictures of underage children

Jul 3rd 2019, 12:05 AM 26,564 Views 13 Comments

Despite Twitter shutting down a significant number of these accounts, new versions keep appearing.

# twitter - Sunday 30 June, 2019

The damage Andy Ruiz has caused, the Brogans out in force and more Tweets of the week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

The damage Andy Ruiz has caused, the Brogans out in force and more Tweets of the week

Jun 30th 2019, 10:30 AM 9,722 Views 0 Comments

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

# twitter - Sunday 23 June, 2019

Wan-Bissaka playing U12s for Palace, Rossies' super-fan Paddy Joe Burke and more Tweets of the Week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

Wan-Bissaka playing U12s for Palace, Rossies' super-fan Paddy Joe Burke and more Tweets of the Week

Jun 23rd 2019, 10:30 AM 8,117 Views 2 Comments

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

# twitter - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Facebook and Twitter representatives to appear before court after Ana Kriegel murderers identified online
# Contempt Of Court
# Contempt Of Court

Facebook and Twitter representatives to appear before court after Ana Kriegel murderers identified online

Jun 19th 2019, 4:48 PM 52,351 Views 0 Comments

The boys, identified in the media only as Boy A and Boy B, were convicted yesterday of murdering Ana Kriegel last year.

# twitter - Sunday 9 June, 2019

Shane Ross robs Katie's limelight, GAA referee brings McDonalds to A&E and more Tweets of the Week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

Shane Ross robs Katie's limelight, GAA referee brings McDonalds to A&E and more Tweets of the Week

Jun 9th 2019, 10:30 AM 8,044 Views 5 Comments

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

# twitter - Friday 7 June, 2019

Twitter overhauls rules in bid to boost transparency and make it easier to report abuse
# New Rules
# New Rules

Twitter overhauls rules in bid to boost transparency and make it easier to report abuse

Jun 7th 2019, 4:02 PM 5,995 Views 10 Comments

Twitter has been repeatedly criticised for failing to police abuse and harassment on the site.

# twitter - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Irish comedian subjected to 'dozens' of rape and death threats over article she wrote on Junior Cert paper
# Aoife Dooley
# Aoife Dooley

Irish comedian subjected to 'dozens' of rape and death threats over article she wrote on Junior Cert paper

Jun 6th 2019, 10:29 PM 124,958 Views 72 Comments

Aoife Dooley said she has notified gardaí of the threats made to her online.

# twitter - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

These were the most active Irish politicians on Twitter during the European election campaign
# Top Trends
# Top Trends

These were the most active Irish politicians on Twitter during the European election campaign

May 29th 2019, 11:51 AM 21,297 Views 32 Comments

More than 33,000 unique Irish Twitter users discussed the European election on the social network in recent weeks.

# twitter - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Explainer: Why is Facebook allowing a doctored video of 'drunk' US Speaker Nancy Pelosi to stay online?
# FAKE NEWS
# FAKE NEWS

Explainer: Why is Facebook allowing a doctored video of 'drunk' US Speaker Nancy Pelosi to stay online?

May 26th 2019, 6:11 PM 33,534 Views 40 Comments

The social media giant has been criticised after altered footage of Pelosi was posted online this week.

Rod Stewart's brilliant tribute to Liam Miller, Dick Clerkin down in Castlebar and more Tweets of the Week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

Rod Stewart's brilliant tribute to Liam Miller, Dick Clerkin down in Castlebar and more Tweets of the Week

May 26th 2019, 10:30 AM 13,985 Views 0 Comments

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

# twitter - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Arnold Schwarzenegger reassures fans after being attacked at event in South Africa
# Johannesburg
# Johannesburg

Arnold Schwarzenegger reassures fans after being attacked at event in South Africa

May 18th 2019, 7:34 PM 48,195 Views 34 Comments

The 71 year-old was kicked in the back during a sports event in Johannesburg.

# twitter - Friday 17 May, 2019

Online celebrity Grumpy Cat dies aged 7
# Internet In Mourning
# Internet In Mourning

Online celebrity Grumpy Cat dies aged 7

May 17th 2019, 8:51 PM 29,559 Views 28 Comments

The cat made her owner Tabatha Bundesen of Arizona, a wealthy woman

# twitter - Friday 26 April, 2019

World snooker champion in hospital after suffering chest pains
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

World snooker champion in hospital after suffering chest pains

Apr 26th 2019, 10:37 PM 13,558 Views 4 Comments

Mark Williams later revealed doctors are confident his health scare is not related to his heart.

# twitter - Sunday 21 April, 2019

Three generations of Meylers, Man City fans leaving early and more Tweets of the Week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

Three generations of Meylers, Man City fans leaving early and more Tweets of the Week

Apr 21st 2019, 10:30 AM 7,266 Views 0 Comments

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

# twitter - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

John Boyne quits Twitter after criticism from trans activists following newspaper article
# Literature
# Literature

John Boyne quits Twitter after criticism from trans activists following newspaper article

Apr 17th 2019, 6:12 PM 34,353 Views 73 Comments

‘He spoke of his rejection of the term ‘cis’ used to refer to those who are not part of the trans community.

# twitter - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Seattle Seahawks quarterback set to be highest-paid NFL star with $140 million deal - reports
# Big Money
From The42
# Big Money

Seattle Seahawks quarterback set to be highest-paid NFL star with $140 million deal - reports

Apr 16th 2019, 7:19 PM 6,948 Views 6 Comments

Russell Wilson appeared to confirm the reports with a video message on Twitter.

# twitter - Sunday 14 April, 2019

Ilhan Omar defiant after Donald Trump criticises her 9/11 comments
# Twitter
# Twitter

Ilhan Omar defiant after Donald Trump criticises her 9/11 comments

Apr 14th 2019, 12:35 PM 31,080 Views 84 Comments

Ilhan Omar has drawn criticism for referring to the 9/11 attacks as “some people did something”.

# twitter - Friday 12 April, 2019

Businessman claims he is victim of smear campaign through false Twitter account
# High Court
# High Court

Businessman claims he is victim of smear campaign through false Twitter account

Apr 12th 2019, 4:33 PM 12,313 Views 0 Comments

Philip Rattle of August Equity LLP has launched High Court proceedings.

# twitter - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Rugby Australia investigating after Folau's 'unacceptable' social media posts
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Rugby Australia investigating after Folau's 'unacceptable' social media posts

Apr 10th 2019, 3:13 PM 36,998 Views 159 Comments

The Wallabies fullback has drawn criticism again.

# twitter - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Tech companies face fines and jail time if they fail to remove violent content under new Australia law
# Social Media
# Social Media

Tech companies face fines and jail time if they fail to remove violent content under new Australia law

Apr 4th 2019, 8:09 AM 6,236 Views 13 Comments

It comes in the wake of the Christchurch terrorist attack in New Zealand on 15 March.

# twitter - Sunday 31 March, 2019

Bernie Slaven's dogs, James Power's Irish oral exam and more Tweets of the Week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

Bernie Slaven's dogs, James Power's Irish oral exam and more Tweets of the Week

Mar 31st 2019, 10:30 AM 4,893 Views 0 Comments

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

# twitter - Sunday 17 March, 2019

Man hospitalised following single-vehicle crash after failing to stop car for gardaí
# Finglas
# Finglas

Man hospitalised following single-vehicle crash after failing to stop car for gardaí

Mar 17th 2019, 5:17 PM 35,576 Views 16 Comments

The driver suffered minor injuries in the collision.

# twitter - Thursday 7 March, 2019

'My grand-daughter saw this': Brazilian president criticised for tweeting video of man urinating at carnival
# Jair Bolsonaro
# Jair Bolsonaro

'My grand-daughter saw this': Brazilian president criticised for tweeting video of man urinating at carnival

Mar 7th 2019, 7:22 AM 22,737 Views 25 Comments

The 40-second clip was reportedly filmed at the country’s famous Carnival festival.

# twitter - Sunday 3 March, 2019

Jeff Stelling gets burned, Paddy Kavanagh's chip van and more Tweets of the Week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

Jeff Stelling gets burned, Paddy Kavanagh's chip van and more Tweets of the Week

Mar 3rd 2019, 10:30 AM 17,362 Views 2 Comments

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

# twitter - Sunday 24 February, 2019

Thomas Barr gets pushed out of the way, Pochettino's rage and more Tweets of the week
# Musings
From The42
# Musings

Thomas Barr gets pushed out of the way, Pochettino's rage and more Tweets of the week

Feb 24th 2019, 10:30 AM 9,896 Views 3 Comments

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past week.

# twitter - Sunday 17 February, 2019

Hot Press writer launches legal proceedings against Broadsheet.ie and Twitter
# Olaf Tyaransen
# Olaf Tyaransen

Hot Press writer launches legal proceedings against Broadsheet.ie and Twitter

Feb 17th 2019, 3:42 PM 23,091 Views 0 Comments

Olaf Tyaransen filed a High Court action against the two companies on Thursday.

# twitter - Sunday 10 February, 2019

The life of a supporter, rules of engagement and other tweets of the week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

The life of a supporter, rules of engagement and other tweets of the week

Feb 10th 2019, 10:30 AM 5,119 Views 0 Comments

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

# twitter - Friday 8 February, 2019

Why one woman’s viral response to a humiliating job interview isn’t all that surprising
# Viral
From The Daily Edge
# Viral

Why one woman’s viral response to a humiliating job interview isn’t all that surprising

Feb 8th 2019, 8:00 PM 16,196 Views 2 Comments

“It felt like being sat in a room with my abusive ex.”

# twitter - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Luke Kelly loves his football, Max Holloway visits Croke Park and more Tweets of the Week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

Luke Kelly loves his football, Max Holloway visits Croke Park and more Tweets of the Week

Feb 3rd 2019, 11:02 AM 10,153 Views 2 Comments

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

# twitter - Thursday 31 January, 2019

HSE to investigate alleged leak of patient's details after abortion at Dublin maternity hospital
# Abortion
# Abortion

HSE to investigate alleged leak of patient's details after abortion at Dublin maternity hospital

Jan 31st 2019, 12:33 PM 88,815 Views 91 Comments

A message shared on Twitter alleges a woman was contacted via an unknown number and verbally harassed.