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# twitter - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

People are ripping the piss out of these Boohoo 'maternity' models
# Boohoo
From The Daily Edge
# Boohoo

People are ripping the piss out of these Boohoo 'maternity' models

Jan 23rd 2019, 1:03 PM 13,135 Views 5 Comments

What is that!?

# twitter - Sunday 20 January, 2019

James Milner gets sent off by his old primary school teacher and more Tweets of the Week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

James Milner gets sent off by his old primary school teacher and more Tweets of the Week

Jan 20th 2019, 6:03 PM 12,594 Views 4 Comments

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

# twitter - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

FactCheck: Does this tweet show the decline of the 'ethnic Irish' population from 2040 onward?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Does this tweet show the decline of the 'ethnic Irish' population from 2040 onward?

Jan 16th 2019, 12:05 AM 73,505 Views 210 Comments

It’s been claimed that Project Ireland 2040 will lead to a decline in Ireland’s native population – but is this true?

# twitter - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Unequivocal devotion to social media was shortsighted, proving that hindsight is always 20/20
# The Social Years
From The Daily Edge
# The Social Years

Unequivocal devotion to social media was shortsighted, proving that hindsight is always 20/20

Dec 29th 2018, 8:00 PM 3,192 Views 2 Comments

‘We have given so much of ourselves.’

# twitter - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Advertising watchdog should be 'beefed up' so it can monitor online political ads
# Online Ads
# Online Ads

Advertising watchdog should be 'beefed up' so it can monitor online political ads

Dec 27th 2018, 7:40 AM 3,875 Views 4 Comments

The minister said the ASAI should have statutory powers extended to it so it can take over monitoring the standards of political ads.

# twitter - Friday 21 December, 2018

FactCheck: Has the US really defeated ISIS in Syria?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Has the US really defeated ISIS in Syria?

Dec 21st 2018, 9:35 AM 20,424 Views 69 Comments

Donald Trump claims the terrorist group have been defeated in the war-torn country – but is he right?

# twitter - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Azealia Banks explained why Twitter's CEO wanted her to put his hair in an amulet for protection against ISIS
# Of Course
From The Daily Edge
# Of Course

Azealia Banks explained why Twitter's CEO wanted her to put his hair in an amulet for protection against ISIS

Dec 18th 2018, 2:58 PM 3,890 Views 0 Comments

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey didn’t hold up his side of the bargain.

Abuse on Twitter: Women of colour 34% more likely than white women to be targeted
# Amnesty International
# Amnesty International

Abuse on Twitter: Women of colour 34% more likely than white women to be targeted

Dec 18th 2018, 6:15 AM 5,328 Views 22 Comments

The study found that an abusive or problematic tweet was sent to the women in the study every 30 seconds on average.

# twitter - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Chrissy Teigen is over on Twitter trying to understand Brexit, and same
# Who Knows
From The Daily Edge
# Who Knows

Chrissy Teigen is over on Twitter trying to understand Brexit, and same

Dec 13th 2018, 10:44 AM 4,318 Views 0 Comments

The NeverEnding Story: Escape from the EU.

# twitter - Monday 10 December, 2018

Here's why it doesn't make sense that Nick Cannon's calling out homophobic celebs on Twitter to defend Kevin Hart
# Nick Cannon
From The Daily Edge
# Nick Cannon

Here's why it doesn't make sense that Nick Cannon's calling out homophobic celebs on Twitter to defend Kevin Hart

Dec 10th 2018, 10:55 AM 8,455 Views 0 Comments

Kevin Hart lost his job hosting the Oscars because he refused to apologise for old tweets.

# twitter - Sunday 9 December, 2018

'Bean an D’or', Ghaoth Dobhair celebrations, AC Milan in Athlone and more Tweets of the Week
# Tweets Of The Week
From The42
# Tweets Of The Week

'Bean an D’or', Ghaoth Dobhair celebrations, AC Milan in Athlone and more Tweets of the Week

Dec 9th 2018, 10:30 AM 7,991 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 5 December, 2018

These were the most popular hashtags on Twitter in Ireland this year
# Top Trends
# Top Trends

These were the most popular hashtags on Twitter in Ireland this year

Dec 5th 2018, 11:00 AM 12,337 Views 2 Comments

Data from the company shows how 2018 was another year for political discussion on the platform.

# twitter - Thursday 29 November, 2018

The features of online hate speech in Ireland and why it's often not flagged
# Dcu Report
# Dcu Report

The features of online hate speech in Ireland and why it's often not flagged

Nov 29th 2018, 9:17 AM 10,559 Views 0 Comments

A DCU report said that there were two types of people who posted hate speech: those “versed” in it and those who just reproduce it.

# twitter - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Alcohol ads with pro-drinking comments on Facebook 'boost desire to drink'
# Like And Share A Pint
# Like And Share A Pint

Alcohol ads with pro-drinking comments on Facebook 'boost desire to drink'

Nov 14th 2018, 6:10 AM 7,985 Views 26 Comments

A new study has unearthed the power of alcohol ads online.

# twitter - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Paul Pogba's car, glory for St Finbarr's and more sporting tweets of the week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

Paul Pogba's car, glory for St Finbarr's and more sporting tweets of the week

Nov 4th 2018, 10:30 AM 10,699 Views 5 Comments

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

# twitter - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Mark Little's new venture Kinzen promises the news app that isn't 'creepy'
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Mark Little's new venture Kinzen promises the news app that isn't 'creepy'

Nov 1st 2018, 5:33 PM 1,173 Views 1 Comment

The startup is trying to reboot how people consume media.

# twitter - Friday 26 October, 2018

Channel 4 has been insulting Piers Morgan on Twitter to raise funds for cancer research
# Cancer Research
# Cancer Research

Channel 4 has been insulting Piers Morgan on Twitter to raise funds for cancer research

Oct 26th 2018, 7:06 PM 22,863 Views 10 Comments

The Stand Up 2 Cancer campaign caught a few people off guard today.

# twitter - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Mbappé's Time magazine cover and more tweets of the week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

Mbappé's Time magazine cover and more tweets of the week

Oct 14th 2018, 10:30 AM 7,938 Views 1 Comment

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

# twitter - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh abseiling, Drake backing McGregor and more Tweets of the Week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh abseiling, Drake backing McGregor and more Tweets of the Week

Oct 7th 2018, 11:25 AM 7,717 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 30 September, 2018

Elon Musk and Tesla fined €34.4 million, Musk to step down as chairman over fraud charges
# Ouch
# Ouch

Elon Musk and Tesla fined €34.4 million, Musk to step down as chairman over fraud charges

Sep 30th 2018, 9:30 AM 22,631 Views 18 Comments

The controversial founder of the electric car manufacturer will remain as chief executive however.

# twitter - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

This is why Sinead Burke and others are adding image descriptions to their Instagram posts
# Insta For All
From The Daily Edge
# Insta For All

This is why Sinead Burke and others are adding image descriptions to their Instagram posts

Sep 25th 2018, 8:49 AM 8,312 Views 1 Comment

Let’s keep it accessible, people.

# twitter - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

10 ways Twitter is reacting to the news that Trump has possibly just cancelled his trip to Ireland
# Trump
From The Daily Edge
# Trump

10 ways Twitter is reacting to the news that Trump has possibly just cancelled his trip to Ireland

Sep 11th 2018, 5:09 PM 8,443 Views 2 Comments

People still want to go ahead with a protest anyway.

# twitter - Friday 7 September, 2018

Twitter permanently bans far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones
# Banned
# Banned

Twitter permanently bans far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

Sep 7th 2018, 7:21 AM 17,708 Views 104 Comments

The far-right conspiracy theorist is best known for calling the 9/11 attacks an inside job and describing the Sandy Hook school massacre as a hoax.

# twitter - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Twitter's Jack Dorsey tells US Senate that platform does not operate on basis of 'political ideology'
# Senate Hearing
# Senate Hearing

Twitter's Jack Dorsey tells US Senate that platform does not operate on basis of 'political ideology'

Sep 5th 2018, 10:45 PM 8,555 Views 19 Comments

It comes after Donald Trump accused technology firms of “censorship” and suppressing conservative voices.

# twitter - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

11 tweets that sum up the brutality of a UTI
# Uti
From The Daily Edge
# Uti

11 tweets that sum up the brutality of a UTI

Aug 28th 2018, 8:00 AM 4,156 Views 0 Comments

You’re about t become very well acquainted with the bathroom.

# twitter - Monday 27 August, 2018

Who Tweeted It: Gerry Adams Or Jedward?
# Twitter Talk
From The Daily Edge
# Twitter Talk

Who Tweeted It: Gerry Adams Or Jedward?

Aug 27th 2018, 9:00 PM 5,104 Views 0 Comments

Deceptively difficult to decipher their Tweets.

# twitter - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Twitter and Facebook ban hundreds of accounts in crackdown on Iran, Russia misinformation
# FAKE NEWS
# FAKE NEWS

Twitter and Facebook ban hundreds of accounts in crackdown on Iran, Russia misinformation

Aug 22nd 2018, 9:49 AM 7,461 Views 41 Comments

Mark Zuckerberg called the deception campaigns “sophisticated and well-funded efforts that aren’t going to stop”.

# twitter - Monday 20 August, 2018

Viral video showing scarily realistic human-looking robot debunked as fake
# The Robots Aren't Coming
# The Robots Aren't Coming

Viral video showing scarily realistic human-looking robot debunked as fake

Aug 20th 2018, 10:01 PM 41,101 Views 21 Comments

The video clocked up millions of views as Twitter users feared that artificial intelligence had gone too far.

# twitter - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Twitter suspends personal account of Infowars' host Alex Jones
# Infowars
# Infowars

Twitter suspends personal account of Infowars' host Alex Jones

Aug 15th 2018, 11:56 AM 26,154 Views 119 Comments

It comes a week after Twitter said it would not follow other social media companies in banning Jones from its platform.

# twitter - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Taraji P. Henson can hear men's inner thoughts in her new movie, and Twitter is divided
# What Men Want
From The Daily Edge
# What Men Want

Taraji P. Henson can hear men's inner thoughts in her new movie, and Twitter is divided

Aug 14th 2018, 8:00 PM 5,913 Views 1 Comment

It’s a remake of 2000′s ‘What Women Want’.

Donald Trump hits back at former aide over claims he used racial slur on 'The Apprentice' set
# Omarosa Manigault Newman
# Omarosa Manigault Newman

Donald Trump hits back at former aide over claims he used racial slur on 'The Apprentice' set

Aug 14th 2018, 12:59 PM 16,496 Views 109 Comments

A new book by former Apprentice star Omarosa Manigault Newman claims recordings exist of Trump using the N-word.

# twitter - Sunday 12 August, 2018

Tom Parsons visits Páidí Ó Sé's statue, Thomas Barr soaks in victory and more tweets of the week
# Tweets Elite
From The42
# Tweets Elite

Tom Parsons visits Páidí Ó Sé's statue, Thomas Barr soaks in victory and more tweets of the week

Aug 12th 2018, 10:30 AM 15,164 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 11 August, 2018

French second division rugby player dies
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

French second division rugby player dies

Aug 11th 2018, 8:14 PM 67,729 Views 30 Comments

Louis Fajfrowski, 21, died in the changing room of his club Aurillac.

# twitter - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

'He hasn't violated our rules': Twitter chief defends not suspending Infowars' Alex Jones
# Infowars
# Infowars

'He hasn't violated our rules': Twitter chief defends not suspending Infowars' Alex Jones

Aug 8th 2018, 7:59 AM 20,103 Views 38 Comments

Apple, Facebook, Spotify and YouTube have all banned Alex Jones, who runs the website Infowars.

# twitter - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Twitter reacts to Kim Kardashian having 'nothing bad to say' about Donald Trump
# Trump Support
From The Daily Edge
# Trump Support

Twitter reacts to Kim Kardashian having 'nothing bad to say' about Donald Trump

Aug 1st 2018, 7:44 AM 5,183 Views 3 Comments

Twitter is divided on her response.

# twitter - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Getting your van jammed outside Dalymount, dodgy adidas boots and more tweets of the week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

Getting your van jammed outside Dalymount, dodgy adidas boots and more tweets of the week

Jul 29th 2018, 10:30 AM 11,644 Views 0 Comments

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

# twitter - Monday 23 July, 2018

'You will suffer the consequences': Donald Trump warns Iran over threatening US
# Fire And Fury
# Fire And Fury

'You will suffer the consequences': Donald Trump warns Iran over threatening US

Jul 23rd 2018, 7:41 AM 26,715 Views 177 Comments

The US President was responding to comments by Hassan Rouhani, who suggested that the two countries could be on a path to war.

# twitter - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Guardians of the Galaxy director fired over old tweets that joked about rape
# James Gunn
# James Gunn

Guardians of the Galaxy director fired over old tweets that joked about rape

Jul 21st 2018, 1:00 PM 21,850 Views 56 Comments

“As I have discussed publicly many times, as I’ve developed as a person, so has my work and my humour,” Gunn responded.

# twitter - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Elon Musk has apologised to the Thai cave rescuer he insulted
# Wild Boars
# Wild Boars

Elon Musk has apologised to the Thai cave rescuer he insulted

Jul 18th 2018, 8:52 AM 35,589 Views 51 Comments

Musk had insulted Vern Unsworth on Twitter.

# twitter - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Wrighty and Roy are best mates, Croatian firefighters and more tweets of the week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

Wrighty and Roy are best mates, Croatian firefighters and more tweets of the week

Jul 15th 2018, 10:30 AM 13,969 Views 1 Comment

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