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# twitter - Thursday 8 February, 2018

These women asked out the lads they fancy for Valentine's Day, and shared their replies on Twitter
# Dates
From The Daily Edge
# Dates

These women asked out the lads they fancy for Valentine's Day, and shared their replies on Twitter

Feb 8th 2018, 3:26 PM 15,538 Views 4 Comments

The good, the bad and the ugly.

# twitter - Monday 5 February, 2018

Tina Satchwell's husband wants apology from Gardaí over alleged social media post
# Missing
# Missing

Tina Satchwell's husband wants apology from Gardaí over alleged social media post

Feb 5th 2018, 6:52 PM 56,092 Views 58 Comments

3News is reporting that there is an internal investigation into a social media post allegedly featuring two gardaí.

Too coy to crunch in public? Doritos are launching a 'lady-friendly' version
# Doritos
From The Daily Edge
# Doritos

Too coy to crunch in public? Doritos are launching a 'lady-friendly' version

Feb 5th 2018, 3:30 PM 5,287 Views 8 Comments

Fear not, ladies.

# twitter - Saturday 3 February, 2018

'Johnny f*****g Sexton' - The reaction to Ireland's last-gasp win over France
# Woah
From The42
# Woah

'Johnny f*****g Sexton' - The reaction to Ireland's last-gasp win over France

Feb 3rd 2018, 7:36 PM 25,076 Views 14 Comments

‘Bottle and brilliance – can’t buy it.’

# twitter - Monday 15 January, 2018

Gaeilgeoirí are calling out negative attitudes to Irish with this funny and thought-provoking hashtag
# Nílsécgl
From The Daily Edge
# Nílsécgl

Gaeilgeoirí are calling out negative attitudes to Irish with this funny and thought-provoking hashtag

Jan 15th 2018, 8:43 PM 9,455 Views 11 Comments

“Can we all just agree that history is a dead subject? It’s not useful, it’s not in the present!”

# twitter - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Pakistan summons US ambassador over Trump tweet
# Safe Havens
# Safe Havens

Pakistan summons US ambassador over Trump tweet

Jan 2nd 2018, 7:38 AM 26,270 Views 22 Comments

The US President used his first tweet of 2018 to tear into Islamabad.

Tweeting TDs: Who excelled on social media in 2017?
# Column
# Column

Tweeting TDs: Who excelled on social media in 2017?

Jan 2nd 2018, 7:00 AM 30,113 Views 18 Comments

While local radio might still be the holy grail of parish pump politics, new media is quickly catching up, writes Craig Dwyer.

# twitter - Friday 29 December, 2017

Barack Obama ends 2017 with a series of 'good news' tweets
# Good News
# Good News

Barack Obama ends 2017 with a series of 'good news' tweets

Dec 29th 2017, 7:28 PM 15,884 Views 34 Comments

In a series of tweets, the former US president referenced a number of different news stories from 2017.

South Korea seizes ship that was allegedly selling oil in secret to North Korea
# Red Handed
# Red Handed

South Korea seizes ship that was allegedly selling oil in secret to North Korea

Dec 29th 2017, 3:30 PM 18,896 Views 15 Comments

It follows US President Donald Trump’s tweets about the alleged transfer of oil.

# twitter - Sunday 24 December, 2017

Donald Trump's bizarre first year in the White House, in 12 tweets
# Twitter Machine
# Twitter Machine

Donald Trump's bizarre first year in the White House, in 12 tweets

Dec 24th 2017, 12:00 PM 22,659 Views 53 Comments

It’s been a very odd year in US politics. Here it is, digested in 12 Trump tweets.

'It can be a rough time': How comedian Sarah Millican is helping people who spend Christmas alone
# Join In
# Join In

'It can be a rough time': How comedian Sarah Millican is helping people who spend Christmas alone

Dec 24th 2017, 11:00 AM 15,281 Views 27 Comments

This is the seventh year of her #joinin initiative which encourages those who are by themselves on Christmas Day to chat to join the online conversation for some company.

# twitter - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

People are sharing the questions that keep them up at night and they're making our heads hurt
# But Why Though
From The Daily Edge
# But Why Though

People are sharing the questions that keep them up at night and they're making our heads hurt

Dec 20th 2017, 3:31 PM 11,249 Views 11 Comments

“Why is a pizza in the shape of a circle, cut into triangles, then shoved into a square box?”

# twitter - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Leader of the British far-right group that Trump retweeted has been arrested
# Belfast
# Belfast

Leader of the British far-right group that Trump retweeted has been arrested

Dec 14th 2017, 4:31 PM 21,817 Views 0 Comments

The US President retweeted a message from Britain First’s deputy leader last month.

# twitter - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Blues sisters, Turkish flags and chunky Xherdan Shaqiri - it's the sporting tweets of the week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

Blues sisters, Turkish flags and chunky Xherdan Shaqiri - it's the sporting tweets of the week

Dec 10th 2017, 9:27 PM 8,079 Views 1 Comment

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

Column: Celebrities shouldn't peddle misinformation about mental health
# PTSD
# PTSD

Column: Celebrities shouldn't peddle misinformation about mental health

Dec 10th 2017, 3:00 PM 30,461 Views 44 Comments

The reality is that the public and even policy makers often get their ideas from the media, writes Amy Plant.

# twitter - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

From the Women's Rugby World Cup to the Notorious - here are the top Twitter sports trends of 2017
# This Happened
From The42
# This Happened

From the Women's Rugby World Cup to the Notorious - here are the top Twitter sports trends of 2017

Dec 5th 2017, 9:59 AM 3,467 Views 1 Comment

It was a busy year for Irish sport.

These were the news stories that dominated Irish Twitter feeds this year
# Moments
# Moments

These were the news stories that dominated Irish Twitter feeds this year

Dec 5th 2017, 6:01 AM 10,397 Views 1 Comment

Repeal the Eighth, Brexit and Storm Ophelia were the most tweeted about news stories by Irish Twitter users.

# twitter - Sunday 3 December, 2017

Klopp meets his idol David Meyler - it's the sporting tweets of the week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

Klopp meets his idol David Meyler - it's the sporting tweets of the week

Dec 3rd 2017, 10:30 AM 18,488 Views 3 Comments

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

# twitter - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Glasnevin Trust wins orders directing Twitter to disclose identity of anonymous account holder
# Norwich Pharmacal Orders
# Norwich Pharmacal Orders

Glasnevin Trust wins orders directing Twitter to disclose identity of anonymous account holder

Nov 30th 2017, 9:40 PM 28,642 Views 0 Comments

While the posts ceased at the end of March the “highly offensive” statements still remain on the social media platform.

# twitter - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Donald Trump has been retweeting anti-Muslim videos from a British far-right leader
# Britain First
# Britain First

Donald Trump has been retweeting anti-Muslim videos from a British far-right leader

Nov 29th 2017, 12:32 PM 28,548 Views 157 Comments

The videos had been shared by deputy leader of Britain First, Jayda Fransen.

# twitter - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

A Tipperary woman also called Frances Fitzgerald is having a tough time on Twitter today
# Wrong Frances
From The Daily Edge
# Wrong Frances

A Tipperary woman also called Frances Fitzgerald is having a tough time on Twitter today

Nov 28th 2017, 3:21 PM 6,463 Views 4 Comments

“Please let this sh*tshow end.”

# twitter - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Ireland's 2012 Olympics hero John Joe Nevin makes successful return to boxing
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

Ireland's 2012 Olympics hero John Joe Nevin makes successful return to boxing

Nov 25th 2017, 3:56 PM 5,097 Views 2 Comments

The Mullingar native took part in his first fight in over a year.

# twitter - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Youtuber Jack Maynard axed from I'm a Celebrity after old tweets resurface
# Get Me Out Of Here
# Get Me Out Of Here

Youtuber Jack Maynard axed from I'm a Celebrity after old tweets resurface

Nov 22nd 2017, 1:28 PM 58,519 Views 60 Comments

Maynard reportedly posted a series of homophobic and racist slurs and mocked people with facial deformities.

# twitter - Monday 20 November, 2017

RTÉ investigating how 'deal with it' tweet was sent in response to Al Porter controversy
# Deleted
# Deleted

RTÉ investigating how 'deal with it' tweet was sent in response to Al Porter controversy

Nov 20th 2017, 7:17 PM 79,879 Views 0 Comments

The broadcaster has also issued an apology.

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

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

Nov 20th 2017, 9:20 AM 10,262 Views 58 Comments

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

# twitter - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Buffon's tears, Swedish chefs and Bundee's debut - it's the sporting tweets of the week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

Buffon's tears, Swedish chefs and Bundee's debut - it's the sporting tweets of the week

Nov 19th 2017, 10:30 AM 5,280 Views 1 Comment

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

# twitter - Friday 17 November, 2017

Mary Lou McDonald says she's glad Barry Walsh resigned over comments about female politicians
# Executive Council
# Executive Council

Mary Lou McDonald says she's glad Barry Walsh resigned over comments about female politicians

Nov 17th 2017, 6:15 PM 60,911 Views 164 Comments

The Sinn Féin deputy leader was subject to online abuse by Walsh.

'Where do his hands go?' Trump hits out at Senator accused of groping sportscaster
# Al Franken
# Al Franken

'Where do his hands go?' Trump hits out at Senator accused of groping sportscaster

Nov 17th 2017, 7:30 AM 30,793 Views 43 Comments

The US President has yet to comment on the numerous allegations levelled against Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore.

# twitter - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Twitter strips verified status from Richard Spencer and others after new rules against hate
# Sheerup Yew Blue Tick
# Sheerup Yew Blue Tick

Twitter strips verified status from Richard Spencer and others after new rules against hate

Nov 16th 2017, 9:43 AM 14,372 Views 92 Comments

The company has said that it should have acted earlier.

# twitter - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Trump Jr releases messages with WikiLeaks during 2016 campaign
# Direct Messages
# Direct Messages

Trump Jr releases messages with WikiLeaks during 2016 campaign

Nov 14th 2017, 8:07 AM 16,771 Views 23 Comments

The private messages released by Trump Jr on Twitter show him responding to the website three times.

# twitter - Sunday 12 November, 2017

George Takei and Richard Dreyfuss respond to harassment scandals
# Allegations
# Allegations

George Takei and Richard Dreyfuss respond to harassment scandals

Nov 12th 2017, 2:05 PM 33,101 Views 65 Comments

“Right now it is a he said/he said situation, over alleged events nearly 40 years ago”, Takei said.

# twitter - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Twitter has officially doubled its character limit for all its users
# 200 And Eighteeeeee
# 200 And Eighteeeeee

Twitter has officially doubled its character limit for all its users

Nov 7th 2017, 9:00 PM 8,093 Views 30 Comments

An expanded character limit of 280 has been tested over the past month.

# twitter - Saturday 4 November, 2017

US journalist charged with attempting to overthrow Robert Mugabe after calling him 'selfish and sick'
# Freedom Of Speech
# Freedom Of Speech

US journalist charged with attempting to overthrow Robert Mugabe after calling him 'selfish and sick'

Nov 4th 2017, 7:15 PM 10,267 Views 0 Comments

Martha O’Donovan, who works in Zimbabwe, has been remanded in custody.

# twitter - Friday 3 November, 2017

A complete collection of the times Anna Kendrick took absolutely no sh*t on Twitter
# Pitch Perfect
From The Daily Edge
# Pitch Perfect

A complete collection of the times Anna Kendrick took absolutely no sh*t on Twitter

Nov 3rd 2017, 9:00 PM 10,832 Views 1 Comment

“Yes of course I got your text – I’m just ignoring it. Don’t make it weird.”

Donald Trump's Twitter account was deactivated by a Twitter employee on their last day
# Going Out With A Bang
# Going Out With A Bang

Donald Trump's Twitter account was deactivated by a Twitter employee on their last day

Nov 3rd 2017, 9:06 AM 20,466 Views 91 Comments

Twitter initially said it was done “inadvertently”.

# twitter - Thursday 2 November, 2017

19 of Ryan Reynolds’ very best one-liners on Twitter
# Deadpan
From The Daily Edge
# Deadpan

19 of Ryan Reynolds’ very best one-liners on Twitter

Nov 2nd 2017, 9:00 PM 13,104 Views 0 Comments

This man is not a comedian. Repeat, not a comedian.

# twitter - Sunday 29 October, 2017

'A witch hunt for evil politics': Trump irate after US media reports person charged with Russian collusion
# So Much Guilt
# So Much Guilt

'A witch hunt for evil politics': Trump irate after US media reports person charged with Russian collusion

Oct 29th 2017, 4:42 PM 28,320 Views 46 Comments

The US President got very angry on Twitter about it this morning.

# twitter - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Twitter will now label political ads, including who bought them and how much they cost
# Open And Honest
# Open And Honest

Twitter will now label political ads, including who bought them and how much they cost

Oct 25th 2017, 7:40 AM 4,956 Views 10 Comments

Senators behind the Honest Ads Act referred to it as an issue of national security.

# twitter - Sunday 22 October, 2017

The Meylers are taking over - it's the sporting tweets of the week
# Tweet Storm
From The42
# Tweet Storm

The Meylers are taking over - it's the sporting tweets of the week

Oct 22nd 2017, 10:00 AM 4,887 Views 0 Comments

Also featuring Home and Away’s biggest Cork City fan.

# twitter - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Father Ted co-creator leaves Twitter because of 'Nazis with blue ticks'
# Goodbye Toilet Town
# Goodbye Toilet Town

Father Ted co-creator leaves Twitter because of 'Nazis with blue ticks'

Oct 15th 2017, 2:35 PM 41,730 Views 125 Comments

Linehan was an early adopter of the platform and his following had grown to nearly 700,000.