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# twitter - Saturday 3 June, 2017

16 random things we learned about Leo Varadkar from his Twitter account
# Leo The Lion
From The Daily Edge
# Leo The Lion

16 random things we learned about Leo Varadkar from his Twitter account

Jun 3rd 2017, 11:21 AM 19,275 Views 2 Comments

He likes Barry’s Tea and is a big Pixies fan, apparently.

# twitter - Friday 2 June, 2017

Aston Villa chief suspended for asking if bad referees were 'disabled'
# Punishment
From The42
# Punishment

Aston Villa chief suspended for asking if bad referees were 'disabled'

Jun 2nd 2017, 2:40 PM 3,593 Views 1 Comment

Keith Wyness made the remark on Twitter.

# twitter - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Motorist charged for driving at 195 kph and testing positive for cocaine and cannabis
# Limits
# Limits

Motorist charged for driving at 195 kph and testing positive for cocaine and cannabis

Jun 1st 2017, 11:12 PM 23,399 Views 37 Comments

The bike the motorist was driving had no licence and the driver was not insured.

# twitter - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Trump deletes 'covfefe' post after baffling Twitter
# What Is Covfefe
# What Is Covfefe

Trump deletes 'covfefe' post after baffling Twitter

May 31st 2017, 11:50 AM 60,518 Views 90 Comments

The US President tweeted: ‘Despite the constant negative press covfefe.’

# twitter - Monday 22 May, 2017

Twitter co-founder says 'sorry' for election of Donald Trump
# Real Donald Trump
# Real Donald Trump

Twitter co-founder says 'sorry' for election of Donald Trump

May 22nd 2017, 6:05 AM 16,604 Views 27 Comments

Evan Williams says he thought social media would “automatically” make the world a better place.

# twitter - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Six months after quitting Twitter, Mark Little is cooking up another project
# Media And Arts
# Media And Arts

Six months after quitting Twitter, Mark Little is cooking up another project

May 18th 2017, 4:29 PM 2,264 Views 0 Comments

The former RTÉ journalist and founder of Storyful has his eye on the ‘broken’ media model.

# twitter - Monday 1 May, 2017

Just 11 tweets about Snapchat that are all too true
# Snapchat
From The Daily Edge
# Snapchat

Just 11 tweets about Snapchat that are all too true

May 1st 2017, 9:30 PM 7,555 Views 0 Comments

Please invent the technology for us to put smells on our Snapchat stories

# twitter - Friday 28 April, 2017

What words does President Donald Trump most like to tweet?
# Tweeter In Chief
# Tweeter In Chief

What words does President Donald Trump most like to tweet?

Apr 28th 2017, 2:20 PM 13,292 Views 21 Comments

He reaches 100 days in office tomorrow.

# twitter - Friday 21 April, 2017

Ryan Reynolds just responded to a fan who got his name tattooed on his arse
# Comic Sans
From The Daily Edge
# Comic Sans

Ryan Reynolds just responded to a fan who got his name tattooed on his arse

Apr 21st 2017, 5:01 PM 10,610 Views 3 Comments

I don’t know what kind of reaction we were expecting.

16 times Cher proved that she's the gift that keeps on giving on Twitter
# For Cher
From The Daily Edge
# For Cher

16 times Cher proved that she's the gift that keeps on giving on Twitter

Apr 21st 2017, 8:00 AM 8,618 Views 2 Comments

“SIT ON YOU OWN DAMN FACE.”

# twitter - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Here's the offside goal that proved decisive for Real Madrid tonight
# Wrong Call
From The42
# Wrong Call

Here's the offside goal that proved decisive for Real Madrid tonight

Apr 18th 2017, 11:13 PM 7,765 Views 9 Comments

The La Liga side’s extra-time strike on Tuesday against Bayern came with a heavy dose of controversy.

Joshua to Tyson Fury: shut up and get in the ring
# Fighting Words
From The42
# Fighting Words

Joshua to Tyson Fury: shut up and get in the ring

Apr 18th 2017, 10:52 PM 5,349 Views 1 Comment

The reigning International Boxing Federation title-holder was called a “poor man’s Frank Bruno” in a Twitter spat between the two.

# twitter - Sunday 16 April, 2017

Winning titles, clear TB tests, tagging claves and more in our sporting tweets of the week
# Tweet Elite
From The42
# Tweet Elite

Winning titles, clear TB tests, tagging claves and more in our sporting tweets of the week

Apr 16th 2017, 10:30 AM 4,312 Views 0 Comments

The best sporting offerings on Twitter from the past seven days.

# twitter - Sunday 9 April, 2017

White House ordered to save all of Trump's tweets - even the ones he deleted or changed
# Tweet Nothings
# Tweet Nothings

White House ordered to save all of Trump's tweets - even the ones he deleted or changed

Apr 9th 2017, 12:30 PM 25,592 Views 16 Comments

The 45th president of the US has been using two different accounts since his inauguration.

# twitter - Saturday 8 April, 2017

Everyone is making the same Friends joke about this David Schwimmer headline
# Ross And Rachel
From The Daily Edge
# Ross And Rachel

Everyone is making the same Friends joke about this David Schwimmer headline

Apr 8th 2017, 10:38 AM 10,486 Views 2 Comments

They’re on a break!

# twitter - Friday 7 April, 2017

US abandons lawsuit to unmask owner of anti-Trump Twitter account
# Free Speech
# Free Speech

US abandons lawsuit to unmask owner of anti-Trump Twitter account

Apr 7th 2017, 10:14 PM 13,901 Views 18 Comments

The American Civil Liberties Union said this was a “big victory for free speech and right to dissent”.

# twitter - Thursday 6 April, 2017

A complete collection of James Blunt's best comebacks on Twitter
# The King
From The Daily Edge
# The King

A complete collection of James Blunt's best comebacks on Twitter

Apr 6th 2017, 9:00 PM 270,884 Views 0 Comments

Right up to the present day.

# twitter - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Germany to fine tech giants up to €50 million for hate speech and fake news
# David V Goliath
# David V Goliath

Germany to fine tech giants up to €50 million for hate speech and fake news

Apr 5th 2017, 11:25 AM 10,012 Views 82 Comments

A Syrian refugee recently lost a court case after he was targetted by Facebook trolls over a photo with Angela Merkel.

# twitter - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

30 of the most bizarre things ever tweeted by rappers
# Rappers
From The Daily Edge
# Rappers

30 of the most bizarre things ever tweeted by rappers

Apr 4th 2017, 2:30 PM 7,949 Views 1 Comment

Whose favourite brand is McDonalds? You may be surprised.

# twitter - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Donald Trump has moved from Android to iPhone
# Tweeter In Chief
# Tweeter In Chief

Donald Trump has moved from Android to iPhone

Mar 30th 2017, 10:36 PM 29,631 Views 38 Comments

Trump had been using an older Android device, belived to be a Samsung.

# twitter - Monday 27 March, 2017

US airline bars two girls from boarding flight because they were wearing leggings
# Online Backlash
# Online Backlash

US airline bars two girls from boarding flight because they were wearing leggings

Mar 27th 2017, 7:45 AM 79,368 Views 56 Comments

United Airlines has defended the decision.

# twitter - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

14 of the funniest tweets about Irish mams in the run up to Mother's Day
# Irish Mams
From The Daily Edge
# Irish Mams

14 of the funniest tweets about Irish mams in the run up to Mother's Day

Mar 21st 2017, 9:00 PM 14,773 Views 4 Comments

my Mam is making my dog a stew

# twitter - Saturday 11 March, 2017

What will happen to your Facebook account when you die?
# Digital Executor
# Digital Executor

What will happen to your Facebook account when you die?

Mar 11th 2017, 8:30 PM 30,268 Views 31 Comments

The Irish Hospice Foundation wants people to make plans for their social media accounts in the event of their death.

# twitter - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

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

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

Mar 1st 2017, 4:32 PM 5,207 Views 23 Comments

New algorithms will be used to weed out online trolls.

# twitter - Sunday 26 February, 2017

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

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

Feb 26th 2017, 1:42 PM 56,760 Views 95 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 26th 2017, 10:32 AM 7,689 Views 11 Comments

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

# twitter - Friday 24 February, 2017

A complete history of Liam Gallagher starting sh*t with Noel on Twitter
# Brotherly Love
From The Daily Edge
# Brotherly Love

A complete history of Liam Gallagher starting sh*t with Noel on Twitter

Feb 24th 2017, 9:00 PM 11,111 Views 3 Comments

The “Ronnie Corbett of rock n roll”.

# twitter - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Mornings with Donald Trump: Watching TV news and Tweeting non-stop from his unsecured Android
# Fake News
# Fake News

Mornings with Donald Trump: Watching TV news and Tweeting non-stop from his unsecured Android

Feb 21st 2017, 6:01 AM 28,217 Views 40 Comments

Famed as an early riser, Donald Trump’s days usually involve Twitter and lots of it.

# twitter - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Tennis star Bouchard follows through with Twitter date after lost Super Bowl bet
# Good Sport
From The42
# Good Sport

Tennis star Bouchard follows through with Twitter date after lost Super Bowl bet

Feb 16th 2017, 11:30 AM 15,767 Views 10 Comments

She sat courtside at the Nets game with the lucky fan last night.

# twitter - Monday 13 February, 2017

Bradley Wiggins breaks leg on TV show
# Accident
From The42
# Accident

Bradley Wiggins breaks leg on TV show

Feb 13th 2017, 6:04 PM 15,084 Views 11 Comments

A spokesman for producers Channel 4 confirmed that the former Team Sky cyclist was pulling out.

Manny Pacquiao asks Twitter followers to pick next opponent
# Interaction
From The42
# Interaction

Manny Pacquiao asks Twitter followers to pick next opponent

Feb 13th 2017, 9:11 AM 5,101 Views 11 Comments

The poll had received more than 10,000 votes by Monday morning.

# twitter - Thursday 9 February, 2017

'See you in court!' - US appeals court upholds suspension of Trump travel ban
# Travel Unbanned
# Travel Unbanned

'See you in court!' - US appeals court upholds suspension of Trump travel ban

Feb 9th 2017, 11:22 PM 27,848 Views 98 Comments

The US president’s controversial ban was suspended by a federal judge last week.

# twitter - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Poll: Do online trolls put you off using social media?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do online trolls put you off using social media?

Feb 8th 2017, 10:03 AM 15,787 Views 117 Comments

The company has unveiled a number of new safety measures following complaints.

Twitter to clamp down on trolls as new safety features unveiled
# Tweet Nothings
# Tweet Nothings

Twitter to clamp down on trolls as new safety features unveiled

Feb 8th 2017, 7:40 AM 8,713 Views 35 Comments

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

# twitter - Monday 6 February, 2017

Dutch far right MP sparks fake news row after photoshopping rival into tweet with radical Islamists
# Geert Wilders
# Geert Wilders

Dutch far right MP sparks fake news row after photoshopping rival into tweet with radical Islamists

Feb 6th 2017, 10:59 PM 16,123 Views 79 Comments

The Netherlands is set to go to the polls on 15 March.

# twitter - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Saturday Night Live writer suspended over tweet mocking Barron Trump
# Outrage
# Outrage

Saturday Night Live writer suspended over tweet mocking Barron Trump

Jan 24th 2017, 8:52 AM 30,625 Views 58 Comments

The writer had joked the 10-year-old would be “America’s first homeschool shooter”.

# twitter - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

This mam had a gas mix up when she got confused by the Twitter homepage
# What's Happening
From The Daily Edge
# What's Happening

This mam had a gas mix up when she got confused by the Twitter homepage

Jan 18th 2017, 9:51 PM 6,814 Views 2 Comments

“My mum thought somebody messaged her saying ‘what’s happening?’”

# twitter - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil spent thousands of euro targeting voters with Facebook ads
# Share And Like
# Share And Like

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil spent thousands of euro targeting voters with Facebook ads

Jan 14th 2017, 7:35 AM 6,452 Views 36 Comments

Both Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael targeted voters through social media during the general election

# twitter - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Simon Coveney says residents must leave Apollo House but denies plans to 'forcibly push them out'
# Twitter Chatter
# Twitter Chatter

Simon Coveney says residents must leave Apollo House but denies plans to 'forcibly push them out'

Jan 11th 2017, 7:32 PM 9,545 Views 79 Comments

The minister said misinformation has been swirling on Twitter.

# twitter - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Debate: Should Twitter do more to protect its users from trolls?
# Feeding The Trolls
# Feeding The Trolls

Debate: Should Twitter do more to protect its users from trolls?

Jan 8th 2017, 8:30 AM 98 Views 85 Comments

While calling out abusive trolls, author and feminist Lindy West said the real reason she’s leaving Twitter is because Twitter itself refused to do anything substantial to protect its users.