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# social-media - Today’s News

Tweet Sweeper: Who has “white bread coming out their nostrils”?

The answer, plus all the rest of the best celebrity tweetiest tweets.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why 14 year old Twitter ‘terrorists’ have nothing to worry about American Airlines

Column: Why 14 year old Twitter ‘terrorists’ have nothing to worry about

There is such a thing as being too sensitive and overreacting when people do stupid things on social media, writes Aaron McKenna.

# social-media - Thursday 17 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Careful now: The Department of the Environment doesn’t pull its punches on Twitter Smackdown

# social-media - Monday 14 April, 2014

US Airways apologises after tweeting very explicit pornographic photo

And to a passenger, too. The airline is now investigating.

From TheJournal.ie Column: What is the psychological impact of spending so much time in ‘cyberspace’? CyberPsychology

Column: What is the psychological impact of spending so much time in ‘cyberspace’?

There are serious legal, ethical and philosophical challenges to protecting children in this technological age, writes Mary Aiken.

# social-media - Saturday 12 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Facebook leads to ‘negative feelings’ and poor body image – study Social Media

Facebook leads to ‘negative feelings’ and poor body image – study

Researches in Glasgow found that it could have a more dramatic effect than traditional media.

Tweet Sweeper: Which celeb judge fell asleep during The Voice?

The answer, plus all the most gas of the week’s tweets from famous people.

# social-media - Friday 11 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Dropbox users protest after Condoleezza Rice is appointed to the board Not Happy

Dropbox users protest after Condoleezza Rice is appointed to the board

Users reacted angrily to the appointment with some vowing to stop using the cloud-computing company in protest.

# social-media - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

5 ways Twitter is damaging your love life

First Twitter, then divorce.

# social-media - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

These classic works of art have gotten a social media makeover

Google Map your way around the Garden of Earthly Delights.

# social-media - Monday 7 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: If you take photos of people without their knowledge, you’re being a creep Stranger Shaming

Column: If you take photos of people without their knowledge, you’re being a creep

We need to start taking privacy in public places seriously, starting by not sharing images made without the subject’s consent – after all, next time, it could be you, writes Fergal Crehan.

# social-media - Thursday 3 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: The lack of positive content for young people in digital media is a real concern Digital Natives

Column: The lack of positive content for young people in digital media is a real concern

Digital technology can give incredibly positive opportunities, but there has to be a concerted effort to get the best out of the medium, writes Brian O’Neill.

# social-media - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

# social-media - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

From The Score Here’s how Twitter reacted to the Sky Sports GAA deal Social Media This post contains images

Here’s how Twitter reacted to the Sky Sports GAA deal

There has been mixed feelings to today’s groundbreaking announcement.

From TheJournal.ie Nine-year-old girl hospitalised in England after vodka-whiskey neknomination Harmful

Nine-year-old girl hospitalised in England after vodka-whiskey neknomination

The girl took alcohol from the cupboard at a friend’s house without their parents’ knowledge.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Following my leader’: Bill Clinton parodies his wife’s famous meme photo Texts From Bill

‘Following my leader’: Bill Clinton parodies his wife’s famous meme photo

The 2012 photo of former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton went viral.

# social-media - Monday 31 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: We need to stop comparing ourselves to our ‘friends’ online FOMO

Column: We need to stop comparing ourselves to our ‘friends’ online

I have come to realise that although I don’t have the perfect partner, dream home or even have a car of my own, my life is just fine, writes Angharad Williams.

# social-media - Sunday 30 March, 2014

6 things you’ll definitely see on social media this Mother’s Day

Who has the best mother in the world? Your Facebook friends, apparently.

# social-media - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Tweet Sweeper: Who “sh*t the togs” in their car this week?

He shook the Queen’s hand and e’erythang. The answer, plus all the best of the week’s tweets from famous people.

# social-media - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: #NoMakeupSelfies abound, but where’s the barefaced truth on social media? Barefaced Truth

Column: #NoMakeupSelfies abound, but where’s the barefaced truth on social media?

Social media has become our ‘happiness record’. Nobody wants to know about the bad stuff – the laundry piles, the messy house, the sticky kids – and we’re just adding to the pressure to be perfect, writes Sinéad Fox.

# social-media - Monday 24 March, 2014

7 people on social media filling you with guilt

Just go to the gym and leave us in peace.

# social-media - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Tweet Sweeper: What boybander drinks breast milk?

Yep. All natural, guys. The answer comes along with some more of this week’s gas tweets from famous people.

# social-media - Friday 21 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Turkey has blocked people from using Twitter after threat by PM Tweet Tweet

Turkey has blocked people from using Twitter after threat by PM

The social network was highlighting corruption allegations against the Prime Minister’s inner circle.

From TheJournal.ie Immigrant Council: People posting racist comments online should be sanctioned Racism

Immigrant Council: People posting racist comments online should be sanctioned

Already this year, 58 cases of racism have been reported to the organisation.

# social-media - Thursday 20 March, 2014

From Business ETC Almost half of people check the news ‘within an hour’ of waking up – study News Consumption

Almost half of people check the news ‘within an hour’ of waking up – study

73 per cent of those surveyed said that they feel they know more due to the widespread availability of news.

# social-media - Sunday 16 March, 2014

From Business ETC How to find out if someone unfriended you on Facebook Unfriendly

How to find out if someone unfriended you on Facebook

It hurts, but if you REALLY need to know…

# social-media - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Tweet Sweeper: Who reckons Ruby Walsh could take Chuck Norris?

We reckon there’s a slight size discrepancy. It’s all the most gas tweets from celebrities.

# social-media - Friday 14 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie London police use Facebook ad in Yemen to track down suspected rapist and murderer Social Media

London police use Facebook ad in Yemen to track down suspected rapist and murderer

Twenty-three-year-old Martine Vik Magnussen was raped and murdered in London in March 2008.

# social-media - Thursday 13 March, 2014

From Business ETC In a bad mood? Chances are your social networks are to blame Up And Down

In a bad mood? Chances are your social networks are to blame

New research has found that your mood can be affected by positive or negative status updates on Facebook and other social sites.

# social-media - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Facebook users try to see friends naked, get computer virus instead

More than two million people fell for an elaborate scam.

# social-media - Thursday 6 March, 2014

From Business ETC Spot the difference: Facebook rolls out updated news feed Ch-ch-ch-changes

Spot the difference: Facebook rolls out updated news feed

The company said it wanted to make the social networking site more consistent and easier to use across platforms.

# social-media - Sunday 2 March, 2014

From The Score Tommy Walsh is living the dream! It’s the sporting tweets of the week Social Media This post contains images

Tommy Walsh is living the dream! It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Also this week: Why you should never ask Roy Keane for a selfie.

# social-media - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Tweet Sweeper: Which Irish actress mistook a fetish shop for a dry cleaners?

A dirty, yet also clean, mistake. And whose slippers are these? All the best of the week’s tweets from famous people.

Everything you needed to know about Reddit but were too afraid to ask

Your guide to getting the most out of it. Subreddits, the lingo and upvotes, oh my!

# social-media - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

From The Score Paul Galvin has benefited from social media profile and urges other players to follow suit Trend Setter

Paul Galvin has benefited from social media profile and urges other players to follow suit

” I make a decent living. It’s not like I’m making (loads) but it’s better than what I earned teaching.”

# social-media - Saturday 22 February, 2014

From Business ETC What does your own personalised Twitter video look like? Look Back

What does your own personalised Twitter video look like?

Facebook rolled out a similar feature earlier this month to celebrate its 10th birthday.

Tweet Sweeper: What reality TV star thought that Niall Horan was “British”?

And who shared a smooch at the BRIT awards? All this, and all the best of the week’s tweets from famous people.

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