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# twitter - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

From The42 Jamie Heaslip accepts Papé apology after knee to back fractures three verebrae 6 Nations

Jamie Heaslip accepts Papé apology after knee to back fractures three verebrae

The pair seemed to make amends on Twitter this evening.

Little boy writes heartbreaking letter to the ‘bad men’ who stole his dog

“Can Fern come home now please?”

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# twitter - Friday 13 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The guards have responded to that ‘sexist’ tweet Women Drivers This post contains a poll

The guards have responded to that ‘sexist’ tweet

The tweet from the gardaí caused quite a bit of bother online.

16 sound Irish gals you need to follow on Twitter

In honour of Galentine’s Day.

From Business ETC David Carr gave this incredible advice to an Irish journalism student Take A Chance

David Carr gave this incredible advice to an Irish journalism student

Timely tweet attracted attention of high-profile New York Times journalist – and he gave her some good career advice. (She has since come and worked for us!)

# twitter - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie US magazine hackers warn Obamas of ‘Bloody Valentine’s Day’ Newsweek

US magazine hackers warn Obamas of ‘Bloody Valentine’s Day’

The group, Cyber Caliphate, claim to be connected to Islamic State.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how many Twitter accounts the Irish State tried to remove in 2014 Transparency

Here’s how many Twitter accounts the Irish State tried to remove in 2014

A new report gives us some – but not all – of the info.

# twitter - Monday 9 February, 2015

# twitter - Sunday 8 February, 2015

# twitter - Saturday 7 February, 2015

True or false? 9 Uber Facts investigated and debunked

Don’t believe everything you read.

From The42 Twitter was not impressed with the decision to let Wales’ George North play on tonight Concussion Concerns

Twitter was not impressed with the decision to let Wales’ George North play on tonight

The winger took a bad knock against England and apppeared dazed thereafter.

# twitter - Friday 6 February, 2015

#QuestionsForMen is the latest hashtag doing the rounds on Twitter – what’s it about?

The hashtag has invited women to share instances of everyday sexism.

From Business ETC Twitter’s biggest problem? The way that people think about it Money Money Money

Twitter’s biggest problem? The way that people think about it

Oh, and the fact that it needs to make money.

# twitter - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Good news — Twitter’s CEO has vowed to start dealing with trolls

Comments come after last week’s episode of This American Life.

From Business ETC Twitter boss says what everyone has suspected about how the company deals with trolls Taking Responsibility

Twitter boss says what everyone has suspected about how the company deals with trolls

In a leaked memo, Dick Costolo said he found the service’s lack of action against trolls and abuse ‘embarrassing.’

# twitter - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

From The42 Twitter was not impressed with the latest Transfer Deadline Day Underwhelming

Twitter was not impressed with the latest Transfer Deadline Day

This year’s event is being called ‘the most boring ever’.

# twitter - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

# twitter - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Taylor Swift responds to Lizard Squad’s hacking attempt in perfect fashion

The hacking group took over her Twitter and Instagram accounts earlier today.

From Business ETC Here’s what you need to know about sending private group messages on Twitter Appealing To The Masses

Here’s what you need to know about sending private group messages on Twitter

Twitter has introduced both group messaging and the ability to upload 30-second videos as it looks for ways to increase its user base.

13 of the best Twitter jokes about Facebook going down

Smug? Twitter? Never.

# twitter - Monday 26 January, 2015

This moisturiser blob perfectly represents Monday mornings

We’re all in this together.

# twitter - Friday 23 January, 2015

12 movie titles greatly improved by the addition of horses

The Green Milepost and other gems.

# twitter - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Could you quit ALL social media for a month? Digital Detox

Opinion: Could you quit ALL social media for a month?

If excessive phone or social media usage is something you’re aware of, take back your power with Facebook Free February.

Seth Rogen says American Sniper reminds him of fictional Nazi propaganda, Twitter explodes

The Canadian actor’s comments have started a debate around the film’s content.

# twitter - Saturday 17 January, 2015

‘We go into a room as two people, sign a book and leave as one’: Stephen Fry is married

Like his engagement announcement, Fry told the world of the marriage through a tweet.

# twitter - Friday 16 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Don’t panic, World War III hasn’t actually started Hacked

Don’t panic, World War III hasn’t actually started

Hackers used Twitter accounts of major news organisations to claim the US and China were firing missiles at one another. They’re definitely not.

# twitter - Thursday 15 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Senator Catherine Noone reports abusive tweets which wish her raped or dead Abuse

Senator Catherine Noone reports abusive tweets which wish her raped or dead

Vile messages sent to Fine Gael senator after her comments about MMA – she’s now gone to gardai with them.

# twitter - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Rupert Murdoch apologises for controversial remarks, Aziz Ansari immediately fires back

Ansari had previously mocked Murdoch for his controversial Muslim tweets.

Dapper Laughs returned to Twitter today, but how did the internet react?

The controversial comedian is back from the dead.

# twitter - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

A bomb threat at Intel, snow in Ireland and job outsourcing at AIB all had people talking today.

From The42 Ireland’s Aiden McGeady was sent off tonight, and Twitter was NOT impressed Criticism

Ireland’s Aiden McGeady was sent off tonight, and Twitter was NOT impressed

The winger received a second booking for the ill-advised tackle, and was consequently forced to leave the field.

From TheJournal.ie Not everyone is happy about Woody Allen’s new TV show Amazon Prime

Not everyone is happy about Woody Allen’s new TV show

It hasn’t been made yet, but there is a lot of commentary about it online.

From TheJournal.ie This interactive adventure story on Twitter is ingenious Path Less Travelled

Judd Apatow says Bill Cosby should ‘absolutely’ be in prison

The influential comedy producer has spoken out publicly.