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# online - Friday 22 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Be careful what images you post online, they could be used by paedophiles’ Grooming

‘Be careful what images you post online, they could be used by paedophiles’

Frances Fitzgerald has warned young people to be particularly careful.

# online - Thursday 21 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here’s what went viral today: Thursday Internet Fix

Here’s what went viral today: Thursday

We read the internet so you don’t have to

From TheJournal.ie Man carjacked while waiting to meet woman he contacted online Carpark

Man carjacked while waiting to meet woman he contacted online

The man arrived at Dundalk Garda station at 4am on Tuesday.

# online - Friday 15 May, 2015

From The42 Do you watch sport online? This could be good news for you then Digital Media

Do you watch sport online? This could be good news for you then

Netflix haven’t ruled out streaming live sport in the future.

# online - Thursday 14 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Massive increase in child sex abuse material uncovered by Irish internet hotline Child Pornography

Massive increase in child sex abuse material uncovered by Irish internet hotline

There were 335 confirmed cases of child pornography reported last year.

# online - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man tries to meet 14-year-old girl after online chat, is greeted by vigilante group instead Manchester

Man tries to meet 14-year-old girl after online chat, is greeted by vigilante group instead

The man was later arrested after he reported the assault by the men to police.

# online - Thursday 30 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This article on female politicians was “misrepresented” – not sexist, says paper Accusations

This article on female politicians was “misrepresented” – not sexist, says paper

It also focused on the posters of five male politicians.

# online - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 21-year-old ‘burned up from within’ and died after taking diet pills bought online Highly Toxic

21-year-old ‘burned up from within’ and died after taking diet pills bought online

Her mother said the doctors ‘never stood a chance of saving her’.

# online - Thursday 16 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Images of Irish schoolgirls are being used to advertise online escort services Warning

Images of Irish schoolgirls are being used to advertise online escort services

ChildWatch.ie warn of the dangers of young people posting photographs online.

# online - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Dutch banker loses job after secret life as a dominatrix revealed Cracking The Whip

Dutch banker loses job after secret life as a dominatrix revealed

‘Conchita van der Waal’ reportedly sold her services for €450 a night.

# online - Sunday 5 April, 2015

These are some of the best easter eggs you can find online

For when you’ve had your fill of the chocolate ones.

# online - Friday 3 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Chelsea Manning has joined Twitter from her prison cell Online

Chelsea Manning has joined Twitter from her prison cell

The Wikileaks whistleblower says she wants it to be a two-way conversation.

# online - Thursday 2 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Burton returns to Dunnes where she used to work to show solidarity with workers Day Of Action

Burton returns to Dunnes where she used to work to show solidarity with workers

The Tánaiste worked at the Henry Street store when she was a student.

# online - Monday 23 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge These rape prevention tips for men have gone wild online Leave Her Alone

These rape prevention tips for men have gone wild online

“If you are in an elevator and a woman gets in, don’t rape her”.

# online - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Photos of nude women sleeping or passed out ‘in embarrassing positions’ shared by fraternity Discovered

Photos of nude women sleeping or passed out ‘in embarrassing positions’ shared by fraternity

The members of the Kappa Delta Rho fraternity could face criminal charges.

# online - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Sharing everything about yourself online can be a form of self-bullying Tell All

Sharing everything about yourself online can be a form of self-bullying

“You can lose honour and respect if you’re revealing something ludicrous and silly that you’ve done.”

# online - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Stuck at a computer? Here’s how to message your friend’s phone without picking up your own IM

# online - Sunday 22 February, 2015

So what’s the deal with Smart TVs?

Almost every TV now comes with some kind of smart capability, but do they add anything to the experience?

# online - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Here’s how you can make your internet experience that little bit safer

As it’s Safer Internet Day it’s worth brushing up on the different factors to keep your info safe.

# online - Thursday 22 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Fears for Irish jobs as eBay announces plans to cut 2,400 positions Globally

Fears for Irish jobs as eBay announces plans to cut 2,400 positions

The jobs cuts set to be cut in the coming months.

# online - Sunday 18 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge 19 heart-warming and funny reactions to Varadkar coming out Coming Out

# online - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

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.

# online - Friday 2 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for insulting Kenyan president on Facebook I'm Sorry

Man jailed for insulting Kenyan president on Facebook

The man, a student, pleaded guilty to hate speech.

# online - Thursday 1 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Sell online to the EU? You could have a lot more paperwork from today VAT

Sell online to the EU? You could have a lot more paperwork from today

Michael Noonan has said new tax rules are a good thing, but not everyone is convinced.

# online - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie There’s a growing pro self-harm movement and it’s worrying mental health experts Scars

There’s a growing pro self-harm movement and it’s worrying mental health experts

It is estimated that at least 100,000 people are self-harming in Ireland every year.

# online - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Has Ireland reached peak internet?

The number of homes online is the same as last year.

# online - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Facebook named as host of chat which described horrific murder plan for a soldier Fusilier

Facebook named as host of chat which described horrific murder plan for a soldier

After the solider’s death, an online discussion about killing a solider between one of the men and someone overseas was uncovered.

# online - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie New legislation needed to stop online “trolls” Law Reform Commission

New legislation needed to stop online “trolls”

The report published today looks at the need for regulation specific to online harassment.

# online - Monday 10 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie In a first for Ireland, UPC is to ban access to child sex abuse websites Banned

In a first for Ireland, UPC is to ban access to child sex abuse websites

Users who access child abuse material either mistakenly or deliberately will have their internet access restricted.

# online - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you object to Ask.fm’s move to Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you object to Ask.fm’s move to Ireland?

The controversial site has updated its safety policies after reports of cyberbullying.

# online - Monday 27 October, 2014

Never read the T&C for any services? This will bring you up to speed

Since most people gloss over terms and agreements, you could probably do with a roundup instead.

# online - Monday 20 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams says IRA “failed victims” in how it dealt with sex abuse claims Mairia Cahill

Gerry Adams says IRA “failed victims” in how it dealt with sex abuse claims

The Sinn Féin leader writes on his blog that this is a matter of profound regret for him.

# online - Friday 17 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Booking a test or visa online? Don’t get stung by an unofficial website Website Warning

Booking a test or visa online? Don’t get stung by an unofficial website

There has been a rise in complaints about unofficial websites offering tests or even travel visas.

# online - Friday 10 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Dell has announced over 50 new jobs for Dublin Jobs Watch

Dell has announced over 50 new jobs for Dublin

Recruitment is expected to start shortly.

From TheJournal.ie Former RTÉ head criticises Kenny over “less than fluent” Gaeltacht minister Tuarisc

Former RTÉ head criticises Kenny over “less than fluent” Gaeltacht minister

Cathal Goan made the comments as he launched a new online Irish news site.

# online - Thursday 9 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie H0w g00d i5 y0ur m4th5? Mathsweek

H0w g00d i5 y0ur m4th5?

One plus two plus three plus four plus…

# online - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: We need a modern framework for data protection – and we need it now Data

Opinion: We need a modern framework for data protection – and we need it now

Data protection reform will need to rebuild the trust that has been shattered by numerous spying scandals and data breaches.

# online - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie More people with intellectual disabilities are using the internet, but it’s still very low Online

More people with intellectual disabilities are using the internet, but it’s still very low

The research also found that less than one in twenty could send a text message.

# online - Monday 15 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘My school was unable to have a dedicated higher maths class, so I studied through video-link’ Education

Column: ‘My school was unable to have a dedicated higher maths class, so I studied through video-link’

Through ‘Connected Classroom’ four students participated in higher-level maths classes through a video link-up with their sister school, Coláiste Bríde in Clondalkin.

# online - Friday 12 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Four trends that will have a significant impact on every business in Ireland SMEs

Column: Four trends that will have a significant impact on every business in Ireland

Paying special attention to the shifting needs and attitudes of the new, experiential generation will pay off for all businesses, writes Renaud Visage co-founder of Eventbrite.

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