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George Takei’s Video Message To Spanish Speakers

George Takei is well known as both one of the original Star Trek cast, but also as a very popular personality on social media. In common with quite a few other celebrities Takei has not been afraid to share his feelings about Trump’s US Presidential campaign. Last night, however, he released a new video message […]

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Thoughts as Twitter Turns Ten

Ten years ago today, the first tweet was sent. It was a time when lots of people were excited about something called ‘Web 2.0’, which was a kind of shorthand for “trying to figure out where the Web is taking us now”. There was a lot of talk about blogs and podcasts. There was something called Technorati, […]

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Social Media In #GE16

Today Ireland went to the polls to vote in the general election. There is less than an 10 minutes of voting left at time of writing. As could be expected the tech giants have “done their bit”. Twitter has turned on a special emoji for the day: While Twitter users have been using the hashtag #GE16 […]

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Top Twitter Executives Quit

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has confirmed – in a tweet, naturally – that four of the company’s top executives have resigned their positions. Was really hoping to talk to Twitter employees about this later this week, but want to set the record straight now: pic.twitter.com/PcpRyTzOlW — Jack (@jack) January 25, 2016 All four will be […]

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Social Media Images Cheatsheet 2016 Edition

While a lot of social media networks will offer you tools to edit, tweak and crop your images so that they fit correctly, it’s far easier to prepare images based on their optimal sizes. Unfortunately those “rules” change quite often, but fortunately people keep track of these things, so we are able to share the […]

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Teresa Mannion finds Storm Desmond Memes “Keep on Giving” [Video]

“It’s all been good” says Teresa Mannion about her experience going from reporting the news to being the subject of viral online memes over the past two weeks. Teresa is an experienced television reporter, but last week she became an internet star, as her dramatic report from a storm-tossed Salthill Prom in Galway drew international attention. Last night […]

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