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Social media overload makes people susceptible to Covid-19 misinformation NUIG study shows

People who are overloaded with social media content are more likely to share Covid-19 misinformation online an NUIG study has found. The Covid-19 crisis has...

Extraordinary kindness shown by community on social media groups

As people across Ireland get used to the concept of social distancing, communities are coming together online.

Connacht Hotel honoured for 50th anniversary campaign at Galway Chamber Business Awards

Galway's Connacht Hotel was honoured at the recent Galway Chamber Business Awards 2019, taking home the prize for their 50th anniversary campaign. The Connacht Hotel...

New law to end anonymous online political advertising

The government is drafting new laws in order to regulate online political advertising in order to end anonymous interference in elections. The new law being...

Women sports stars more likely to get abuse on social media

High level sports stars who are women are more likely to be the subject of social media abuse and harassment than their male counterparts. That...

Social media overload drags down academic performance

The constant updates and messages that come with modern social media can feel like an endless bombardment at times. But the overwhelming amount of communications...

Damning report a “wake-up call” to social media firms

Galway West TD Hildegarde Naughton has said that a damning Westminster report into the spread of harmful content online should be...

Tackling harmful social media content is about child safety Galway TD insists

Tackling harmful online content is a matter of child safety according to one Galway TD spearheading an effort to create an independent regulator for...

Galway TD working with EU Commissioner to regulate social media

Galway West TD Hildegarde Naughton will be working with the EU Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society to create Europe wide legislation governing social media. The...

Priceless tips to be offered to small businesses at social media event

Small businesses in South Galway will have an opportunity to become social media savvy at an event in Gort later this month. Burren Biz Network's gathering...

Galway TD to represent Ireland at Westminster committee scrutinising social media

Galway West TD Hildegarde Naughton will serve as Ireland's representative to an International Grand Committee in Westminster looking at disinformation spread online. The Committee has...
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