Donegal TD says Social Media companies need serious monitoring

A Donegal TD says what happened in Navan is a reminder that a lot work needs to be done in monitoring social media content and protecting children.


It’s after a teenager was attacked in Navan on Monday afternoon.


The 14-year-old was the victim of a group attack which is being investigated by Gardaí and the Louth-Meath ETB.


Videos of the incident have been shared on social media this week, with millions of views.


Speaking in the Dail, Sinn Fein Donegal TD Pearse Doherty says its a worrying trend and asked the Tanaiste Michael Martin to take a stand against social media companies: