RTÉ News | TikTok farm pranks

Posted by on Jun 20, 2020 in home, Media, TV

Why might people post videos on TikTok of dangerous behaviour with farm machinery? I spoke to the RTÉ Six One News about the why people might post these kinds of videos online which could have potentially negative consequences for them. Read the full story on the drive to reduce farm deaths as well as the reaction to these videos here. There is a short video of my contribution included in the piece....

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RTÉ News | Online dating fraud

Posted by on Feb 13, 2020 in home, Media, Online article, TV

€1m scammed as 75 cases of romance fraud reported I spoke to the RTÉ Six One News about the characteristics of victims of online dating fraud and why people might fall for these scams. Read the accompanying article on RTÉ here.View the segment here on the RTE player...

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TG4 | Náire: online shaming

Posted by on Dec 12, 2018 in home, Media, TV

TG4  |  Náire: a documentary about online shaming A documentary looking at victims who have been shamed online and exploring the devastating consequences it had on their lives. I contributed to the programme talking about what revenge porn is, and how romance scammers use our own psychology against us.   Watch it on the TG4 player until January...

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Prime Time RTE 1 | Dating apps

Posted by on Nov 8, 2018 in home, Media, TV

Prime Time | Online dating apps How successful are dating apps and what are the dangers that lurk within? You can see the show here and the Dating apps segments starts at 16 minutes – the segment is available online until Thursday December 6th 2018.

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Prime Time RTÉ 1 | Sextorted and Shamed

Posted by on Jun 1, 2018 in home, Media, TV

RTÉ Prime Time | Sextorted and Shamed People are falling for online scams where they are tricked into believing the scammers are interested in a relationship, but are actually being manipulated into exposing themselves in intimate pictures so that they can be blackmailed. I spoke to journalist Fran McNulty from RTÉ Prime Time about the psychology of why people fall for these scams, about why they might engage in behaviour online that they...

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