Cahal Carvill

Cahal Carvill: The Whatsapp Trap

In this week’s Gaelic Life, Cahal Carvill uses his column to talk about the dangers of WhatsApp groups if not used in the correct manner.

Carvill discusses how many members of these groups engage in behaviours they wouldn’t if it was a conversation in the real world.

“Being a member of numerous GAA team WhatsApp groups as well as other male-only chats, I can understand how things escalate; whether it stems from preformative masculinity, or the need to be seen as the most alpha of males in the group.”


Carvill continues by discussing high-profile cases involving WhatsApp groups as well as some that have reached court.

Throughout the article advice is given on how to stay safe on the platform, a must read article once again.

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