Government MUST regulate social media to halt fake news before the next election, say Lords

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SOCIAL media must be regulated to stop the spread of fake news before the next election, a landmark Lords review has ruled. Online political adverts and campaigns would require a similar “imprint” like paper leaflets so voters know who paid for them under a radical overhaul suggested by respected …

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Fact-checking the network: The most interesting digital and social media research of early 2018

Editor's note: There's a lot of interesting academic research going on in digital media — but who has time to sift through all those journals and papers? Our friends at Journalist's Resource, that's who. JR is a project of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at the …

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Mark Ritson: Wetherpoons ditching social media is brand leadership at its best

It's been just over 24 hours since JD Wetherspoon made the shock announcement that it would immediately shut down its Twitter, Facebook and Instagram pages. “Rather than using social media,” Wetherspoons announced on Monday, “we will continue to release news stories and information about … Read More Share this NewFacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedIn

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Hootsuite Accelerates Momentum as Global Social Media Management Platform Leader

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hootsuite, the world's most widely used social media management platform, kicked off 2018 with a number of awards and accolades that reinforce the company's ongoing commitment to the success of its customers, partners, and … Read More Share this NewFacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedIn