Wetherspoon calls time on social media

You have to hand it to JD Wetherspoon. The UK pub group, which has five bars in Ireland, has turned shutting down its lacklustre social media presence into a publicity coup. Social media was buzzing with the news that the pub chain was ditching Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, citing the tendency …

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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