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Social media giants’ response to fake news and terrorism resembles a “whack-a-mole”

Social media giants’ response to fake news and terrorism resembles a “whack-a-mole”

by on April 8, 2019

Mark Skilton, professor of practice at Warwick Business School, said:

"It is well established that social media platforms amplify messages that can be misused and we do need some form of regulation.

"Facebook, Twitter, Google and the like are commercial organisations, not utilities or elected representatives. Many of these companies are seeking some form of self-regulation, but their response so far resembles a whack-a-mole at a fairground.

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Which of these profiles fits you when it comes to social media?

by on April 16, 2012

The Committed
Those using social media but ready to see a return on their time.
The Curious
“I’ve heard about Facebook , Twitter and Pinterest but I’m not sure about it.”
The Skeptical
“Twitter is interesting—but it seems like a total waste of time!”
The Uninformed
“Facebook… Twitter… LinkedIn… what are you talking about?”

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