Before the advent of social media, it took a great deal of effort to circulate false statements and made-up facts (one would, for example, need to influence a government officer of a member of the commentariat), now all it takes is content: the platform and the audience are free, accessible and – loosely regulated.As the potential of social media started to be recognised, … [Read more...] about How social media has changed the disinformation game
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Just one in five Northern Ireland young people say using social media makes them happy BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Nearly two thirds of young people in Northern Ireland feel "overwhelming pressure" from social media, a new survey has revealed. … [Read more...] about Just one in five Northern Ireland young people say using social media makes them happy
Here are five legit, full-time jobs that can be done remotely -- without sacrificing benefits like health insurance or paid time off. Matthew McCreary Published 7:00 am, Wednesday, May 23, 2018 Photo: Westend61 | Getty Images Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 … [Read more...] about 5 Full-Time Jobs You Can Do to Make Money Online or From Home
Technology Can Social Media Have A Structure That Does More Good Than Harm? Listen · 4:22 4:22 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/601951556/601951557" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Facebook Twitter … [Read more...] about Can Social Media Have A Structure That Does More Good Than Harm?
With gloomy background music and the words "you Social Democrats, you Moderators and those of you in the Swedish media were wrong…” SD party leader Jimmie Åkesson opens his party's campaign video, seen nearly 800,000 times on YouTube since it was uploaded in November. By contrast, a more upbeat campaign video from the Social Democrats, which … [Read more...] about Sweden Democrats nation’s best on social media – but will it transfer to the election?