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BBC News

How much is 'too much time' on social media?
BBC News
Over a third (40%) of the 554 people who voted thought that more than two or three hours was too much, but we know that most people spend at least two hours social networking and messaging every day. The majority of internet users do not have ...

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Financial Times

Half of Americans want to regulate news on social media
Financial Times
Nearly half of Americans favour regulating how websites such as Facebook and Google select what news stories they show to readers, according to a new report from Gallup and the Knight Foundation, in the latest sign of growing public concern over big ...

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HuffPost

Social Media Sites In Germany Can Now Be Fined Millions For Not Deleting Hate Speech
HuffPost
Social media sites in Germany could face hefty fines under a new law if they don't act quickly to remove hate speech, fake news and other illegal materials from their platforms. Germany's controversial Network Enforcement Act, also known as the NetzDG ...
Germany can now fine social media sites $60 million for allowing hate speechDigital Trends
Facebook's Uneven Enforcement of Hate Speech Rules Allows Vile Posts to Stay UpProPublica
Germany starts enforcing hate speech lawBBC News
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Forbes

How To Make LinkedIn The Hub Of Your Social Media Strategy
Forbes
And you can accelerate the results even more by making it the engine behind all of your professional social media activity. Here's how you can maximize your visibility and your value by placing LinkedIn at the center of your digital branding strategy ...

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Pew Research Center's Global Attitudes Project

3. People in poorer countries just as likely to use social media for news as those in wealthier countries
Pew Research Center's Global Attitudes Project
In almost all countries surveyed, people who are younger, are more highly educated and have a higher income are more likely than their counterparts to use social networking sites to get news daily. In 37 of the 38 countries studied, adults ages 18 to ...

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BBC News

BBC - Future - Is social media bad for you? The evidence and the ...
BBC News
What the science suggests so far about the impact of platforms such as Facebook, Twitter or Instagram on your mental well-being.

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Asbury Park Press

Babes in Business upends networking for women at Jersey Shore
Asbury Park Press
For anyone who has been to a chamber of commerce event, business cards in one hand and an elevator pitch ready to go, the upstart groups are notable in at least one respect: Your struggle is valued just as much as your success. Chavez founded Babes in ...

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O'Dwyer's PR News

Instagram was Social Media Star of 2017
O'Dwyer's PR News
Nearly 2.5 billion people worldwide — or about one in three living on the planet today — logged onto a social network in 2017, according to new estimates of social media users worldwide by digital market research company eMarketer. As usual, Facebook ...

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Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

DeiPlaces, the new social networking site seeking to increase tourism
Kenya Broadcasting Corporation
A new social networking site, DeiPlaces is seeking to increase tourism rating and marketing online. The Kampala based site allows users to post pictures of places they visit giving the industry more visibility online. The firm cites Kenya's vibrant ...

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The Verge

Facebook's News Feed tests reportedly help boost fake news
The Verge
Facebook's ongoing experimentation with the content of the News Feed is boosting posts that promote fake news, reports The New York Times. The social networking site is currently testing a feature that separates users' posts from content from ...
Facebook's News Feed Bombshell Shouldn't Have Caught Anyone Off GuardAdweek

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