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Social Media

These are the numerous digital platforms such as Facebook and Twitter used to communicate and share information with other internet users. Such platforms are also the source of many of the viral, and sometimes quirky, trends, fads and movements. These include the Harlam Shake and the Ice Bucket Challenge. Due to its mass popularity and ubiquity its influence is becoming increasingly broad and significant, affecting businesses and even politics.

November 1, 2019

The aberrant rise of platform liability in the UK

September 7, 2018

Regulators want to social media stars to be more transparent about product promotions

September 8, 2017

YouTube’s censorship criteria does not favour true freedom of expression

August 8, 2017

Fake news online is an unfortunate part of modern politics​

June 20, 2017

Labour’s use of social media during the general election campaign is a sign of things to come

March 20, 2017

Abstaining from social media is not the way to confront its viciousness

February 13, 2017

Romance fraud is catching out many internet users, and it is costly in numerous ways

July 9, 2016

Social media is causing unprecedented shifts in political campaigning and civil engagement

June 28, 2016

The EU’s new rules regulating online speech may have the unintended consequence of doing more harm than good

May 5, 2016

Raising the digital age of consent was an interesting proposal by the EU, one that should have encouraged an important debate

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