Russian Trolls: Why Facebook is quickly becoming Public Enemy #1

watch-out-for-trolls-67583514 As regular readers of the Smoking Gun PR blog will know, we’ve been following the fake news situation with keenness. After all, it impacts on almost every aspects of our business, from its effect on the perceived legitimacy of what the public sees, hears, and reads, to the growing malaise towards the dissemination of information on social media. With this in...

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Social media agency: YouTube has opened up to breaking news

maxresdefault-1 YouTube has opened up to breaking news reports, according to industry headlines and general social media agency chatter this week . The offering comes by way of a channel on the video sharing site dedicated to incoming reports, and is only available to people who have signed in with their Google account on either desktop or mobile. In many ways the...

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