Anonymous social media cannot impede the law

460773149 They say the era of the selfie is coming to an end. Whether that’s true or not, it’s hard to deny that online networking is turning from self-promotion to faceless engagement, but what does this mean for crime and redemption? With news hitting this month that Facebook is preparing to launch Rooms, a stand-alone social media app that allows users...

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The Blagger’s Blog 2nd May 2014

Video thumbnail for youtube video The Blagger's Blog 2nd May 2014 - Smoking Gun A weekly roundup of media news and talking points, sans effort  

Thought for the Week

“Sad, scared old men.” The placard held by the guy who egged Ukip leader Nigel Farage whilst the politician was on the European election campaign trail, which followed a Channel 4 News interview with one of the rising party’s key financial donors,...

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The Blagger’s Blog 10th January 2014

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Thought for the Week

“We strongly oppose the proposals currently under consideration by the BBC Trust for a wider commercialisation of the World Service… …We continue to be concerned that the protection of the BBC World Service’s interests...

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Google+ introduces ‘promoted’ +Posts

Unknown-1 The heavyweights of social media are continuing to follow suit, with news this week that the third horse in the race is set to introduce it’s own version of promoted content. No real surprises here then. In a similar vein to Facebook’s sponsored posts, Google+ has announced the first two brands set to benefit from new +Posts; Ritz crackers, British...

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