#DeleteFacebook- Has Facebook’s disrespect gone too far?

Cyber security global network concept, man hand protecting smartphone with wolrd map connection vitual screen. By now the details surrounding Facebook and Cambridge Analytica’s data breach should be pretty clear, with information on more than 50million social network account holders in the US ‘harvested’ by the research company during an academic study. One of the main problems with this is that in addition to those directly involved with the study, i.e. those who gave their permission...

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Digital marketing: Google/Twitter shakeup we’ve been waiting for?

2888c10 As reported by Bloomberg recently, Google and Twitter have apparently reached a new agreement whereby the search giant will once again start to index and display tweets in ‘real-time’ as part of their search engine results pages to users looking for relevant terms. Neither party have officially confirmed or commented on this agreement yet at the time of writing, but...

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The Blagger’s Blog 9th January 2015

B6wZOY8CMAA_b6v A weekly roundup of media news and talking points, sans effort   Image source: David Pope, Political Cartoonist, Canberra Times (@davpope) 

Thought for the Week 

“No one has the right to kill those who offend them… …If they claim that right, they are the most deserving targets of satire and criticism imaginable.” Extract from Nick...

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The Blagger’s Blog 25th July 2014

uk-economy A weekly roundup of media news and talking points, sans effort  

Thought for the Week 

“Now we owe it to hardworking taxpayers not to repeat the mistakes of the past and instead to continue with the plan that is delivering economic security and a brighter future for all.” Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, commenting on the...

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The finest short-form video news sites (and where to find them)

Unknown In September 2013 the BBC asked a very simple question; can micro video change how we communicate? Skipping forward to today it seems the jury has reached its verdict, and the answer is ‘yes’. Of course the definition of ‘micro-video’ is loose. In the eyes of Smoking Gun’s staff this applies to any footage that doesn’t fit the usual broadcast...

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