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online safety and digital citizenship specialist

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14 March 2022

Each International Women’s Day, photos of smiling women appear in a steady stream on social media alongside testimonials from brands eager to show their support for gender equality.

This week, however, the stream was disrupted by a Twitter account that spat back pay gap data of companies, schools and nonprofits.

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20 June 2017

Nine-country study finds widespread use of social media for promoting lies, misinformation and propaganda by governments and individuals. Propaganda on social media is being used to manipulate public opinion around the world, a new set of studies from the University of Oxford has revealed.

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21 May 2015

The UK Safer Internet Centre have now produced and published three brand new checklists – for Twitter, Snapchat & Instagram, with the same style and format as their hugely popular Facebook checklist. (via Kent esafety)

Read more at Kent Esafety.

19 December 2013

Twitter can be a great way to keep in touch with friends and family, and keep abreast of what's going on in the world. However, as with all online platforms, there are a few risks - such as hackers, who attempt to take control of people's accounts in order to misuse them.

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