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Online political advertising and democracies: friends or foes?

This article was written by Beatriz Duarte, and originally published by our partners at Eyes on Europe. https://www.eyes-on-europe.eu/online-political-advertising-and-democracies-friends-or-foes/   About 80% of Europeans are on Facebook, but only 6 in 10 countries worldwide have restrictions in place regarding political advertising. At the European level, the Commission has announced it will produce a law proposal by […]

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Using social media for positive change

Ex-Facebook employee Alexander Mäkelä recently launched a web booklet entitled Social Media for Change – Ideas, Tools and Best Practices for Civic Engagement and Elections with the help of Alberto Alemanno’s The Good Lobby. I sat down with Alexander to discuss his background and experience in social media, as well as exploring just how the booklet […]

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Upload filters work, but not like you think

Ex-Facebook employee Alexander Mäkelä recently launched a web booklet entitled Social Media for Change – Ideas, Tools and Best Practices for Civic Engagement and Elections with the help of Alberto Alemanno’s The Good Lobby. I sat down with Alexander to discuss his background and experience in social media, as well as exploring just how the booklet […]