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The impact of social media in political debate | Mark Shephard | TEDxGlasgow

Published on 10 Feb 2019 / In News & Politics

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Avoid tipsy tweeting and tanked tweeting, and ideally... 'don't drink and digit'. Plus an illustrated humorous guide derived from research to help you avoid and spot the 5Fs online (foul; false; foggy; flannel; and flaming). Tweet responsibly.

Do you want to be able to spot and avoid social media pitfalls? mark Shephard has studied the content of thousands of social media posts for research into social media and the Scottish independence referendum debate online and provide some core illustrated tips on what to spot and what mistakes to avoid when posting online.

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