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Digital wildfires: hyper-connectivity, havoc and a global ethos to govern social media

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The last 5--10 years have seen a massive rise in the popularity of social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr etc. These platforms enable users to post and share their own content instantly, meaning that material can be seen by multiple others in a short period of time. The growing use of social media has been accompanied by concerns that these platforms enable the rapid and global spread of harmful content. A report by the World Economic Forum puts forward the global risk facto...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1145/2874239.2874267

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University of Oxford
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MPLS
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Computer Science
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University of Oxford
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Computer Science
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Association for Computing Machinery Publisher's website
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ACM SIGCAS Computers and Society - Special Issue on Ethicomp Journal website
Volume:
45
Issue:
3
Pages:
193-201
Publication date:
2016-01-01
Acceptance date:
2015-07-16
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0095-2737
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614890
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2016-04-11

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