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Social Media Sanctions – The new procedural justice?

Written by Lucas Hieronimus, and Florian Bachmann One view on social media communication is that platforms should remove content deemed to be inappropriate …

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Minors and social media – how are the most vulnerable protected?

WRITTEN BY LUCA TERES LOYTVED, FLORIAN BACHMANN & MARIE COCHET Could you estimate how much time of your day you spend on …

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Schrems

An Austrian law student studying in the US had a guest lecture with Facebook’s privacy lawyer Ed Palmieri. Palmieri had a restricted …

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Can’t stop, won’t stop – the LA influencers lavish lifestyle doesn’t look so glamorous during a global pandemic

Written by Nahomi Deltombe, Delia Graetz and Luca Teres Loytved Although some influencers have been advocating for the lockdown guidelines, some of …

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Am I protected from fake reviews online?

Nowadays, more and more people turn to online shops when wanting to purchase a new product, making e-commerce a significant part of …

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Influencer Liability for Promoting Scams

“Now that we’ve established that it’s not a scam”  Air fresheners and Crocs are some of the abnormal products that influencers are …

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Twitter privileges of World leaders

On January 8th 2021, the social media platform Twitter decided to permanently suspend the realDonaldTrump account bringing about a new precedent regarding …

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How the BetterHelp scandal changed our perspective on influencer responsibility

Co-authors: Florian Bachmann, Nahomi Deltombe Part 1: Introduction The global spend on Influencer marketing is expected to reach $15 Billions by 2022, and …

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“Get the facts about freedom of speech and Twitter!”

In agony, many US citizens were awaiting the night of November 3rd when the first voting results for the US presidential election were …

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Instagram Pods: Beating the Algorithm or Breaking the Law?

Instagram is constantly changing to the dismay of the influencers whose income is sourced from ad revenue and through marketing brands on …

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Fake it till you make it – Influencer’s insatiable desire for fame

written by Marie-aime cochet and luca teres loytved Nowadays, the prominent role social media has in our society cannot be denied, plenty …

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Digital Influencers: selling products or selling body dysmorphia?

10.607.227. This is the number of surgical procedures performed worldwide in 2018 according to the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Additionally, …

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3 ONLINE LECTURE SLIDES ON ‘LAW FOR COMPUTER SCIENTISTS AND OTHER FOLK’

This summer, we used Mireille Hildebrandt’s ‘Law for Computer Scientists and Other Folk‘ book to introduce computer science researchers to law. Here …

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Thematic research group on computational social media

Welcome to our new blog! We will be using this website to share updates on our projects, and present research findings and …

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