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The Pros and Cons of Social Media

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Friday 16th October 2020 - 02:32 pm

Have you noticed on your social media feed that friends are leaving Facebook and Twitter - after watching a film called The Social Dilemma?

The Netflix documentary-drama reveals how many online platforms are fuelled by what they call Surveillance Capital - making money out of personal data - and as a result, many former users are opting out.

Also this week The Duchess of Sussex revealed that she doesn't have any personal social media accounts after being 'the most trolled person in the entire world' in 2019.

So would we all be better off deleting our apps?

Social Media Expert Matthew Batten has been going through the pros and cons of online platforms with Premier's Esther Higham.

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