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Man City Sack PR Firm Behind Much-Mocked Social Media Influencers Advert

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​Manchester City have terminated their relationship with media firm PHD Media Manchester after they were humiliated by an advert looking for help to boost the atmosphere at Champions League games.
Working on behalf of City, the group posted on the app Tribe, which is used by brands to reach out to those with large social media followings, to look for help to raise awareness for the club's European games. In the post, the group claimed ​City feared they would not attract many fans after being drawn against three 'relatively unknown' sides - Atalanta, Dinamo Zagreb and Shakhtar Donetsk - and it was ridiculed for its search for help to 'get across the great atmosphere' of ​Champions League games. The Daily Mail report, City had no prior knowledge of this post and they were left furious to see the group post something without their permission, particularly as it led to widespread criticism from many on social media. As a result, City opted to terminate the partnership. G…

NEWS: FG TO CENSOR SOCIAL MEDIA

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The Federal Government (FG) has disclosed it is looking to inject sanity into the social media to restore a sense of control.
This was disclosed by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed. He was speaking at a media briefing on Tuesday in Abuja. The minister lamented that the social media space has gone totally out of control. “Gentlemen, since we inaugurated our reform of the broadcast industry, many Nigerians have reached out to us; demanding that we also look into how to sanitize the social media space. “I can assure you that we are also working on how to inject sanity into the social media space which, today, is totally out of control
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“No responsible government will sit by and allow fake news and hate speech to dominate its media space; because of the capacity of this menace to exploit our national fault lines to set us against each other and trigger a national conflagration. That is why we will continue to evolve ways…