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What future for big data mining?
Digital 23-03-2016

What future for Big Data mining?

Policymakers are showing growing interest for real-time analysis of public opinion and Big Data. From finance to political campaigners, social media have become a primary source of information, especially when it comes to understanding public opinion trends.
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Digital 24-04-2015

The Role of Social Media in Political Communication

In the wake of the European elections and the run up to the UK and Polish elections, EURACTIV and Facebook held a roundtable discussion on the role of social media in political communication.
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Public Affairs 24-02-2015

Big data and public affairs campaigns

The Yellow Academy is a series of 7 workshops on EU lobbying and communication with a strong focus on case studies.
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Digital 05-05-2014

Linder: Facebook can help politicians understand citizens better

Elizabeth Linder is Facebook’s Government & Politics Specialist for Europe, Middle East and Africa. She spoke to EURACTIV’s James Crisp about the impact of social media on the EU elections and politics.
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Politics 11-03-2014

The importance of digital technologies and social media

The Yellow Academy is a series of 7 workshops on EU lobbying and communication with a strong focus on case studies.
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Data protection 25-01-2012

EU wants ‘right to be forgotten’

The European Commission on Wednesday presented a new "comprehensive" reform on data protection rules. This to replace the current laws that came into force back in 1995. Brussels wants to give people more control over their personal data by introducing the controversial "right to be forgotten". Under the proposed law, people can ask companies to delete information that they hold about them. Companies who don't comply could face fines of up to 2% of their annual turnover.

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