Social media likes or shares may make local regulators 40 per cent more likely to respond and 65 per cent more likely to conduct an on-site investigation, recently published study indicates. Photo: EPA-EFE
Social media likes or shares may make local regulators 40 per cent more likely to respond and 65 per cent more likely to conduct an on-site investigation, recently published study indicates. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Chinese social media offers powerful tool against pollution, US-led study finds

  • Popular posts highlighting environmental transgressions can help cut such violations by more than 60 per cent, eight-month research indicates
  • Social media is the new ‘public street’ for civic action, according to co-author of study led by University of Chicago

Social media likes or shares may make local regulators 40 per cent more likely to respond and 65 per cent more likely to conduct an on-site investigation, recently published study indicates. Photo: EPA-EFE
Social media likes or shares may make local regulators 40 per cent more likely to respond and 65 per cent more likely to conduct an on-site investigation, recently published study indicates. Photo: EPA-EFE
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