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Beloved British pub chain quits social media, tells customers to get their news the old-school way

In the era of brands competing for attention and affection on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat, one British company has done the unthinkable—it’s quitting social media completely. 
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JD Wetherspoon—a chain with 900 pubs in the UK and Ireland— announced it’s closing down its Twitter, Instagram and Facebook accounts for all its pubs and head office with “immediate effect”. At the time of publication the accounts had already been deleted. 
According to an official statement from the pub operator, the move comes after “the bad publicity surrounding social media” including “the trolling of MPs” as well as the recent news surrounding “the misuse of personal data.” Read more…More about Lifestyle, Uk, Social Media, Pub, and Culture

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