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Social Media Workshop @ HIIG

17 April 2012

Media representatives from industry (e.g. VodafoneMaternaDussmann) will share their experiences and ideas about social media with experts of the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) on April 17, 2012. Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schulz, one of the Institutes Directors, will present the projects in the research field of Internet and Media Regulation.

This post represents the view of the author and does not necessarily represent the view of the institute itself. For more information about the topics of these articles and associated research projects, please contact info@hiig.de.

Martin Pleiss

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