Social Media Workshop @ HIIG
Media representatives from industry (e.g. Vodafone, Materna, Dussmann) 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.
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