A referendum on whether the United Kingdom should remain a member or leave the European Union (EU) is planned to take place before the end of 2017.Following the general election in May 2015, in which his Conservative Party won a majority in the House of Commons, Prime Minister David Cameron reiterated the party's manifesto commitment to hold an "in-out" referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union by the end of 2017, following negotiations with EU leaders. The planned referendum was included in the Queen's Speech on 27 May 2015. It has been suggested that Cameron is planning to have the referendum held on October 2016.
Posts about Brexit
  • Did Russian Facebook meddling influence another election?

    … According to recent reports, there may have been Russian involvement in another historical election besides the 2016 US Presidential election. The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre is said to be getting ready to announce that there was severe Russian interference when it came to the 2016 Brexit referendum. As with the US election, Russian…

    Greg's Cornerin Social- 11 readers -
  • How Brexit Will Affect UK Marketing Budgets in 2017

    … Britain’s culture secretary, Karen Bradley, said advertisers will be “key to the UK’s post-Brexit success.” Without being burdened by the EU’s fees and regulations, companies could see more room for development and innovation. Due to the weak pound, they might also see a boom in purchases from foreign buyers. As the Brexit details get worked out…

    Amanda Walgrove/ The Content Strategistin How To's- 26 readers -
  • Analytics and Data Will Change Social Media in 2017

    … are maturing both in terms of business models and technology. They are behaving much more like traditional media in their approach to advertising–paid media is becoming the prevalent model. In a world of abundance of distraction and entertainment all available on a supercomputer that everyone carries in their pocket–aka smartphone–user attention…

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter- 62 readers -
  • LinkedIn Names Top Influencers of 2016

    …–have made him a must-read on LinkedIn for years. His favorite posts, he says, are those that look at “how companies, households and governments are having to deal with disruptions both from above and from below.” For example: He wrote about what the U.K. and European Union may look like three years after Brexit; reflected on why low oil prices have…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebook- 24 readers -
  • Rio 2016 Tops Twitter in 2016

    … Pokemon Go Euro 2016 Academy Awards Brexit Black Lives Matter Donald Trump R.I.P. Game of Thrones 2016.#ThisHappened — Twitter (@twitter) December 6, 2016 The Top 10 Global Conversations of 2016 The three most retweeted tweets of 2016 came from: Gamer Rubén Doblas Gundersen, best known under his pseudonym, El Rubius…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Twitter- 30 readers -
  • London Calling, and Facebook Answers With 500 New Jobs

    … There will be no Brexit for Facebook, as the social network announced plans to boost its staff in London by 50 percent. Giles Turner of Bloomberg reported that the social network will increase its headcount in London to 1,500 from 1,000 as it moves to new headquarters in the city next year, adding that the U.K. is home to the company’s largest…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 23 readers -
  • The Problems of the Social Media Echo Chamber

    … Where do you get your news and information around the world? By now, the ideal dream of consuming a wide array of sources to understand a diverse range of opinions and cultures should have been fully realized. So why does it feel like we are soaking up an ever-narrower range of information? Why does it feel like every news story out there…

    AllFacebookin Social Facebook Twitter- 17 readers -
  • Brexit probably no big deal for UK domain owners

    … are pretty flexible when it comes to bolting on additional eligible countries. So-called Brexit — British exit from the EU — is unlikely to happen for two years or more, if it happens at all. The thinking right now is that if/when the UK does finally formally leave it is likely to either become a member of the European Economic Area or have otherwise…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 24 readers -
  • Brand Newsroom 94: The Lessons for Communicators from Brexit

    … View Larger Image Brand Newsroom 94: The Lessons for Communicators from Brexit Britain has voted the leave the European Union. It’s one of the biggest global political shake-ups since the fall of the Berlin Wall, precipitating a huge fall on stock markets and the value of the British Pound. With many British voters already experiencing…

    Lush Digitalin Content- 34 readers -
  • The Real Winner of the Brexit Vote: Interactive Content

    … attention than non-interactive ones. In the midst of such a controversial topic that seized worldwide attention and triggered strong emotional responses, these five publishers understood that it was necessary to speak with their readers, not at them. Fortune asked its audience via a poll: “Should it Brexit or Bremain?” The item, published before…

    AllTwitterin Social Twitter- 24 readers -
  • EU referendum / brexit betting: who’s winning in organic search?

    …. In fact, it has now exceeded that mark, with more than £43 million in bets matched on the exchange. There’s also plenty of betting on the financial markets too, but we’ll stick to the bookmakers for this article. While the polls predict a close outcome, the bookies are more certain that a brexit vote is unlikely. Odds of 4.1 for a leave vote seem…

    Graham Charlton/ Search Engine Watch- 20 readers -
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