Wetherspoon pub chain shuts its social media accounts

Wetherspoon pub chain shuts its social media accounts
 

Pub chain JD Wetherspoon has used Twitter to tell its 44,000 followers that it is quitting social media.
The firm's head office and 900 pubs will quit the micro-blogging site, alongside Instagram and Facebook with immediate effect, it said.
The pub chain linked the move to bad publicity surrounding social media including the "trolling" of MPs.
"I don't believe that closing these accounts will affect our business whatsoever," chairman Tim Martin said.
The firm said decision had also been influenced by the concerns regarding the "misuse of personal data" and... read more

 
16 April 2018 in Regional, Views: 231
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