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Reevoo has launched a mark to guarantee authentic social media content. We find out why it is needed, and whether it will work.

And ahead of the Office of Fair Trading report into off-gas grid domestic energy market we look at the effectiveness of price comparison for this part of the market, and whether customers off grid should be buying now, or waiting till the winter.

Producer: Rebecca Moore.

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