Facets of Social Media

Rajan Datar finds out more about how a new Russian law imposing restrictions on users of social media and requiring bloggers to register is being implemented. Rajan hears from Famil Ismailov, news editor at BBC Russia about the rationale for its introduction and its reception by bloggers. Plus, what the high number of ‘likes’ for a recent World Service piece about Led Zeppelin’s song, Stairway to Heaven, reveals about the make-up and preferences of the network’s online audience.

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Mon 18 Aug 2014 02:50 GMT