Mal Fletcher

2020Plus is a London-based think tank on social change and leadership innovation, helping business, communities and individuals to deal proactively with future change. Chairman: Mal Fletcher, social futurist & commentator, keynote speaker & broadcaster.

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We work to make sense of change; with research & comment on major social issues ranging from family & youth issues, to privacy, autonomy & more.   ›› Click here for more info.


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Social Media Lies Travel Faster Than Truth

Social Media Lies Travel Faster Than Truth In news just in, there is now something more we can add to the growing list of antisocial facts relating to social media. A new study published conducted at MIT and published in Science has found that the truth takes six times longer than fake news to be seen by 1,500 people on Twitter. A lie is apparently also 70 percent more likely to be shared via social media in the first place. The authors of the study, which looked at 126,000 messages spreading false stories on Twitter, suggest that fake stories on social media are “diffused significantly farther, faster, deeper and more broadly than the truth”. It is quite rare, they claim, for true stories to be seen by more than 1,000 people. Meanwhile, the one percent most popular false ... click here to read the full editorial
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Entrepreneurs Wanted NOW

Entrepreneurs Wanted NOW “Being an entrepreneur isn’t about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.” So said Scott Belsky, co-founder of Behance, a leading online platform for showcasing creative work.    It is this ability to turn ideas into practical innovation that makes entrepreneurs so valuable. From a European perspective, the unique skillsets and sensibilities of entrepreneurs will become increasingly important over the next decade. This region faces enormous possibilities, but also some seemingly intractable problems - ranging from challenges relating to migration, to problems with the Euro. In Britain alone, faced as it is with adjusting to a post-Brexit reality, entrepreneurialism will play a vital role in reshaping the landscapes of business, finance, politics, education, media and even social services. Opportunities for innovation will increase manifold with the rapid adaptation of already emergin... click here to read the full editorial
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Recent Social Comments

››  Social Media Lies Travel Faster Than Truth

Posted on: Friday 9 March 2018

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