Help us find examples of deplatformisation!

Our research team is currently searching for examples of media organizations that have tried to break free from platforms such as Facebook and Twitter.

We have already found some cases, but now we need your help. Do you know an organization that has decided to abandon social media completely, pause their activities on platforms or maybe quit advertising on some social media channels?

If you have any cases in mind, please fill out this short questionnaire. Filling out the form will take less than five minutes.

In the Road to Freedom -research project, we explore deplatformisation as a concept on a continuum from counterbalancing the dependence on platforms to outright decoupling.

To give you an example of deplatformisation, here are two cases that are already on our list:

Thank you for your help!

Missed our online kick-off? Recordings now available!

The online kick-off of our research project was held on February 17th 2021. We have now published the recordings and a summary of the discussions concerning what it requires of news media and advertisers to reduce their dependency of Silicon Valley tech giants.

The speakers in the event were:

Continue reading “Missed our online kick-off? Recordings now available!”

Online kick-off event on Wednesday 17th February 2021

Update 4.3.2021: The online kick-off event was a success! Thank you to all participants. Please find the recordings and summaries of the kick-off presentations in this blog post.

You are cordially invited to the official launch of our research project Road to Freedom (in Finnish, Tiekartta vapauteen) on Wednesday 17th February 2021 at 2 PM to 3.30 PM (CET time). Continue reading “Online kick-off event on Wednesday 17th February 2021”