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  1. Legal news
    21 November 2019
    The Online Harms White Paper – which companies could be affected?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/the-online-harms-white-paper-which-companies-could-be-affected

    The recently published Online Harms White Paper has proposed a new regulatory framework to tackle illegal and harmful online content, establishing a statutory duty of care for companies who fall within scope. Whilst ...

  2. Legal news
    21 November 2019
    What a future without social media ‘likes’ could mean for the industry
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/what-a-future-without-social-media-likes-could-mean-for-the-industry

    As Instagram announces that it is considering removing the platform's public 'like' counts, we consider the impact that a future without visual metrics would have on social media platforms and the influencer market.

  3. Legal news
    12 January 2021
    A New Year, a new approach to digital regulation: the DSA and Online Harms
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/global/a-new-year-a-new-approach-to-digital-regulation-the-dsa-and-online-harms

    Whilst many lawyers are busy doing their best to guide clients through the unfathomable challenges posed by Brexit and the ongoing pandemic, Bryony Hurst starts the year by offering some thoughts on one area which can ...

  4. Legal news
    12 January 2021
    Music and Social Media – Times are changing for brands on TikTok
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/global/music-and-social-media-times-are-changing-for-brands-on-tiktok

    TikTok is still a relative newcomer to the social media party. Whilst already popular in China and other parts of East Asia, TikTok didn’t reach the global stage until it merged with Musical.ly in 2018 in a deal worth ...

  5. Legal news
    27 January 2021
    Online Harms Series: Government response to the Online Harms Consultation – What harms are in scope?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/uk/online-harms-series-government-response-to-the-online-harms-consultation-what-harms-are-in-scope

    In the first article in our series looking at the government response to the Online Harms Consultation, Theo Rees-Bidder looks at the definition of illegal and harmful content, and what companies that post/host such ...

  6. Legal news
    01 February 2021
    Online Harms Government Response – which companies will be in scope?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/uk/online-harms-government-response

    The Government’s final response to the consultation of the Online Harms White Paper was published last month, outlining in further detail how the new regulatory framework will tackle illegal and harmful content online. ...

  7. Legal news
    27 January 2021
    How much information is enough? CJEU and German Federal Court of Justice rule what information platform owners have to provide about uploaders to copyright holders
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/germany/how-much-information-is-enough

    In 2019 the German Federal Court of Justice asked the CJEU to rule on the extent of the information that a copyright holder has the right to receive regarding uploaders who have allegedly infringed their copyright. ...

  8. Legal news
    08 October 2018
    CAP releases a new guide for social media influencers
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/global/cap-releases-a-new-guide-for-social-media-influencers

    Following consultations with influencers and agencies, CAP has identified the need for its guidance on influencer marketing to be more clear and accessible. We take a look at the new guide.

  9. Legal news
    15 December 2017
    (International) Influencer Marketing in Germany: #ad might not be enough
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/international-influencer-marketing-in-germany

    After turning a blind eye to the influencer marketing practices of companies for quite some time, competitors and competition watchdogs have now repeatedly and successfully requested German courts to put a stop to ...

  10. Legal news
    17 September 2019
    #Advertisement must come first
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/hungary/advertisement-must-come-first

    Fines are on the horizon for social media influencers not aligning their practice as set out by the Hungarian Competition Authority.