Young people in Lithuania rely on social media for news

Young people in Lithuania are not avid followers of news about their country and the world, a study has shown. Most rely on social media as their source of news. […]

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42 percent of Lithuanian companies use social media

Statistics Lithuania has carried out a survey on the use of information and communications technology (ICT) in Lithuanian companies. It has shown that all production and services companies with 10 and more employees were using computers and broadband internet. 64.5 percent of companies were using mobile broadband services provided by mobile network operators (53.3 percent in 2014). 13.6 percent of employees used mobile internet access for work purposes (11.4 percent in 2014). […]

Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius. Photo Ludo Segers
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Lithuania’s MFA among best connected foreign ministries on Twitter

Lithuanian Foreign Affairs Ministry’s (MFA) Twitter account is among the top five most mutually connected accounts of world leaders on Twitter. […]

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Social media guru from US State Department: Facebook and Twitter are not going to end civilization

Tristram Perry, Public Affairs Officer at the United States Embassy in Kazakhstan, insists that social media can be an effective tool in the hands of state institutions, yet one that requires understanding and discipline to use. “I think social media is sometimes seen as a magic bullet, but it is not one,” he tells the Lithuania Tribune. “It is one tool of many, which has to be chosen wisely since you cannot nail a nail with a shoe.” […]