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Any organizations aiming to seek a competitive advantage and/or to reach a larger audience will be keen to exploit new possibilities that technological progress opens up to them. The origins of social media might well lie in the “simple” aim of creating a communications tool among friends, but these soon brought other opportunities. However, the extent to which the Web 2.0 era has provided a return for companies and organizations seeking to exploit it remains open to debate.
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