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Mixed Blood
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New to this Forum and this is my first post here. Hi to everyone and I’ve enjoyed reading all the Chinese New Year posts. My Chinese Horoscope Animal is the Water Rabbit, very much like me, quiet and gentle, also Aquarius so Water is a feature for me.
 

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Hi and Welcome @GildaGlen 😊
 

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My husband and I was actually talking about this the other day!

I am a Earth Dragon, my husband a Metal Monkey and my son a Fire Monkey

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Thank you, @SaphiraSass91 I put off coming to this Forum because I know nothing about Social Media, but there are other things I can do in here, I hope!
 

Mixed Blood
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My husband and I was actually talking about this the other day!

I am a Earth Dragon, my husband a Metal Monkey and my son a Fire Monkey



Where does the element come from? I just know that I'm a dragon.
 

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I forget @Riverglen I looked mine up years ago in a book, after reading an article, but I’d think it must be online somewhere. 🐇
 

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I found it online, apparently I'm a metal dragon.
 

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I had to look it up as well. I'm an Earth horse - Optimistic, with strong action and executive power.

Alrighty then. I am enjoying hearing about all the traditions and rules.
 

Mixed Blood
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Hello all!

Happy end of February - Looking forward to a new month tomorrow!
 

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MAD: The Masked Singer Raffle in LU!
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hello how does this contest work? do i just chat with people?

my chinese horoscope is rooster! i can't remember where that falls on the wheel though...
 

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Yeah, I think it's for chatting! I'm a dragon! 😄

 

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I'm year of the horse, and I LOVE horses, so that's perfect!
 

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ooh that's much cooler than a rooster

what is that picture below your post?
 

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It's something I won in a contest last month ^_^

 

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oh, that's cool. congrats! what contest?
 

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Ahh, sponsored posts. You either love them or you hate them. On one hand, they can inform you of new products, but they can also be extremely misleading. In January, the UK's Competition and Markets Authority issued a warning to over 16 social media celebrities for not clearly stating that their posts were sponsored by a company. Their misleading posts have since been edited or deleted.

This month, we'd like you to discuss sponsored posts. Do you think social media users should be paid to promote products in posts? Should social media users have to disclose if their post is sponsored?


These questions are meant to get your minds pondering the topic; they are not meant to limit you. Make sure to keep checking this post - we will post a new topic for discussion twice a month!
 

Mixed Blood
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I think it's okay for social media users to be paid to promote products in their posts. However, I think they should be upfront and disclose if their post is sponsored or not, so that they do not mislead their followers, and their followers know there is likely some bias in the review. That being said, sponsored or not, I still think it is largely the responsibility on the follower to ensure that they do research on a product (again, sponsored or not), to ensure that the review they are watching is consistent with those others make, and if the product has what they are looking for. However, if a user does not fulfil his/her responsibility to research a product before purchasing it, I don't think they can blame the influencer for their review, because the user is the one who chose to purchase the product.
 

Mixed Blood
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I agree with Vessi. There's no problem with people promoting companies on social media. People can say what they like and promote who they like. But if a user is sponsored and they are giving their "opinions", then yes, I think they ought to mention that it was sponsored so everyone knows not to take their words at face value. That being said, I don't think it should be a requirement. People lie on social media all the time, so I don't see why there should be a special standard for people who are payed to say something. It's just a matter of etiquette. And to be safe, people should actually do their research on products that they see people have promoted.
 

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Mixed Blood
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I agree. I don't mind if they get paid to sponsor something, but I do think they need to disclose that. It allows consumers to make more informed decisions both about the product that is being promoted and about the person doing the promoting.
 

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