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Should social media ever be shut down?

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David Cameron's suggestion that the government could look at banning people from using social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook to help control disturbances has been praised by the Chinese authorities.

Andrew Lilico of the ConservativeHome website and Conservative MP Nadine Dorries discuss whether stopping social media is a sensible option.


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