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Principal approaches to regulation of social networks

Z.M. Chumachenko
80,00 Р

UDC 004.9:351


Z.M. Chumachenko is Master, Student of the Doctor of Public Administration program of Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA) e-mail:


Researched is the phenomena of social networks as in recent years were being inseparable part of modern reality, uniting in various estimations near 4 billion users in the world. As any other mass occasion in society, social networks have significant influence on society and naturally are in zone of special attention of state regulation. The aim of the article is to analyze approaches to regulation of social networks, using in various countries, as well as evaluation of their effectiveness. The research is based on data of sociological researchers of such monitoring platform as agencies Hootsuite, Brand Analitic and Statista. As methodological fundament are being traditional methods of scientific analysis, system and comparative analysis. The novelty of the research connected is with attempt to discuss various approaches of countries of the world to the problem of regulation of activity of social networks, and to mark their actual tendencies, plusses and minuses.

Key words: social networks, censorship, limitation, state regulation, bloggers, blog, public opinion, political process, civil activity.