Ofcom (@Ofcom )

Ofcom

Bio We keep an eye on the UK's telecoms, TV, radio and postal industries to make sure they're doing the best for all of us. Tweeting in Welsh: @OfcomCymraeg
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Account created 06-01-2009 18:58:29
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Hootsuite Inc. : There's been an increase in reports of number spoofing scams, and we're working with the telecoms industry and international regulators to help tackle this issue.

Check our guide to help protect yourself from these call and text scams: ofcom.in/spoofed

Sprout Social : We are pleased to announce our keynote speaker for Yih-Choung Teh, Group Director, Strategy and Research at Ofcom. If you haven't already, sign up for your place here: ukigf.org.uk/events/uk-igf-…

Hootsuite Inc. : We’ve provisionally agreed for BBC Three to relaunch as a broadcast channel. 📺

As the broadcasting regulator, we assess the impact of proposed changes like this and see what they mean for you.

We'd like your thoughts before the relaunch is finalised ➡️ ofcom.in/BBCthreeprov

Hootsuite Inc. : “The key thing to remember is that there is no right not to be offended by what you see on TV and radio” - Ofcom's Adam Baxter talked to Stephen Armstrong about what happens when you send us a complaint, and reflects on the record cases received this year: telegraph.co.uk/tv/0/ofcom-hav…

Hootsuite Inc. : “The key thing to remember is that there is no right not to be offended by what you see on TV and radio” - Ofcom's Adam Baxter talked to Stephen Armstrong about what happens when you send us a complaint, and reflects on the record cases received this year: telegraph.co.uk/tv/0/ofcom-hav…

Hootsuite Inc. : Struggling to pay for your mobile and broadband? 💸

Some providers offer special tariffs to help low-income households access these vital services.

➡️ Read our tips and find out how you could save: ofcom.in/socialtarrif

Hootsuite Inc. : Moving house? With UK households relying on phone and broadband services more than ever before, you won’t want to be stuck without a connection.

Here's our tips for staying connected: ofcom.in/movinghome

Hootsuite Inc. : How do we protect audiences from potentially harmful TV and radio content while preserving freedom of expression?

Studies like this tell us how people's attitudes to offensive language change over time - providing vital guidance to broadcasters: ofcom.in/offensivlang21

Twitter Web App : Do you speak Welsh?

If you'd like to tweet at us yn Gymraeg and get updates about our work in Welsh, give us a follow Ofcom Cymraeg. Diolch!

You can also find out about all the ways we promote the Welsh language in our annual report published today.⬇️

Hootsuite Inc. : We've published our fourth annual report to the Welsh Language Commissioner ComisiynyddyGymraeg.

The report showcases our work in Welsh over the past year and how we promote the language, including on social media Ofcom Cymraeg Find out more: ofcom.in/WLR4

Hootsuite Inc. : We’re proud to support 10000BlackInterns and are offering eight paid internships to Black university students next summer.

Applications are now open for the fantastic development opportunities across all areas of our organisation.

➡️ Apply here: ofcom.in/3ht3Gsz

Twitter Web App : ⚠ Audiences want context and warnings around the most offensive terms and stereotypes – including older programmes containing outdated views.

Read more findings from the research, and learn why it’s so important, here.⬇️

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Twitter Web App : Want to learn more? Here’s a quick summary of what viewers and listeners told us:

🤬 General or accidental swearing on-air is more accepted
🙅People have more serious concerns about the use of discriminatory language – particularly around race

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Twitter Web App : 👍What it is: an in-depth look at people’s changing attitudes to offensive language. It'll help to guide broadcasters in making programmes, and our broadcasting experts in making complex decisions.

👎 What it is not: a list of words that Ofcom considers to be offensive.

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