JD Wetherspoon announced yesterday that it would be closing all of its social media channels with immediate affect. Chairman, Tim Martin, told the BBC that he doesn’t “believe that closing these accounts will affect our business whatsoever” while citing that people are “wasting their time” on social media.
An interesting take from the Chairman and one which sparked national news coverage across print, radio and television. On last night’s evening news, one television channel covered the story by highlighting a recent photo tweeted by Wetherspoon’s pointing out that it only got three retweets. READ MORE