Tag Archives: #gmp24

Twenty four hours: incidents, challenges and a dose of commitment

It is four years since the first #GMP24 took place. Back in 2010 it was the method of providing details of every call received by Greater Manchester Police that took the spotlight. It was among the first times that Twitter … Continue reading

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Window on the social media world

I had the opportunity in the past week to speak to a variety of different groups about the use of social media, the good things it brings and the pitfalls that exist. It was a huge privilege to have the … Continue reading

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Social media – it should be daily business

I had an interesting day at #bluelightcamp where emergency services representatives got together to discuss using social media the challenges and the benefits. One of the sessions was focused on embedding social media into organisations and it discussed the challenges … Continue reading

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Social media – is it just words?

There is a lot of discussion about whether social media is engagement, communication, service delivery, a conversation or whether it really can make a difference to people’s lives. Many organisations are decidedly lukewarm about whether to get involved with social … Continue reading

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To Tweet or Not To Tweet

That is the question.  There is a lot of consternation about the use of Twitter by people in meetings particularly when they are internal meetings. We are now seeing an acceptance of the use of Twitter to share details of … Continue reading

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How #gmp24 happened

The challenge was to find a way to show people the wide range of issues the police are called to deal with.  There were many possibilities – for example, to release statistics and information about crime and incidents over a … Continue reading

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