Tag Archives: tweeting

From words to action

The silence was broken only by the sound of the cathedral bell tolling. From the platform put in place for the media you could see a large section of Manchester city centre and its busiest street, Deansgate. As officers, police … Continue reading

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My year in social media

As we are heading towards the end of 2011, it seems to be essential for everyone to undertake some form of review of the year. It is as predictable as the many Christmas songs that we can’t escape from the 30th November … Continue reading

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Who owns social media?

There are some days when you can take a long look at where you are and what you are doing and can feel a sense of satisfaction. Today was one of those days for me. Why? Well, it was down … Continue reading

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Social media – future or fad?

There are pages and pages of words about how important social networks are and how police, as well as other agencies, need to take advantage of this new form of communication.  There are seminars, conferences, lectures and training sessions all … Continue reading

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Be careful when going social

There were a number of incidents this week that made me think about what we are saying about ourselves when we update our Facebook status, Tweet or say where we are on Four Square. Individually, these things are just small, … Continue reading

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12 months in blogs

It is a full 12 months since I first started to write my blog about social media, modern life and all things linked to communication. Sitting down to write the first blog was quite a challenge and although I love … Continue reading

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Five steps to making the most of Linked In

It never ceases to amaze me that people who can be quite proficient on social networks still fail to exploit the opportunities provided by Linked In. In the past week, I have tried to advise a handful of my colleagues … Continue reading

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Are we tweeting yet?

There were a few real Eureka moments for me that happened in the past week. For an organisation that is often risk averse and quite conservative in how it approaches things, they are ‘getting’ social media. On two separate occasions … Continue reading

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No tweeting – by order of the council

There must have been a few raised eyebrows when people heard about the plans by West Lancashire Borough Council this week. For those who missed it the local newspaper the Champion reported: “A ban on members of the public and … Continue reading

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