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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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A Twitter reality check

I have to admit to being very excited about the arrival of Twitter analytics for all. A week ago I start to look at the data that was available and wondered how much use it would be to individuals as … Continue reading

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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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