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Possibly a Merry Christmas?

Tis the season to be spending, to be online shopping and to be demanding of the service industry. In December the focus is on buying presents, going on Christmas outings and preparing for the festivities. When we do that it … Continue reading

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So what have we learned from the second police Twitter day?

The first global law enforcement Twitter day took place in March this year and around nine months later we were doing it all again. Statistics showed there was significant interest in the first one and around 200 officers and police … Continue reading

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Reflections on #poltwt

A quite amazing thing happened on Friday 22 March that brought the law enforcement and policing community closer together. The world became a smaller place thanks to social media and a special event. But putting all the charts and graphs … Continue reading

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With followers comes responsibility

It was an interesting moment today (Thursday 21 February) when I noticed the Sky News ticker saying that Lord McAlpine had dropped his legal action against people who had defamed him on Twitter. Well it was dropped for anyone who … 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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Creative support – look and its free

These are really challenging times for all of us working in communication roles. No matter where you are the pressure on budgets is increasing and we are all trying to get something for nothing or as the saying goes ‘get … Continue reading

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Staff and the problems with social media

I was interested to read the National Business Ethics Survey published this week which identified that staff who are significant users of social media face more issues in the workplace. This includes facing more retaliation when acting as whistleblowers in … Continue reading

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My year in social media

As we are heading towards the end of 2011, itĀ seems to beĀ 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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Social media – is there a grand plan?

Through social networks I have been able to make contact with people around the world with no regard to boundaries and borders. It has effectively given me the opportunity to have conversations that span the globe. Like most people when … 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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