Category Archives: social networking

The third phase of social media

I had an interesting day at a discussion about policing and the use of technology. My contribution was discussing social media, the benefits, the challenges and what the future holds. It is a subject that I have been involved with … Continue reading

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A special Christmas message

A friend of mine was questioning whether in the modern world of social media and instant connection we really needed to keep the tradition of sending Christmas cards. I can see the logic. We are able to connect with each … Continue reading

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Eyes wide open

How do we know that the news we read on social media is accurate? Who can we trust and who is posting honestly? There are some scary statistics about that young people are getting the majority of their news from … Continue reading

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Up in smoke

I am slightly addicted to watching Twitter tonight. This is because you can see side by side the good and bad from Bonfire Night. I have to confess that I am not a lover of bonfires and fireworks, and this … Continue reading

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It was seven years ago today…

I found out today that it was seven years ago today when the first police social media conference was held. I was honoured to have been a part of it. I do remember making the trip to Ryton to be … Continue reading

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Use it and move on

I am still surprised with organisations that don’t get on board with digital developments and social media. After more than five years it has become just part of daily life and yet some businesses are still trying to find out … Continue reading

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Really, is this me?

Have you ever stopped and took a look at your life and wondered how you got there? It is that moment when you are taken back to your childhood self to ask them whether they would have ever thought that … Continue reading

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