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12 lessons from 12 years of Twitter

Don’t post in anger, frustration or too quickly. I stay off social media when I am in a negative mindset as it will always end badly. Continue reading

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Unacceptable

I saw Reading trending on Twitter last night and like a lot of other people wanted to check out what was going on. I had switched the TV over to Sky News but nothing was being said. Then the basic … Continue reading

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Enforced social media detox

I haven’t felt very well today. I say this not for any sympathy but to explain that I haven’t looked at social media for the majority of the day. It is an enforced detox because I didn’t have the energy … 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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What makes you proud?

Yes, I am a bit tired after three full days and an amazing Association of Police Communicators conference. It was a fantastic opportunity to network learn and share with colleagues and a chance to listen to some great speakers from … Continue reading

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Remember the sacrifice

I spent a lovely day with my family. Today was about catching up with my nephew, my sister and my parents – three generations together to share some fun, stories and views. It was just what I needed after a … Continue reading

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Keep the chat going

I got involved in a regular Tuesday night Twitterchat about strategic marketing communication subjects, with the hashtag #smxchat. Interestingly, tonight’s subject was about chats and who does them, the benefits and the pitfalls of organising and taking part in them. … Continue reading

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Tune in, log on and have a good look

I had an amazing opportunity today to help shape a social media analysis tool that is in development. It was a huge honour to represent not only my current employers but UK policing. Law enforcement from three countries were taking … Continue reading

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Digital neighbourhood watch?

I was pleased to hear that there is going to be a national push to tackle online abuse and particularly that which is focused on women. The cross-party campaign follows some interesting research that showed in a three week period … Continue reading

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Thank you Twitter

It is seven years since I joined Twitter and it has given me quite a lot during that time, both good and bad. As Twitter celebrates its 10th birthday we can see its impact in many areas of modern life … Continue reading

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