Category Archives: twitter

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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Asking permission

I have written a lot about the benefits of using social media to all companies, but particularly to the public sector who have diminishing budgets. There is so much that can be gained by taking a long look at what … Continue reading

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