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Questioning social media

There seems to have been more written about the decision by JD Weatherspoon’s decision to withdraw from social media than any piece of communication activity for a very long time. I have resisted the temptation to get involved in the … Continue reading

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Christmas countdown

We are just a week away from the start of Advent and the real countdown to Christmas. Today I started to do some serious Christmas shopping although I was doing it once again from my home using my computer rather … Continue reading

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A quick hello and a big impact

Today was World Hello Day and that might sound a bit twee or even dull but it has an important message behind it. The point of the day was to try and encourage people to say hello and even start … 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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Eight hours and 45 minutes

I awoke this morning to the news that apparently we are all spending more time online with the average person now spending 25 hours a week on the Internet. It came from a report by Ofcom which came from a … Continue reading

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Seize the day – well, after a rest

Today is a bank holiday. If you ever wondered why we have bank holidays then it goes back to the 1800s. In 1834 the Bank of England reduced the number of holidays it observed from 33 to four: 1 May … Continue reading

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Eight predictions for communication in 2015

Most people should be back at work tomorrow morning. Finally, things will be back to normal but for me I have worked through the festive period so am less stressed about Monday morning. I thought it would be a good … Continue reading

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Does the Internet make us dumber?

One of the biggest questions for academics is ‘has the internet made us dumber?’. There are lots of theories and detailed commentary that have been published about it. I started to think about this today following a tweet by Professor … Continue reading

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