Tag Archives: social media

When we were young 

It was shocking to read the study published today that said the majority of young people wish social media had never been invented. Many had taken part in a digital detox and around half had suffered online abuse.  This was … Continue reading

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Goodbye to September 

It has been an amazing month with highs and lows but so much that I have learnt. After succumbing to a small bout of sickness and a cold at the end of the month it has made me be a … Continue reading

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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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So similar it is different

I had a chance to speak to a great group of young apprentices today about communication, public relations and social media. It is always a chance to reflect on what we do, what has been achieved and where we could … 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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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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Time to stop and reflect

Are we saying too much? Do we do too much talking and not enough listening? This may seem a bit at odds with me writing a blog every day but there are times when we need to use our time … Continue reading

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