Tag Archives: social networks

Reflecting on my predictions for 2014

Almost a year ago I posted eight predictions for communication in 2014 and now as we near the end of the year I thought it was worth reflecting on whether they were accurate or not. It was 1 January 2014 … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Social media for any age

Recently I had the pleasure of running a workshop for some community groups. The aim of the event was to help them to understand how social media, and in particular Twitter, could be used to support their work. I had … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Going back to move forward

I have had a chance to think about a few things in recent days. This has been mainly due to the fact I have had a few days away from work and had the opportunity to reflect on some issues. … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Twenty four hours: incidents, challenges and a dose of commitment

It is four years since the first #GMP24 took place. Back in 2010 it was the method of providing details of every call received by Greater Manchester Police that took the spotlight. It was among the first times that Twitter … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

A million in 24 hours

A few months ago I was alerted through social media to a request from Manchester Dogs Home for food. They needed urgent help because the cupboards were almost bare. As the home does such great work and is just round … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

A Twitter reality check

I have to admit to being very excited about the arrival of Twitter analytics for all. A week ago I start to look at the data that was available and wondered how much use it would be to individuals as … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A dark day for social media

Earlier this week the horror of the death of James Foley was brought to social media. I was shocked and upset by the way social media was being used. The brutal death was brought into the homes of millions of … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment