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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

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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

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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

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Possibly a Merry Christmas?

Tis the season to be spending, to be online shopping and to be demanding of the service industry. In December the focus is on buying presents, going on Christmas outings and preparing for the festivities. When we do that it … Continue reading

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So what have we learned from the second police Twitter day?

The first global law enforcement Twitter day took place in March this year and around nine months later we were doing it all again. Statistics showed there was significant interest in the first one and around 200 officers and police … Continue reading

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Reflections on #poltwt

A quite amazing thing happened on Friday 22 March that brought the law enforcement and policing community closer together. The world became a smaller place thanks to social media and a special event. But putting all the charts and graphs … Continue reading

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With followers comes responsibility

It was an interesting moment today (Thursday 21 February) when I noticed the Sky News ticker saying that Lord McAlpine had dropped his legal action against people who had defamed him on Twitter. Well it was dropped for anyone who … Continue reading

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