Twitter and Members of Parliament – it's all in the detail

Westminster at Sunset Uploaded by DMoutray on 29 Dec 08, 2.34PM GMT.

I cannot find it in my heart to truly sympathise with Members of the UK Parliament (MPs) who might now hit a spot of bother with their twitter account – but I . . . →

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Don't underestimate the need for social media

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I recently heard from a newspaper man that Twitter is definitely a fad but one which cannot be ignored. It kind of reminded me the old Nielsen study (back in April) which was much touted as a ‘twitter is a fad’ research (even though it was . . . →

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Tophost.gr & Papaki.gr: Engagement wins from 2 Greek companies

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And now for something completely different: Two companies that actually helped me online and engaged with me and responded to me via social media.

You know how we all nag ALL THE TIME about companies who don’t get it? It’s difficult . . . →

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How you can UNfollow thousands on twitter

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I blogged a few days ago on how you can follow thousands on Twitter or rather on how I manage to do it. It sure isn’t easy and I now follow about 1500 people (which I need . . . →

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David Cameron & Twitter

David Cameron speaking at NESTA Originally uploaded by conservativepartyuk Did you hear? David Cameron – the Leader of the Opposition in the UK (Conservative) – went on the O’Connell radio show and managed to swear twice. I’m sorry that I don’t find this exciting or important.

What I . . . →

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How can you follow thousands on twitter?

Twitter icon for a fluid app Originally uploaded by mfilej When I did the Intro to Social Media I was asked how many people I follow on twitter. I said over 1500 but the accurate count (today at least) is 1901.

“Impossible”, the man said, “how can you . . . →

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Sometimes credibility is more important than popularity

I am so tired of listening and reading about the number of Twitter followers that Ashton Kutcher has.

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How can I put this so that I am absolutely clear? Sometimes, it’s not about popularity, it’s about credibility. And having thousands of people follow your twitter updates does not actually . . . →

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What Mumbai taught me: Twitter is not the answer to everything.

On the day the Mumbai terrorist attacks were unfolding I was sitting at my desk at home, trawling through my RSS feeds. I was drinking some coffee and I was reading blog posts somewhat idly.

The first news of the events reached me via Twitter. Asteris was updating on what was going on and I . . . →

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Get twitter access at work

The amount of people that don’t have twitter access from work never ceases to amaze me. Others have already written why you should have twitter access so I don’t want to bore you by repeating what others have eloquently expressed already. Suffice it to say, I am assuming you know what twitter is and why . . . →

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