ESRI UK – the Geographical Information Systems (GIS) specialist – has produced a Social Media Flooding Map. This interactive map shows geolocated posts which have been shared on several social networks – Twitter, You Tube and Flickr. Users are able to: select their own base map , change how data is displayed (as points, clusters…… Continue reading Social Media flooding map
This post was originally published on the BlueLightCamp web site. Planning for BlueLight Camp 2013 is well under way, and more information will be published about the event on the BlueLightCamp site shortly. In the meantime, I thought it worth highlighting some of the articles written about the first BlueLight Camp, held in April 2012. I’ve included…… Continue reading BlueLight Camp: Post of posts
An unconference is a participant-driven meeting. The term “unconference” has been applied, or self-applied, to a wide range of gatherings that try to avoid one or more aspects of a conventional conference, such as high fees, sponsored presentations, and organisation. This film, from TheInformationDaily.TV takes a look at the rise of the unconference, with a…… Continue reading The rise of the unconference
Two short films from The Coca Cola Company which lay out Coca Cola’s plans to move from ‘Creative Excellence’ to ‘Content Excellence’. A very different take on strategic planning. See also a fascinating blog post from Matt Bond about how Cornwall Council is developing its social media and content plans.
This best practice guide has been developed by the Wellington CDEM Group and is effective from the 1st July 2012. Contents include: Important considerations before engaging in social media Technology types Trends in social media use Further technological information Policy and strategy considerations Creating a strategy for the use of social media Staffing for social…… Continue reading Social Media in an Emergency: A Best Practice Guide
This post has been re-blogged from Mark Braggins’ personal blog. Any views expressed are purely personal and do not represent that of any organisation. Continued from last time… In my previous post, I explained that I’m trying to gather data on the number of social media users within a geographic area. I’m basically attempting…… Continue reading Blogpost: Facebook usage: a local perspective
This post has been re-blogged from Mark Braggins’ personal blog. Any views expressed are purely personal and do not represent that of any organisation. I’m an enthusiastic supporter of the adage “go where the people go” if you want to connect with customers and service users. I believe it applies equally – if not more – in…… Continue reading Blogpost: Estimating Social Media usage within a geographic area