Category Archives: Social media

Social Media flooding map

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 … Continue reading

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BlueLight Camp: Post of posts

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 … Continue reading

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The rise of the unconference

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. … Continue reading

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Content creation and story telling

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 … Continue reading

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Social Media in an Emergency: A Best Practice Guide

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 … Continue reading

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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. Continued from last time…   In my previous post, I explained that I’m trying to gather … Continue reading

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Blogpost: Estimating Social Media usage within a geographic area

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 … Continue reading

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