Tag: Twitter

Tips for live tweeting

1 – Prepare, prepare, prepare There are several things you should do beforehand I.         Who do you expect your audience to be – always be...

Vile

A very brave friend posted on Facebook an email he received from a twisted, vile sub-human. Read it here. While it was an email, it...

Confidence and Social Media

Some things don’t work without confidence. Economies collapse without “confidence”; for example. Investors will not invest without “confidence”; for example. If athletes set out to compete in...

Starter’s guide to social media

Off to Queens University earlier this week to to an intro to social media for the Nutrition Society. It’s short. So’s this. The presentation on...

Starter’s Guide to Social Media

Off to Queens University earlier this week to do an intro to social media for the Nutrition Society. It’s short. So’s this. The presentation on...

When Social Media Goes Wrong

As I said in my post yesterday, people turn to social media in emergencies.  Information is updated and shared faster than on traditional media, but...

Social Media in Emergencies

Back in the 1970’s the Independent Radio Network was being rolled out.  A programme controller at one station told me that the best thing that...

Future Skills for the Digital Economy

Let’s crunch some numbers. As of last month there were 160,000,000 Twitter users. The platform was adding 370,000 new users every day. There were 90,000,000...

Google Buzz or Google Zzzz?

This is a version of my Belfast Telegraph column for this week: Less than a month ago Google launched their social networking and messaging tool...

Rise and Fall of the Twitter Generations

This is an extended version of my Belfast Telegraph column 16 Feb. A shiver ran round the corporate offices of technology, media and investment companies last...

(Very) Basic Twitter Tips for Business

This is a version of my Belfast Telegraph column from 2 Feb 2010 It is more than a year since the Great Twitter Adoption.  Within...

(Very) Basic Twitter Tips for Business

This is a version of my Belfast Telegraph column from 2 Feb 2010It is more than a year since the Great Twitter Adoption. Within a...

Contains Strong Language

This week’s Belfast Telegraph column: The third series of the brilliant BBC TV comedy “The Thick of It” has come to an end.  It tells...

Slacktivism

This week's Belfast Telegraph articleIt's called “Slacktivism”: a mix of Activism and Slacker describing how some people support a cause by doing no more than...

The World’s Editorial Page

This is my column for Belfast Telegraph for this week. Only occasionally will you find “breaking news” on Twitter. If you are following the right...

The World’s Editorial Page

This is my column for Belfast Telegraph for this week. Only occasionally will you find “breaking news” on Twitter. If you are following the right...