Category Archives: Twittering

Who retweeted you?

I didn’t know you could do this. Maybe you don’t either, so I’ll share it. How do you find out which of your tweets have been retweeted, and by who? Turns out, by looking on the Twitter website! First, go … Continue reading

Posted in Twittering | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

#testittuesday – public service use of twitter par excellence

I had a great day yesterday (Wednesday) at the FirePro seminar on social media use in Fire and Rescue Services. I have a load of notes to type up and share here, but one thing really jumped out at me … Continue reading

Posted in Twittering | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Almost live transparency from Greater Manchester Police

A really interesting experiment is happening in Manchester today, thanks to the local police force. Greater Manchester Police are, according to their website, publishing details of every incident that it deals with on Twitter to allow the public to see … Continue reading

Posted in open government, Twittering | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Google goes for Twitter

Google Buzz is the search engine giant’s latest attempt to get social to work within its suite of applications. Strangely, while we use Google’s stuff for all sorts of things, from searching to email to RSS aggregation to document editing, … Continue reading

Posted in Social Media, Twittering, Web 2.0 | Tagged , , , , | 16 Comments

Moronic reporting of non issues

Take a look at this story, excitingly titled on the BBC News site “Council Twitter users face rebuke“. Councillors in Cornwall could face being reported to the authority’s standards committee for using social networking sites. The trouble is, no they’re … Continue reading

Posted in Journalism, Twittering | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments