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6 social media pitfalls, and how to avoid them

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A summary of some social media sessions I ran at a recent housing conference. My key message was not “don’t do it” but rather “do it properly”. Continue reading

Today is Safer Internet Day

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Today is Safer Internet Day 2013, which aims to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially amongst children and young people. Continue reading

Report from the return of Edinburgh’s Social Media Surgeries

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Monday 21 January saw the return of Edinburgh’s Social Media Surgeries. A few of us had been talking about bringing them back for some time, and I’m delighted to say that it was a huge success. Continue reading

Edinburgh Social Media Surgeries returning in January

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I’m pleased to announce that Edinburgh’s Social Media Surgeries are making a comeback on Monday 21 January, from 17:30 at McDonald Road Library. Continue reading

Gathering of Edinburgh Social Media Surgeons – Monday 10 December

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We’re relaunching Edinburgh Social Media Surgeries and are having a gathering of potential surgeons to come along and see what’s involved, on Monday 10 Dec. Continue reading

TeaCampScotland, Edinburgh, Thursday 12 July

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The next #TeaCampScotland is taking place this Thursday in Edinburgh, from 4pm.

Teacamps are informal gatherings for digital people who work in and around government, and also outside of government, to chat over a cup of tea. Continue reading

IslandGovCamp shows potential of remote attendance

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Last weekend saw #islandgovcamp in Orkney. I’ll blog more about the event soon, but I wanted to quickly mention one of the main (I think) triumphs of the weekend – showcasing the potential for technology to facilitate meaningful, engaging remote attendance. Continue reading

IslandGovCamp call for ideas

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Following successful Scottish GovCamps in Edinburgh and Aberdeen, the next gathering is taking place in picturesque Orkney, on 25-27 May 2012.
Whether you’re able to attend or not, we’d love to hear your suggestions for topics to be discussed over the weekend. Continue reading

Social Media and the future of journalism

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Following a successful first meet-up last month, the next Tartan Tweetmeet will take place in a number of Scottish cities next Wednesday 28th March, with the theme of “social media and the future of journalism”. Continue reading

How can we bring back free social media surgeries?

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Last night I went along to #smedinburgh – a meet up for people from all backgrounds to come and discuss social media. I made some useful contacts and the people … Continue reading

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