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Social Media awards for revamped youth parliament campaign

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Last year we won a number of accolades for our use of social media to promote the 2009 Scottish Youth Parliament elections. I blogged at the time that we would … Continue reading

Final accolade for Youth Parliament elections campaign

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Our highly successful social media campaign to promote the Scottish Youth Parliament elections in 2009 has won a final accolade – this time, at our internal achievement awards ceremony, where … Continue reading

YouTube’s caption tools – still hit and miss

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I’ve been spending some time on YouTube recently, as we’re hosting a number of videos on the platform for a campaign we’re running to recruit foster carers. Obviously we wanted … Continue reading

Youth Parliament Elections campaign – a social media case study

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Later this week I’ll be attending a national awards ceremony, at which one of our campaigns has been nominated for an award. ** UPDATE – we won! ** Edinburgh’s 2009 … Continue reading

Creating a dynamite campaign

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Today I found myself in the opulent surroundings of Edinburgh’s Balmoral Hotel for a breakfast seminar, run by Precedent, on creating dynamite campaigns. The following are some of my notes. … Continue reading

Auto-captioning on YouTube

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Just a quick post to point out a very interesting post over at the official Google Blog, where they’ve announced that automatic captioning is coming to YouTube. This is really … Continue reading

Captioning BSL videos

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Some of you will know about my project to get British Sign Language content on our corporate website. For the background to this, see the original business case and my … Continue reading

Accessibility and social media – my presentation

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Those of you who read my overview of accessibility and social media back in June know that I spoke about the subject at the ScotWeb2 unconference. Liz Ayzan, from LGEO … Continue reading

Accessibility and Social Media – an overview

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This post explores some of the issues that I plan to discuss with attendees at tomorrow’s ScotWeb2 event in Edinburgh, regarding the current state of accessibility on Social Media sites … Continue reading

Social Media lessons learned the hard way

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Barely a week goes past without another news story about some hapless individual getting into trouble as a result of Social Media. Accordingly I’ve decided to keep a record of … Continue reading

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