Category Archives: Social Media Handbook

What’s in a name? Choosing your online name

There has been some online discussion over the past few months on the names people choose for social media accounts, and it got me thinking. A while ago there was confusion over who owned a Twitter name if the person … Continue reading

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Social Media and Serious Crime part 2 – Pandora’s box

There has been lots written about the use of social media in the recent UK riots, and perhaps I will return to that subject in the future. In these posts however, I want to focus on how police forces can … Continue reading

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Social Media and Serious Crime part 1

There has been lots written about the use of social media in the recent UK riots, and perhaps I will return to that subject in the future. In these posts however, I want to focus on how police forces can use … Continue reading

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Social Media Handbook for Police: Part 13

Welcome to the the next instalment in my series of social media tips. These are aimed primarily at a police audience, but hopefully applicable to a wider group of people too, especially those in the public sector. This series of … Continue reading

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Social Media Handbook for Police: Part 12

Welcome to the the next instalment in my series of social media tips. These are aimed primarily at a police audience, but hopefully applicable to a wider group of people too, especially those in the public sector. This series of … Continue reading

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Why police forces should not move to Google+

  Google plus was launched in a ‘restricted beta’ form recently, and there has been lots of interest in how the search engine giant has approached social media. Google’s track record in coming up with something to compete with Facebook and Twitter … Continue reading

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Social Media Handbook for Police: Part 11

Welcome to the the next instalment in my series of social media tips. These are aimed primarily at a police audience, but hopefully applicable to a wider group of people too, especially those in the public sector. This series of … Continue reading

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