Here’s is a presentation about social media and public participation. We did this for the University of Westminster so this version is for sharing. Can you deliberate on social media? Online?
How do you work out the impact of your social media activity? This useful piece from Social Media Examiner has some top suggestions for 2015. I think from the perspective of public engagement and consultation a top metric we could be focusing on more is the absolute count of interactions. Yes reach is important but more and more […]
Monmouthshire council gave all their staff access to social media sometime in 2011. Guess what? • it’s working well • staff are using it to help customers and do their jobs better • it is being used to provide advice and guidance to residents • it’s not being abused • staff aren’t giving away secrets […]
Do you know who’s who in your social media world? Yes social media is democratising public services and making decisions more transparent but not everyone is equal. People who care about brands have known for a long time that the views of some matter more than others. That’s why they care about influencers. People whose […]
According to a report by CNN that is shared on social media is the news that matters. In their study about how we share and consume news they reckon that social media is the most frequent way that we share stories online. In their study of 2,300 people over two months they found that social media was […]
Survey reveals nearly 2million workers spend over an hour per day ‘Facebooking’ at work Research released today revealed the true cost to the UK’s economy of the rise of social media as over half of British workers confessed to accessing social media profiles at work, with many spending so much time friending, Tweeting, adding photos […]
People often ask us how big we think social media is in the UK. They want to know if they should get involved? Whether or not it is important to them? Will it have any influence on their organisation or business? This video being pitched by Mashable helps to answer some of these important questions. […]