Wolverhampton

Telling you about our Social Media Audits

Over the last year at Public-i, we've worked hard to develop a new product, the Social Media Audit - which we're now ready to start talking about a bit more on the blog. That'll take the form of a few case studies - and we'll share them as they arrive. But for the moment I ...

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How bloggers and police countered riot rumours in Wolverhampton

This is a follow-up to a post I wrote about the riots a few days ago - where I tried to highlight some of the good things to come from the use of social media at the time. One of the examples I cited was Superintendent Mark Payne's tweeting to counter the wildly inaccurate rumours about ...

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Using the social web well in times of social unrest

On the Friday before the riots started, I was trying to write a response to Dan Slee's excellent post about how vital really good social-media communication is in an emergency. I was hoping to add a few of my own thoughts but, having got three quarters through, I stopped writing my masterpiece, thinking I’d return to it ...

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