Posted on February 24, 2016 by Steph Clarke in Social Media, Social Media Surgery
We were running an Awareness Session today for the East Birmingham Community Safety Partnership and it came up in conversation again about the different ways you can use Facebook – profiles, pages, open groups, closed groups – and how confusing it can be to the casual user. There is a lot of choices and not always […]
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Posted on February 1, 2016 by Nick Booth in Government, Hyperlocal, Impact Assessment App, Local Government, Social Media Surgery, Third Sector
Later this month I’m heading up to Huddersfield for #notwestminster. It’s a collection of civic minded folk who get together to think about democracy, digital, changing relationships and changing power. It’s not in Westminster – hence the name. I’m going mostly to learn and meet, but I’ll also be talking briefly about ‘growing the civic […]
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Posted on January 21, 2015 by Nick Booth in Local Government, Neighbourhoods, Open Data, Social Media Surgery, Third Sector
Since 2008 our approach to social media surgeries has remained pretty much the same. If we’ve done anything it’s seek to protect their simplicity and simplify them even further. That is now changing – a little bit. We are working with Digital Birmingham and the Cabinet Office transparency team to introduce (in some cases release) […]
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Posted on June 9, 2014 by Steph Clarke in Social Housing, Social Media Surgery
On Friday Nick and I were in London visiting Focus E15 – A Foyer for young people in the London Borough of Newham. They provide support in either a residential or non-residential basis with issues around housing, training, employment and personal development with 90 self contained units it is a busy, vibrant centre We were there for […]
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