Last week, Google announced Google+ Communities. In my opinion, this is a clear sign that Google Groups are on their way out. My guess is that they will be phased out by the end of 2013. Here is why.
Here are a four articles that deal with the difficulty of engaging followers, fans and readers beyond the “like” button – particularly when suddenly faced with critical voices.
This is the second presentation from the GeOnG2012 conference: In the hours after a rapid-onset emergency social media can help humanitarian agencies and emergency responders get a better idea of what the situation is like on the ground.
The last couple of weeks a mixture of work, family obligations and a cold that wouldn’t end has kept me occupied, but now I’m finally back on my feet and I’d like to share two tools with you that I have recently used to remove fake accounts from a client’s Twitter-followers: Manageflitter and Twitblock.
The “Social Media for Good roundup” is an infrequent series of posts where I share interesting links I found on the web. This week with: Twitter tips, Google Earth revelations, relationship mapping, social media team management and more.
Twitters new restrictions on how tweets can be used might affect whether you can use Twitter during the next emergency. Here is why.
The “Social Media for Good roundup” is an infrequent series of posts where I share interesting links I found on the web. This week with: Open Street Map for dummies, examples of multimedia storytelling, social media guidance for civil servants, community based humanitarian response and tech tools for emergency management.
Storify is one of those tools that I still find it hard to get my head around. MSF UK has recently started to use it to spruce up their press clippings and share them with supporters and staff.