Category: Why I Tweet

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The story of how hundreds of men mounted a sustained online attack on Caroline Criado-Perez, threatening her with rape and violent assault in reaction to her successful campaign to get…

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I am a man of my own time, old fashioned and set in my ways. I just couldn’t get to “grips” with Twitter for quite a while. Not being technically…

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Twitter is like a multi-threaded, multi-coloured tapestry, with a million extra threads being weaved every second. Sometimes the only way to view it, the only way to keep up, is…

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I have learned and gained information faster than I can imagine being able to do anywhere else, I have challenged peoples’ perceptions on policing issues and had my own challenged…

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Any major incident provokes a firestorm of reaction on Twitter and other social media outlets. In the wake of events such as the terrorist killing of Drummer Lee Rigby in…

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This is the third in a mini-series on how to use social media to extend the reach of your event and take people with you on a journey of discovery…

Si Guilfoyle

Police Inspector @SimonJGuilfoyle says Twitter proves men can multi-task. One thing I particularly like about twitter is that it affords the previously unheard of opportunity to interact with people at…

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A detailed look at police use of Twitter.
A great infographic from BrightPlanet harvesting information from the recent 1st Global Police Tweetathon which used the #poltwt hashtag.

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Tweet Rachel Rogers was a deputy governor in the prison service and the Labour PCC candidate for Dorset. She is a qualified teacher who now works in the field of…

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Tweet Amanda Coleman is head of communications for Greater Manchester police and hosts her own blog on comms issues.   Tweets by @amandacomms Getting started Back in 2010 I didn’t…

Natalia

Two ways that Twitter can, literally, save lives. The Natalia Project from @crdefenders provides human rights’ workers with an alarm bracelet that communicates their exact location in times of danger…

Nathan constable

Tweet Nathan Constable is an anonymous police Tweeter and blogger Tweets by @NathanConstable Finding my voice on Twitter I can’t remember the exact moment I decided that I was going…

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