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Our thoughts and experience about the use of social media for business, organisations and charities. Our articles are based on the real life experiences not theory. Join the discussion and add your experiences, ideas and comments about social networking and, in particular facebook and twitter.

Police facebook page has gone to the dogs

The police in Lancashire have launched a facebook page just for the police dogs. The page includes photos of the dogs and updates on some of the work they have been involved in has been launched by the Constabulary’s Dog Unit. …

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Facebook’s new Timeline and Cover Photo for Pages – Is your business ready?

Facebook have now changed all Facebook pages to the new timeline design.  Many personal users will be well used to the timeline design and cover photo functionality, as it has been available for personal Facebook profiles for months. If you …

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Use Twitter for Business not Pleasure

Blackburn Life uses a website, facebook and twitter to communicate the articles and information it provides. Use of these three forms of communication has now given us an insight into some of the benefits and disadvantages of each of them …

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Is your twitter account sending spam Direct Messages?

Twitter users are reporting receiving direct messages (DMs) from other members of the network, cheekily asking if it is them who is pictured in a photo, video or mentioned in a blog post. Various versions of the dangerous messages include: …

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