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This Little Piggy Was Caught in a Twitter Storm

This article deals with processes in feminism, but the point made about social media is true for all online discussions. When our online world is nothing but an ‘echo chamber’, we miss the dissenting voices,

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A Twitter Trolliday – And Reporting Abuse on Twitter

Will you join in the #trolliday, a Twitter boycott on 4th August to demand action to protect women users of the site from violent threats?   The call for a Trolliday came yesterday, after the journalist

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The Social Media Generation

Most schools offer good advice, and have policies in place to tackle cyberbullying, but what about the wider implications of our kids being the first Social Media Generation? They have grown up with Facebook and

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Twitter Friends – Are We All in Agreement?

Have you filled your Twitter feed with those who are often in agreement with you? Or do you enjoy hearing dissenting voices?   ‘Is Twitter anything more than an online echo chamber?’ asked Laura Marcus in

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Learn Twitter in Ten Minutes

Interested in Twitter but not sure where to start? Read on and find out how to Learn Twitter In Ten Minutes, when my first book is released later this year.   A couple of months

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Twitter, Trolls and Online Abuse – Is Ignoring the Best Tactic?

Dealing with trolls and abuse on Twitter is a recurring theme. Not a week goes by when there is not a new case being discussed. Theories on how to deal with online hate abound and

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Social Media Fatigue

            Do you have an account with any of the following services:   Twitter, Facebook, Mumsnet, Britmums, Linkedin, Klout, Google+, Pinterest, Foursquare, YouTube, Instagram, Tumblr, Blogger, WordPress, Flickr, Vine, AskFM, Kik… If you have answered “Yes” more than four times then you are in

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Waxing Children – Bannatyne vs Mumsnet

When is an acceptable age to allow your daughter to wax? And would you take her to a salon to have this done? Tricky question, and one I have been pondering this morning since reading

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Are You Using Social Media in Business Effectively?

    This will do as an excuse to post this pic   Are you using Social Media in Business effectively?   ‘You need to be on Twitter and Facebook. You need a blog. Everyone

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Simple Steps to Learn Twitter

So you signed up to Twitter. Welcome. Just joined Twitter? It is confusing, isn’t it? The first impression is often that we are reading several half conversations, there are unfamiliar abbreviations, strange characters like #. 

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Twitter Magic Moments

So excited about our holiday. Off with the family to sunny Spain. Two weeks of sun, sea, sand and… UKMum Sat. 5th June 2010 at 6:50 @UKMum have fun, enjoy the s… sangria Tunnockslover Sat.

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