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A Brief Overview of Facebook’s Timeline Design and Guide

Recently I’ve been getting a lot of questions about Facebook Timeline Profiles and Pages, so I thought I’d post this brief overview of Facebook’s Timeline design and guide. Let’s start with this useful infographic to show you exactly what we’re talking about here. And don’t forget to download the Quick Guide below to get a breakdown of the Timeline. Download ... Read More »

Ideas for Facebook and Twitter

WARNING: This is strictly from a business strategy point of view and observation. Facebook article/blog post search and page There is one thing specifically on how I think Facebook can leverage on news, content/information or interesting articles online. And maybe also try to become the world’s most used search engine after Google and current second place, YouTube search engine. Facebook ... Read More »

Government agencies can now learn social media best practices from the Giants: Verizon Case Study – How to Avoid an Epic Failure! (Audio Podcast Available)

Verizon Communications Social Media Strategy. Read More »

Social Media for Medical Practitioners

This blog post lists down some examples of how medical practitioners can use social media. Check out the weblinks to see it in practice. Hopefully these examples will inspire people in government to use social media in more creative and effective ways. Read More »

E-Learning: Web 2.0 & Social Media examples and quotes for Health Informatics

This blog post highlights some of the useful and valuable social media and web 2.0 examples in e-learning for health informatics from around the world. Hope these examples will help inform the health community of interesting and effective e-learning practices out there. Read More »

LGEO Research is Opening its Social Media Research Data

I've finally got around to doing what I've been wanting to do for a very long time. I'm opening up all the research data I have to local councils to own and update as often as you like. I know I am unable to update this data on my own any longer, especially with the increased uptake of social media by UK Local Councils. Read More »

Good Practices: Coventry City Council Take Billion Pound City Centre Planning Consultation to Facebook

Coventry City Council has recently unveiled its City Centre’s Masterplan to the local people of Coventry. This billion pound project achieved its Final Masterplan following a massive consultation exercise with local people. The council used various ways to ensure local people were involved in the project by raising awareness through the normal media channels. But what's interesting is they also used Facebook to run their consultation. Read More »

Customers using Facebook to demand local councils to LISTEN to them on consultation

Recently alot of articles have popped up regarding local councils using facebook (i.e. Dave Briggs & Simon Wakeman to name a few) to engage with citizens. Its a really great time for local government to get involved with new means of communication and engagement with their customers. However early this morning, as I was doing a bit of research, I noticed that there is another angle of Facebook that we are forgetting to acknowledge... Anyone care to take a guess what it is? Read More »

Status of UK Local Councils Facebook Fan Pages and Groups as of 22nd July 2009

UK local councils tend to use fan pages rather than groups to deliver their services through Facebook. The differences between fan pages and groups are listed in the table below. This informational table was created by Authority Domains and the link can be found here. Read More »