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For more general advice about online campaigning, see my Online Politics posts.

technology

How social networking should work

Excellent presentation from Google’s Paul Adams about how people want social networks to behave, and in particular how we want to provide different information (and behave differently) with different groups of friends. He slightly overstates the case about existing tools not letting you do this (Facebook lets you group friends for example) but the core … Read the full post »

Lib Dem Voice

Philippa Stroud: the disappearing Conservative candidate

This morning The Observer ran a piece detailing the less than savoury attitude towards homosexuality of Philippa Stroud, Conservative candidate for Sutton & Cheam and head of the influential Conservative think-tank Centre for Social Justice:
A high-flying prospective Conservative MP, credited with shaping many of the party’s social policies, founded a church that tried to “cure” … Read the full post »

political

Televised leaders debate: the technological winners

When I first wrote about the winners and losers from Thursday night’s TV debate between Brown, Cameron and Clegg I only briefly touched on technology: Winner – TV Loser – internet The TV audience peaked at just under 10m, far more than any online audience for a UK political event. TV kept on broadcasting whilst Facebook … Read the full post »