Read my posts about Facebook, and especially how to use Facebook for political campaigning. You can find me on Facebook here.

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

media & PR

What drives traffic to news websites?

The Newspaper Marketing Agency’s latest (September) figures (PowerPoint slides) for the sources of web traffic to newspaper websites paint a useful picture of which social media sites really matter – and which don’t. The top ten domains that referred UK traffic to newspapers during the month were: Google Yahoo MSN News.bbc.co.uk Facebook AOL Wikipedia Ask … Read the full post »

technology

Note for people on the run: don't use Facebook

From the BBC: A man on the run, wanted for fraud by US authorities, inadvertently revealed where he was hiding through a series of extravagant Facebook updates. Cameroon-born Maxi Sopo’s messages made it clear he was living the high life in the Mexican resort of Cancun. It gets better: He also added a former US … Read the full post »