Archive for twitter
Demos has an interesting looking report coming out tomorrow about the social media following of Britain’s three main political parties: We examine the social media support of the main three parties, and consider the extent to which Facebook and Twitter affiliation might replace the formal party membership model. We’ve number-crunched ‘Followers’ and ‘Likes’, and the [...]
Former footballer and now boxer Curtis Woodhouse has been on the receiving end of some unpleasant, trolling-style, tweets following an unsuccessful appearance in the boxing ring. He choose to confront the troll, not just responding directly but also asking for help online to track down who the troll is and where he lives: FORMER Hull [...]
Cabinet member and MP for Kingston Ed Davey has been on Twitter for a while at @eddaveykands. However that account’s last tweet was back in 2010. He’s now started up again with a new account – @EdwardDaveyMP. The first two tweets look promising: a mix of constituency and Lib Dem news. Let’s see what the [...]
How long does a tweet attract attention for? A few of course get read, re-read, shared and re-shared a long time after they were sent. Barack Obama’s tweet on being re-elected will probably feature in various forms for years to come. But you and I are no Barack Obama. (Though if you are, hello! Nice of you [...]
For my own convenience, I’ve put together a Twitter list of the Lib Dem team for the 2014 European Parliament elections in London. I suspect others will find it useful to, so I’ve made it a public list over at https://twitter.com/markpack/london-lib-dem-euro-team/members. Tweets away and all that.
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How to get your thoughts to a national audience via a successful website courtesy of one simple tweet:
There are now 43 Liberal Democrat MPs on Twitter, courtesy of David Heath’s foray into the medium: Setting twitter account up in time for #ldconf — About David Heath MP (@DavidHeathMP) September 21, 2012 You can follow all the Lib Dem MPs on Twitter via this list.