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Alyn Smith issues report on Twitter

Alyn Smith who is an SNP member of the European Parliament published a report he had commissioned into Scottish Twitter and online chat in Scotland. The independent report, "Scotland and Social Media, Trolls Under the...

Edinburgh Social networker launches Social Media Consultancy ‘Streets Ahead’

Well-known Edinburgh social networker, Dane Thomson, has officially launched his own social media consultancy, Streets Ahead, but with a very social difference. This new consultancy based in Edinburgh is kicking off its launch with a...

Social media tips – How do you find a tweet from a year ago?

 Yes, we are big Twitter users with over 41,000 followers and we probably spend too much time there. But we hope you will like this tip which could save you time.If you read as many tweets...

allmediascotland sets up a new Edinburgh Twitter account

A new, free source of news about Edinburgh has been launched by a long-established Scottish website that helps organisations to connect with the media.The twitter feed, www.twitter.com/allEdinburghPR, comprises media releases about the capital that have...

Hearts Must Become Hungry Again

While the billions of pounds from the Sky and BT television deals have arguably taken football away from its working class roots in England, it’s reasonable to suggest that, in Scotland, the game is...

Careful how you tweet!

Edinburgh residents are effectively leaving their homes open to burglary because of a naïve attitude to social media, a study finds. Personal information, crucial for burglars in targeting properties, is being posted on social media accounts...

A Nation of Mute Zombies

You may think this sounds like the beginning of a Tommy Cooper joke but I went to the doctor the other day and…..nah, there’s no punchline. The end of the sentence should read ‘forgot...

Effortless Sites want you to have a good looking website

HOW TO LOOK GOOD ON THE WEBEvery small business needs a website … but not just any website.Some take the decision of doing without, or doing it themselves, to cut costs. But this can...

Lothian Buses have a Social Media Bus

LOTHIAN BUSES LAUNCHES ITS SOCIAL MEDIA BUS Can you imagine life without your smartphone? It is becoming increasingly important to everyone to be able to get information on the move, whether that is travel information,...

12 Books In 12 Months – Book One

This year, I will mostly be writing 12 books in 12 months.If I say it with enough confidence people tend to believe me, stopping merely to ask, “but when will you find the time?”“It...

Assembly Rooms Debate Continues

When the Council meets on Thursday of this week the future of the Assembly Rooms is on the agenda. Principally they are going to discuss which contractor they will appoint to carry out the...

Social Network Launches Table Book

Arts network Central Station is celebrating 35,000 works of art by launching a new table book on Friday December 3rd.Central Station is an online community linking artists, writers, filmmakers and photographers from all over...

The Political Innovation Project comes to Edinburgh

Scottish bloggers, political activists and ‘hacktivists’ have been invited to a free-to-attend conference on social media and politics at Edinburgh University’s ‘School of Informatics’ on Saturday 13th November – 10-4pmThe impact that Twitter, Facebook,...


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