Category Archives: social media

What have I been up to, lately?

A round-up of some of Andy Mabbett’s recent activities. Continue reading

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All your video are belong to us: open licence recordings of local government meetings

Andy Mabbett calls on local government bodies to open licence the videos of their meetings

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Thank you Herkimer Elementary for a Twitter spam case study

Andy Mabbett has uncovered some suspect behaviour on Twitter.

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For I’m a Jolly Good Fellow (of the RSA)

Andy Mabbett has accepted the nomination to become a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce.

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How may I merge or duplicate Twitter accounts?

Andy Mabbett wants a tool to merge Twitter accounts – more specifically, to combine their lists of followers.

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Teaching OpenStreetMap and Wikipedia editing, Tupperware Party style

Andy Mabbett recommends teaching people to edit OpenStreetMap and Wikipedia in small groups in a social setting, based on recent experience.

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Open Up Your Content – a piece written for Hyperlocal West Midlands

Andy Mabbett wrote about Open Content for the Hyperlocal West Midlands unconference.

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Don’t link to my Twitter profile!

Andy Mabbett wants people to link to his website, not (just), his Twitter profile

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The BBC, Regional News and Sport, and Hyperlocal Blogs

Andy Mabbett reports the BBC’s agreement to his request that they consider linking to news stories on hyperlocal blogs and invites expressions of interest from suitable English bloggers.

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The BBC, Open Content and Wikipedia

Andy Mabbett describes how the BBC could make more use of Wikipedia’s open-licensed content on its regional news and sport pages

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