Category Archives: Twitter

Thank you Herkimer Elementary for a Twitter spam case study

Andy Mabbett has uncovered some suspect behaviour on Twitter. Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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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 Continue reading

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Idea: A tool to make it easy to subscribe to web-based lists of Twitter accounts

Andy Mabbett proposes a tool to make it easy to subscribe to web-based lists of Twitter accounts. Continue reading

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The Prime Minister, Social Media Surgeries and Me

Andy Mabbett is a recipient, with others, of the “Big Society Award”, for his work running Social Media Surgeries. Continue reading

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Bullet points from UK Govcamp 2012

Twenty of Andy Mabbett’s thoughts after UKGovCamp 2012. Continue reading

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The BBC’s fundamental misunderstanding of copyright

The BBC’s response to a complaint by Andy Mabbett shows a fundamental misunderstanding of copyright law. Continue reading

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Can you make a Freedom of Information request via Twitter?

Andy Mabbett explains why Freedom of Information made via Twitter should be honoured. Continue reading

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An open letter to Iain (M) Banks: please give Twitter a try

Andy Mabbett writes an open letter to Iain M Banks, explaining why he’d benefit from being on Twitter. Continue reading

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Poll: To at or not to at?

Andy Mabbett idly wonders where to put the “@” symbol when linking to Twitter profiles. Oh, and coincidentally, he’s trialling a WordPress plugin for polls. Continue reading

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