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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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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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Fixing Facebook’s Microformats (at their request)

Facebook’s hCalendar microformats have the wrong timezones. They asked me to help fix them. Here’s how. Continue reading

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Don’t confuse your social media channels

Piping Facebook status updates to Twitter (or any automation of cross-channel feeds) can give confusing messages. Continue reading

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An open letter to Facebook, about their broken microformats

Facebook’s hCard microformats do not conform to the specification. Continue reading

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25 things about Andy Mabbett

I’ve been wondering whether anyone would tag me to give “Seven Things you Never Knew About Me”, and how on Earth I would come up with that many. My friend and colleague Emma Routh tagged me on Facebook in a … Continue reading

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Facebook should allow groups to be rationalised

I’ve just had a look on Facebook, for a group for people concerned about the nasty Phorm cyber-spying system. I found these: Save UK internet privacy – reject ISPs that use Phorm (1,347 members) Deny Phorm (48 members) Arrest Ben … Continue reading

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