You can’t search Twitter for tweets sent by Meerkat, and Periscope isn’t obvious either…

I’ve been trying to build a list of every Twitter search parameter (documented and undocumented) that I can find (coming soon!). As part of my research I have been looking at searching for tweets from the new generation of live streaming apps. One of the little known ways of refining a twitter search is by the …

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Why did Christian_Aid send 44 almost identical tweets to 71K followers?

Earlier today @Christian_Aid tweeted every police force in the country to let them know that next week is Christian Aid week, and so there will be doorstep collections. I’m impressed that they are letting forces know…but the way they did it was not good Twitter etiquette. It started with this tweet: We’ll be tweeting all police …

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Big listening

I just listened in on a webinar on #BigListening from the US non-profit @Upwell (http://www.upwell.us/). They describe themselves as a PR agency for the sea, and are brilliant at spotting emerging topics of online discussion, and then amplifying the heck out of them to turn a tiny little thing, into a really big thing online. I love the …

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The Poke publishes the best police tweets of 2013 – and the majority of them are from 2012!

Earlier today the poke published the 11 best police tweets of 2013. I love the poke, they publish some brilliant things…but this one was a bit…erm…out of date? How do I know? Well I wrote two of the tweets they highlighted…in 2012! Here is the poke’s run down, with the original tweets (or you can …

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