Andrew

I am a communications specialist with a specific interest in sustainable transport (particularly encouraging people to walk and cycle short distances). After two and a half years working on the Walk to School campaign (primary and secondary schools) I am now looking for a new challenge in the sector. In the meantime I want to share my ideas and viewpoint with as many people as I can - which is why I started wobable.com!

Cottingley Fairies

April fools’ day tips for the public sector

This post was originally written for Comms2Point0 and was published on https://comms2point0.co.uk/comms2point0/2022/3/30/april-fools-day-for-the-public-sector. A massive thank you to Darren Caveney for publishing it.I have reproduced it here with the tweets embedded as part of my own personal archive of my work. I am a big fan of social media pranks – especially on April Fools’ Day. …

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What proportion of local people follow police accounts on Facebook?

This tweet caught my eye earlier this month: @AccLeicsPolice @nickkeane @TrueBlueLine Better version with Scotland. CoLP is at over 800… pic.twitter.com/aK8FcVDDQJ — Alex Ray (@AlexJTRay) December 3, 2016 For each of the police forces in the UK (ex BTP, Civil Nuclear Constabulary and City of London*) Alex has worked out the proportion of people served …

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Telling stories with Emoji…📝💬📖😄

As they might have said in Zoolander… What with instagram revealing 56% of UK comments include at least one emoji, it being declared the fastest growing language EVER, journalists writing news articles in emoji and someone even translating a film into emoji. My fave emoji fact of the last month is that Instagram won’t allow you to search …

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