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Back to basics – a new blog design

The previous incarnation of my blog – more of a magazine style – allowed me to present a more diverse range of content. But what is the point of that if the format imposed means you are restricted in how to categorise what you write? Finding a way to make […]

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Google me. What impression does it give?

In the fast-paced online lives we lead, what Google digs up determines our first impressions of anything and, indeed, anyone. Yet I am regularly struck by how odd or alien this idea seems to some people when you confront them with it directly – online you are what Google thinks […]

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If you want Twitter your way, use a third-party Twitter client

I’m growing rather tired of loads of complaints on Twitter… about Twitter. Redesigns, changes to the chronological listing of tweets, pictures appearing in-stream by default are common complaints I keep on reading. This has prompted analysis, and even odd browser-based work arounds. Why is all of this so annoying? Because […]

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The design of a politician’s Twitter profile

Danish Minister for Development Cooperation Christian Friis Bach has been coming in for some heavy criticism today on Twitter (his account is here) for his statements about Danish aid to Egypt. As a result I looked at his Twitter profile for the first time for some months and it’s quite […]

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Twitter service / placeholder accounts

Following a few gripes about whether some of the accounts I’ve registered on Twitter in the past break Twitter’s Rules, here is a response. First of all, what accounts do I own that fall into this category? 20 accounts for Ministries of the Danish Government @BskfM_dk @EVM_dk @FinansM_dk @FIVU_dk @FMN_dk […]

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Only the law can properly decide Twitter abuse cases

So here we go again. In response to abuse and threats directed at Caroline Criado-Perez it’s people like @bmitchellwrites saying it’s “Time for Twitter to stand up for women abused online”. Some of his words: It’s about time big organisations acknowledged their responsibility and yes, a duty of care, to […]