European Commissioners seem to have missed the social aspect of Twitter and use it for one way, bland PR instead

In Gartner’s hype cycle, users of a technology encounter a trough of disillusionment after the initial peak of inflated expectations. The use of Twitter by the 28 Members of the European Commission (Twitter list here) feels like being in such a deep trough that it’s almost as if this is not even social media at […]

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Malmström, TTIP, ISDS and disappearing tweets

This tweet by @BenC42, at 2110 this evening, alerted me to a potentially interesting development in the negotiation of the Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP): @europeangreens @SkaKeller @jonworth Commissioner-designate Malmstrom says she is ready to remove #ISDS from #TTIP http://t.co/gm95qbhhGU — Ben C42 (@BenC42) September 26, 2014 This pointed me to a press release […]

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