Social Media Week Glasgow - 24th – 28th September 2012

Thank you all, it was a great week!

 Reflecting on the global impact of social media and its role as a catalyst in driving cultural, political, economic and social change, this year’s theme will focus on Empowering Change through Collaboration.

For the second year in a row, #SMWGla was curated by twintangibles

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Humza Yousaf: 'People are just looking for that alternative.'

Earlier this month, I had the great honour of being appointed Minister for External Affairs and International Development in the Scottish Government. One of the main purposes of my new role is to foster Scotland’s links with the world, to nurture our many treasured ties as well as building new relationships. Throughout history, our nation has…

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One of these issues is how Social Media can be harnessed for the benefit of the ‘power of good’ when it has equal potential to benefit the ‘power of evil’. (Maybe evil is a big strong, let’s say bad) I’m afraid I don’t have a definitive answer, but I do have an avalanche of adjectives that…

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Great session today on the importance of viral content and how to create it. Called Star Wars, Lego and Cats! – Learn how to make a unique viral that gets people sharing (AND WIN STUFF!),  organisers Equator certainly displayed a knowledge of what would make their target audience bite with that title! Kudos for the excellent…

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Once upon a time a nice lady called Jude found herself on a remote beach in Scotland. There, to her delight, an otter appeared in the sea diving and catching crabs. She watched for a while, transfixed by this beautiful and increasingly rare glimpse of nature… …before turning to scramble in her bag, searching for…

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If a real world Will is essentially an inventory of your net gains in this life – possessions, assets, the family silver – then a Digital Will is an inventory of your digital world assets – your online bank accounts, your social media accounts, your Racing Post account, your National Lottery account, your online photo…

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Monday night saw the official opening event for Social Media Week Glasgow. The event, “Everyday I’m Shooglin” was held at the Riverside Transport Museum and was the launch party for the SPT Glasgow subway app. Called ‘iShoogle’, the app is available on both iOS and Android and offers commuters, students, shoppers and the general public…

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