Tag: twitter

Five Key Social Media Trends in Journalism

Cision – a global communications software company – recently hosted a webinar with the BBC’s assistant editor of social news Mark Frankel. Mark oversees the BBC’s most high-profile Twitter accounts and consequently, it was interesting to listen to his thoughts and opinions on the latest trends. The webinar aligned with Cision’s latest ‘Social Journalism Study‘ –

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Magma Announce Speakers at Two Technical Conferences

Magma Digital always encourages its staff to take part in public speaking, as contributing to the transfer of knowledge in our communities is very important to us. This is why we are thrilled to share the news that Steph’s debut as an invited speaker is coming up at WordCamp Conference in Manchester on the 28th

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Birthday competitions, not one but two!

You may have heard that we are celebrating our 15th birthday this month, we are pretty excited about it! To mark the occasion we thought we would run a competition for you all. Then we thought why stop at one when we could do two! So now we’re running two competitions because we don’t like

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TEDx Salford

The TEDx Conference in Salford on 21st October 2012, was my first experience of TEDx offline. I’ve seen a few of the talks online but getting to see the speakers in person is something completely different. TEDx had 15 speakers in one day, for me this is quite a lot, especially with the variety of

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Win a Free Ticket to Whisky Web

The Competition Six of the Developers at Magma Digital Ltd will be heading up to Whisky Web on the 13th and 14th of April 2012 in Edinburgh. We strongly believe in supporting the web community and to show you just how much we care, we’re giving away one free ticket to Whisky Web along with two

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Changed blog software from Serendipity (s9y) to WordPress

This blog has been neglected far to long / often, partly because things are always so busy and partly the company and my personal twitter accounts seem to have taken over. However there’s another reason, that I think I’d outgrown the Serendipity (s9y) software due to having more exposure to WordPress these days. I also

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Catch up, social networking, new staff …

It’s been ages since I’ve blogged, partly since I’ve continued to keep up with twitter.com, which is a little like blogging but in text message size bites – some call it your life between blog posts. We’ve included a feed on the right hand side of this site or follow me or Priscilla directly. Along

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Traffic alerts via Twitter mashup with optional SMS

As a recent fan of twitter (you can follow me if you like) as a short (read text message length) form of blogging, I was quite interested to spot a blog post from Andy Davies about using twitter to mashup with traffic data feeds. I used his technique, though in a simpler format e.g. I

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