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Peter Casier
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Attended "A school which did not survive me"
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Example of how CIFOR is using Vine... Anyone else using Vine in the science community? https://vine.co/v/OFWLTbx7nUM
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I can't read all of that in 6 seconds. Note to everyone - reduce text if you only have a few seconds to convey your message. Otherwise - great!
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Announcing a social media induction webinar and online media workshop in Nairobi, for non-profit organisations.
I am giving an online webinar covering an introduction in social media, and an online media workshop (in Nairobi). A great opportunity for both novices and advanced communicators.
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How to use a combination of RSS feeds, Yahoo Pipes and Feedly to read news, blogs or even for online brand monitoring.
Confession: I live in Italy and I am a news-addict. While I have breakfast with my daily cornetto and a coffee, I scan the latest articles from over two hundred news sources. Over the years, I used...
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Interesting reading about a survey of 3,748 American scientists...

Some findings: 47% uses social media to discuss or follow science. 24% blog about science and research. 
.. but loads of interesting facts in this article
Most scientists (87%) believe it is important to participate in public policy debates. Almost half use social media to discuss or follow science, and nearly a quarter blog about science and research.
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"50 shades of grey" case study: how to use an event to build a long lasting online momentum http://www.blogtips.org/case-study-using-an-event-to-build-an-online-momentum/ 
When you organise an event or conference, you can use social reporting to expand your reach and involve your online public. However, the art is to stretch your online momentum beyond the days of yo...
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Web managers are the orphans of a communications team. Here is how one organisation overcame the challenge: 
It seems web developers and web managers work in the shadows. Often falling between the communications department – the content editors-, and the ICT department – the technicians-, web specialists ...
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What if you would take a non-sensical Twitter account and start following random people. How many would follow you back? An experiment...
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Announcing a new set of online media webinars and training (in Nairobi) open for nonprofit organisations - geared to science communicators and scientists:  http://shared-services.cgiar.org/social-media-writing-skills-training-events-call-for-interest/ 
We’re pleased to announce the following Training events: Social Media Induction Webinars, Social Media/Online Media workshop in Nairobi, and a Writing Communication skills training webinar
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25 web professionals stuck their heads together to define how how to measure their online media performance: what do you measure, and how do you measure it? A case study... 
How can you measure your online media performance: what are the metrics you can use to analyze how well your strategy is measuring up to its goals? What tools do you use to capture those metrics?
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We asked our web technicians which tools they used every day. Here is the list they came up with: http://www.blogtips.org/productivity-tools-for-web-professionals/ 
During the #TOCS2014 workshop for web managers and online technicians, we asked the participants to list five tools they use daily. Five tools they could not do without. Here is the list we came up...
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A hands-on review of 11 webinar and webconferencing tools
As part of a project to design a social media webinar, we needed to select the right tool to deliver this service. There are a lot of webinar and teleconferencing tools available, but we needed a s...
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Twitter has become the true social media’s “vaporware”: More and more people use Twitter for “instant updates”. Skillful tweeting has become an art in grabbing your audience’s attention in a fraction of a second. And one of the ways is to use media-rich tweets, which display “differently” than your “competitor’s” tweets. 
More and more people use Twitter for "instant updates". Skillful tweeting has become an art in grabbing your audience's attention in a fraction of a second. One of the ways is to use media-rich twe...
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Aidworker, traveller, social media agitator. Called nutcase by most.
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I have the tendency to turn my hobbies into my profession. Did so with social media, after 16 years of international aidwork. I cover the whole social media scene, from the set-up of social media tools to generating content (posts, pictures, video,...), training and social media strategies, but only for nonprofit organisations.
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Social Media for NonProfit, aidworker, web stuff, km4dev, web2fordev,
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I agitate people.
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The house next to my neighbours
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Kampala, Uganda - Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo - Luanda, Angola - Lilongwe, Malawi - Kabul, Afghanistan - Pristina, Kosovo - Oostende, Belgium - Islamabad, Pakistan - Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Abidjan, Ivory Coast - Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic