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Roxanna Samii
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Social media junkie, F1 fanatic, on the road to discovery of the known and the unknown
Social media junkie, F1 fanatic, on the road to discovery of the known and the unknown

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Say no to spamming: Engage with others as you would like to be engaged with #socialmedia #spam
Photo credit: Ben Brown Who amongst us has not been a victim of unsolicited mail, telephone calls, emails or posts showing on our social media timelines? While there may be few lucky people out there who are oblivious to spamming, many more have  either exp...

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#Socialmedia metrics: Trashing “vanity metrics”, embracing engagement and behavioural change indicators #UNMetrics
Source: https://blog.bufferapp.com/social-media-metrics In this month’s blogpost, I’m reaching out to the community to see if we can brainstorm to find relevant and meaningful indicators to assess the impact of our social media efforts. We all know that in ...

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Recreating the golden age of “Letters to the editor”
Do you remember the letters to the editor? The missive that we used to write to express an opinion and our views, hoping that it would get published….. These missives, which were the print version of on-line commenting, tweeting and blogging  and often work...

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#Hashtag or not to #hashtag, that’s the question….
The advent of social media is making the once “off-limits”, highly exclusive meetings less exclusive and more participatory. Take the World Economic Forum…. Back in 1971 when Professor Klaus Schwab kicked off the then “European Management Forum”, this event...

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The human face behind your avatar: Getting up close and personal with your audience
Last month's blogpost focused on the importance of engaging with and figuring out the time zone of your audience.  Continuing with the theme of how best to engage with your audience, I am sure you'll agree that the most compelling content are those that sho...

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#MumbaiBeachClean, biggest beach clean up in history, featuring @LewisPugh, @afrozShah1 and @versovabeach #cleanseas
Afroz Shah and Lewis Pugh at the end of a hard day work. Photo credit UNEP Back in 2009 when Lewis Pugh shared his story of how he swam in the waters of North Pole at a TedTalk , he got a standing ovation. Since then, he has received many more standing ovat...

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You are a creative, out-of-the-box thinker interested in development and making a difference? Why not join +UNEP workforce. Check out this vacancy announcement: https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=52002 #jobs   #jobsearch   #communication  

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Want to better engage with your audience: figure our their time zone #socialmedia #kmers
As communicators we strive to create and craft content that is compelling, content that touches heads and hearts.  And as communication professionals we know that if our content does not travel well and reach its targeted audience it will be nothing more th...

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#fFreedom, #peace and #silence..... Do we really know what they mean? Here is my ephiphany
F reedom - something that we all crave for.... something that we all aspire to. Is freedom of speech, freedom of expression, freedom of movement, freedom of press, freedom of this and freedom of that - the ultimate form of freedom? Over the Easter weekend, ...

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To compete or to collaborate? Social media is the answer #socialmedia #kmers
Have you ever tried having your voice heard in a crowded and noisy environment? If the answer is yes, you know what it takes to do so! Keep the image of making your voice heard in a crowded milieu in your head….. Now imagine having your voice heard in the d...
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