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Posts Tagged ‘Dave Harte’

Making social media less intimidating


In a recent blog post, Dave Harte talks about how Twitter seems to alienate some people for their mistakes. Particular beginners in the social media arena can end up being scared of this technology, which is actually just about having a conversation. This problem not only exists on Twitter, but in general with social media […]

Why Be Vocal?


Welcome. This site is called Be Vocal because it reflects a growing passion the people of Birmingham have for using the web to express themselves. We’re interested in two things: Pulling together the story of  how social media is being used for social good in Birmingham. How it strengthens or influences local democracy. Keeping track […]