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Twitterfountain for Online Information 2008

A twitterfountain for Online Information 2008 has been set up at http://www.ukeig.org.uk/blog/2008/11/twitterfountain-for-online-information.html.

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November 30, 2008 Posted by | Twitter | , , | Comments Off on Twitterfountain for Online Information 2008

Pageflakes introduces adverts and UKeiG moves to Netvibes

Because of the inflexible, inappropriate and intrusive advertising imposed on Pageflakes users, UKeiG has moved the content of its Pageflakes start page to Netvibes at http://www.netvibes.com/ukeig1

The lack of advance notice of this significant change, together with recent technical problems and repeated down time means that we can no longer depend on Pageflakes to provide a reliable service. UKeiG appreciates the need for financial support for services such as this, but Pageflakes has not offered any alternatives to its users such as an annual subscription.

November 20, 2008 Posted by | start pages | , , | Comments Off on Pageflakes introduces adverts and UKeiG moves to Netvibes

What to put on a Library Facebook Page

What can you do with a Facebook Page? by David Lee King is a neat summary of what you can do with a library Facebook page and is broken down into three sections: basic information, Facebook functionality, and social stuff. The comments are also worth reading for suggestions and tips on what works and what doesn’t.

November 14, 2008 Posted by | Facebook | , | Comments Off on What to put on a Library Facebook Page

The UKGovWeb Twitterverse

Just discovered that Warwick District Council is on Twitter (Twitter name warwickdc) and through them found an article on The UKGovWeb Twitterverse by Dave Press. It lists some of the central governments, local authorities, civil servants and other public sector bodies and officers that are on Twitter.My own local authority, Reading Borough Council, is not 😦

November 12, 2008 Posted by | Twitter | , , , , | Comments Off on The UKGovWeb Twitterverse