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Updated list of UK local councils on Twitter

Liz Azyan has updated her list of UK local councils on Twitter. On April 11th 2009 there were 101 with Newcastle City Council having the most followers (1050). She has also started lists of US, Canadian and Australian local government on Twitter.

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April 16, 2009 Posted by | Twitter | , , , , , , | Comments Off on Updated list of UK local councils on Twitter

Status of UK Local Councils Facebook Fan Pages and Groups

Another useful listing from LizAzyan Research on what UK local councils are doing with respect to social media. As well as detailing which local councils are doing what on Facebook there is a nice table showing the difference between Facebook Fan Pages and Facebook Groups.

February 24, 2009 Posted by | Facebook | , , , | Comments Off on Status of UK Local Councils Facebook Fan Pages and Groups

UK Local Councils on Youtube

This list of UK local councils on Youtube from LizAzyan Research is a table giving information on UK local council YouTube channels found on 10th February 2009. Information includes the channel name, date joined, number of subscribers, number of videos and the video title with the highest views.

February 10, 2009 Posted by | YouTube | , | Comments Off on UK Local Councils on Youtube

UK Local Councils with Twitter Feeds

If Twitter is your preferred news medium and you want to keep up with what is happening locally, for example school closures due to bad weather, use Twitter / uklocalcouncils to track down your local council. A meagre twenty-two are currently listed and you can follow individual councils or all of them (uklocalcouncils). Content varies but usually includes news about jobs, changes to refuse and recycling collection dates, school closures and impact of severe weather conditions on local services.

February 5, 2009 Posted by | Twitter | , , , , | 4 Comments