Twitter’s place in television.

“Thank-you Prime Minister….and now here’s what Steve in Chelmsford thinks”. Do you care what Steve in Chelmsford has to say about the war in Syria? The BBC (or any other major broadcaster) certainly thinks his opinion adds valuable commentary to that provided by both trained journalists and respected commentators. Yes, Twitter’s role in television has me…

Ronan Dunne & O2’s Twitter Engagement

IMHO, Ronan Dunne is one of the few truly genuine CEO tweeters out there. As the CEO of Telefonica O2 in the UK (one of the country’s largest mobile operators) his Twitter contributions range from the performance of the [O2 sponsored] England Rugby team to industry news, the weather and praise for his local dry…

Seemingly jokey, but with an undercurrent of vitriolic sentiment.

Following the announcement that short-term loan lender Wonga is to sponsor of Premier league football club Newcastle, the last 24 hours on Twitter have been fascinating. I’ve witnessed corporate trolling, ignorance and respected media outlets (that should know better) disseminating miscommunication to (IMHO)  generate retweets. For those that aren’t familiar with Wonga, the company offers…