From prweek.com/uk: From our bloggers

HAS PR GOT TOO SOCIAL?

Ged Carroll, 5 April

I was chatting with a friend last night who runs his own agency, and we spoke about the social media specialists within the industry. Some names were thrown around and I mentioned those I had met in real life. My friend asked: 'How do you get time to meet all these people?' I started off with 'it's a small industry'. Where my thoughts started to go was around the question, 'if we were less social, would we have less, but higher quality interactions?' ...

TWITTER SEARCH is USEFUL

Paul Armstrong, 5 April

It's never been more important for PROs to know how to search. A late but very welcome addition to Twitter is the just-announced advanced search.

Users can now search Twitter in a myriad of new ways (think just like Google but a bit less robust). Twitter search now includes the usual search operators, location and emoticons. I'm still waiting for Twitter to take the data and help people make sense of it ...

AV HAS UPSIDE DOWN LOOK

Simon Redfern, 5 April

Team Pagefield's view of the AV referendum is pretty consistent.

Some right-wingers are staunchly on the 'no' team, but some are saying 'yes'.

There are some lefties shouting 'yes', and there are some whose politics defy definition who are supporting exactly the camp you'd think they would oppose. The politics is upside down on this one, which is why we're seeing those odd photos of Ed Miliband, Charles Kennedy and Caroline Lucas sharing a platform ...

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