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Tweeting a trend: Dan Thompson on operation #riotcleanup and beyond

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Dan Thompson is making his second visit to Brighton Future of News Group (BFONG), this time he is talking about how he capitalised on his experience with social media applied to project management and launched a Twitter and Facebook-based campaign hashtagged #riotcleanup, which went viral.

At the next BFONG on Monday, September 12, Dan will be talking about why the campaign worked.

Read Dan’s piece about the clean up for the Guardian’s Comment Is Free.

BFONG meets at the Eagle in Gloucester Road, on, from 7.30pm. If you want to come along please confirm at the Meet Up page.


Written by Sarah Booker Lewis

September 9, 2011 at 9:29 pm

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