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Facebook, broken on purpose? Twitter ranks 9th for eDiplomacy; State uses Google Hangouts in Farsi to reach into Iran: links we liked
By petecranston on 5 Oct 2012 - 12:07 | From the E-diplomacy channel

'Facebook reach dips?' asked someone on one of my favourite

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Collaboration - a second essential e-competency for Diplomats
By petecranston on 26 Sep 2012 - 14:59 | From the E-diplomacy channel

Mocking laughter greets our stories of how email was welcomed as a revolutionary time-saver in the 1990s, when we first introduced it into organisations.

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When it comes to invisible geopolitics, emotions matter
By Jovan Kurbalija on 24 Sep 2012 - 18:16 | From the E-diplomacy channel

The Philippines and the United Arab Emirates are the closest friends in the Facebook world. Serbia is among Austria’s best friends. Georgia and Russia are good friends as well!

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Links we liked
By petecranston on 21 Sep 2012 - 11:31 | From the E-diplomacy channel

Turkmeni stallions, voices from South Africa, international cyber-battlefields and 'we can't tweet to freedom': links we liked.

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Curation - one of five essential e-competencies for Diplomats
By petecranston on 19 Sep 2012 - 11:27 | From the E-diplomacy channel

Learning to ride a bicycle or drive a car develops a set of transferable skills that equip us to ride anything two wheeled or drive anything smaller than a heavy goods vehicle. To engage fully online means developing a similar set of core, transferable skills. 

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Guest blog: Being there: where’s there?
By Editor on 10 Sep 2012 - 14:54 | From the E-diplomacy channel

Deirdre Williams writes:

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eDiplomacy - overestimating the present and underestimating the future
By petecranston on 9 Sep 2012 - 23:48 | From the E-diplomacy channel

This interview has been prompted by Dr Jovan Kurbalija’s article ‘The Impact of the Internet and ICT on Contemporary Diplomacy’ in the publication Diplomacy in a Globalizing World, edited by Pauline Kerr and Geoffrey Wiseman (2012, Oxford Universi

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Is 'unfriending' on Facebook a new feature of diplomacy?
By Mary on 7 Sep 2012 - 11:44 | From the E-diplomacy channel

As my number of friends on Facebook creeps towards an abitrary figure above which I have decided that the list would be unmanageable, I am at a loss to decide who to defriend. Will they notice? Will they be upset? Will they care?

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160 - Diplomacy and Web 2.0
By Aldo Matteucci on 30 Aug 2012 - 15:39 | From the E-diplomacy channel

Where top is top
And bott’m is bott’m
Top down and bottom-up shall never meet
What if they tweet?[

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eDiplomacy: influence in the Arab world in the Twitter age
By Editor on 28 Aug 2012 - 19:00 | From the E-diplomacy channel

“As the Web grows more massive all the time, it's becoming increasingly important to quickly assess what Internet users are influential about and how they are influenced in order to make more informed decisions,” said Klout co-founder and CEO Joe Fernandez