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Twiplo-blunders: they’re fun, and necessary

Pete Cranston

So we all like a good laugh, especially at the expense of important people, which is why pricking pomposity and mocking self-importance has become such a popular sport online (and why anxious, threatened politicians w...

Twitter for Diplomats: A Guide to the Fastest Growing Digital Diplomacy Tool


Twitter is not only the fastest growing form of social media around, but also a veritable initiation to digital diplomacy for most ambassadors around the globe. Indeed, 140 characters have changed the way we see the w...

Social media diplomacy: the rules of engagement

Andreas Sandre

In the early 1800s, John Marshall wrote: “To listen well is as powerful a means of communication and influence as to talk well.” The longest-serving Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court and the father of American...

eDiplomacy: influence in the Arab world in the Twitter age


“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,”...

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