@marcoRecorder Digital advocacy is assuming an increasingly important role in Brussels. What’s working to engage European policymakers? Can social media platforms help you find other advocates? Which tools work best? These were some of the questions addressed at the latest European Digital Advocacy Summit in Brussels, organised by the Public Affairs Council. At the event, … Continue reading A few lessons from the European Digital Advocacy Summit
@marcoRecorder I spent the weekend looking at what people have been saying about the European elections. I'm quite sleepless but I want to share some of my findings with you before I leave for holidays tomorrow. In the middle of the day I was asked to send some comments about social media and the elections … Continue reading What happened on social media during the European elections
@marcoRecorder On May 19 at 12:30AM candidate President for the European Commission Martin Schulz hosted a chat livestreamed via SPD.de and collecting questions via the hashtag #AskMartin Good morning! In just a few hours I will answer question asked via the hashtag #askMartin RT to tell your friends pic.twitter.com/80zgcF5NcQ — Martin Schulz (@MartinSchulz) May 19, … Continue reading What happened during Schulz’s #AskMartin chat on social media
@marcoRecorder After a first debate in Maastricht, and a second in Florence, The main candidates to be the next president of the European Commission have held their final debate before the 2014 European Parliament elections yesterday. The candidates are: Jean-Claude Juncker (Luxembourg): European People's Party Martin Schulz (Germany): Socialist & Democrats Guy Verhofstadt (Belgium): European Liberals … Continue reading #TellEurope on social media: who won this round?
@marcoRecorder As Tony Barber puts it "With flashes of wit, much earnestness and a certain reluctance to go for the jugular of their opponents, four candidates for the European Commission presidency broke new ground on Monday night by holding a live televised debate designed to drum up public interest in the May 22-25 elections for … Continue reading #EUdebate2014 and social media: who won?
@marcoRecorder Kosmopolito is one of the best bloggers in the eurobubble. He recently wrote The inconvenient truth about social media and #ep2014 which I find a very good and punchy piece on one of the main events of 2014 in Europe. Although I disagree to some extent, I think it is laudable that experts in … Continue reading A response to Kosmopolito’s “The inconvenient truth about social media and #ep2014”
@marcoRecorder Dana Manescu, team leader of the Social Media Team in the European Commission, had a terrific idea ahead of the next European elections which will take place between 22 and 25 March. SloganEUizer is a crowdsourced database that collects all slogans used at the national level by political parties campaigning for the upcoming European … Continue reading Crowdsourcing a database for #EP2014 slogans