Mapping Creativity with Manchester’s Beacon

Mapping Creativity - Manchester’s Beacon for Public EngagementThis week I’ve been working with one of the finalists of the Manchester Beacon Mapping Creativity competition.

Mapping Creativity is a £25K commission “for an interactive project that drives Manchester’s collective creativity.”

Manchester Beacon is part of a nationwide project to support public engagement throughout the UK.

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Social Media Usage in the FTSE 100: Company Profile – Centrica

This article forms part of a study on social media usage amongst FTSE 100 companies.

Each company in the FTSE 100 index was reviewed on its usage of such social media tools as RSS feeds*, blogs, online video, podcasts and social media platforms like Flickr and Facebook on its main website and on occasion, on websites of well-known subsidiary companies.

*RSS feeds are a simple way of delivering fresh versions of a website’s content to online readers automatically.

According to the Guardian.co.uk Business Glossary:
“The FTSE 100 index comprises the 100 most highly capitalised blue chip companies on the London Stock Exchange, representing approximately 81% of the UK market.”

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Here’s how energy giant, Centrica (CNA.L) fared.

FTSE 100 Company RSS Podcast Blog Online Video Audio Facebook, Flickr, etc
Centrica Yes No No Yes No No

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Social Media Usage in the FTSE 100: Company Profile – Carnival

This article forms part of a study on social media usage amongst FTSE 100 companies.

Each company in the FTSE 100 index was reviewed on its usage of such social media tools as RSS feeds*, blogs, online video, podcasts and social media platforms like Flickr and Facebook on its main website and on occasion, on websites of well-known subsidiary companies.

*RSS feeds are a simple way of delivering fresh versions of a website’s content to online readers automatically.

According to the Guardian.co.uk Business Glossary:
“The FTSE 100 index comprises the 100 most highly capitalised blue chip companies on the London Stock Exchange, representing approximately 81% of the UK market.”

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Here’s how luxury cruise giant, Carnival (CCL.L) fared.

FTSE 100 Company RSS Podcast Blog Online Video Audio Facebook, Flickr, etc
Carnival Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes

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Social Media Usage in the FTSE 100: Company Profile – Bunzl

This article forms part of a study on social media usage amongst FTSE 100 companies.

Each company in the FTSE 100 index was reviewed on its usage of such social media tools as RSS feeds*, blogs, online video, podcasts and social media platforms like Flickr and Facebook on its main website and on occasion, on websites of well-known subsidiary companies.

*RSS feeds are a simple way of delivering fresh versions of a website’s content to online readers automatically.

According to the Guardian.co.uk Business Glossary:
“The FTSE 100 index comprises the 100 most highly capitalised blue chip companies on the London Stock Exchange, representing approximately 81% of the UK market.”

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Here’s how outsourcing and distribution conglomerate, Bunzl (BNZL.L) fared.

FTSE 100 Company RSS Podcast Blog Online Video Audio Facebook, Flickr, etc
Bunzl No No No No No No

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An Evening With Fred Wilson, a New York VC visiting Leeds England

PiratesOfSiliconValleyDVDI was privileged to meet Fred Wilson, prolific blogger and pioneering Internet investor on Friday evening at the Evening with Fred Wilson event at Leeds Metropolitan university’s Old Broadcasting House.

Organised by uber-connected Leeds entrepreneur Imran Ali, the evening took the form of an informal presentation and interactive Q&A session with the co-founder of Union Square Ventures, the New York based venture capital firm behind web services like delicious, Feedburner, Etsy, Disqus and Twitter.

Delicious was sold to Yahoo in 2005 whilst Google bought Feedburner last year.

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Social Media Usage amongst FTSE 100 companies – Companies 16 To 20: BHP Billiton to Cadbury ADR

Social Media Within FTSE 100 Companies StudySome pleasant surprises in this next instalment of the study on social media usage by FTSE 100 companies.

BSkyB Group, the media conglomerate, ticks all the boxes providing RSS feeds, comprehensive online video and social sharing facilities for content.

Its recent move to add more social networking functionality by launching a Sky Community feature on its digital media properties moves them several steps ahead of the other companies profiled.

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Social Media Usage in the FTSE 100: Company Profile – CADBURY ADR

This article forms part of a study on social media usage amongst FTSE 100 companies.

Each company in the FTSE 100 index was reviewed on its usage of such social media tools as RSS feeds*, blogs, online video, podcasts and social media platforms like Flickr and Facebook on its main website and on occasion, on websites of well-known subsidiary companies.

*RSS feeds are a simple way of delivering fresh versions of a website’s content to online readers automatically.

According to the Guardian.co.uk Business Glossary:
“The FTSE 100 index comprises the 100 most highly capitalised blue chip companies on the London Stock Exchange, representing approximately 81% of the UK market.”

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Here’s how confectionary giant, Cadbury ADR (CBRY.L) fared.

FTSE 100 Company RSS Podcast Blog Online Video Audio Facebook, Flickr, etc
Cadbury ADR No Yes No Yes Yes No

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Social Media Usage in the FTSE 100: Company Profile – BT Group

This article forms part of a study on social media usage amongst FTSE 100 companies.

Each company in the FTSE 100 index was reviewed on its usage of such social media tools as RSS feeds*, blogs, online video, podcasts and social media platforms like Flickr and Facebook on its main website and on occasion, on websites of well-known subsidiary companies.

*RSS feeds are a simple way of delivering fresh versions of a website’s content to online readers automatically.

According to the Guardian.co.uk Business Glossary:
“The FTSE 100 index comprises the 100 most highly capitalised blue chip companies on the London Stock Exchange, representing approximately 81% of the UK market.”

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Here’s how global telecomms giant, BT (BT-A.L) stacked up.

FTSE 100 Company RSS Podcast Blog Online Video Audio Facebook, Flickr, etc
BT Group Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No

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Social Media Usage in the FTSE 100: Company Profile – BSkyB Group

This article forms part of a study on social media usage amongst FTSE 100 companies.

Each company in the FTSE 100 index was reviewed on its usage of such social media tools as RSS feeds*, blogs, online video, podcasts and social media platforms like Flickr and Facebook on its main website and on occasion, on websites of well-known subsidiary companies.

*RSS feeds are a simple way of delivering fresh versions of a website’s content to online readers automatically.

According to the Guardian.co.uk Business Glossary:
“The FTSE 100 index comprises the 100 most highly capitalised blue chip companies on the London Stock Exchange, representing approximately 81% of the UK market.”

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Here’s how media giant, BSkyB (BSY.L) stacked up.

FTSE 100 Company RSS Podcast Blog Online Video Audio Facebook, Flickr, etc
BSkyB Group Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

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Social Media Usage in the FTSE 100: Company Profile – BP

This article forms part of a study on social media usage amongst FTSE 100 companies.

Each company in the FTSE 100 index was reviewed on its usage of such social media tools as RSS feeds*, blogs, online video, podcasts and social media platforms like Flickr and Facebook on its main website and on occasion, on websites of well-known subsidiary companies.

*RSS feeds are a simple way of delivering fresh versions of a website’s content to online readers automatically.

According to the Guardian.co.uk Business Glossary:
“The FTSE 100 index comprises the 100 most highly capitalised blue chip companies on the London Stock Exchange, representing approximately 81% of the UK market.”

Here’s how petroleum giant, BP (BP.L) stacked up.

FTSE 100 Company RSS Podcast Blog Online Video Audio Facebook, Flickr, etc
BP Yes Yes No Yes No No

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