Last night’s Social Media Cafe Manchester, the 6 month anniversary of the events was a fantastic reminder of just how quickly social media has gripped the imagination of the British public.
Make that how quickly Twitter has gripped the imagination of the British public.
I attended the Twitter Titters session at yesterday’s unconference-style face-to-face social networking event(!). There’s more details on the other session by Futuresonic founder Drew Hemment here.
Hosted by Louise Bolotin and Christina McDermott, two thirds of the team behind the Twitter Titters book put together to raise money for Comic Relief through Twitter, it was a fascinating insight into how to use Twitter to raise money for charity and promote a book on the web. You can follow Louise Bolotin and Christina McDermott on Twitter.
Already, there are some great write ups about the session on the interwebs. Jon Clements of the PR Media blog posts his take here and here’s Democracy PR’s Jennifer O’Grady’s helpful overview.
What follows are my notes from the event: