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Reinventing law – the Twitter story

By Nick Holmes on July 1, 2014

Reblogged from Legal Web Watch June 2014. Reinvent Law London 2014, a conference featuring presentations on “law + technology + innovation + entrepreneurship” was held on 20 June 2014 at the University of Westminster Law School in London. I missed (…)

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RSS – dontcha just love it?

By Nick Holmes on May 23, 2013

I’m a big fan of RSS and wish it was better understood, after all it’s really simple. But it’s an open standard (like HTML and other geeky stuff), not a sexy platform (like Twitter et al). Like me Dieter Bohn (…)

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Twitter – is the party over?

By Nick Holmes on June 25, 2009

Has what looked like a great service, populated by eager early adopters with like motivations turned into a service polluted by egotists, marketeers and spam artists? Larry Bodine, questioning the value of Twitter as a marketing tool for lawyers, thinks (…)

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Rivers of …

By Nick Holmes on May 12, 2009

Rest in Peace, RSS – flame bait from Steve Gillmor. It’s time to get completely off RSS and switch to Twitter. RSS just doesn’t cut it anymore. The River of News has become the East River of news, which means (…)

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Twitter as a feed aggregator

By Nick Holmes on February 12, 2009

A couple of months back OPSI set up a Twitter account for @legislation, feeding it with the OPSI new legislation feeds. That will reach out to a wider audience than the feeds themselves, but I wonder what that wider audience (…)

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#legalitshow anyone?

By Nick Holmes on February 4, 2009

Those like me who are experimenting with Twitter Search should find this post by Steven Feldman of interest. He describes how the hashtag #uksnow evolved from a simple hashtag to one which, with the addition of postcode and snowfall parameters (…)

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Twitter redux

By Nick Holmes on December 17, 2008

In Twitter, the good the bad and the ugly James Mullan poses some of the questions many have in understanding – and extracting – the value of Twitter. Perhaps I should … lower my expectations of what value I’m actually (…)

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Law tweeting proposition 2

By Nick Holmes on June 2, 2008

Excellent response to my call to arms for blawgers to start tweeting. First up were John Bolch, Nearly Legal, Usefully Employed, LawMinx and Charon QC. So now for my next proposition: pipe us the best feeds in your area of (…)

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All blawgers should tweet

By Nick Holmes on May 30, 2008

Here’s a proposition: all blawgers not yet on Twitter should tweet … starting now. Don’t hang about. Why? Let’s not get hung up analysing the possible benefits. If you’re a blawger, you’re already part-persuaded. Twitter is another communication channel / (…)

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Twitter for lawyers

By Nick Holmes on May 21, 2008

I’d call Twitter instant messaging with legs – the legs being the attractively light-touch networking functions provided by Twitter and fleshed out as you please by third party Twitter applications. As to how lawyers can best take advantage of it, (…)

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