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The authoritative resource for news and information about law enforcement social media. From Facebook and Twitter to YouTube and Nixle, we discuss social media and its use as the ultimate community policing tool.

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Twitter Lists

Twitter Lists
What Is A Twitter List?   Twitter lists is a feature that allows you to organize the people you’re following in groups and manage how you look at Tweets. This doesn’t just allow you to group people together, but it allows you to view their tweets. You can also include users you do not follow and you can subscribe to a list created by another user. A common misconception is that you can use li...
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Mike Bires

A Graphic Design Tool for Social Media Managers

A Graphic Design Tool for Social Media Managers
In this episode of the Law Enforcement Social Media Podcast, we review a new Facebook app, share a tip on taking notes and we speak to the co-founder of Snappa, Christopher Gimmer. Who Deleted Me Co-host Marc Marty found a new app which gives you a heads up which of your friends "un-friends" you on Facebook. The app, named "Who Deleted Me" is available for both iOS and Android devices. You can eve...
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Mike Bires

Supporting Domestic Violence Survivors - The #PutTheNailinIt Campaign

Supporting Domestic Violence Survivors - The #PutTheNailinIt Campaign
On Sunday, June 14th, a domestic violence support organization out of New York, Safe Horizon , launched the #PutTheNailinIt campaign. With the help of Arnold New York, a 30-second video was completed pro-bono for the campaign. The campaign encourages people to paint their ring finger's nail purple and if possible, donate to the Safe Horizon organization, to show support for putting an end to domes...
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Mike Bires

Going LIVE on social media!

Going LIVE on social media!
Law Enforcement has embraced several social media platforms in recent years as several administrators have quickly discovered how beneficial they are.  Social media has increased opportunities to communicate directly with the community and allowed the agency to release messages that cannot be construed by outside sources. Recently, Twitter unveiled a new (barely a month old) video live-stream...
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© 2015 Josh Coleman

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Mike Bires

Make Your Blog Image Look Good In Facebook Mobile

Make Your Blog Image Look Good In Facebook Mobile
Make your images look better when posting from a blog to Facebook. Have you ever pasted a link of an article on your blog, into Facebook, and found the image is cut off or not fully displaying when viewing it from smartphone or device with a smaller screen? Maybe your blog auto-feeds this post to your Facebook page and it does the same thing. The solution is to create your blog's main image to be ...
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© 2015 LawEnforcement.Social

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Are you muting your own information?

Are you killing your own information on Twitter? Everyday I see lots of great information on Twitter shared by some really amazing people, accounts and agencies. Some of this information is through running streams, while some comes through lists and more is found from just basic search parameters. But, one thing that shows up in almost every manner of information curating I see is the inexplicable...
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