The Law Enforcement Social Media Blog

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.

FotoJet, Another Tool For Creating Graphics

FotoJet, Another Tool For Creating Graphics
FotoJet claims to be a free online collage maker, graphic designer and photo editor where you can turn your photos into amazing works of art in minutes! It's developed by PearlMountain Limited, a dedicated graphics software developer. ​ ​ There are many different web based programs out there that you can use to create professional looking...
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Google's New Keyboard for iPhone

Google's New Keyboard for iPhone
If you didn't know, the Gboard keyboard became available on the App Store on May 12, 2016. It allows for searching of Google from anywhere you might be on your phone. Whether you're typing an email or a note, you can search Google without having to exit the program you are using to open up the Google app and complete your searching. Here's how to get it and use it: Download Gboard from the iTunes ...
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Anchor, Radio For The People, By The People (Episode 48)

Anchor, Radio For The People, By The People (Episode 48)
  On this episode of the Law Enforcement Social Media Podcast and COPS on Blab, we interview Maya Prohovnic of Anchor. Anchor is a free iPhone app that makes it easy to broadcast short audio clips to a global audience in seconds. Your listeners can talk back, sparking instant group conversations that were never before possible. When not recording, listen to authentic humor, knowledge, inspira...
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Safetrek, Hold Until Safe

Safetrek, Hold Until Safe
On this episode of the Law Enforcement Social Media podcast and COPS on Blab, we interviewed Safetrek co-founder Rob Roderick. Safetrek SafeTrek is a mobile personal safety app that bridges the gap between doing nothing and calling 911 in an unsafe situation. SafeTrek allows you to proactively protect yourself without the heavy commitment of calling 911. The way SafeTrek works is simple - If you a...
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Anchor The IOS App

Anchor The IOS App
Anchor is a free app for IOS that allows you to record and broadcast up to 2 minutes of audio.  It’s being touted as the first true public radio. Once you record a wave and publish it, your listeners can reply creating instant conversations.  Recording audio in Anchor is easy.  Simply hold your phone up to your ear as you would when speaking on the phone and speak.  When you ar...
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Periscope's Update 1.3.5 For IOS

Periscope's Update 1.3.5 For IOS
Periscope released update 1.3.5 for IOS yesterday (February 16, 2016) with some cool new features. The new daylight map feature allows you to see a subtle curve (see below) on the map that would allow you to view endless sunrises and sunsets around the world by simply following the curve around the map.   You can also now view a broadcaster's local time inside their broadcast as long as it's ...
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