Tag Archive: Kieran Long

Oct 28 2009

Kieran Long and his Twitter avatar

One of the most common bits of advice offered to people just starting out on Twitter is to use a photograph of yourself as your Twitter avatar. Some individuals simply fail to post any image at all (and at least the colourful birdies are better than the old brown square), while others sometimes opt for …

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Oct 28 2009

Reflecting on RIBAforum09

For the second day running, I yesterday visited the London headquarters of the Royal Institute of British Architects for a social media event. While Monday’s Media140 event (see preceding posts) was thronged with social media-savvy marketing types, the audience at RIBAforum09 (see post) was, I think, altogether more conservative and cautious. The demographic complexion of …

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Oct 21 2009

RIBA promoting Web 2.0 to architects

In one of my blog posts yesterday (How events help build online communities), I mentioned that Be2camp would be collaborating with other AEC organisations to bring a Web 2.0 dimension to their events, and the first will be happening next Tuesday. The Royal Institution of British Architects is holding its annual Stakeholders’ Forum on the …

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May 28 2009

PR, journalists and Twitter

There was an interesting exchange of opinions on Twitter earlier today, sparked by Architects’ Journal and Architectural Review editor-in-chief Kieran Long saying: Reaction to this approach was broadly negative, as I think the following exchanges illustrate: georgeclarketv @kieranlong You should do it…choose your words very carefully! dantestraw @kieranlong Surely they can twitter it themselves, can’t …

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