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Police use of social networking sites

2012 October 30
by Mary Munro


“‘Mmmmm doughnuts’ — Tayside Police defend Twitter efforts despite chequered start” Courier

Following posted on 29.10.12

“Campaigners’ fear as every cop gets smartphone in twitter drive” Scottish Sun

Following posted on 6.8.12

“Human rights and the law on snooping” Herald
“Police develop technology to monitor social networks” Herald

Following posted on 1.6.12

“Police force allows comments and ‘likes’ on Facebook page about Andy Coulson arrest” Telegraph

Following posted on 25.4.12

“Police officers set to tweet on the beat with own Twitter accounts” STV
“Strathclyde Police tells more than 130 cops to tweet from the beat” The Firm Magazine

Following posted on 3.6.11

“Call to have more police on the tweet” Herald

Following posted on 17.1.11

“Tayside police officers to tweet on the beat” Courier

Following posted on 2.12.10

“Northern Constabulary using social networking sites” BBC
“Police launch social networking service” Press and Journal

Press release

“Northern Constabulary officially launches its Facebook and Twitter pages” Northern Constabulary

See also

DCC Gordon Scobbie, Tayside Police and ACPO lead on Social Media, on social media and policing (YouTube)

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