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Opinion: No social media identity? Be very afraid

Twitter logoYesterday the government chief scientist issued a thoughtful Foresight report on social media and social identity. It has important implications for political campaigning. For those in a hurry, here is the main message in a tweet:

@andybodders No online identity? You will fade out of existence #beveryafraid

The report uses rather more eloquent words to express this:

As people have become accustomed to switching seamlessly between the

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Hames, Swinson to wed

I had hoped not to write this story immediately after the last, less happy one, but sometimes, them’s the breaks.

Not since Baroness Scott and the Lib Dem’s bureaucrat of choice Mark Valladeres changed their facebook statuses to “engaged” has the Lib Dem online world been so charged with romance.

Now Jo Swinson and Duncan Hames used the medium of Twitter to tell the world of their engagement, to cheers of encouragement all round.

Every congratulation and wish for happiness from all your friends at t’Voice.

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    Stephen Hesketh 29th Aug '15 - 5:48am "...I would be interested to know if Joe thinks we should be basing our policies towards say immigration...
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    I would be interested to know if Joe thinks we should be basing our policies towards say immigration and assylum seekers on similar electoral studies?
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    Are we really arguing that it is valid to base a future strategy on a few questions asked of a small cohort of the remnant...
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    The notion that the two-chamber system in use in the United States is "a recipe for conflict, delay and political impasse " is mistaken. The...
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    People should be chosen on merit not gender or race. It is not liberal to discriminate on gender or race.
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