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International Data Group (IDG) News Service cover Parliament Street research

International Data Group (IDG) News Service cover Parliament Street research

The International Data Group (IDG) News service have covered new Parliament Street research into social media misuse amongst the Metropolitan Police: Met Police has sacked seven staff for social media use  The Metropolitan Police has sacked seven staff since 2009 for misuse of social media sites, with another eight leaving the force after facing complaints. The Metropolitan Police has sacked […]

by · 13th April 2013 · Press Room
The Guardian: Met police investigated 75 officers over Facebook and social networks misuse

The Guardian: Met police investigated 75 officers over Facebook and social networks misuse

Friday 12th April 2013 The Metropolitan police has investigated 75 officers for potentially misusing Facebook and other social networks in the past five years, a Parliament Street Freedom of Information request has revealed. Read more

by · 12th April 2013 · Press Room
VIDEO: Parliament Street’s Director of Technology delivers keynote speech at Bett 2013

VIDEO: Parliament Street’s Director of Technology delivers keynote speech at Bett 2013

Parliament Street’s director of technology, Steven George-Hilley, addresses the Bett Show on how data can improve pupil performance in the classroom.

by · 12th February 2013 · Press Room, News
V3 covers Parliament Street research into social media misuse

V3 covers Parliament Street research into social media misuse

V3 is a premier website delivering news, product reviews and opinion on digital transformation in business tech for technology professionals. It recently covered our research into social media misuse at the Home Office: Home Office staff sacked for Facebook, MySpace and Bebo use Three civil servants sacked for breaking social media rules, Freedom of Information request reveals Three civil servants have […]

by · 11th February 2013 · Press Room
The Drum reports on Parliament Street reseach into social media misuse

The Drum reports on Parliament Street reseach into social media misuse

The Drum, a global media platform and the biggest marketing website in Europe, has covered new Parliament Street research into social media misuse in the Home Office: Three sacked by Home Office for social media misuse The Home Office has revealed that it has sacked three people for their use of social media. An FOI request submitted by think tank […]

by · 11th February 2013 · Press Room
IT Pro cover Parliament Street research into social media misuse at the Home Office

IT Pro cover Parliament Street research into social media misuse at the Home Office

ITPro, the comprehensive technology news & reviews hub for IT professionals has covered new Parliament Street research into social media misuse at the Home Office: Facebook, MySpace and Bebo cited in FOI request. Three civil servants working at the Home Office have been dismissed for misusing social media, according to a Freedom of Information request. The three sackings came to light […]

by · 11th February 2013 · Press Room
CloudPro report on Parliament Street social media research

CloudPro report on Parliament Street social media research

CloudPro,  the number one cloud computing resource for business leaders and senior IT professionals has reported on new Parliament Street research into social media misuse by the Home Office: Freedom of Information request unearths dismissals for misusing Facebook, Bebo and MySpace Three Home Office civil servants have been sacked for misusing social media, according to a Freedom of Information request. […]

by · 11th February 2013 · Press Room
Huffington Post – Department For Transport Staff Sacked For ‘Misuse Of Social Media’

Huffington Post – Department For Transport Staff Sacked For ‘Misuse Of Social Media’

Steven George-Hilley comments, to theHuffington Post, on freedom of information act requests that revealed up to five workers at the Department of Transport had been sacked for misuse of social media. “Government departments should be encouraging responsible use of social media, not oppressing it. Many employees rely on social media channels to communicate with their colleagues and employers, particularly during […]

by · 22nd January 2013 · Press Room
Steven George-Hilley writes for civilsociety.co.uk

Steven George-Hilley writes for civilsociety.co.uk

Published on civilsociety.co.uk on 22 Jan 2013: The hidden world of aid A recent trip to The Gambia revealed to Steven George-Hilley a hidden network of people who met, kept in touch and delivered aid through social media channels. We all know that the tidal wave of social media tools has helped connect millions of people all over the world, […]

by · 22nd January 2013 · Press Room
Deutsche Welle (DW) report on our North Korea research paper

Deutsche Welle (DW) report on our North Korea research paper

Deutsche Welle (DW), Germany’s international broadcaster has reported on our new paper, Fostering Democracy in North Korea:   North Korean defector calls on Europe for help UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay has called for a ‘long overdue’ investigation into North Korea’s rights situation, the improvement of which defector Kim Joo Il says can only happen with Europe’s […]

by · 14th January 2013 · Press Room