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Re: CW on social media

Post by Devarika Woulf » Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:42 am

Other forum formats allow YouTube, Instagram, and Twitter to be embedded onto the thread; the photos just automatically show up on the page. This forum is stuck a bit in the Stone Age. :o
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Re: CW on social media

Post by TigerChris » Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:16 am

Devarika Woulf wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:42 am
This forum is stuck a bit in the Stone Age. :o
That must be why I’ve stuck around so long then as I get told I’m stuck in the Stone Age too :lol: :lol:

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Re: CW on social media

Post by StrapMeister » Wed Sep 04, 2019 11:04 am

TigerChris wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:16 am
Devarika Woulf wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:42 am
This forum is stuck a bit in the Stone Age. :o
That must be why I’ve stuck around so long then as I get told I’m stuck in the Stone Age too :lol: :lol:
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Re: CW on social media

Post by TigerChris » Wed Sep 04, 2019 11:08 am

StrapMeister wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 11:04 am
TigerChris wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:16 am
Devarika Woulf wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:42 am
This forum is stuck a bit in the Stone Age. :o
That must be why I’ve stuck around so long then as I get told I’m stuck in the Stone Age too :lol: :lol:
Ditto
I think that I'll change my SIG to Neanderthal :lol:
Funnily enough, even my own mother calls me that now and again :lol: :lol:

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Re: CW on social media

Post by Bungle-ator » Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:04 pm

I thought this was the kind of thing this forum done already anyway?

For those of you saying you don't do social media, I'm not sure what you think this forum is.

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Re: CW on social media

Post by Mikkei4 » Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:39 pm

We mean facebook and instagram as specified on the very first entry on this thread so maybe you didn't see or understand that bit.

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Re: CW on social media

Post by TigerChris » Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:43 pm

Mikkei4 wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:39 pm
We mean facebook and instagram as specified on the very first entry on this thread so maybe you didn't see or understand that bit.
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Re: CW on social media

Post by Bungle-ator » Wed Sep 04, 2019 11:14 pm

TigerChris wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:43 pm
Mikkei4 wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:39 pm
We mean facebook and instagram as specified on the very first entry on this thread so maybe you didn't see or understand that bit.
Don’t bite mate
I wasn't on the wind up. Some folk might not do Facebook and Twitter but if they're on an internet forum then they do social media. That's what this is.

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Re: CW on social media

Post by Molan » Thu Sep 05, 2019 8:27 am

I wasn't on the wind up. Some folk might not do Facebook and Twitter but if they're on an internet forum then they do social media. That's what this is.
I agree - I manage ‘social media’ professionally for a number of clients and forums are absolutely included in my remit.
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Re: CW on social media

Post by TigerChris » Thu Sep 05, 2019 10:00 am

Molan wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 8:27 am
I wasn't on the wind up. Some folk might not do Facebook and Twitter but if they're on an internet forum then they do social media. That's what this is.
I agree - I manage ‘social media’ professionally for a number of clients and forums are absolutely included in my remit.
Whilst, technically, internet forums could come under the 'social media' banner, a lot of us see them as serving totally different purposes. Anyway, this isn't the thread for this conversation as Guy kindly set it up for a different reason. It could, however, make an interesting conversation in a separate thread.

Edit; I've just seen the thread 'can the forum format be changed', which looks like the place to discuss :thumbup:

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Re: CW on social media

Post by biggus_richus » Thu Sep 05, 2019 10:55 am

I am perplexed by people wanting the benefits of social media channels without signing up to the platforms.

When someone on the Facebook CWE wanted to see the proposals for the next FLE, I asked why they couldn't just go to the forum and take a look. They couldn't be bothered, yet they could be bothered to post there. Someone else posted screengrabs for them anyway, despite that taking more time and effort.

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Re: CW on social media

Post by TigerChris » Thu Sep 05, 2019 11:21 am

biggus_richus wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 10:55 am
I am perplexed by people wanting the benefits of social media channels without signing up to the platforms.
For me I see more negatives on facebook, as an example, than positives. If that means me missing out on certain things I'm happy with that as it's my choice. If someone wants to keep people like me in the loop by posting the odd thing of interest on here, great, but if they don't then I can't complain

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Re: CW on social media

Post by Bungle-ator » Thu Sep 05, 2019 12:46 pm

I honestly thought pretty much everything relevant was shared in its own thread on here already. I'm not sure that it makes sense to hide everything said on Facebook or Twitter on a social media thread within a social media site just because of where it was first published?
If something newsworthy doesn't deserve it's own thread then is it really newsworthy?

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Re: CW on social media

Post by TigerChris » Thu Sep 05, 2019 12:51 pm

Bungle-ator wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 12:46 pm

If something newsworthy doesn't deserve it's own thread then is it really newsworthy?
Fair point that

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Re: CW on social media

Post by Bahnstormer_vRS » Thu Sep 05, 2019 7:22 pm

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