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Policing voices are being silenced under social media policy

Somewhere in policing someone hates social media and does not like the way in which it is increasing confidence within policing and breaking barriers because policing voices are being silenced and shut down. Policing and Twitter has enabled police officers...

Twitter has suspended the blue tick verified programme

Twitter has announced they have suspended it's blue tick verified programme having described it as "broken", following a number of complaints about the type of accounts being verified. Traditionally Twitter would only verify highly sought after accounts such as musicians,...

Durham Fraud Detective Tony Murray is a UK Police Twitter Awards Finalist

Durham Constabulary Twitter account has made it to the finals of the UK Police Twitter Awards. @DurhamFraud, manned by Tony Murray of the Specialist Crime Operations Unit, has been active for less than a year, and has already garnered a...

The Police Twitter Awards Finalists are just days away from being announced

This year the Police Twitter Awards will be hosted by Cheif Constable Dee Collins at West Yorkshire Police, who currently happens to be the best tweeting Cheif Constable. Last year Police Hour travelled to the Police twitter Awards and was...

Police Hour is heading to the National Police Twitter Awards.

Police Hour are delighted to announce we are heading to the National Police Twitter Awards which are being held on the 23rd December at the Northamptonshire Police Headquarters. The event which has been sponsored by Police Oracle and Raw Cut...

What happened at Victoria Centre? What we know so far

The Victoria Centre cordon has now been lifted and the area re-opened after the package deemed not to be a risk to the public. Police had been involved in an active incident since 5pm however police appeared to upgrade the...

Twitter launches new Safety Centre 

Twitter has today confronted abuse on the social media site with the launch of a new dedicated "Safety Centre".  Twitter has been subjected to high profile media coverage following threats and abuse of user from so called trolls.  Former CEO Jack...

Cops and Chiefs take to twitter to map #PoliceDemand with #TruePicture @TwitterUK

Front line tweeting cops and police chiefs have taken to Twitter to map a real-time account of policing demands across the United Kingdom. Sir Thomas Windsor is convinced policing demand is down justifying the loss of 17,000 Police Officers since 2001. Here...

Twitter 'sucks' at dealing with trolls boss Dick Costolo admits

The Chief Executive of Twitter has said he is 'Frankly ashamed' with the way his company has handled trolls on the website. Vowing to take new action to prevent and tackle trolls Dick Costolo has blamed himself for the company's...

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