Tag Archives: Social Media

Allowing Fans to Tag Photos on Facebook

Engagement is key in social media.  A great way to keep the public engaged in social media is for them to interact with your photographs.  This is one thing that Facebook does really well for personal pages and something your … Continue reading

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Fire Department Fundraising 2.0

  Wanted: new, innovative approach to fundraising for volunteer fire departments.  future of department dependent on succes.  Willing to pay $0.  Only serious inquiries please. I’ve written recently about issues surrounding the use of social media.  I’ve yet though to … Continue reading

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Social Media – Live Exercise

We can talk about the importance and usefulness of Social Media in emergency management until we’re blue in the face.  The reality however is that we can’t truly grasp the usefulness of SM until we see it in action. I … Continue reading

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Obstacles to Social Media in the Fire Service

What are the obstacles to use of social media by fire departments? Weigh in! Continue reading

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Should you use social media to hire your next firefighter?

Should you use social media when hiring your next firefighter? Maybe, but be careful! Continue reading

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FireLaw Weighs in on Landmark Social Media Case

As expected, Curt Varone at Fire Law posted his insights on the recent settlement between AMR and Dawnmarie Souza. Mr. Varone covers the settlement from a legal perspective for Fire Chiefs and administrators. Mr. Varone agrees that it may have … Continue reading

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Landmark Case in Social Media Settled

While the case has been settled, it was unfortunately settled between the parties rather than in the court system. Had this case gone to court today as originally scheduled, the legal system would hav had the opportunity to set a … Continue reading

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