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Ellen's Oscar Selfie Reaches the UN

Ellen's Oscar Selfie Reaches the UN | Digital Diplomacy | Scoop.it
One cannot overlook the magnitude of the conversation around Ellen's star spangled selfie. The latest to fall for the trend - Israeli Ambassador to the UN Mr. Ron Prossor and his dedicated staff ta...
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Which high ranking diplomat has given in to the #EllenSelfie trend? 

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When Netanyahu Met Merkel

When Netanyahu Met Merkel | Digital Diplomacy | Scoop.it
The Post's photographer caught a priceless moment during German PM Angela Merkel's visit to Israel. *No offense intended
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Priceless moment captured during Merkel's visit to Israel 

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The British Embassy in Israel is looking for a Media Assistant

The British Embassy in Israel is looking for a Media Assistant | Digital Diplomacy | Scoop.it
Here's a great job opportunity in the digital sphere. Right by the gorgeous beach and great hours that will enable you to actually enjoy it. In a nutshell: Assist the Director of Communications i...
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Heads of State on Instagram

Heads of State on Instagram | Digital Diplomacy | Scoop.it
We didn't need Selfiegate to teach us that Instagram is probably the ultimate tool for camera happy politicians and diplomats. This week, Instagram posted a list of Heads of State accounts worth fo...
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Assad's Next Facebook Status

Assad's Next Facebook Status | Digital Diplomacy | Scoop.it
Everything that could be said has been said about this crazy part of the world I live in, and once again, all eyes are on the Middle East (this time on the right place) with the anticipated attack ...
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5 Things Diplomats Should Avoid On Facebook

5 Things Diplomats Should Avoid On Facebook | Digital Diplomacy | Scoop.it
Successful diplomats often become mini celebrities in the communities they serve. In addition to promoting their country's interests and conducting diplomatic efforts using social media platforms, ...
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Digital diplomacy: Threat or opportunity? | Russia Beyond The Headlines

Digital diplomacy: Threat or opportunity?   | Russia Beyond The Headlines | Digital Diplomacy | Scoop.it
Digital diplomacy that emerged during Barack Obama’s first term is considered “smart power,” alongside traditional hard power and soft power.

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How is social media used in diplomacy? Former...

How is social media used in diplomacy? Former State Department Head of Innovation Alec Ross discusses diplomacy in the digital age with Emily Chang on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg West.” (Source:...
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Are you e-polite?

Are you e-polite? | Digital Diplomacy | Scoop.it
This text on e-politeness is dedicated to those who have been waiting for me to reply to their e-mail for weeks, and to those who did not reply to my e-mails for weeks; to those on whose great blog posts I did not leave a...
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e-politeness -- a new take on respect for others!

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Having an APPtitude

I've noticed that recently, governments on both local and national levels have entered the marvelous mobile world by developing apps designed to provide citizens, tourists and expats with relevant ...
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Resisting Temptations: 10 Lessons learned

Resisting Temptations: 10 Lessons learned | Digital Diplomacy | Scoop.it
We all have different considerations that lead us to choose whatever business we are in. Whether it is for financial benefit, a passion or a deeply rooted sense of mission, the hard work we invest ...
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Security alert: notes from the frontline of the war in cyberspace

Security alert: notes from the frontline of the war in cyberspace | Digital Diplomacy | Scoop.it
The battle for control of cyberspace is turning nasty, with young hackers, pirates and activists facing long prison sentences.
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How is social media used in diplomacy? Former...

How is social media used in diplomacy? Former State Department Head of Innovation Alec Ross discusses diplomacy in the digital age with Emily Chang on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg West.” (Source:...
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Who's the 1st Head of State to Use Facebook's New Q&A Technology?

Who's the 1st Head of State to Use Facebook's New Q&A Technology? | Digital Diplomacy | Scoop.it
President Shimon Peres' digital team are going for yet another record, this time, using Facebook's latest Q&A technology. Click here to join the event. Hurry up it's about to start!
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Fresh Meat on Tumblr

Fresh Meat on Tumblr | Digital Diplomacy | Scoop.it
New cadets have arrived at the Foreign Ministry for their intense 6 month training program and they and they plan to blog about it on Tumblr. The Israeli Foreign Ministry's 30th cadet training cour...
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Digital diplomacy advice for the new foreign ministry cadets' blog

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A Call for Social Media Education in Universities: Eliminating the Skills Gap

A Call for Social Media Education in Universities: Eliminating the Skills Gap | Digital Diplomacy | Scoop.it
The social media expert skills gap is real, and universities need to do more to include social media classes as part of core curriculum. (Well done, @Adobe, well done.
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Heads of State on Instagram

Heads of State on Instagram | Digital Diplomacy | Scoop.it
We didn't need Selfiegate to teach us that Instagram is probably the ultimate tool for camera happy politicians and diplomats. This week, Instagram posted a list of Heads of State accounts worth fo...
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The Limits of Twitter Diplomacy by Christopher R. Hill - Project Syndicate

The Limits of Twitter Diplomacy by Christopher R. Hill - Project Syndicate | Digital Diplomacy | Scoop.it
“Twenty-first-century statecraft,” we have been told repeatedly, promises to go further and deliver more than in the past, for now diplomats have Twitter, Facebook, and other social media.
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The pertinence and perils of twiplomacy | Tony Agotha | Independent Arts Blogs

The pertinence and perils of twiplomacy | Tony Agotha | Independent Arts Blogs | Digital Diplomacy | Scoop.it
In the midst of the recent upheaval in Turkey, Prime Minister Erdogan has called Twitter the worst ‘menace’ to society.

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How to Grow Your Newsletter Readership

How to Grow Your Newsletter Readership | Digital Diplomacy | Scoop.it
To be very honest, I don't like newsletters. Maybe it because I am the type who likes to Google specific information I want to find or maybe it is because it always requires an extra click to view ...
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Technology firms as foreign policy actors

Technology firms as foreign policy actors | Digital Diplomacy | Scoop.it
Owing to proliferation of media, and the influence of NGOs and related stakeholders, the actions of tech firms are increasingly under the microscope
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Digital diplomacy: Threat or opportunity? | Russia Beyond The Headlines

Digital diplomacy: Threat or opportunity?   | Russia Beyond The Headlines | Digital Diplomacy | Scoop.it
Digital diplomacy that emerged during Barack Obama’s first term is considered “smart power,” alongside traditional hard power and soft power.

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Australia's indigenous weekend blighted by racist slur after 13-year-old girl calls top sportsman Adam Goodes 'an ape'

Australia's indigenous weekend blighted by racist slur after 13-year-old girl calls top sportsman Adam Goodes 'an ape' | Digital Diplomacy | Scoop.it
A weekend aimed at celebrating the contribution of Australia's indigenous community has been marred by an incident in which a 13-year-old girl called Sydney Swans star Adam Goodes an “ape”.
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STIC - State of the Nation 2012

Table of Contents description (“@EngineersCanada: Report by Canada's Science, Technology and Innovation Council: Aspiring to Global Leadership http://t.co/XsyvCIPMyB”; )...
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Press influenced by social media: Survey | The Jakarta Post

Press influenced by social media: Survey | The Jakarta Post | Digital Diplomacy | Scoop.it
The proliferation of social media in the country has influenced the way journalists do their job, according to a recent survey. The survey, released ...
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