Is Your Staff Damaging Your Brand Online?

Free Webinar with JSB

Do you ever take time out to even consider the answer to this question? I suspect many companies don’t. But don’t worry, I’ve decided to host a free webinar on this very topic and give you my insights into how your staff could potentially be damaging your brand online and what steps you should take to manage it.   Do your staff members check in on Facebook when they arrive at work? Do they have your company on their Twitter bio? Are they talking about divisive issues online and inadvertently bringing your brand into disrepute? Don’t wait for a social media crisis

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Promoting Youth Digital Citizenship at UK Summit


My daughter Sophie and I will speak at the Digital Citizenship Summit UK on 23rd January at Bournemouth University. We will deliver a presentation on how we can empower young people to protect themselves online and share examples of our work to achieve this through Young Minds Online and other initiatives. Sophie and I have been working on course material for teens and tweens since 2013 and have presented to the Irish Government, international corporations, schools and parents. We are passionate about digital citizenship and are excited to be part of the #DigCitSummitUK community. The event is being organised by an

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Auditing And Managing Your Digital Footprint

What is a Digital Footprint? A digital footprint is a trail of data you create while using the Internet. In includes thewebsites you visit, emails you send, and information you submit to online services. A “passive digital footprint” is a data trail you unintentionally leave online. For example, when you visit a website, the web server may log your IP address, which identifies yourInternet service provider and your approximate location. While your IP address may change and does not include any personal information, it is still considered part of your digital footprint. A more personal aspect of your passive digital

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Where’s the Sportsmanship in Policing Social Media?

Free Speech or Censorship? Which side of the pitch are you on? We all know that the social web has an indelible effect on your digital footprint. But what does this mean in real life, in the offline world? Well this week Sean MacCumhaill’s dual footballer David White found out. In very many cases the social web is a positive place to advance your career by building an impressive online reputation as a thought leader in your area of expertise. For the ‘celebrity’ scene it is dogged with trolls and extensive anti social media behaviour. However, in many other cases,

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