FEATURE – @LBFire on Twitter

Your twitter stream is probably full of updates from friends, the latest celebrity gossip and tweets from companies promoting their wares. Follow @LBFire however, and you’ll find the updates from Lothian & Borders Fire & Rescue Service add some topical and useful information to your daily feed. @LBFire is the brainchild of an operational firefighter […]

Twittering the Festival

Around this time last year, I started scouring the web for any Edinburgh Festival and Fringe tidbits I could find. Using a combination of the usual suspects (the Fringe website’s message boards, The Scotsman, etc) and some more “webby2.0” ones (saved Google news searches, RSS aggregators, etc), I was able to glean some nuggets from […]