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Selfies of and with EU leaders

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You already know. Selfie is the word of the year 2013. I looked at the various social media profiles of EU leaders (lists here) and also searched the web for selfies of EU leaders that others might have published. Check

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First debate: Juncker vs Schulz – who’s more talked about on social media?

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The first of a series of TV debates between candidates for the job of European Commission president took place on 9 April 2014 on France 24, an international news television channel based in Paris. A brief infographic, with data collected by

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SloganEUizer or why build a database of slogans for #ep2014

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I follow avidly the election campaign(s) for the European Parliament1. So I started SloganEUizer, a database of slogans used by political parties, independent candidates, and the EP to win the elections (or, in the case of the EP, “only” to increase

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Facebook >> Edit Profile >> Work and education: Prime-minister

New Estonian Prime-Minister Taavi Roivas, EU’s youngest prime-minister, sworn in on 26 March 2014, took to Facebook to update his profile: “Work and Education” – Prime Minister. Post by Taavi Rõivas. For this new* generation of leaders, social media is

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This twitterwall is free, can be moderated and will increase your interactions

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Twitterwalls are great when your goal is to encourage participation (online & offline) in your event. They are also a great way to get feed-back (on substance and logistics) from real-life and virtual participants. Here is how to get a

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About me

I organised this bloggers' meeting under the Cyprus Presidency of the Council (July 2012). This event was part of the effort to open up the press center to bloggers (getting them accredited for Council and European Council meetings), and to facilitate the formation of EU-wide networks.

Europe is in equal parts my personal, as well as my professional adventure. Former fellow students from Bucharest, Paris and Berlin are good friends, while reflecting about the EU and Europe is a job and a pastime. On 19 November

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