Video: All Aboard 2017 Keynote Event Lord David Puttnam, Keynote Speaker All Aboard 2017's Keynote Event took place in the Royal Irish Academy, Dublin on Wednesday 5 April 2017. The event was led by All Aboard 2017 keynote speaker Lord David Puttnam and included contributions from a panel of six digital champions: Kathleen O'Connor: Digital [...]
All Aboard 2017 Factchecker Competition Results During All Aboard 2017 The Librarians at DIT ran a Fake News Fact Checker Competition on both Tuesday 4 April and on Thursday 6 April last. The results of the competition are as follows: Question 1 During Dublin bus strikes in September 2016, Patricia Calan, head of the Small Firms Association, made a claim that Ireland “has the third highest paid city bus drivers in the EU.” Is this true or false? Answer True. Dublin Bus drivers were the third highest paid in the EU. (However, Dublin Bus drivers rank sixth in Europe. ) Question 2 In the run-up to the 2016 US Presidential Election how many times were false election stories shared on Facebook? Answer In the run-up to the US Presidential Election, false election stories received 8.7 million shares on Facebook in comparison to 7.3 million shares for real election stories. The winners of the iPad Mini prize have been notified by email.
Recognition of your participation – All Aboard 2017 Digital Badges Applications Now Open! All organisation/schools that participate in All Aboard 2017 will be awarded a Bronze, Silver or Gold Digital All Aboard 2017 badge that will provide recognition for their commitment to building digital skills. The criteria associated with each badge is outlined below. Bronze: Single Digital Skills Event, hosted and attended by those in the organisation/school. Silver: Single Digital Skills Event, hosted and attended by those in the organisation/school. PLUS An event for Parents and/or Community. Gold: Single Digital Skills Event, hosted and attended by those in the organisation/school. PLUS An event for Parents and/or Community. PLUS Submit a Showcase to share good practice with others To claim your digital badge please log in to your organisation/school profile, from where you can being your application. If you would like to learn more about digital badges please visit http://allaboardhe.org/digital-badges/
There are Trolls – But There Are Also Brand Ambassadors – Businesses Urged To Be Resilient When Coming Under Social Media Attack
There are Trolls – But There Are Also Brand Ambassadors – Businesses Urged To Be Resilient When Coming Under Social Media Attack All Aboard 2017 Business Workshop on Social Media @ Digital Hub Today “There is so much fake news and noise on social media that the challenge for any business is to create quality content that cuts through the noise so that you can reach your target audience” attendees at “Managing Your Business’ Online Reputation Through Social Media” heard today at a workshop being run as part of All Aboard 2017 in partnership with The Digital Hub. Renowned digital marketing expert Wayne Denner delivered a workshop and gave useful tips on how to effectively make social media a core element in any corporate marketing strategy. Wayne said: “Use the block in social media to protect your business’ online reputation – there are guidelines and policies for using social media. Businesses must be aware of these and be ready to use them at times of difficulty when your social media presence is coming under pressure and needs protection. Yes there are trolls out there but there are also legitimate brand ambassadors who will come to your company’s rescue at times when you are under pressure. Connect with […]
The value of social media to business and successfully managing your online corporate reputation is the theme of a workshop being held today in the Digital Hub in Dublin city centre. Click here for Wayne Denner’s comments in interview with RTE Morning Ireland earlier today.
Day 5 of All Aboard 2017 Over 35 events taking place today, please click here.