Image: Ryan McGuire, Gratisography


  • Twitter lists (public and private) and how to make and find them
  • Using Tweetdeck effectively
  • Facebook Interest Lists and Groups
  • Tools for getting organised (free and paid)
  • IFTTT (If This Then That)

✳️ Twitter lists

✳️ Tweetdeck

Tony Blair was trending on Twitter on 6 July 2016, as he responded to the Chilcot Report

✳️ CrowdTangle


  • Most shared stories from people you follow
  • Most used terms or hashtags among this group
  • Top Twitter handles

✳️ twXplorer

Screengrab taken on 6 July 2016 as the Chilcot report into the Iraq War came out

✳️ Nuzzel and Newsle


✳️ Facebook interest lists and groups

✳️ YouTube


✳️ More from the Social Media Reporter ✳️

  • Locating video, images and sources from a specific location, and the ethics of using eyewitness material
  • Verification. How to spot fakes and scams
  • How to use social media to track people down and for research
  • How to find out what’s trending and dig to the bottom of trends
  • More resources



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Cordelia Hebblethwaite

Commissioning editor for @bbcideas — short films for curious minds. Via @BBCNewsnight, @JSKStanford, @BBCTrending and more. Wrote