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Using WhatsApp

WhatsApp is the world’s most popular messaging application with over a billion users. It’s a great way to share information quickly and securely around groups of friends and colleagues.

Digital, Uncategorized on the digital.unison site.

Staying safe online

If you’re posting on Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram or any other social platform – chances are you’ve received unwanted or even abusive comments – often from complete strangers.

Blogs, Digital on the digital.unison site.

Women Byte Back – inspiring women

Recently, Digital UNISON and UNISONlearning teamed up on a training day for UNISON’s women members at Bletchley Park. Here are some of the highlights of the day.

Digital, Uncategorized on the digital.unison site.

How to set community guidelines

If you’re setting up a Facebook page or group, or any kind of discussion forum, it’s useful to have ground rules that everyone can agree to. Feel free to adapt these guidelines for your own use, but try and keep them friendly and encouraging – we don’t want to scare nervous members off!

Blogs, Digital on the digital.unison site.

Telling a (digital) UNISON story

We’re lucky in the UNISON communications team: it’s our job to know about the excellent work UNISON branches are doing and the exciting lives that UNISON members lead, and then tell those stories.

Blogs, Digital on the digital.unison site.

Tell the police in advance before you post on Facebook and Twitter, says the government

What if you had to give two weeks’ warning to the police and your employer every time you wanted to post something important on Twitter or Facebook? The Trade Union bill currently before Parliament suggests unions do just that when they take action. Ridiculous? Yes. But also very scary, as unions may be just the […]

Article, News on the UNISON Eastern site.

How to… picture this

It’s great to have photographs to use in your campaigning work. But how can you make the best impression with your pictures?

Article, Magazine, moving on the UNISON National site.

Top essential digital campaign tools

Communicating WhatsApp WhatsApp is the world’s most popular messaging application with over a billion users. It’s a great way to share information quickly and securely around groups of friends and colleagues. You can share text messages, pictures, videos or documents and files. It’s being used for class parents groups, course groups, making event and party […]

Page on the digital.unison site.

Setting up a UNISON branch Facebook page

Engage with your members, get people along to your events, build a community. Nearly two-thirds of UNISON members are on Facebook, so how do you get started?

Digital on the digital.unison site.

Three tricks and tips for creating engaging films.

Remember February? I do! I remember discussing UNISON’s campaign against the Trade Union Bill with the team at our UNISON Essex team away day. I remember how concerned I and others were that our members – including activists – might not have even heard of it. And even if they had, did they really understand the momentous negative impact it would […]

Digital on the digital.unison site.

Branch development and organising courses

A range of courses intended to encourage members into activism, and to help the UNISON branch become better organised and more efficiently run. Pathways into UNISON Pathways into UNISON is a two-day course that helps women members to explore the possibilities of getting more involved in the union. It gives an outline of the way […]

Page on the UNISON Learning & Organising site.

Get social, get growing

A few tips to make your Grovember posts perfect

Article on the UNISON National site.

How to: Facebook live

Use Facebook live video to engage with your page followers, hold Q&A sessions, or just stream an indoor or outdoor event. You can now stream live events easily on your Facebook page.

Blogs, Digital on the digital.unison site.

November is TUC young workers’ month

This year’s UNISON national delegate conference called on all branches to commit to running at least one activity during November to raise the profile of young workers and young union members. UNISON’s national young members forum has come up with a range of suggested activities that branches can run – but stress that it’s just as […]

Article, News on the UNISON Eastern site.

How to… picture this

It’s great to use photographs in your campaigning work. But how do you maximise their impact?

How to, Magazine on the Magazine site.