UK Met Office wins social media award

UK Met Office wins social media award



2 December 2011
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The Met Office has won the Best Use of Social Media award in the public sector at the Computer Weekly's Social Media Awards 2011, sponsored by IBM. Using TwitterFacebookYouTube and our news blog we help people keep up to date about the latest weather so that they know what to expect and how best to deal with all that the British weather can throw at us as a nation. Through our social media channels, we're reaching more than 75,000 people every month. Our @metoffice Twitter channel has over 40,000 followers, and we are available to respond to weather queries 24 hours a day, 7 days a week so that our followers are only one tweet away from the latest weather information.


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