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Using hashtags and trending words - How not to make a hash of it on twitter - a thread.

#Stopbrexit #Stopthecoup #FBPE #FinalSay #PeoplesVote

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Sadly I see too many people saying that they don't see the point of #hashtag ging - or that it is silly - or doesn't help....

So bear with me here...

#StopBrexit #StopTheCoup #LiarJohnson #DeathByBrexit

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This couldn't be further from the truth, using tags well, in any situation on twitter, helps you reach further and link up with other people

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Even people in other countries

#FBPE #HaveDemocracy #StopFascism #facciamorete #FBR

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My mother was twelve years old when Oswald Mosley held a rally in Swansea. Her maiden name could be construed as a Jewish name so she and her brothers and sisters endured all kinds of hate and bullying as a consequence. /2
2/ I was far younger than 12 when she taught me that fascism is hate. I can’t think of a time when I didn’t know what fascism was. It was an extraordinary thing to teach a young child, now I look back on it, but she would never allow us to say “I hate”. /3
3/ She had lived through the slump, the fascism of the 30s and the second world war. All before she was 25. She would say: “You are not to hate. Hate kills. If you hate, you kill.” Rather, we had to find a solution to whatever the thing was that we hated. /4
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I was bureau chief for the BBC in Baghdad between 2004-09, & I want to say something to the people knocking the BBC; but as an "unashamed" #Remainer, I want to say some things to the #BBC too (Thread 1/
I left the BBC in 2014 after a 25 year career. It was the only UK news organisation to maintain a presence in #Iraq for the entire period of Britain's involvement. I'm not citing myself as an outstanding exemplar of #BBC journalism... 2/12
But to give you an idea of the lengths we would go to, in 2006 when the Askari Shrine in Samara was blown up, & the de facto civil war began in earnest, we were lied to by the authorities about the numbers of dead... 3/12
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