Social media makes diplomacy “real-time” at UN

30 January 2015

The use of social media platforms by ambassadors at the United Nations is making diplomacy more relevant and immediate.

That’s according to one of the authors of a study looking at the impact of the Twitter platform on diplomatic relations.

Adam Snyder, an analyst at the private sector firm Burson-Marsteller, was at the UN on Friday at a meeting focusing on social media developments.

Daniel Dickinson began by asking him how the diplomatic community is using Twitter.

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