The UK Parliament YouTube channel recently reached the milestone of 100,000 subscribers. This means we're now the proud owners of a Silver Creator Award but what does that mean for the channel? Matt Instone talks us through the new YouTube strategy.
Matt is a senior social media strategist at PDS.
The content team is responsible for managing @UKParliament's presence on social media and recently we went to Social Media Week London. We've blogged about some of the lessons we learned and what new things we want to try.
During the general election campaign, Parliament's strategy is to encourage young voters to engage in politics. We've done some work on social media and the website to support this ambition so here's what we've done so far.
It's month three of our commitment to using words to talk about our numbers. March was a busy month and brought with it some social media successes we'd like to share.
A look at our #ParliamenTree campaign to crowdsource Christmas tree photos
Read how select committees have been using Twitter to crowdsource questions to help them hold ministers and other powerful figures to account on behalf of the public.
Since 2007 Parliament has been using web forums to help committees of MPs gather evidence for their inquiries. Find out how these targeted web forums have helped Parliament to represent the public and hold the Government to account.
We've just started hosting a podcast of PMQs on the UK Parliament SoundCloud account and we’d be interested to hear any suggestions you might have about how we might develop this new service.