Posts Tagged ‘ twitter ’

PickPocketMap, a Review

June 12, 2012
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This is the second post in our mini-series of sites set-up to counter pickpocketing in our cities. Yesterday we covered “Robbery Maps“. Today, let’s look at “PickPocketMap“. The website compares other pickpocket hotspots, such as London, Paris, Madrid, Rome and Prague and compares and contrasts them by showing the increase or decrease in reported incidents in...

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Barcelona’s Pickpockets Will Target Mobile World Congress Attendees. 10 Essential Tips. #mwc2012

February 20, 2012
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Delegates, welcome to this wonderful city. Watch your pockets! Barcelona is an incredible city and a perfect choice for conferences. It has just one flaw, an epidemic of pickpocketing mainly focused on tourists and visitors to the city. By following a few simple guidelines you can greatly reduce the possibility of a nasty incident...

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In Their Own Words. Tweets of Victims Robbed in Barcelona #3

January 1, 2012
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Here are a bunch of tweets we’ve encountered, the majority we’ve retweeted to our followers (@RiBCN). We’re including them here on the blog to preserve them from posterity. Clicking on the tweet leads to the author’s profile. The period below covers – in reverse chronological order – September 20, 2011 to December 01, 2011. [See...

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Revealed: Our Website Visitor Numbers for 2011

December 31, 2011
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So, how much informing, revealing and embarrassing did we do in 2011? (Our aims are listed here.) Robbed in Barcelona has been on Facebook since March 10th 2010, but only since April 7th 2011 have we published on this site. Since then – less than nine months – we’ve had 34,638 unique visitors to this...

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In Their Own Words. Tweets of Victims Robbed in Barcelona #2

December 18, 2011
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Here are a bunch of tweets we’ve encountered, the majority we’ve retweeted to our followers (@RiBCN). We’re including them here on the blog to preserve them from posterity. Clicking on the tweet leads to the author’s profile. The period below covers – in reverse chronological order – September 1, 2011 to September 14, 2011. [See...

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In Their Own Words. Tweets of Victims Robbed in Barcelona #1

December 17, 2011
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Here are a bunch of tweets we’ve encountered, the majority we’ve retweeted to our followers (@RiBCN). We’re including them here on the blog to preserve them for posterity. Clicking on the tweet leads to the author’s profile. The period below covers – in reverse chronological order – April 22nd 2011 (when we started) to...

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Video: Purse Grabber Justice in Chile. Can We Apply it Here?

December 2, 2011
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A little something for your Friday morning. Thanks to our Twitter follower andhwang (@andhwang) for giving us the heads-up on this video, via Gawker entitled: “Purse-Grabber Stripped Completely Naked by Vigilante Horde” Released initially onto the notorious LiveLeak, it made it onto YouTube where it has been viewed (so far) some 480,835 times. Gawker commented:...

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