Category Archives: Na Meadhanan Sòisealta

Nach e seo Là Twitter na #Gàidhlig? A rèir @Twitter chan eil scoobaidh aca! Thought it was #GaelicTwitterDay – not that @Twitter would have have us believe!

‘S dòcha gur e Là Twitter na Haitian Creole, Là Twitter na h-Eadailtis no Là Twitter na Nirribhis. A bheil fios aig duine sam bith?

Twitter would have us believe we’re writing in Haitian Creole, Norwegian and Italian! I’m pretty sure the Gaelic language is not so similar. Does anyone know how  to get Twitter to change this? They don’t seem to care or want to listen.

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French blog by @ABhuidheag on Là na #Gàidhlig

French blogger ‘Le Chardonneret’ (@ABhuidheag) has written up a blog post about “Journée touïtteur du #Gàidhlig”. I rather like that – and I now know how to write ‘Twitter’ in French!

Là na #Gàidhlig aims to go international this year – and this is a good start to meeting that objective!

Here’s an excerpt from the blog suggesting the use of Scottish Gaelic online and on social networks is impressive in comparison to the number of speakers:

La présence de cette langue en ligne (air loidhne), sur internet (air eadar-lìon) et sur les réseaux sociaux (air lìonraidhean sòisealta) est donc impressionnante quand on la compare à son nombre de locuteurs.

L’année dernière, la tendance #Gàidhlig a explosé.

You can read the blog here: https://gaeliqueblog.wordpress.com

Let’s Win a Gaelic Award for “Best Event” #Gàidhlig #MolLàNaG #NominateGTD #Gaelic

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Thòisich sinn iomairt gus molaidhean dh’fhaighinn airson Duais am blaidhna aig Duaisean na Gàidhlig – Tachartas nas Fhèarr! Bhiodh an taic agaibh feumail a chumail a’ dol leis a’ phroiseict seo agus a sgaoileadh an fhacail. Tha cuideachadh an seo gus an foirm a lìonadh cuideachd.

We have started our campaign for nominations – we’d prefer to be nominated by the public who love our service, so please, if you have enjoyed Gaelic Twitter Day please nominate us for the Event Award. It will encourage us to keep the event going and hopefully tell a few more people about the initiative. Some help to fill out the form is below too.

Mol! Nominate for us here (and use the guide below to fill it out!):

http://tiny.cc/NominateGaelicTwitterDay

Lean! Follow the Campaign on Twitter:

#MolLàNaG

#NominateGTD

We’ve been told the nomination form is not too friendly and a bit off-putting, so we’ve put this together to help with filling out the boxes – Thank you for nominating Gaelic Twitter Day for the Event Award 🙂

Here’s a guide you can use to copy and paste:

  • Category: Event Award
  • Name/Company: Social Media Alba ®
  • Position: #Gàidhlig Promotion
  • Nominee Address: 18-20 Orkney Street, OSEC 2, Govan, Glasgow, G51 2BX
  • Telephone No: 07736327119
  • Nominee Email Address: glasgow@socialmediaalba.scot

Example:

NominationForm