Although I’ve been using Storify for about a year now, I think the last week has been the first time I’ve used it to tell an actual story, as opposed to just pulling together connected tweets, blog posts and other online material.

Lord Green, Minister for Trade and Investment, led the CBI and 30 mid-sized companies on a trade mission to Turkey.  The British Embassy in Turkey led on the tweeting, and producing video and photography, while the Digital team at BIS produced the Storify, curating key content over the two days. And that – updated regularly throughout the two-day visit – was shared with UKTI. It’s a real shame that I can’t directly use the embed code to show it  here: but check out the embeds on UKTI or BIS sites.

We’ll keep updating it, for example to include new video material that a press officer travelling with the delegation has recorded. 

One of the nicest examples of Storify used in this way also had a foreign visit theme – the Prime Minister’s visit to South Asia, including his meeting with Aung San Suu Kyi.

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