It’s so reassuring when a politician with expert knowledge of a subject gets appointed to the topmost position of power in the country.
Unfortunately, that is not what happened in the UK when Theresa May appointed a new digital minister — a man with virtually no online presence whatsoever. Great.
Jeremy Wright was appointed the new Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport. He replaces Matt Hancock, who has a very active social media presence and, most notably, launched his own app.
Well, Wright hasn’t built his own app. But he has posted two whole tweets since joining Twitter in 2015. Oh, and he hasn’t actually tweeted anything since 2015, a DCMS spokesperson confirmed to Mashable. Read more…