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Government Social Media

Pinterest's Potential to Inspire Public Engagement

Steve Ressler | Posted 07.22.2012 | DC
Steve Ressler

When you think of Pinterest, your initial perception might be people planning their future weddings, posting their perfect wardrobes and pinning up their dream homes. But is there a place on this social network for government?

More Than Fans, Followers and Likes: Measuring Social Media in Local Government

Steve Ressler | Posted 03.31.2012 | DC
Steve Ressler

The goals of agencies will inevitably vary based on their size, location, and purpose. However, they all share the same question: How do we measure social media success if we are looking to track quality, as opposed to quantity, of interaction?

Mobility and Access: Driving Government on the Information Superhighway

Josh Sawislak | Posted 03.31.2012 | DC
Josh Sawislak

The real sea change here is not a federal commitment to cloud computing, telework, or even social media, but rather a realization that the nature of work and government service to its citizens has changed.

Online Influence Is Essential to 21st Century Governance

Alexander Howard | Posted 11.13.2011 | Technology
Alexander Howard

Getting the most out of social media means doing more than pushing updates. It will mean growing bigger ears and listening and building engaged networks of constituents.