You hear over and over again that social media is supposed to help break down silos, yet after reviewing hundreds of localgov fliers, web pages and other communication materials, social media was surprisingly absent or treated as a “special feature” in the corner. “Hey look, we did it.” Why are local govs not touting their social media? Why not integrate this communications option into outreach? Why not highlight it in your employees’ email signatures? We’ll be talking about this and more tonight on #localgovchat at 9 EST. Come join us tonight. Not sure what #localgovchat is? See here: What is this #localgovchat thingy anyway?