Are there any government agencies out there on Google+ ?

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This topic contains 7 replies, has 6 voices, and was last updated by  Terrence Hill 5 years, 9 months ago.

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  • #154431

    Jennifer Kaplan
    Participant

    Back in August, some GovLoop users advised organizations to wait. It’s been more than 6 months now, have any of your agencies pulled the trigger? Or, have you talked about developing a strategy?

    I’d love to hear about your experience, or how you are using it as a tool for citizen (or internal) outreach.

  • #154445

    Terrence Hill
    Participant

    Of course you know that the White House has been on Google+ for some time now and has held a couple “Hangout” sessions, which are really cool! Their site sort of mirrors their Feacbook site. I guess they want to be impartial and reach a wider audience. It’s fairly easy developing material for YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.

  • #154443

    Ori Hoffer
    Participant

    GSA is still working on developing a governmentwide TOS agreement with G+, I think many agencies are waiting until that is completed to go forward.

  • #154441

    Jennifer Kaplan
    Participant

    Agreed! I found the Department of State and Department of Defense are on there as well. For state agencies, it seems like a great spot for Fish & Games, Departments of Natural Resources, etc. to share content. I absolutely love that Nevada Department of Wildlife posts photos submitted by citizens, what a great engagement tactic!

  • #154439

    Elliot Volkman
    Participant

    That seems to be the issue most agencies are facing from the folks I’ve spoken to as well.

  • #154437

    Glenn Batuyong
    Participant

    Port of San Diego (early stages)… we need some time as we’re a small staff stretched over several communities.

  • #154435

    Steve Cottle
    Participant

    There were a few other responses when a similar question was posted in another forum (including NASA and Utah): https://www.govloop.com/forum/topics/who-s-who-on-google-pages

  • #154433

    Jennifer Kaplan
    Participant

    Thanks Steve! The State of Utah is awesome, they almost post daily! State of Utah Page

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