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A new report from Hootsuite highlights key recommendations for agencies intent on maximizing the benefit of social media, including prioritizing video and visual content and having a social-ready plan for the unexpected.
Government Instagram is an effective way to communicate directly with citizens through images, videos, and short snippets. Follow these account
There are far fewer agencies or departments on Instagram than on Facebook or Twitter. And that’s relatively logical if you consider that it is the far more visual platform of the three I’ve looked at so far. But what I love about Instagram is that you don’t have to have amazing pictures (like NASA orRead… Read more »
What if I told you I got these beautiful roses at a countryside shop in Paris? That my love ran off to gather the handful, bucket and all. Stuffed them in the back of the car we’d rented for our second honeymoon. Splayed them forth upon the grass to decorate our weekend picnic. On that shining,Read… Read more »
By Emily Grenen Increasingly, Instagram is becoming a popular platform to connect and engage with new audiences. Unlike other domains – article commentary, obligatory birthday wall posts, and lengthy status updates are (almost) done away with. With Instagram, you’re focused on photos that anyone with the app can create, right from their smartphone. The platformRead… Read more »
Federal Computer Week recently highlighted the growing use of the practice of instameets in government. Most recently, Instagram users were invited to submit photos or videos (via Instagram) to show why they should be invited to a sneak peek of DC’s cuddliest new resident, Bao Bao the baby panda. The National Zoo picked the winnersRead… Read more »
The phrase, “All politics is local” is a common phrase in politics, coined by former Speaker of the U.S. House Tip O’Neill. The message is simple, a politician’s success is directly tied to his ability to understand and influence the issues of his constituents. The same is true for email. You have to target yourRead… Read more »
A special edition of GovLoop’s DorobekINSIDER today. We’re LIVE! It’s the 11th time we’ve met and we are doing this at least once each month this year. The idea is simple: get smart people together and share ideas because we believe that the real power of information comes when it is shared. 2013 may goRead… Read more »
When Pinterest was approved for government use, I shared 10 boards I’d like to see (note: #8 is now live!). Now that GSA has approved Instagram for use by federal agencies, here is a more modest five users/feeds I’d follow: Department of the Interior. Look at this. Or this. Forest Service. By at least oneRead… Read more »