Posts Tagged: myspace

Government Communications: How Not to Be Evil

I’m going to keep this quite short considering this is post about obedience, public sector managers, the nature of evil and social media. I’m going to argue how findings of a few psychological studies suggest the modern communications person needs to be more in touch with ‘the people’ avoid being complicit in evil acts. A… Read more »

What is Govloop to YOU?

With so many different types of social networks now present in today’s society and Google adding yet another one to the mix, I have often wondered if it is truly fair to reference Govloop as the, “Facebook for Government.” Sure, at the time, the reference was the most clear picture that could be provided to… Read more »

Social Network Service (SNS) newest trend – “affordable and necessary” premium pricing

The Social Network Service (SNS) NING Related Articles GBE101: strategies for business development under the social network umbrella GBE101: Podcasting – becoming a technological native GBE101: Wikis and Wikipedia GBE101: social network sites (SNS) by Donna L. Quesinberry Government Business Examiner On the 15th of March 2010, Jason Rosenthal moved from the Chief Operations Officer… Read more »

Best Practices: U.S. Army using MySpace to recruit soldiers

By: Michael O’Dell In the world of social media recruiting, you hear a lot about the big three recruiting tools. These three are Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Often times, MySpace is completely overlooked as a source of recruitment leads. Many recruiters say the MySpace demographic is less professional. They say the medium is “too messy”… Read more »

RSS vs Twitter in UK local government: a serious imbalance?

Image via Wikipedia eGovernment Register reports today on ‘social media’ use in local councils (LAs), noting that work by Liz Azyan published on her blog at LGEOResearch.com shows it at: Number % of LAs Facebook 48 11% Twitter 128 30% YouTube 63 15% RSS 122 28% Web dev blogs/feeds 6 1% Now I would argue… Read more »

FutureGov competition winner reports back from PDF09

Back in January we ran a competition to send one lucky gov lover to Washington to attend the Politics Online conference. As it turns out, once we’d got everything tied up, it was time for Personal Democracy Forum 2009, so we shifted our plans and I travelled with competition winner Liz Azyan to PDF instead!… Read more »

Web 2.0 tools in Mexico City’s influenza outbreak

Hello in the last week here in Mexico City, as many of you already know, there was an influenza outbreak, so in order to keep the people up to day with info, we developed the site www.influenza.gob.mx This site was part of the communication strategy of the Mexico City’s Government for the outbreak. In order… Read more »