Posts Tagged: socialmedia

Guest Post | Social Media & First Responder Mental Health – Your Chance to Participate

Guest blogger: Tommy Hipper is currently pursuing his Masters degree from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and his proposed thesis is: How social media can be utilized to improve first responder mental health. The past few years have clearly demonstrated the power and value of social media in crisis situations. The examplesRead… Read more »

Privacy and Security Implications of Geo-Location Social Media Tools

Originally posted at Privacy and Security Implications of Geo-Location Social Media Tools 2010 November 12 tags: Facebook, fbplaces, Foursquare, geolocation, geotagging, internet privacy, internet security, privacy, security, Social Media by Sara Cohen Geo-location applications and technologies are quickly becoming the latest phenomenon in social media and information-sharing, due to the ease and speed withRead… Read more »

My CityCampSF: Lessons and Next Steps

I am involved with the Gov 2.0 movement because I believe it will bring important change to calcified and inefficient governmental structures. CityCampSF, an unconference held yesterday in San Francisco, will be a success if real actions stem from the event discussions and connections. I got two action items from the event that I intendRead… Read more »

Social Media: Putting a Human Face on Government

At a couple of recent presentations on social media for local government, I asked the audiences of IT professionals which tools they were already using. At least 90 percent indicated they were using Twitter or Facebook, usually both. The battle for social media adoption has been won. However, adoption is just the first step, andRead… Read more »

Smart use of social media in terrorist attacks, disasters.

With the State Department warning to Americans traveling in Europe regarding possible coordinated terror attacks, I’ve just uploaded to Slideshare my preso @ the State Dept.’s Foreign Service Institute in April about smart use of Twitter & other social media apps. in a disaster. Hope you’ll pass it on to anyone at risk. Thanks.

Gov 2.0 and Social Media Resources

In preparation for several upcoming speaking engagements, I’ve been poring through older blogs posts and materials from the past couple of years. In the process, I’ve created several new tabs on my personal Gov 2.0 blog, “Wired to Share.” I hope they are helpful to others, and that if I’ve missed your Gov 2.0 blogRead… Read more »

A world where DVRs and social media collide

I didn’t want to know. I was behind on watching “America’s Got Talent”, but I had faithfully DVRed each episode. And then I went on Twitter last night… and that was my downfall. There it was… a tweet from TheDailyBlonde that simply read… “America’s Got Talent Winner Michael Grimm” followed by a link. I didn’tRead… Read more »

An Avatar Picture Worth 1,000 Friends

Do default avatar pictures bother you, or you still shrinking back from showing the world your pearly whites or using an agency logo on a consumer-oriented social media site? It’s often surprising how many new social media users fail to update their generic avatars when starting out. And failing to do so is likely toRead… Read more »