Posts Tagged: Twitter

Tech-enabled Community Building Best Practices

Of late, I’ve been having lots of chats with social media practitioners and would-be practitioners, as well as working with locals on activating our neighbors through “Citizen 2.0” trainings. I’ve also worked hard to connect with the Government 2.0 reform community through sites like LinkedIn, GovLoop and Twitter. These conversations have led to me aRead… Read more »

Stories of Twitter Meeting a Constituent’s Need?

Shel Israel is writting a book about Twitter and wants to move past the “we’re using it” to “this is how people have benefited” for his chapter on government. “I’m a story teller. I’m looking for a citizen who had a problem. Tweeted some1 in gov. Got a solution. Tell me: [email protected]” Read more here,Read… Read more »

The Project of the Week – Wednesday, March 4, 2009 – Highlighting GovLoop

What better way to kickoff the new “Project of the Week” series than to highlight the coolest website in government, GovLoop! Last year on Memorial Day when you were most likely ‘chilaxin’ poolside waiting for the burgers and dogs to be ready, Steve Ressler launched GovLoop. Apparently, that same day, there were five other goviesRead… Read more »

Role of Web 2.0 in Parks and Recreation.

OK, admit it. When you think of Parks and Recreation you don’t necessarily associate that with web 2.0 or Social media. Think though, for a minute, and you will see that there is a tremendous opportunity here for these tools to permeate through. For instance, if you have an online calendar of events, what ifRead… Read more »

Please help me write and teach about microblogging (esp. Twitter)

Last summer, the good folks at webcontent.gov invited me to write up some info about microblogging. Since I’d recently started using Twitter, I was able to write some, and a few other folks we knew added info about other services. I then made some changes in December. However, since I don’t look at the pageRead… Read more »

Top 21 Twitter Apps – Re-Blog

TechCrunch has accumulated a list of the twenty most popular Twitter applications … By popular demand, here is a list of the Top 21 Twitter Clients (According To TwitStat). 1. Twitpic 1,236,828 2. Tweetdeck 285,864 3. Digsby 233,472 4. Twittercounter 212,200 5. Twitterfeed 149,812 6. Twitterholic 147,164 7. Twhirl 143,333 8. Twitturly 88,793 9. TwtpollRead… Read more »

Mars Rover Tweeter Shares Her Experience with Using Social Media to Promote Gov. 2.0

How can Social Media transform government? What role does Social Media play in achieving government transparency? A panel of experts recently met in Mountain View, California to discuss ways Social Media can change federal and local government. The discussion centered around various strategies and the participants shared their experiences of current Social Media usage inRead… Read more »