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September 6, 2011 | By

With ‘We The People,’ White House Promises to Go E-to-the-People (TechPresident) The White House is launching a petition tool on WhiteHouse.gov. But will it accomplish its goal of making the government ‘more open and accountable to its citizens?’ 9 Tips for Building a Facebook Fan Base From Scratch (PR Daily) How to take advantage of […]

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August 12, 2011 | By

Why A Post-Riot Social Media Crackdown is Doomed to Fail (Silicon.com) Steve Ranger offers some commentary on what might happen if social networks are ‘interrupted’ by UK government officials. 12 Ways to be Likeable on Facebook (PR Daily) Up your “likes” by responding to comments (both positive and negative), sharing multimedia content, giving away value, […]

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August 10, 2011 | By

How Governments Deal With Social Media (The Atlantic) A look back (and forward) on social media and its influential role in the political sphere. “If governments are not engaging in social media, they are essentially ceding influence and power,” says Alec Ross, senior innovation advisor to Hillary Clinton. 5 Sure-fire Ways to Produce Winning Social […]

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July 26, 2011 | By

10 reasons PR pros should use video (PR Daily) Online video is fast becoming the face of social media. Check out a list of 10 ways to use this tool and reach new audiences. How Governments Are Using Social Media for Better & for Worse (Mashable) A look at some of the many ways government is […]

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December 14, 2010 | By

Piracy Fight Shuts Down Music Blogs (The New York Times) A handful of  music blogs have been shut down by the government from posting brand-new songs and videos without licenses, however, the material is often leaked to them by managers, music labels and artists. Building a Public Policy Community of “Citizen Experts” Might Require Translation […]

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November 29, 2010 | By

WikiLeaks: ‘Surprised’ By Scale of U.S. Espionage (CNN) WikiLeaks began publishing confidential U.S. government papers on Sunday. George W. Bush to Visit Facebook HQ for Live Video Q&A (Mashable) Users will have an opportunity to ask the former president questions at a Facebook Live event. Don’t forget to sign up for K Street Café’s mailing-list […]

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November 24, 2010 | By

Is the Open Data Movement Giving Story Telling Short Shrift? (Tech President) Discussing the movements to free data from the public section that are popping up all over the world. Read the 5 Most Downloaded Articles for Free! (Journal of Information Technology & Politics) The Journal of Information Technology & Politics is offering its five […]

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November 2, 2010 | By

Me and Jon Stewart, On Making Democracy Work (Tech President) A look into what internet-powered mass participation is doing to politics and government in America. The Future of Social Media and Politics (Mashable) What the rise of mainstream social media has in store for the next generation of political campaigns. Don’t forget to sign up […]

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October 29, 2010 | By

FCC.gov Wireframes for Your Review (Tech President) The Federal Communications website is being overhauled and the FCC is calling for user opinions on the site’s direction. Twitter Used to Gather Questions for White House Briefing (ReadWriteWeb) The White House press secretary recently engaged the public by taking questions on Twitter and then responding on YouTube. […]

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October 28, 2010 | By

Speaker: Obama Greatly Helped By Social Media (San Angelo Standard Times) Professor speaks on the role of social media in the Obama campaign and administration at a social media symposium. Is Social Media Driving the Economy? (The Atlantic) Social business survey reveals the 50 leading social media cities in the United States and gives more […]