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November 16, 2010 | By

The Tech-Politics Divide (The Boston Globe) A discussion of what can be done to bridge the civic divide between government and tech. Orientation Week (Tech President) The 112th Congress could be the most tweeted, Facebooked and Flickred one in American history, as these tools become more prominent in politics. Don’t forget to sign up for […]

More on Social Media Strategy

September 23, 2010 | By

Jeff is right on the mark in his post “Your Social Media Strategy May Not Be A Strategy.” But it may even be worse than he reports. Some companies and organizations don’t even have clear tactics when it comes to social media, but still think they have a strategy.

Daily Specials

May 21, 2010 | By

House Dems Debut New Media Group (Hillicon Valley) Earlier this week House Democrats launched a campaign to help members better utilize social networks before the 2010 midterm elections. Facebook, MySpace Confront Privacy Loophole (The Wall Street Journal) Have these social networking sites been breaching their own privacy policies as well as industry standards? Don’t forget […]

Daily Specials

April 23, 2010 | By

How Social Media Can Effect Real Social and Governmental Change (Mashable) Craigslist founder Craig Newmark shares his thoughts on how meaningful social and governmental change is being implemented today through social networks. Facebook: The Entire Web Will Be Social (Gigaom) At the launch of its f8 conference in San Francisco today, Facebook announced its master […]

Millennials at the Gates

September 19, 2008 | By

The coming of age of the Millennial Generation, the first civic generation since the GI Generation (dubbed the Greatest by Tom Brokaw), is converging with the arrival of the most civic-friendly communication technologies we have ever seen. And with this convergence, American politics is being reshaped. That was the message delivered yesterday by Morley Winograd and Michael Hais at the Internet Advocacy Roundtable. The authors of Millennial Makeover: MySpace, YouTube & the Future of American Politics provided some serious grist for the mill to the audience gathered at the Center for American Progress Action Fund.