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Top 14 Government Social Media Initiatives

Government agencies are embracing social media, using Facebook, Twitter, and other platforms to inform and interact with the public. Take a look at the best examples of social networking in government.
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Not all federal agencies are on LinkedIn, but of those that are, most have pages that just define their mission and provide a line or two on the different services the agency offers. However, the Department of State actively updates content on its page with details on job opportunities, such as one for U.S. citizens who are fluent in Mandarin that was posted recently.

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zeroanarchy,
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3/17/2012 | 3:22:51 AM
re: Top 14 Government Social Media Initiatives
It's a pity that you just focused on USA, feel a great example exists in Australia by the Bureau of Meteorology in their use of Facebook. Very engaging and interactive, very considered. Many government agencies have a habit of using social media to push their media releases out, certainly not the case for this agency.

http://www.facebook.com/pages/...
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