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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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Pinterest, the newest popular social media site on the block, doesn't appear to have yet drawn much interest from government agencies. However, the Army is on Pinterest and has been posting up a storm. It has Pinterest boards on "DIY and Decor," Army style and fashion, and Army families, among other topics. The Army also appears to be regularly "repinning" posts by others.

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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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