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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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The U.S. Marine Corps has the most popular government Facebook page--by far. With more than 1.85 million "likes," the page has been liked almost 700,000 more times than its closest competitor, the Army. It's currently engaged in a campaign to reach 2 million followers. Posts on the Marine Corps' wall range widely, from press releases to stories about the Marines to famous quotes.

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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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