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  • New Technology Takes On Voting Problems

    Almost everyone is gearing up to vote tomorrow. During every election, though, we hear about problems in certain areas. One group of techies is trying to tap into a Web 2.0 solution. They’ve created a…

  • Behold, the Power of Tweet

    Maybe you’ve heard of Twitter – maybe you haven’t – but it’s becoming an important tool in the world of 21st century business. So how about government? Laura Fitton is with Pistachio Consulting, a company…

  • FEMA in Focus

    You may remember what became known as “the fake press conference” — when FEMA officials answered questions from other FEMA employees, posing as reporters. It set off a firestorm of criticism, some from Secretary Chertoff…

  • HHS Center for Social Media

    The Department of Health and Human Services is working on a center for social media — to bring together the agency’s efforts to use social media as a communications tool. That’s about the time the…

  • Who’s On Twitter?

    GovTwit is a directory of Twitter and other social media user names for people who work in the government, and people who work with the government. The idea is to make it easier for these…

  • Web 2.0 ‘flood gates to open’ with GSA’s agreements

    Agency sets sights on next set of standard terms of service with providers

  • National Security: how Tweet it is

    By Jane Norris FederalNewsRadio Are Facebook and Twitter essential to national security? Two researchers at the National Defense University say the answer is yes and they are calling on the Pentagon to use social media…

  • Twitter and swine flu: propagating fear or spreading news?

    By Jane Norris FederalNewsRadio The Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization are tracking swine flu cases throughout the United States. But there are other updates coming in from social networking sites like…

  • Opposition in Iran uses Twitter to organize

    Opponents of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s re-election are using Twitter to help organize their protests. Now President Ahmadinejad’s team is trying to shut down twitter, facebook and other social networking tools. Daniel Terdiman is a…

  • DoD embracing tools like Twitter and Facebook

    July 8th, 2009

    Never before has the Department of Defense been able to deliver, not only their mission, but reasoning behind it to so many. DoD is embracing the use of tools like Twitter and Facebook to reach the next generation of policy makers, recruits and those young men and women abroad who need to understand better the military policies of the United States.