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April 5, 2012  •  

Government Tech and Social Media Report

gov tech phoneTwitter, Facebook now tools for Big Brother” by David Saleh Rauf in Politico.

Blending Governance and Twitter” by Chrystia Freeland in The New York Times.

Social media as election predictor? Not so fast” by Puja Murgai on Politico.

A Road Map Emerges for State Digital Preservation” by Noelle Knell in Government Technology.

Louisville government rated among top 10 social media cities” by Thomas McAdam in the Louisville City Hall Examiner.

This articles talks about the trend toward tagging objects in the physical world in order to track it all with the internet and mobile devices: “Internet of Things Comes to Government” from Government Technology.

How does your state measure up in providing high speed internet access? “States Race to Improve Broadband Speeds” by Mike Maciag in Government Technology.

The State Department held a social media contest where the participants were given the task of finding fake jewel thieves. MIT’s Team Crowdscanner was the winner: “MIT team thinks outside the box to snag social media prize” by Andrew Lapin in Nextgov.

Here is a Govloop discussion “What Are Your Tech Needs for Teleworking?” posted by Pat Fiorenza.

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