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How Fire Departments Should Use Social Media

Like Police Departments and other government agencies, Fire Departments should be active on social media. In order to help facilitate this, the Firefighters Support Foundation (FSF) recently released a great new training program titled Social...

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9 Reasons Government Agencies Should Be on Social Media

For government organizations, social media can seem like a risky proposition. What if an employee posts something inappropriate that ends up embarrassing the agency? And what about those crude and inappropriate comments that public-sector...

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The FCA on Social Media and Website Content

When it comes to regulations in Europe, transborder legislation like the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) II tend to get most of the attention.

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What Social Media Can Tell Us About a City

Social media has transformed how government organizations and public information officers (PIOs) communicate with the people of a city. Giant platforms like Facebook and Twitter, as well as more niche government solutions like Nixle and...

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The Challenges of Social Media Recordkeeping

Late in 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission charged two robo-advisers with false disclosures. It wasn’t just the first time that the SEC went after these modern software-driven investment operations, it was yet another example of how...

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6 Social Media Policy Considerations for Government Agencies

The public information landscape has changed incredibly over the last few years. Whether simply engaging with constituents on a day-to-day basis or planning for an emergency, social media forms an important part of just about every...

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How Technology Pricing Models Are Penalizing Government Organizations for Social Media Success

When it comes to social media and website archiving solutions for government organizations, pricing models can be rather nebulous. This is not an accident. Many archiving vendors use a strategy of charging a low fee for a small number of...

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GSMCON 2019 to Focus on Diversity, Inclusivity, and Transparency

Social media offers an unprecedented opportunity for information sharing and conversation. As an example, just consider Twitter. For many of us, Twitter has become our go-to for breaking news. And unlike television or print media, it allows us...

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National Archives and Record Administration to Present at GSMCON 2019

Government social media professionals will be descending on Nashville, Tennessee, from April 2-4, 2019 for the 2019 Government Social Media Conference (GSMCON). In total, close to 1,000 social media coordinators, communicators, elected...

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5 Ways to Use Social Media to Increase Government Openness

While there has been a lot of news centered around social media and privacy lately, there’s no denying that platforms like Facebook and Twitter continue to be incredibly useful tools for governments interested in having meaningful conversations...

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