Month in review 8/15-9/20

With the August being a slow month and then my preparation for my speech last week in California, it was a slow posting month. I’m back to normal posting now.

  1. New! Social Media links for national political party organizations and their influence rankings (@dccchas best @klout
  2.   New blog post: The CA Legislature, social media and it’s practical ban #gov20 #socmed #caleg
  3. A bit old, but a good read: Designing Social Media Policy for Government h/t @Reelpolitik #gov20 #opengov
  4. Facebook hosts ‘Young Guns’ – Mike Allen –…via @politico
  5. House Dems on hunt for social media followers – via @rollcall h/t @marcidale #gov20
  6. Worth a read, but I disagree. Can use it to support local business. RT @Ward_Room Where’s Rahm? Who Cares? @dens@naveen
  7. MT @ChicagoCTO Explore your city: @ChicagosMayor and Foursquare announce the first official city badge
  8. Sen. Reid holds first Twitter town hall – The Hill’s Twitter Room:
  9. MT @dannyhakim: Bob Turner: “I do have a Twitter account, but I only do it fully clothed.”
  10. Thanks for the shout out Alex! “Online Influence Is Essential to 21st Century Governance” by @digiphile
  11. RT @gbyehuda#data RT @cecysnyder: Government Uses Twitter During Hurricane #gov20 #smem #hsem
  12. RT @pwire: Fascinating research on how “astrotweeting” is being used by political operatives…
  13. RT @whpresscorps: RT @fivethirtyeight Obama will use the word “tweets” — not “Twitter messages” per NYT style — later in speech.
  14. RT @macon44: Social Media Gears Up for Obama Address: Launched 2 new @twitter accounts @JonCarson44 & @WHLive
  15. Based on @digiphile and @ZekeJMiller‘s advice, I tried my hand at @Storify. Here’s the conversation I mentioned before.
  16. Check in with Senator Coons on… via @ChrisCoons
  17. The 2012 Presidental Race to Social Media via @CBSNews
  18. RT @marcidale: “Social networking spam from non-constituents is a significant frustration” @DailyCaller
  19. Twitter hires former top FCC aide – Kim Hart – via @POLITICO
  20. RT @digiphile: Social media in a time of The @RedCross showed again how Twitter can help during Hurricane #Irene
  21. The Facebook Administrators of @BarackObamaand Rick Perry’s Campaigns via @derallo
  22. RT @InesMergel: New Pew Study: 65% of online adults use social networking sites #openGovRD
  23. RT @HilliconValley: Study: Half of adults use social networking sites
  24. RT @digiphile: Government in real-time: @fema‘s Hurricane #Irene Twitter list: #gov20
  25. RT @fastcompany: The @USNavy Likes Google+ Because Facebook Isn’t Private
  26. The state of #Alaska has a really good#socialmedia portal
  27. RT @DStraussTheHill: RT @antheawatson: Elizabeth Warren has hit the twitters @elizabethforma
  28. #GovDebate- Governments Using Social Media via @socialmediaweek
  29. Who’s Writing Jon Huntsman’s Tweets? |… via @ethanklapper
  30. How to hold a Facebook townhall meeting in a custom tab via @derallo
  31. Jon Huntsman’s Very Good Twitter Day | techPresident via @techpresident
  32. Department of Veterans Affairs publishes updated social media policy /via @InesMergel
  33. National Archives & FourSquare use: Walk in the Footsteps of the Presidents via @InesMergel
  34. RT @socialmediaweek: Which governmental agencies are using social media effectively?#GovDebate
  35. RT @dens: Going to be on @CNN around 8:20 talking @foursquare + politics. ps. amazing view! (@ CNN w/ 2 others) [pic]:
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