Social Media and Gov Week in Review (x2)

Missed a week of review last week, lots of links to catch up with.

I’ve updated both the House and Governors pages on the site, dozens of new social media links.

Please call your Congressman and tell them to vote against the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)

  1. Sweden lets citizens take over its official Twitter account. This is either genius or insanity. tnw.to/1CHMc
  2. Twitter teams up with @FoxNews for #GOPdebate bit.ly/uVhz82
  3.  Marathon #SOPA votes derailed by a politician’s “offensive” tweet cnet.co/uRB8td@JacksonLeeTX18 @SteveKingIA
  4. .@SenMikeLee is not scared to delegate twitter responsibility among many staffers. He has 4 official accounts. ow.ly/80RqU
  5. Great use of Flickr RT @petesouza: New Obama family portrait: bit.ly/rpCiM5
  6. In #HackWeTrust: Can the People’s House become a social platform for the people?oreil.ly/uWBKa6 (article by @digiphile)
  7. RT @Diament_OU: Welcome to the twitterverse @joshuadubois @whitehouse
  8. Federal social media users advised to try #Klout,#Tweepskey & #SocialBro to help measure their online reach fcw.com/articles/2011/…@gbyehuda
  9. Obama’s Re-Election Path May Be Written in Will St. Clair’s Code – Bloomberg bloom.bg/sSXAUuvia @BloombergNews
  10. Among Twitter users, Obama’s approval rating is 69%, 23% higher than nationwide rating on.wsj.com/w0mfJp
  11. NBC partners with foursquare to map the 2012 campaign trail aboutfoursquare.com/nbc-campaign-c… via @aboutfoursquare
  12. US Sens @SenMikeLee(lee.senate.gov/public/index.c…) & @PattyMurray(murray.senate.gov/public/index.c…) are embedding tweets. Are you?dev.twitter.com/docs/embedded-… via @gov
  13. Congressman Tim Holden joins twitter and facebook: @RepTimHolden and ow.ly/7YjGV
  14. RT @TheDailyShow: RT @TeamBachmann “I’m at Gate B22 (at Terminal 4, PHX Airport, Phoenix)” // Um…do you need a ride? [just joined foursquare]
  15. RT @exilauren: Fantastic article | 7 Reasons Government Agencies Should Monitor Social Mediabit.ly/uzMdLn #opengov thanks @levyj413
  16. RT @drdigipol: Facebook & Twitter use boosts election chances cap.af/scDH5Z via @the_irish_times (TY @spedwybabs ) #socmed#2012
  17. Twitter Launches @gov Account for Tracking Civic Engagement: bit.ly/te0wKK
  18. MT @digiphile: How should a “@whitehouseQuora” work? bit.ly/gjx0IM TBD… last week, @aneeshchopra joined @Quora:1.usa.gov/u25wK5
  19. Three congressional staffers canned after tweets reveal in-office partying bit.ly/u8KvOx
  20. Taking Flight — Presidential candidate launch#LetsFly profile pages: @newtgingrich@TeamBachmann @RickSantorum (cc: @TwitterAds) via @gov
  21. Taking Flight — National party committees launch#LetsFly profile pages: @dccc @NRSC @NRCC(cc @TwitterAds) via @gov
  22. Rick Perry dethrones Rebecca Black with most ‘disliked’ YouTube videohuff.to/vKyqgH
  23. Apparently GOP Senate minority leader McConnell has been on twitter since July @McConnellPress…… but there was zero effort put into rolling it out and link is hidden = @McConnellPress only has 1,700 followers.
  24. Twitter and the Campaign: How the Discussion on Twitter Varies from Blogs and News Coveragepewrsr.ch/tB3Rqg via @pewresearch
  25. RT @digiphile: “Imagine if a bill in Congress could tweet its own status”-@WhipHoyer on (cont)tl.gd/ejoodc
  26. RT @almacy: @GOPLeader: “Transparency, engagement and open government are not partisan issues.” #HackWeTrusttwitpic.com/7py1z4
  27. Library of Congress says Twitter archive will build “unique record of our time” tnw.to/1C8YM by @jonrussell via @TheNextWeb
  28. USAJOBS Turns Frustration to Friendship With Social Media aol.it/sUC9tq via @dslunceford@sradick #gov20
  29. The Candidates on YouTube: Which Ones Are Using It Most Effectively As State Battles Approach?bit.ly/uy8wvJ via @techpresident:
  1. December 16th, 2011

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