Podcast: When Cops Troll Back, Streaming Live Video from Drones, the Mic Drop Heard Across the Internet

News and views on social media in state and local government in one tidy little package.

by , / May 17, 2016

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SHOW NOTES

SMILE, YOU’RE ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Dustin and Anil returned from the SMILE Conference with social media lessons from law enforcement that apply to Govies everywhere. Plus on the Week in Tweet, Eyragon and Paul join the conversation about everything from a pot-seeking Twitterer who was invited to police HQ, blowback against Facebook's editorial choices, and a slew of new features to keep Periscope in the live video game. And finally, a fond farewell to Boaty McBoatFace. 

WEEK IN TWEET

For more information about the stories mentioned in this episode, check out the following links.

POT AND POLICE

SOCIAL MEDIA AND SECURITY CLEARANCES

ALGORITHMS VS. HUMAN EDITORS

SOCIAL MEDIA CAN BE A VICIOUS GAME

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Paul W. Taylor Chief Content Officer, e.Republic Inc.

Paul W. Taylor, Ph.D., is the editor-at-large of Governing magazine. He also serves as the chief content officer of e.Republic, Governing’s parent organization, as well as senior advisor to the Governing Institute. Prior to joining e.Republic, Taylor served as deputy Washington state CIO and chief of staff of the state Information Services Board (ISB). Dr. Taylor came to public service following decades of work in media, Internet start-ups and academia. He is also among a number of affiliated experts with the non-profit, non-partisan Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) in Washington, D.C.

Dustin Haisler Chief Innovation Officer, e.Republic Inc.

Dustin Haisler is the Chief Innovation Officer of Government Technology's parent company e.Republic. Previously the finance director and later CIO for Manor, Texas, a small city outside Austin, Haisler quickly built a track record and reputation as an early innovator in civic tech. As Chief Innovation Officer, Haisler has a strategic role to help shape the company’s products, services and future direction. Primarily, he leads e.Republic Labs, a market connector created as an ecosystem to educate, accelerate and ultimately scale technology innovation within the public sector. Read his full bio.