News and views on social media in state and local government in one tidy little package.
In our latest episode, Government Technology writer and Assistant Editor Eyragon Eidam joins regulars Anil Chawla from ArchiveSocial, Dustin Haisler of e.Republic Labs and GovTech's Paul Taylor for a look at the year ahead for social media in state and local government. Also on tap:
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Kentucky Considers Bill Banning Certain Social Media Posts: The state law would prohibit posting photos or information about accidents that could involve serious injuries before the police have notified the victim's family or friends.
Twitter Brings Back Politwoops: From GovTech’s This Week in Civic Tech, writer Jason Shueh looks at the return of Politwoops after Twitter restores access to its API. This pending restoration of access to deleted tweets from elected and appointed officials is a victory for transparency proponents — and another hopeful sign after the return of Jack Dorsey as Twitter's CEO.
Promise and Pitfalls of a 10,000-Character Tweet: Dorsey (#JackisBack) also confirmed plans to break the 140-character limit on Tweets — while much gained, it also means something lost for the micro-blogging service.
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