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Bray on Leadership
FCC CIO David A. Bray has been named one of the most social CIOs by Forbes, despite having been on Twitter for only two years. Bray talks about the importance in using social media to listen and learn from the public.
Bray, an Eisenhower Fellow, Visiting Executive In-Residence at Harvard University, has a wide-ranging discussion with regulars Anil Chawla (ArchiveSocial), Dustin Haisler (e.Republic Labs), and Paul Taylor (Govtech),
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We Speak Emoji
Emoji is now the fastest growing language in the UK— and many find it easier to communicate using its smiley faces and icons than text, says one linguistics expert.
Here are the top 10 most popular emoji:
Is it true on this side of the Atlantic?
Facebook Reactions, Interactions
Reactions, a new feature for Facebook's ubiquitous Like button that allows you to respond to posts with emoji, went live for some Facebook users this week. A wider rollout is expected soon.
Governments and other Facebook page owners now have a new tool for responding to, and interacting and engaging with, citizens on the popular social platform.
Glendale, Calif., Takes Head-on Approach to Rumor Control
Government Technology writer Eyragon Eidam drops in to talk about his story on one city's approach to taking on trolls and others who spread misinformation.
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