GovTech Academy: What City & County Attorneys Need to Know About Social Media

June 22
Duration: 60 minutes

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Over the past few years, government agencies across the country have been increasingly reliant on social media as a mechanism to increase citizen engagement and drive new efficiencies. There is no question that social media tools can unlock significant value for agencies, but many agencies fail to realize the risk associated with not properly managing these records. In this GovTech Academy, you will hear directly from city and county attorneys and industry experts on how government agencies should manage their social media in order to mitigate risks. 

Specifically, you will learn:

  • How social media records fit into existing public records laws.
  • The latest government social case law that impacts social media records.
  • How government agencies can mitigate risk associated with social media in government.
  • Example policies and frameworks to balance employee and work use of social media.
  • How to efficiently maintain digital records for all social media postings.

Academy Trainers:

Julie Tappendorf, Equity Partner, Ancel Glink Diamond Bush DiCianni & Krafthefer, P.C.

Jennifer Cowan, Local Government Attorney, Lewis, Longman & Walker

Anil Chawla, Founder & CEO, ArchiveSocial


Academy Moderator:

Morgan Wright, Senior Fellow, Government Technology

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