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US State Dept and Hilary Clinton on using social media tools

I came across this article Chasing Hilary Clinton by Danielle Cave about how Hilary Clinton and the US State Department (think the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs) use social media to keep those interested informed.

What amazed me was the US State Department is using all of the most common free tools in a combined way.  They are using Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, a blog and You Tube and even down to a google map showing you Hilary’s travels.

Now I’m not saying for 1 minute that Hilary actually writes stuff herself.  I know she would have a team doing it but I wonder just  how big that team is ?.

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  1. Ray Moore
    16/11/2010 at 11:21 am

    Hey Mark,

    Thanks for the article the use of Social Media tools by governemnt for service delivery and/orengagement is very topical and we are all struggling with how we use these tools and mitigate the risks and meet the expectations that might be created.

    • 16/11/2010 at 12:12 pm

      Hi Ray

      You should find some interesting tools and articles that might help on my blog and whats happening with social media in the federal sphere. Yes, a hot topic at the moment for all levels of government.

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