For the first time in recent years Citizen Engagement has been included in the top 10 priorities for digital leaders across county governments in the United States. This trend shined throughout the results of the 2016 Digital Counties Survey, as 21 of the 55 counties recognized for their digital initiatives highlighted their use of social media for citizen engagement.
The Government Social Media Organization (GSMO) is expanding regular membership to include social media managers in Federal government, military and education. Staff from these agencies could previously have an “associate” membership. Although GSMO will continue to primarily be local and state government in the U.S., we recognize the tremendous value in collaboration and lessons learned … Read more