January 16, 2012

7 Ways Citizens Can Use Social Media to Improve Government

USE OF social media is becoming a more common and important aspect of people's lives, and the political sphere is no exception. More than ever, social media is proving to be a useful platform for helping citizens to engage with their elected officials and government agencies.

OhMyGov has 7 ways that citizens can use social media to improve how government works for them.

1. Call for transparency
2. Pushing grassroots ideas to the top
3. All politics is local
4. Saving time and money
5. Drawing attention to unequal or unacceptable city services
6. Crises management/Disaster relief
7. Grassroots organizing

>Read the article here

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