NASA highlighted in video touting major Twitter redesign

Twitter has launched a major redesign today, including upgrades to brand profile pages, and NASA astronaut Ron Garan is prominently featured in a new video touting the changes.

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“New Twitter” Kills Custom Backgrounds

If your organization uses a custom Twitter background to display its Facebook page url, email contact or other information, there may be some extra work in store for you once the “New Twitter” launch is complete.

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Win a Pass to 2010 Gov 2.0 Expo!

How’d you like to win a FREE pass to the O’Reilly & UBM Techweb Gov 2.0 Expo in Washington D.C., May 25-27, 2010? Read for more…

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One Year, Thousands of GovTwits

Today marks the one year anniversary of the GovTwit directory. Started as a simple blog post listing about 150 IDs, the directory now contains over 2,500 names of agencies and individuals in the public sector who are using Twitter to share information and ideas about critical issues facing government.

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GovTwit Week in Review 9/21 – 9/27

The highlight of my week in Gov 2.0 came last Thursday, when I had a chance to listen to and meet the crew of NASA’s STS-127 thanks to @NASA’s tweetup at the agency’s D.C. headquarters. The event drew nearly 20o participants from all over (including@argelialibertad who came all the way from Venezuela) who took up the agency on its offer to get up close and personal with honest-to-goodness astronauts.

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GovTwit Week in Review: 8/02 – 8/08

This week covers How to enable a collaborative culture in large hierarchical organizations (podcast with Gwynne Kostin), news about a DoD ban on social media (including an immediate ban from the Marine Corps), the first tweet from space and Aneesh Chopra speaks to CNet’s Buzz Out Loud team. Also a link to a new article about GovTwit that ran in the Washington Examiner.

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