GovTwit releases data set for 4,500 tagged IDs

GovTwit releases data set for 4,500 tagged IDs

All data from the 4,500 government Twitter IDs listed in the GovTwit directory are now available to download and use.

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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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GovTwit Week in Review: 7/26 – 8/01

The week got off to a fun start when an alleged White House employee dubbing themselves the “realtweetthroat” contacted @GovFresh to blow the lid off of Twittergate, poking fun at the fact that the microblogging service was reported to be blocked at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. The White House tried to clear the record to show that tweets were in fact coming live from the world’s most famous address, but downplaying that Twitter is in fact blocked for all but the select few on the President’s new media team. Also learn about the first Gov 2.0 Tweetbook based on tweets from the Open Government & Innovations Conference and the first Iraqi government official to join GovTwit.

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GovTwit Directory Shows Government Tweeting Taking Flight With 1,300% Growth

From the White House to 10 Downing Street, from Calif. Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to Ariz. Senator John McCain, from the CDC to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, government use of the Twitter microblogging service has exploded in the last year. New website GovTwit.com has been tracking this growth, and now provides easy access to search and find who in government is using Twitter. GovTwit.com provides live tweetstreams, statistics and other features to help you find and follow over 2,100 government and government-related Twitter IDs worldwide.

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