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Read More » Online Approaches for Inviting and Collecting Public Input Joe Pringle in Influence 4 Jun 2010 I was invited to present last week at the University of Marylands Human Computer Interaction Labs workshop on Government and Social Media. We had a great discussion about how government agencies are using social media, and how the research community can support their efforts.

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If we want to use social media to improve public services and local democracy, build social capital, and tackle every other known social ill, innovatively (of course) in the face of spending cuts (inevitably) then there isn’t one big idea and intervention that will work. It’s no good “empowering&# the local community with social media tools if council officers aren’t allowed to access blogs and video sites.

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