Everyone uses social media for up to date news and events. And it is a social society that wants things "Now" and updated in minutes not days. But we also want the government to be honest and reliable when answering questions and working to improve the efficiency in how it works. More bang for the buck and less waste.
Social Media has tremendous potential as a customer service channel and is being used effectively in the private sector. Greater attention should be paid to using social media to help the public find information they need. One model for this would be to empower and encourage all government employees to help point the public to government websites/ resources/ services as these issues are raised on the social media platforms ...more »