Iceland have turned to social media to ask the population to crowdsource writing Iceland’s new constitution. The main online community Facebook – and other social networks such as Twitter, YouTube, Flickr and Livestreaming – have been appropriated for the Icelandic Government’s communications channels to it’s own people. Compare to Australia’s Future of Melbourne wiki or […]
When Crikey asked me for a quote on The Australian Defence Force employing George Patterson agency to do a social media review, I agreed. I made some comments about using a traditional media agency to advise on social media and offered the opinion that it was like using a fox to do an audit of […]
How do services like the Police engage in Social Media and online communities? Well the South Australian Police force have released a social media news site. In some respects the Police site usurps crime beat reporting in newspapers by using only “if it bleeds it leads” articles, as all the news is about crimes such […]
Australia: Government 2.0 is such a hot topic. I’m speaking in Canberra next week – a workshop on social media and government one day and presentation on online communities and voters/constituents the next. Come along if you are interested – I think you can book from IBRC.com.au
List of Social Media Election sites for Australian 2010 election. An early analysis of election 2010 sites. It’s particularly interesting to see which social media election sites are allowing the electorate to ask questions -versus who is providing answers. And how useful is the site to online community members.
Head of MI6 has fotos placed on Facebook by social networking wife. Social media guidelines for staff do not always extend to family…
if the Government filter out MA15+ games, and ban any games not classified, what happens to World of Warcraft? What about social spaces like Second Life? How about iPhone games and Facebook apps? MySpace? a Job for Government 2.0 Taskforce methinks.
Virtual World Terrorists in World Of Warcraft – Homeland security are linking to a report that quotes articles from Australian High Tech Crimes about terrorists using WoW for training.