It’s a new year and a new U.S. Congress, and new and old members are taking to Facebook to share their photos and their thoughts commemorating the start of the 113th Congress.
As Internet activists in the U.S. take their fight against a major cybersecurity bill known as Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act online, the inventor of the web, Tim Berners-Lee is voicing his protests to a similar proposal in the U.K., calling upon Facebook users to yank their personal data from the networking site.
Caleb Smith, director of new media for the Congressional Committee on Financial Services, shared exclusively with us the approach used to launch timeline.
Using Facebook’s timeline features to profile the record and life history of a member of Congress makes sense, but how do you tell an interesting tale about a congressional committee that writes tax policy?
The vendor iConstituent is rolling out a new tool that could help members of Congress enhance their Facebook presence and interactions with the people they represent.
Some 51 percent of social media users have posted political messages on their Facebook wall, yet only about one-third (36 percent) have changed their mind on an issue based on the political content a friend posted on social media.
The U.S. Army’s Facebook page has reached the on million fan mark, and members of Congress are saluting a job well done.
Here’s an interview with a social media strategist for Republican Congressman Gregg Harper of Mississippi.