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GSA announces US Digital Registry to authenticate government presence on third-party platforms

GSA's Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies unveiled new tools Friday to help agencies leverage non-government platforms for communications and outreach, while assuring the public that the information comes from a trusted source.

DHS begins hunt for social media monitoring technology

Amid calls for the Homeland Security Department to more closely monitor security threats hidden in plain sight on social media, the department issued a request for information Jan. 25 on social media analytics technologies.

Continued pressure on DHS to monitor social media in visa investigations

The Homeland Security Department on Friday faced another call from Capitol Hill to incorporate the monitoring of social media platforms into the background checks of visa applicants.

USAGov seeks to increase voter registration through social media partnerships

Beginning this election, the federal government will use social media notices, primarily on Facebook, to remind users to register to vote. The move builds on the vote.USA.gov portal, which launched September 2015, as part of a larger effort to increase voter participation in the country.

Second draft version US public participation document released

A second version of a draft document that provides best practices and performance metrics, which federal agencies can use to improve public participation, has been recently released.

Second draft version US public participation document released

A second version of a draft document that provides best practices and performance metrics, which federal agencies can use to improve public participation, has been recently released.

DOI finds social media success by recognizing differences in platform

The Interior Department has found success in speaking to a national audience through its social media networks, says a Dec. 2 DigitalGov blog post. At DOI, each one of several social media platforms is utilized to reach a specific goal, the blog  post  says.

DOI finds social media success by recognizing differences in platform

The Interior Department has found success in speaking to a national audience through its social media networks, says a Dec. 2 DigitalGov blog post. At DOI, each one of several social media platforms is utilized to reach a specific goal, the blog  post  says.

Federal agencies get some help developing their social media policies through a new toolkit

A federal working group recently launched a new toolkit to help agencies assess their social media policies, find areas that need updating and view recent examples of sample text.

Federal agencies get some help developing their social media policies through a new toolkit

A federal working group recently launched a new toolkit to help agencies assess their social media policies, find areas that need updating and view recent examples of sample text.