Home » Posts tagged 'Gov20'

Tag Archives: Gov20

Our mission

Free Government Information (FGI) is a place for initiating dialogue and building consensus among the various players (libraries, government agencies, non-profit organizations, researchers, journalists, etc.) who have a stake in the preservation of and perpetual free access to government information. FGI promotes free government information through collaboration, education, advocacy and research.

How are Government Agencies Doing with Gov 2.0?

From Mark Drapeau via O’Reilly Radar this excellent critique of government’s use of Facebook. He thinks agencies may have signed up lots of Facebook fans but they aren’t participating in the collaborative culture:

But it’s not novel and it’s not social and it’s not engaging. The execution is flawed, the tactics are questionable, the strategy is vague, and the goals are unclear. And all the government pages in the top 10 list effectively look the same. Monkey-see, monkey-do.

Read the article here.