A new report from FullDuplex.ca looks at how MPs used social media to communicate and engage with the public in 2013. #POGG2013 is a free download.
The upshot of Industry Canada’s tweeting-by-committee process is their tweets are unremarkable, asocial and can’t be responsive to current events.
The government is facing interesting and confusing criticism right now.
Liberal MP Marc Garneau on social media in election and leadership campaigns, Twitter as a tool of intelligence, good-natured online political interplay online and Chris Hadfield’s tweets from space.
NDP MP Charlie Angus shares his thoughts on political adversarialism as it plays out online between politicians, and politicians and the public. He also offers thoughts for behavioural improvement.
To reach stakeholders and observers, you need to build a social media toolkit. This table helps identify strengths and weaknesses of some popular tools.
Listen to an abridged conversation with Conservative MP Dan Albas. Mr. Albas shares his thoughts on blogging and tweeting, what John Manley taught him, and creating a virtual Parliament on the Internet.
Some of the many key points raised by MPs Megan Leslie (NDP) and Marc Garneau (Liberal) and Mayor Jim Watson on the CJFJtalk political panel on social media.