All posts tagged with social media

April 29, 2013

Social media in public works 101 - Miscellaneous Tools

Most of the tools covered in this series have been around for several years and are now accepted as mainstream social media. But there are a couple new tools that we want to focus on in this post because they soon after their launch they gained a large user base and people are now wondering if they are worth using. Read more...

October 03, 2012

Social media in public works 101 — Microblogging: Twitter

Everyone seems to enjoy gathering and sharing over a plate of appetizers, and yes, even social media has an appetizer course to offer known as microblogging. This term designates a tool that acts as a mini-feed that functions by pulling short messages from multiple sources and delivering them to you. A time-saving smorgasbord of appetizers. But don't forget, this feast is potluck. Your friends will let you stop by empty-handed for a while, but eventually you will want to join in and share your own creations. Read more...


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Pam Broviak

thumbnail image A former senior editor of PUBLIC WORKS, Pam Broviak publishes the Public Works Group Blog at (All views expressed in this blog are her own and not those of PUBLIC WORKS.)