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E-Government Meets Social Media: Realities and Risks
Nov.-Dec. 2012 (vol. 14 no. 6)
pp. 9-15
Rhoda C. Joseph, Pennsylvania State University
This study uses a content-analysis methodology to examine 100 e-government websites in the US and relevant social media accounts, assessing how state government portals and state governors use social media. After comparing these two environments, the author discusses the inherent risks involved in using social media.
Index Terms:
Media,Electronic government,Twitter,Facebook,Content management,Web sites,Social network services,Social computing,e-government,social media,social computing
Citation:
Rhoda C. Joseph, "E-Government Meets Social Media: Realities and Risks," IT Professional, vol. 14, no. 6, pp. 9-15, Nov.-Dec. 2012, doi:10.1109/MITP.2012.89
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