I was honored to be asked by the
Texas Senate to testify how Social Media impacts Open Government at a hearing
on May 11, 2010 and you are welcome to read my Statement concerning Charge #13 for the Senate
the Public Information (Open Records) Act and the Open Meetings...
Google's newest Social Media adventure Google+
is getting rave reviews with millions of users yet not launched to the
public. Keep in mind that the Federal
because of Google's disastrous Buzz - the 2010 failed...
Only 5% of all adults used Social
Media in 2005 when Pew Research first asked, and as of August
2011 Pew now reports more than 65% of all adults use Social Media . To be
more precise about what going on with online
adults here's the daily breakdown from another Pew report :
LinkedIn boasts +120 million members who
all agree to be bound to their User Agreement, but few LinkedIn members noticed
that on June
16, 2011 the LinkedIn User Agreement changed. LinkedIn's new User Agreement
is not radically different from previous versions. However since the LinkedIn
Google paid an estimated $100-200 million to
expand its reach by purchasing Zagat Survey that potentially increases Google's
Social Media power. Pew Research recently report that 92% of adults on the
Internet use search engines every day , so couple that information
with Google's "estimates...