What Social Media Is “ The Obama Generation” • Always had the President as their Facebook friend. • The President was always one of the top Twitter users as far as they can remember. • Their President has always addressed them on Saturday mornings on YouTube. • They have always been connected to their friends to discuss topics and join causes in social networks. • During this administration, Whitehouse.gov will transform from a destination site to a place where constituents will have back and forth conversations with peers and the administration.
What Social Media Is Facebook U.S. Audience Growth 2009
More than 70% of Imagine! employees use Social Media
Of that 70%, more than 56% use Social Media daily
Why Should Human Service Organizations Embrace Social Media? “ Thanks to a new class of collaborative technologies, organizations can now leverage information in valuable new ways, including: capturing accumulated knowledge, connecting employees who need information with the experts who have it, and enabling the best ideas to emerge organically.” - Andrew McAfee, Enterprise 2.0
c. What about consumer exposure? Don’t we put them at risk?
Addressing Concerns a. star trek sequal. 2011. YAY!!!!! b. megan fox's birthday is one day after mine!! pretty awesome c. go yankees knock the dogsox down!! d. we should have like a robot that brings food haha :D