How US using Social Media in Public Diplomacy


USA, Department of State; Social Media structure, strategies, achievements, stats, stories and future plans.

In a 90 Min talk with senior “Social Media Diplomats” who lead  the social media team.

 

Public Diplomacy in the Age of Social Media

How does social media change how statecraft is practiced in the 21st century? Who’s participating and why? What have been some lessons learned from the pioneers who have logged on to listen and engage? During this event, three representatives from the U.S. Department of State shared case studies and professional experiences gleaned directly from the virtual trenches. Alexander Howard, Government 2.0 Washington Correspondent for O’Reilly Media, moderated.

On Twitter? Follow this event’s updates from @NewAmericaOTI by searching for #SMWdiplomacy.

Participants:

Featured Speakers:
Suzanne Hall (@SuzKPH)
Senior Advisor, Innovation in the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
U.S. Department of State

Nick Namba (@nicholasnamba)
Acting Deputy Coordinator for Content Development and Partnerships
U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Information Program

Ed Dunn (@EdAndDunn)
Acting Director
U.S. Department of State’s Digital Communications Center

Moderator:
Alexander Howard (@digiphile)
Washington Correspondent
Government 2.0

This is the full video of this live event.

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