Federal Government Takes to Social Networking


Over the last few months, the federal government has stepped up its presence on popular social networking sites. There is now a U.S. Government channel on YouTube, a revamped USAgov Facebook page, and a USAgov Twitter feed.  The White House has its own Facebook page, Flickr page, and Twitter feed which posted its inaugural tweet May 1st. For more ways to keep up with news from the federal government, consult Connect with Government, or subscribe to any of these USAgov RSS feeds

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