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U.S.: Boston Celebrates Social Media Day
Source: govtech.com
Source Date: Monday, July 01, 2013
Focus: E-Participation, Information Access (and sharing)
Country: United States
Created: Jul 08, 2013

To embrace modern technologies and the art of social media, the city of Boston celebrated Sunday, June 30, as its official Social Media Day.
 
Boston Mayor Thomas Menino released an official proclamation stating the city’s interest and support of social media use, and how it improves communication with constituents for improving city operations.

“Through dozens of ever-growing social media channels, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Foursquare, LinkedIn, Pinterest and much more, the city of Boston invites constituents to join the conversation, and take a firsthand role in improving their city using these technologies,” the official proclamation states.

Using the hashtag #SMDay, Boston’s Department of Information Technology, citizens and other organizations shared on Twitter about efforts to drive social media.

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