Gov 2.0 Radio: A Masters in Gov 2.0

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A Masters in Gov 2.0: Join us as we talk with Yasmin Fodil and Anna York of the Harvard Kennedy School and WeTheGoverati.WordPress.com about their call for Government 2.0 projects for public policy students. We’ll also discuss the Gov 2.0 Summit and Expo. More Gov 2.0 Radio »

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Adriel Hampton is a blogger.

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  1. I remember being at TwitterCon back in 2009 and @amberlynne:twitter  mentioning that  @peacecorps:twitter  had jumped from thousands to hundreds of thousands of followers seemingly overnight (bumping them to top 10 of GovTwit IDs tagged “agencies” http://govtwit.com/list/all/tags/agencies. Pinged someone at Twitter and they confirmed ID was recently added to SUG: http://twitter.com/#!/GovTwit/statuses/5073118811

    NYTimes did a couple of stories on effect of SUG back in 09 as well: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/14/weekinreview/14cohen.html and

  2. We have run many other accounts that were on the suggested user lists — and they have normal “consumer ratios.”  Newt’s 8% ratio was a significant anomaly…

    Take a quick manual look at his followers — and you’ll see for yourself.

  3. We have run many other accounts that were on the suggested user lists — and they have normal “consumer ratios.”  Newt’s 8% ratio was a significant anomaly…

    Take a quick manual look at his followers — and you’ll see for yourself.

  4. PeekYou is adding the last tweet date metric to the data set too … not live yet.

    We ran Marshall’s follower report last week — his consumer ratio is 47% (which is very healthy — above average) and his audience reach is actually the same size as Newt’s — his 32K followers are much more robust web users than Newt’s 100K actual followers.

    46% of Marshall’s followers have over 1000 social connections (across various social networks).
    61% of Newt’s followers have less than 100 social connections

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