Cities Breaking New Ground in Social Media

A growing number of cities and towns in the Atlanta area are not only using social media, but using it innovatively, reports Shane Blatt.
April 3, 2010, 7am PDT | Tim Halbur
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Blatt writes about how Suwanee, Decatur and Duluth are using Facebook, Twitter and other social media to communicate with their residents.

"In Duluth, city officials have turned to Webcasting, or online broadcasting, to reach out to locals -- particularly younger ones. Mayor Nancy Harris said the municipality's median age is 34.8, so it had been exploring ways to communicate with 30-somethings."

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Published on Thursday, April 1, 2010 in Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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