Tech-savvy Newark Mayor Booker: Government flunking social media

Newark, New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker speaks at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2012 in San FranciscoAUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Cory Booker, the constantly tweeting mayor of Newark, New Jersey, who intends to run for the U.S. Senate, said on Sunday that the federal government needs to reinvent the often overly formal way it uses social media. “It's just using it as an announcement system, like you used to listen to in class: ‘The cafeteria will be serving roast beef, and I will be at this place or that place',” Booker told Reuters after an appearance at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas. “But that's not interaction, that's not collaboration. …

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