3 Tips for Interacting With a Social-Media-Savvy Congress

3 Tips for Interacting With a Social-Media-Savvy Congress

3 Tips for Interacting With a Social September 28, 2015 By: Rob Stott

In just a few years, members of Congress have gone from social media newbies to veteran tweeters and Instagramers, according to research from the Congressional Management Foundation. Lawmakers' new social media know-how should change your tactics for engaging with them.

It's no secret that the federal government is often behind the technology curve. In January, The New York Times profiled President Obama's top tech advisor, Megan J. Smith, an MIT-trained mechanical engineer and former Google executive, who was brought in to "bring her Silicon Valley sensibility" to an administration that in some instances still uses floppy disks. ...