Alex Howard puts it straight when he reports on the work of Danah Boyd on Government involvement in social networks and engaging the yoot online, here.
Young people don’t want to be the government’s friend on Facebook. They aren’t likely to welcome an official dropping into an online conversation uninvited. And if you want to communicate with them where they live, you need to be on mobile. These are just a few of the insights danah boyd shared with me this week.
More in depth stuff from Danah here. Prolific!
And a heap of stuff from Gov 2.0 gathering in the US here.