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Read FEMA’s Tweeter adventure for yourself

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We told you earlier that FEMA — or, in Twitter lingo @femainfocus — was answering questions using the microblogging site Twitter. And they got a lot of questions.

FEMA officials have pulled together the questions — and answers. You can read them for yourself… FEMA has posted the document from here… and I’ve posted it below.

There are a lot of people asking, ‘What is this Twitter thing anyway and why and how should I use it?’ On Friday on Federal News Radio 1500 AM’s InDepth with Francis Rose, we are going to have the third class in Chris Dorobek’s College of Web 2.0 Knowledge — Rose’s name for it, not mine. We will be talking about Twitter. If you have questions, let me know and we’ll get them answered… Friday between 1-3p ET on Federal News Radio 1500 AM. And you can follow me on Twitter at

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Written by cdorobek

January 13, 2009 at 3:33 PM

Posted in Government 2.0

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  1. For me, Twitter is like working in a giant, global open plan office with some really interesting, helpful colleagues. Some of the stuff I “overhear” is absolutely rubbish, and I ignore it. Some of the stuff I overhear is interesting and I file it away for later. Some of it is essential, and when I ask my Twitter colleagues for help, I’m amazed by the creative solutions they suggest.

    Ingrid Koehler

    January 14, 2009 at 5:56 AM

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