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"Report Ranks Federal Agencies On How Much They Allow Scientists to Share Online" - Tech President

In the report, UCS says NASA doesn't have an official social media policy — so they based the grade on guidelines posted to the agency's intranet. The agency's social media policy should be made public, the UCS says in its report.

Jason Townsend, deputy social media manager for NASA, noted that the agency currently has 480 social media accounts on 10 platforms. He added that the agency had worked closely with staff and scientists in drafting its guidelines, which are accessible to all staff on an internal website, and posting an additional policy would be "redundant."

Read more: http://techpresident.com/news/23619/new-report-highlights-challenges-facing-government-scientists-social-media

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Jason is an industry leader in communications with over 14 years of experience in strategic and innovative use of digital tools, social media messaging and website content. Now leading efforts in NASA's strategic communications, he's previously directed the efforts of and executed some of the largest Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat accounts across those platforms, working on projects that have earned Emmy awards, Shorty Awards for best use of social media and Webby Awards for best corporate use of social media and websites. He is currently a communications program manager at NASA where he is responsible for leading the planning, development and implementation of strategic communications efforts across the agency.
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