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"Social media: The next generation of archiving" - Federal Computer Weekly (FCW)

Jason Townsend, NASA's deputy social media manager, said the agency's retention policy covers all records generated by the agency and is based on the content and use of the individual record, regardless of format. However, he noted, not all social media posts are created equal.

"Our NASA records officials have determined that social media posts are typically either duplicative content that resides elsewhere in other official, non-social media records or consists of transitory-type content that lacks significant retention value," Townsend said. "The exceptions include social media content created by high-level or otherwise prominent officials."

Read more: http://fcw.com/Articles/2013/11/25/exectech-social-media-archiving.aspx

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Jason Townsend is an industry leader in digital communications with over 14 years of experience in strategic and innovative use of social media messaging and website content. During his career, he's directed the efforts of and regularly executes some of the largest Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat accounts across the platforms, working on projects that have earned two Shorty Awards for best use of social media, two Webby Awards for best corporate use of social media and two Webby Awards for best websites. He is currently NASA's deputy social media manager where he helps oversee and coordinate over 500 social media accounts covering NASA’s people, missions, and programs.
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