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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 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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