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Reinforcing a commitment to new technologies and social media engagement, Mayor Emanuel today launched the Chicago Mayor’s Office Google+ Page, hours after Google opened up the social networking platform to organizations and brands. (Link to page: http://goo.gl/LJdJb)
“This is an exciting new way for us to continue an open, public dialogue with Chicagoans and the 40 million people using Google+,” said Mayor Emanuel. “We will continue to search for new, innovative ways for the public to stay connected and hold government accountable.”
Since taking office, Mayor Emanuel has leveraged social media to better connect with the public. The Mayor’s Office Google+ Page facilitates a two-directional sharing of information and will be a platform for public conversations. This new social media tool compliments existing efforts including:
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