Illinois Governor Pat Quinn recently announced that he will launch official Twitter and Flickr pages, another sign
that state governments are embracing social media platforms as a way to reach
out to citizens.
"Social media including Twitter and Flickr are the latest
tools we have added to share news and information with the people of Illinois."
Governor Quinn said in a statement released Wednesday. "We are
continuing our work to make state government as open and accessible as possible,
sharing updates and photos to further engage Illinois
residents on the issues that impact ...