You’re invited to the next Digital Advocacy Institute webinar. Join in for the discussion around #SocialCongress as we examine social media use on The Hill and walk through the ways digital tools can get our message heard by our nation’s lawmakers.
#SocialCongress: Perceptions and Use of Social Media on Capitol Hill
WEBINAR DATE: Wednesday, March 18
WEBINAR TIME: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET
In recent years, social media has gained a foothold in congressional offices. In 2011, the Congressional Management Foundation (CMF) conducted a survey on how Congress was using social media to interact with citizens. The findings from this survey report, “#SocialCongress,” offered citizens, interest groups, and Congress the first insights into how the use of digital tools could enhance the dialogue in America. Since the 2011 survey, the digital environment has rapidly expanded just like the use of social media by our lawmakers. Last summer, CMF conducted a follow-up survey of U.S. House and Senate Communications Directors, Legislative Directors, and Legislative Assistants, on their behaviors and practices when using social media and further exploring the impact of online tools on the policy-making process.