Last month I posted about my new Facebook friend, ADMIRAL Thad Allen. Today, here he is on YouTube introducing the United States Coast Guard’s Social Media Initiative. (press release)
YouTube – CG Adm. Thad Allen introduces social media initiative
It doesn’t sound like it’s the same old way of doing business in the Coast Guard anymore. ADMIRAL Allen seems to be turning the old adage that “information is power” on it’s head.
Again, I find this remarkable for a government agency/military leader to take this kind of risk. He get’s it.
Kudo’s to ADMIRAL Allen and his CG leadership team!
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Thanks so much for posting it. I’m developing an online course about Web 2.0, and this will help make the case for social networking. I’ll also point students to SeaFever for an example of a good blog!
I was talking about that other old adage. ;-)
ADMIRAL Allen seems to be turning the old adage that “information is power” on it’s head.
1597… Sir Francis Bacon wrote “Knowledge is power”, now that’s an OLD adage.