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Law enforcement social media accounts aren’t nice-to-haves anymore; now they’re a must. The fastest, easiest and most effective way to reach tech-savvy consumers who are glued to their smartphones is to use tools like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Departments are constantly coming up with creative ways to engage the public via social media to bolster their efforts in neighborhoods and communities, and as the practice grows, more research will emerge about what works well and what doesn’t.

With that in mind, here are 7 ways law enforcement is using social media.

Tags: Public Safety Communications, Social Media

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Hospitality social media accounts are up and running for all aspects of the industry, from consumer trends to innovation, technology and communications. There is no shortage of options for accounts to follow, like or connect with that provide the latest news, updates and forecasts.

Given how important communication in the hotel industry is to keep all operations running smoothly, it’s key to stay on top of the latest technology offerings and how they’re being used. Hospitality social media can be a helpful tool for keeping a pulse on what’s new in technology and beyond.

Here are 9 must-follow hospitality social media accounts:

Tags: Hospitality, Social Media

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We thought we’d round up some of the top highlights this week in the Communication world and give them to you in one place. Check out some buzz worthy stories happening in the wireless communication and public safety world!

 

1) The Council On Financial Reform (COFAR) Fraud Alert: FEMA announced that there are scam artists claiming to be the Council on Financial Reform contacting individuals reporting that they’ve received grants from the government. However, the individual must pay a processing fee which can only be paid by giving up bank account information. COFAR stresses that they will never ask for such personal information when dealing with grants. Read more on this topic on the Grant Fraud website.

Tags: Public Safety Communications, Next Generation Public Safety, FCC, Social Media

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Devastating storms across the Midwest this past week gained national recognition through social media, ranging from YouTube videos, to Instagram photographs, to live tweets updating the status of the hardest hit towns. It’s no question that’s where most of us turned to hear the latest updates. So it only makes sense that our public officials, those that we can trust to relay accurate and timely information to us, stay up on the trend, right?! Here are some pro’s and con’s to our officials taking the streets in the social media realm.

Tags: Public Safety Communications, Social Media

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