New Media

Facebook Live Conversations with HRSA Leaders about PLWH Leadership, Housing, and More from 2016 Ryan White Conference

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Federal HIV leaders from HRSA’s HIV/AIDS Bureau (HRSA/HAB) joined us to share highlights with us on Thursday, August 25, the third day of the 2016 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care and Treatment . HRSA’s Antigone Dempsey chatted with Douglas Brooks about the importance of public leadership by people living with HIV in our national…

Trends on Tuesday: Latino Users Lead Mobile Use in U.S.

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Editor’s Note: Today’s blog, cross-posted from DigitalGov, highlights the Pew Research Center’s report about the usage of mobile devices among Latinos. We are sharing this blog because Latinos are disproportionately impacted by the HIV epidemic. Data around this population’s Internet access and usage can help reach them more appropriately with health and HIV information. The…

#RyanWhite2016: supports HRSA conference

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The 2016 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care and Treatment begins on August 23, in Washington, D.C., hosted by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). This year’s theme, Forward Momentum: Accelerating Access. Optimizing Care. Transforming Public Health., recognizes the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program’s unwavering commitment to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Updated to 2020….

Now You Can Message President Obama on Facebook

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Editor’s Note: In 2012, the President released the Digital Government Strategy and one of the goals was to “Enable the American people and an increasingly mobile workforce to access high-quality digital government information and services anywhere, anytime, on any device.” Starting August 10, you can send a Message to the President anywhere, anytime, and on…

CDC Data Should Spur Action to Protect the Health and Wellbeing of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Youth

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CDC recently released the first nationally representative data on the health risks of lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) high school students. These data show that the approximately 1.3 million LGB youth in this country experience physical and sexual violence and bullying at levels 2 to 3 times higher than their heterosexual peers. Data from CDC’s…

Seven Ways To Create Social Media Engagement

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Maintaining active social media content is a great way to increase exposure for your organization. But getting your followers not only to look, but to share and engage with your content, requires strategically using each social platform’s strengths to its full capacity. Your effort will be rewarded with real conversations as well as a growing…

Twitter’s Evolution and What It Means for Your Government Account

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Editor’s Note: During Virtual Office Hours, our bi-weekly social media training sessions (sign up here for your free session!), we hear how Twitter can be a challenging platform. Yes, it is sometimes hard to get your message across with only 140 characters. Today we share DigitalGov’s blog about Twitter’s 5 upcoming changes – to make…

Video Variety is Key to YouTube Success

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Sharing your videos on YouTube can be a great way to tell your stories visually and add value to your organization’s mission. A thoughtful presence on YouTube (or other video channels) can enable your organization to build trust, authority and recognition among your target audience. A recent example is Greater Than AIDS’  “We Are Family”…