Tag Archives: Twitter

Welcome to Jun, the town that ditched bureaucracy to run on Twitter

In 2009 I founded a company (of one, me) called Exleorix which focuses on how businesses (and others) can use social media effectively. It warms my heart to see this story.

Believe it or not we are just getting started with social media. There are many areas where it will grow further. Virtual reality plus social media is right around the corner.

The idea that social media can be used to cut through red tape is exactly the kind of idea which inspired me 6 years ago. We wish Jun the best of luck and hope that other towns will develop similar programs to cut bureaucracy. It’s still very early days, but we should be able to shrink government dramatically with current and future technologies.

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Want a job? Better learn how to tweet.

Plenty of our readers face the headwinds of a crummy job market every day. Here’s some interesting and valuable advice from Rachael Silverman at the Wall Street Journal on how companies use Twitter to recruit and how one can use the platform to get recruited.

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The Federal Reserve Enters Social Media

Yes, the Fed is now on Twitter. One can follow the Fed using the handles @themanbehindthecurtain, or @ponziponziponzi, or @gentleBen, or @dollardestroyer1913

I’m kidding of course the real handle is just lame old @federalreserve.

Let’s take a look at what their feed is saying at this moment. I haven’t looked yet.

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