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November 05, 2008


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Mark S. Bills

Again, thanks for sharing useful information.


Daryle Dickens

I am impressed the Navy is embracing Web 2.0. Though as I think about it I am sure due to their high level of technology loving people they have no choice but to.

And I can see how it would be wise for a company to create a policy to cover their backside.

Kim Kobza

The interesting thing about the guidelines is that the structure and security requirements, are necessary, but also limit the emergent properties of the networks - the unexpected benefits. This is an inherent tension in government applications of social network tools, or actually any institutional adoption that by design creates structure, limits and barriers.


It's not surprising. The Navy is way ahead of the other branches in their social media efforts. Just look at their online community geared toward helping Moms understand the Navy:


(It was mentioned in Wired two weeks ago)

David Meerman Scott

Wow. Thanks Davezilla - The Navy for Moms site is amazing. Appreciate you sharing this.



If the military needs to publish a set social media guidelines, I wonder what large corporations are doing. What about large academic institutions?

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