CoTweet in WSJ: Helps Louisiana get info out on oil spill

The WSJ covered how the Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security is using Twitter to spread information on the oil spill. The office found that it needed a way to keep track of tweets that were coming its way, in part because of the requirement that it respond to inquiries. Twitter’s basic Web site doesn’t offer a lot of features for sorting messages, so the office uses a third-party platform called CoTweet that allows officials to be more organized, assigning tweets to various people for responses, for example.

Read WSJ here.

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