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First POST: Font of Wisdom

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, March 28 2014

Charting the various NSA reform proposals; mapping the Twitter/YouTube/Facebook bans; exiting from Facebook?; and much, much more. Read More

The GovLoop Story

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, June 1 2011

Steve Ressler explains to the Washington Post's Lillian Cunningham why, while working in the Department of Homeland Security, he felt inspired to build GovLoop.com, a connective platform for government types. ... Read More

A Map of the U.S. Open Government World

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, April 6 2011

GovLoop, GOOD, former U.S. Deputy CTO Beth Noveck, and open gov researcher Angie Newell team up to create a clickable visualization that maps out more than 350 federal open government projects. Read More

Growing GovLoop: Once a Passion Project, the "Facebook for Government" Becomes a Business Venture

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, September 28 2009

For all its upsides, working for the public good as a government employee can be a lonely pursuit. Forget the often stressful office spaces, or the pay isn't going to make you rich, or the general sense that the public ... Read More

The Importance of Virtual Community Amongst Government Geeks

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, April 30 2009

I briefly noted in our cache clearing yesterday that GovLoop -- the social network for government employees and those that love them -- reached the 10,000 member mark in just under a year. Read More

GovLoop: A Social Network for Public Servants

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, January 12 2009

Are you a local elected official looking for advice from your peers on how to make better use of web technologies to relate to your constituents? Or perhaps you're a government IT specialist looking for support in your ... Read More