Hopefully you’ve already started following the Elections Office on Twitter at @smcvote. Did you know that a number of other government organizations and cities within San Mateo County have explored social media outreach?
Twitter utilizes hashtags (#) to mark tweets with a distinguishable phrase that allows users to search and easily find a string of conversations relating to the topic. A popular hashtag is #followfriday, where people recommend others for following. Often, the recommendation is supported by a reason for suggested follow.
Here’s our list of local entities to check out on Twitter in honor of #followfriday. And if we missed you, make sure to add yourself in our comments section!
Bio: Local resources for sustainability in San Mateo County. SSMC is a non profit organization dedicated to the long term health of the county.
Bio: Redwood City School District
Bio: City of Half Moon Bay
Bio: Belmont Police Department; A Tradition of Service Since 1926
Bio: Burlingame news, events, reviews and information
Bio: BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) provides train service throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
Bio: Menlo Park, a Tree City USA community, is a quiet yet vibrant city of pleasant, tree-lined neighborhoods and friendly people.
Bio: Be Active Voters – Learn about Issues and Candidates
Bio: More homes for a stronger community
Bio: Downtown San Mateo has all the ingredients, come try our recipe for food, fun and entertainment.
Bio: Building Communities that Invest in Youth. Programs: FNL & FNL Club Live, YO!mateo, CMCA, & Y-IMPACT.
Bio: This is the official Twitter page of the Hillsborough Police Department (CA). 650-375-7470
Bio: Foster City Police Department
Bio: Hillsborough CA Public Works Department
Bio: Located in San Mateo Co., just south of San Francisco and surrounded by the beautiful San Bruno Mtn.!
Bio: Located on the west shore of the San Francisco Bay, the City has a diverse population and is the “Birthplace of Biotechnology.”
Bio: Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District