Friday, December 23, 2011
Facebook page, Twitter will allow more information to be shared with ever-mobile residents.
Jeff Muenkel, city planner for Muskego, announced Tuesday night that the city will 'go live' with a fan page on Facebook as well as a Twitter account in the new year. "We're hoping to get more information out there, and provide links back to the website on a regular basis," Muenkel explained. "News from the Police Department, Parks and Recreation, meetings - there's enough happening to provide things to post." Other Muskego organizations like the Chamber of Commerce, Lions Club and other related publications are already regulars in the social media world, he acknowledged. In addition, other cities also are using the medium to reach their residents and news organizations with news and events information. Muenkel said the sites will launch …
Monday, November 28, 2011
Local student was contacted by a man who was a convicted of possessing child porn, and is on the sex offender registry.
Lt. Dave Constantineau has never been a huge fan of Facebook. "It has a lot of great applications and uses, but people on Facebook, particularly our children, need to be careful as to who they allow to access their accounts. I don’t care who you are, nobody has 500 friends, and you should be careful about the information you share and with whom," he said. A recent complaint from a Muskego mom has the popular social media site even lower on his list. On Monday, Nov. 21, a Muskego mother came into the police department to report that her 14 year old son had been contacted on Facebook by a man they had met at a family funeral earlier in the day. That man turned out to be a 37 year old Big Bend resident who was convicted and served time in …
Monday, September 26, 2011
GOP leaders will answer questions posted on Facebook.
Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Janesville, will participate in a live Q & A on Facebook starting at 5 pm CST today, Sept. 26. Revolving around ideas on how to get the economy moving, the event will feature a live discussion between Sheryl Sandberg from Facebook, Ryan, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy. Ryan is the House Budget Committee Chairman. To access the Facebook page for the event, click here. Citizens are encouraged to post questions that may be chosen for the event. What would you ask these GOP leaders?