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Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 12/28/2010

Facebook wants you to join its discussion of government and social media

By Hayley Tsukayama

Plenty of politicians and government agencies have Facebook pages, but how many of them really get it? As of Tuesday morning, you can give Facebook your feedback on who you think best uses the social network for government work.

The questions have been up for about an hour, but folks have already begun weighing in with their opinions. Over at Congress on Facebook, users have mentioned Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Rep. John Garamendi (D-Calif.) as two members of Congress who communicate well through their Facebook pages.

Republican and former Alaska governor Sarah Palin is mentioned on the Congress page, as well as on the U.S. Politics on Facebook page as a politician with social-media savvy. President Obama also garnered some praise for his Facebook page.

When it comes to government agencies, however, the U.S. Armed Forces -- particularly the Navy -- seem to have the most-used and most-appreciated Facebook pages.

By Hayley Tsukayama  | December 28, 2010; 10:15 AM ET
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