Facebook is a great tool for getting the word out about things to large numbers of people quickly.  The tough part is staying on top of it and posting on a regular basis so people keep coming back to see what's new.  Time will tell whether Augusta's new Facebook page is an active, up-to-date news board or just another forgotten archive that never gets updated

One thing's for sure, the city will have to stay on this thing because they're the only ones who can do any posting.  The public can't comment.  Like Water Street and Commercial Street down town, Augusta's Facebook page is also a one-way street.  If you're on Facebook, check it out here.

One way conversation seems to fly in the face of "social" media but if it keeps people better informed about what's going on on a day to day basis, why not?