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By Allan Holmes May 11, 2009

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Bev Godwin, director of online resources at the White House, discussed last week how the Obama administration is using social networking to open government and provide information on a number of issues at a Government Executive Leadership Breakfast Series panel. She presented data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Web site that shows how the public searched for information on the swine flu.

Here are some of the statistics Godwin presented:

Views of H1N1 Flu-Related Feeds

May 3: 166,513

April 22 - May 3: 1.5 million

Views of H1N1 Flu Related Podcasts

May 3: 8,337

April 22 - May 3: 437,187

Views of N1H1 Flu Related Widgets

May 3: 36,431

April 22 - May 3: 528,854

Mobile: Views of N1H1 Flu Related Pages

May 3: 2,627

April 22 - May 3: 14,863

CDC TV: Views of N1H1 Flu Related Videos

May 3: 2,863

April 22 - May 3: 54,376

YouTube: Video Views

May 3: 30,871

April 22 - May 3: 1.2 million

Twitter: Click Thrus to CDC.gov

May 3 16,811

April 22 - May 3: 302,284

Twitter: Followers

May 3 8,133

April 22 - May 3: 100,386

Flikr: Photo Views

May 3 438

April 22 - May 3: 2,136

Top Search Terms Off CDC.gov

Swine Flu: 6,498

H1N1: 966

Swine Flu

Symptoms: 1,248

Swine: 427

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