Should My Town Use Social Media?

This is #3 on Chris Brogan’s list of 100 Blog Topics I Hope YOU Write

The use of a website by a city has some obvious benefits. The user of Social Media, however, will serve little point in the vast majority of cases. If the town is small enough, then there is no need for the social media, as everyone knows everyone else without it. If the town is large enough, then you run into the issue of attracting the locals to the media. People have a hard enough time keeping up with people through their personal social media sites. They certainly don’t need another medium in which to waste their time.