ADOPTION OF FEDERATED SOCIAL MEDIA NETWORKS: A PANACEA FOR ADMINISTRATIVE HEADS EFFECTIVE INFORMATION DISSEMINATION IN NIGERIA.
Keywords:Federation, decentralized, social media networks, Federated social media networks, information, information dissemination, administrative heads.
Nigeria is a nation with thirty six (36) states, and all the state in Nigeria has an executive Governor that are saddled with the responsibilities of coordinating the state administrative system and general workflows. There are other administrative heads in charge of state ministries such as permanent secretaries, accountant general, commissioners and head of services or chief of staff who renders their services as a professional administrator in their various states, by directing the activities of subordinate staff in the coordination and management of various administrative activities for their state. This paper present a holistic overview of federated social media networks. The purpose of this paper was to literally examine adoption of federated social media networks as a panacea for administrative heads effective information dissemination in Nigeria. The objectives of the paper was to examine how adoption of federated social media networks is a panacea to administrative heads effective information dissemination. Dimensions of adoption of federated social media networks such as: Adoption of lens protocol, adoption of the fediverse and adoption of activitystreams and the measures of administrative heads effective information dissemination in Nigeria such as: New knowledge dissemination, product awareness creation and encouraged collaboration are all discussed in this paper. Explanatory research design is the method adopted in this paper and then adoption of soviet media theory of communication and social responsibility theory of communication, which holds that the government ministries and business organisation should undertake or controls the social media networks and communication to serve working classes and their interest and social responsibility theory emphasizes freedom of the social media networks and no censorship but at the same time the information content of the social media networks should be discussed in public panel and social media networks developers should accept any obligation from the public interference or professional self regulations or both and this when implemented enhances administrative heads effective information dissemination in Nigeria. Finally justification that adoption of federated social media networks is a panacea to administrative heads effective information dissemination in Nigeria was made. Thereafter, conclusions was drawn and recommendations made.