Social Media

New DOD social media policy highlights threat of imposter accounts


The new policy comes amid growing concerns about the threat posed by online disinformation and misinformation.

Postal inspectors’ digital intelligence team sometimes acted outside of legal authorities, report says


USPS's internet analytics team occasionally used open-source intelligence tools beyond postal inspectors' law enforcement authorities, according to a watchdog.

DHS sued over social media surveillance of visa holders


Naturalization attempts may have been denied based on posts from applicants' social media connections.

DARPA is looking for underground tunnels and Twitter has questions


The agency went viral on Wednesday. Here's what those underground tunnels are all about.

Census Bureau hopes Siri and Alexa can help it reach hard-to-count populations


The agency is teaming up with digital assistant companies to build custom 2020-related integrations.

It’s OK for government to joke around on social media sometimes, comms leaders say


Social media is a place where agencies can engage "as real people" and show empathy.