Social Media

DHS partnering with tech sector to tackle terrorist content

by Carten Cordell • 6 months ago

Deputy Secretary Elaine Duke says the agency is collaborating with tech companies to combat the content terrorist organizations use to recruit.

Consumer Product Safety Commission brings a touch of ‘Weird Twitter’ to the federal government

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 6 months ago

Behind the agency's strange, meme-like tweets is a social media specialist who's just trying to get people to pay attention.

Don’t bring a sandwich slicer in your carry-on, and other tips from TSA’s first Facebook Live

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 7 months ago

Bob Burns, the brains behind the agency's popular Instagram account, did a Facebook Live interview on Monday.

Applet service IFTTT launches project to expand use of government information

by Michael Bergin • 1 year ago

One Applet automatically saves NASA's picture of the day to an iOS album. Another allows a voter to get an email every time the local congressman tweets.

Feds haven’t evaluated if efforts to counter extremism actually work, watchdog says

by Samantha Ehlinger • 1 year ago

The federal government has been working to counter violent extremism on and off line, but has been doing so without a way to measure if its overall effort is actually helping, a watchdog said in a recent report.

Pro-Trump Twitter bots are now promoting WikiLeaks’ CIA dump

by FedScoop Staff • 1 year ago

Our sister publication CyberScoop details how about 32,000 unique Twitter accounts — more commonly known as “bots” — tweeted more than 170,000 times using the #Vault7 hashtag on March 8, the day the leaked information was made public.