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

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

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

State Dept. IG reprimands ambassadors over use of personal Twitter accounts

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 6 months ago

It's not all their fault, though — department policies to distinguish between personal and professional aren't super clear.

Winner of DHS’s Hidden Signals challenge uses Twitter to predict biothreats

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 year ago

Pandemic Pulse pulls information from the social media platform as well as several other public data sources.

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

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 year ago

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

The Library of Congress has decided to stop collecting all your tweets

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 years ago

The library will only archive tweets "on a very selective basis" come the new year.

Twitter monitoring tool shies away from government surveillance use

by Samantha Ehlinger • 3 years ago

Amid concerns over government surveillance of social media, Twitter said social media monitoring company Dataminr is terminating direct access to all fusion center accounts.

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