State governments can sign a modified YouTube terms of service agreement stripped of problematic legal clauses, the National Association of State Chief Information Officers announced Jan. 17. The
Terrorist groups use online social network sites to monitor military personnel and recruit new followers, says a new paper by a University of Haifa communications professor. Gabriel Weimann, in a
Government control of the Internet is a losing proposition and al Shabaab deserves "no sympathy" from efforts to remove it from Twitter, said a State Department official during a Jan. 10 online talk .
During the month of January the State Department will take five questions from the international Twitter community every Friday after its daily press briefing. The department fielded questions during
The Food and Drug Administration issued Dec. 27 draft guidance (.pdf) for pharmaceutical and medical device companies on the use of "emerging electronic media." FDA officials note that the guidance
The increasing pervasiveness of information filtering via social networks has implications for American democracy, said David Weinberger, a senior researcher with the Harvard Berkman Center for...
In an effort to better understand how information spreads across a population, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency challenged teams of researchers to find the coordinates of 10 red weather
Managers should take into account the home situations of their employees in order to maximize telework's benefits and avoid extra harm, according to a Nov. 6 study (.pdf) from the Journal of Business
Office of Personnel Management Director John Berry said federal employees would be wise to beef up their "emergency ration bags" and prepare to "rough it a little bit" if they are to wait out a storm
The rise of social media and mobile, networked citizens requires a new governmental attitude toward preparedness, said panelists and audience members during an Oct. 28 panel discussion at the Center