The ability to track the origin and spread of memes would be a useful battlefield tool, says the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. In a broad area announcement for research proposals dated
The White House hosted its first town hall utilizing Twitter on July 6 before an in-person audience that was also webcast over WhiteHouse.gov and http://askobama.twitter.com. Users of the
Social media will cause a decentralization of presidential campaigns during the coming election year, said Mindy Finn, a Republican political operative during a June 28 event held at the Brookings...
As Facebook takes root across government, agencies increasingly must grapple with a key feature of the social media site: the user-generated content that appears on the "wall" and in response to
Haley Van Dyck, the director of citizen engagement of the Federal Communications Commission's new media team, has left the agency and began work at USAID this week, says FCC spokesman Neil Grace.
Recent phishing attacks against high profile targets--such as White House officials and the International Monetary Fund--have put this particular cyber attack back in the public consciousness.
All agencies have now met the deadlines laid out in the Telework Enhancement Act of 2010, which passed six months ago and required agencies to develop a telework policy, designate a Telework Managing
The United States should develop a comprehensive strategy to advocate for Internet freedom, as part of its overall foreign policy agenda, according to a study (.pdf) by the Center for a New American
Government leaders who are reluctant to allow employees access to social media must realize that message control in today's new-media environment is an illusion, advised Chief of Naval Operations
Twitter has limitations as a means for notifying the public about imminent tornado danger, says a blog post from Crisis Commons, an organization dedicated to developing innovations in crisis