February 27th, 2010
09:45 AM ET
12 years ago

U.S. military OKs use of online social media

Washington (CNN) - U.S. military personnel are officially allowed to tweet.

That's the upshot of the Pentagon's long-awaited policy on rank and file personnel using online social media, unveiled Friday. The new rules authorize access to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and other social media Web sites from nonclassified government computers - as long as such activity doesn't compromise operational security or involve prohibited activities or Web sites.

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  1. Hows that nonunion made Toyota workin for ya?

    Its about time.

    February 27, 2010 11:14 am at 11:14 am |