Social media and the crowdsourcing of terror
July 27, 2015
Homeland security officials want to see the likes of Twitter and Facebook do more to report and delete terrorist accounts.
David Stegon was a staff reporter for FedScoop and StateScoop from 2011-2014.
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The site upgrade is the latest in a number of new initiatives launched on WhiteHouse.gov in the past 18 months, including the new White House blog, updated “Briefing Room” and “Issues” sections and an expanded “Inside the White House,” an inside look at the history of the building.