State Dept. guides staff on being diplomatic online

Tuesday - 7/13/2010, 1:04pm EDT

New social media guidelines for State Department employees are now up online, TechPresident reports. While we're seeing them only now, the document is internally dated for mid-June, which seems to indicated that it pre-dates the dustup over two State Department staffers tweeting while on an official trip to Syria. That's not to say, though, that State Department's new social media guidance for employees doesn't speak to that situation.

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