Welcome to the APBWeb.
Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. #1
    Jenna's Avatar
    Jenna is offline sheep
    Premium Lifetime Member
    Join Date
    Rep Power

    Someone in Secret Service mistakes official Twitter account for personal account and tweets, "Had to monitor Fox for a story. Can't. Deal. With. The. Blathering"

    The Secret Service has only been on Twitter for 10 days, and it looks like the Service is still trying to work out the kinks.
    A Tweet went out on the Secret Service's official, verified accountWednesday that read: "Had to monitor Fox for a story. Can't. Deal. With. The. Blathering."

    That was quite a departure from the typical Tweets from the service, such as, "Meet our Secret Service recruiters at events throughout the U.S. Visit United States Secret Service | Join Our Team! to learn more."
    The Tweet was quickly deleted, but before it came down it wasretweeted by some of the Service's 18,000-plus followers, some of whom also took screengrabs.
    In a statement released to CBS News, Edwin M. Donovan, Special Agent in Charge at the Secret Service Office of Government and Public Affairs, said the tweet was the result of someone not understanding that the account was public.
    "An employee with access to the Secret Service's Twitter account, who mistakenly believed they were on their personal account, posted an unapproved and inappropriate tweet," said Donovan.
    More here: Secret Service bashes Fox News on Twitter - Political Hotsheet - CBS News

  2. #2
    213th's Avatar
    213th is offline Solipsist
    Join Date
    64.3 N 149.1 W
    Rep Power
    I can't believe these idiots are infiltrating our law enforcement networks. Scary.
    He who has the money, signs the cheques.
    He who signs the cheques, makes the rules.
    He who makes the rules, has the power.
    He who has the power, has the money.

  3. #3
    Cidp24's Avatar
    Cidp24 is offline Tempus Fugit
    Premium Lifetime Member
    Verified LEO
    Join Date
    Crossroads of the Sunny South
    Rep Power
    Oops. Wonder how the agent felt when he realized what he did?
    "It wouldn't take much for me to up and run...
    to another life somewhere in the sun."
    "There's something inherently wrong with having to put on a bullet-proof vest and a gun to go to work."-(An old friend)

    Any statements or opinions given in my postings or profile do not reflect the opinions, views, policies, and/or procedures of my employer or anyone else other than me. They are my personal opinions or statements only, thereby releasing my employer , any other entity, or any other person of any liability or involvement in anything posted under the username "Cidp24" on O/R.

  4. #4
    Five-0's Avatar
    Five-0 is offline Super Moderator
    Premium Lifetime Member
    Verified LEO
    Super Moderator
    Join Date
    Rep Power
    Guy will probably be a SAIC by the end of the month.

  5. #5
    Xiphos's Avatar
    Xiphos is online now I Void Warranties
    Verified LEO
    Super Moderator
    Join Date
    Rep Power
    I bet that was an intern, or civilian PR.
    Pleasing nobody, one person at a time.

    That which does not kill me, better start fucking running.

    If I lived every day like it was my last, the body count would be staggering.

    I intend to go in harm's way. -John Paul Jones

    Hunt the wolf, and bring light to the dark places that others fear to go. LT COL Dave Grossman



Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Tags for this Thread


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts