Posted by: christinelsmith | August 4, 2009

Banned Social Networking Websites

The United States Marine Corps has banned access to a number of social networking websites. More branches of the United States Military are expected to follow.

Watch the video:

Although somewhat unrelated, I thought it was interesting because it pertained to new media with emphasis on Twitter.



  1. ESPN has also cracked down on Twitter usage. According to this NY Times article ESPN employees are only able to use social networking sites in a limited capacity. Some of the constraints seem reasonable but it just goes to show that as new forms of media develop, new rules have to be made as well.

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