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New DOD social media policy highlights threat of imposter accounts

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The Pentagon’s new departmentwide social media policy spells out the need for public affairs officers and other personnel to combat adversaries’ efforts to impersonate DOD officials or hijack their accounts. The wide-ranging policy document, released Monday, comes amid growing concerns about the threat posed by online disinformation and misinformation. “Users, malign actors, and adversaries on social media platforms may attempt to impersonate DoD employees and Service members to disrupt online…