The Role of Social Media in Diplomacy | U.S. Department of State Blog

July 3 2012, 11:16am

The US State Department looks at the role of social media in diplomacy. The US State Department has been increasing its use of social media for years now, not only in terms of using it in its public diplomacy efforts but also in terms of analysing social media to gauge public opinion, such as after Barack Obama's speech in Egypt.