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Secret Service Asks Americans to Report Tweets That ‘Concern You’
Cybercast News Service ^ | 10/25/12

Posted on 10/28/2012 4:05:32 PM PDT by markomalley

The Secret Service has expanded its operation to Twitter, urging Americans to report on their fellow citizens whose tweets “concern you.”

“To report a tweet that concerns you, call the nearest field office in your state,” the Secret Service tweeted on Oct. 23.  The agency then links to a list of contact numbers for Field Offices in each state.

The Secret Service sent another tweet on Wednesday, again asking its followers to report tweets.  “Contact your nearest field office with time-sensitive or critical info or to report a tweet,” it said.

The agency has accrued more than 44,000 followers since joining the social media platform on May 9, 2011.  Twitter surpassed 500 million user accounts around the world earlier this year, 140 million of which are in the U.S.

Twitter has become a popular platform for political engagement, as demonstrated by the surge in tweets during the three presidential debates.  Twitter reported that the first match-up between President Barack Obama and his challenger Mitt Romney on Oct. 3 was the “most tweeted-about event in U.S. politics,” with 10.3 million tweets and as many as 158,690 tweets per minute.

“By comparison, during the 2008 debates between Obama and John McCain, only 500,000 tweets were created total during all four debates,” according to PRO OnCall Technologies.  “The first two minutes of the Obama/Romney debate saw two million tweets.”

In September, a North Carolina man was arrested for threatening to kill President Barack Obama on Twitter.

 


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bigbrother; secretservice; twitter

1 posted on 10/28/2012 4:05:37 PM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley
Let's start with the tweets from Benghazi...


2 posted on 10/28/2012 4:09:04 PM PDT by darkwing104 (Let's get dangerous)
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To: markomalley
oh geez...they're going to be inundated with reports from idiots at DU . They'll be sorry they started this.
3 posted on 10/28/2012 4:09:22 PM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: markomalley

Interestingly, or not, no mention of all the tweets threatening Mitt Romney. As I recall, the result was that the SS said they would investigate only ‘as needed’.


4 posted on 10/28/2012 4:09:37 PM PDT by Kimberly GG ("Path to Citizenship" Amnesty candidates will NOT get my vote!)
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To: markomalley

Yo, Secrect Service, there’s a terrorist camped out for the last four years in the oval office.


5 posted on 10/28/2012 4:09:45 PM PDT by bgill (Evil doers are in every corner of our government. Have we passed the point of no return?)
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To: markomalley

So how many tweets have threatened zer0bamao?

How many have threatened Romney?

I’ll venture the ratio is at least 10:1 more threats against Romney.

But I don’t expect the SS to act on any of those threats any time soon. Like all government agencies, they have been heavily politicized.


6 posted on 10/28/2012 4:10:16 PM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: markomalley

I’m concerned about a tweet. I think a sparrow out back has the flu or something.


7 posted on 10/28/2012 4:10:42 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: markomalley

ALL of Prez Obama’s tweets.

And, Moochelles, too...


8 posted on 10/28/2012 4:11:31 PM PDT by moovova (If someone is "undecided" now, they're not really undecided...they're just perpetually perplexed.)
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To: markomalley

Neil Diamond has been singing TWEET CAROLINE.


9 posted on 10/28/2012 4:12:02 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: markomalley

TWEET HOME ALABAMA by Lynyrd Skynyrd.


10 posted on 10/28/2012 4:14:13 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: markomalley

Attack Watch lives!


11 posted on 10/28/2012 4:15:01 PM PDT by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: markomalley

Secret Service?

More like Big Sis concerned about Rightwing Extremists?


12 posted on 10/28/2012 4:15:04 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: markomalley

The Chinese are putting tweet and sour sauce on their food!


13 posted on 10/28/2012 4:15:31 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: markomalley
Thanks to Barry, the Secret Service is becoming a freaking joke. I'm sure the CIA and Seals are shaking in their boots. Not!
14 posted on 10/28/2012 4:16:01 PM PDT by Artcore
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To: blueunicorn6

I tink I taw a putty tat.


15 posted on 10/28/2012 4:16:40 PM PDT by sanjuanbob
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To: markomalley

There is this dude called DNC that has me really concerned. He has been posting all types of crazy stuff.

I think he may need some talking to.


16 posted on 10/28/2012 4:17:57 PM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: blueunicorn6

Tweet needs to warn us about a Ballroom Blitz.


17 posted on 10/28/2012 4:18:00 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: markomalley

The president is a failure. When will it end?

Who will bell the cat?

Imagined tweets.


18 posted on 10/28/2012 4:19:00 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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To: markomalley

Some idiot at HQ who is far removed from field work probably thought this up and found a few more bureaucrats like himself to make the idea become policy. Social media is fast. Govt is slow. By the time someone makes a phone call (there is a whole generation who rarely even makes a voice call), a govt employee forwards the report to a superior who decides to act on the tip and assign it to an agent... well you get the idea. If someone wanted to misdirect the resources of the SS, this new program might be a great help to them.


19 posted on 10/28/2012 4:23:25 PM PDT by lovesdogs
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To: markomalley

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, tweets, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, to tweet, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.


20 posted on 10/28/2012 4:24:33 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: markomalley

Screw the SS. That lezbo bitch at DHS declared war on ex-military and those of us who believe in the 2nd amendment and the SS did not arrest her all too ample a$$.


21 posted on 10/28/2012 4:24:49 PM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam!)
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A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear tweets, shall not be infringed.


22 posted on 10/28/2012 4:25:53 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: markomalley

Report every tweet from Obozo’s campaign.


23 posted on 10/28/2012 4:26:50 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: markomalley

Start reporting everything from Obama’s campaign and his surrogates.

They are an immediate threat to America.


24 posted on 10/28/2012 4:28:28 PM PDT by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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To: markomalley

25 posted on 10/28/2012 4:31:47 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: markomalley

“Are your parents doing something that we should know about?”


26 posted on 10/28/2012 4:32:26 PM PDT by RobinOfKingston (The instinct toward liberalism is located in the part of the brain called the rectal lobe.)
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To: markomalley
Axelrod.... Cutter.... Plouffe... Carney....
Did I say Axelrod....??

They all scare the heebie-jeebies out of me...

27 posted on 10/28/2012 4:34:59 PM PDT by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: ViLaLuz

Osama Bin Laden is dead and ATTACK WATCH is alive!!!


28 posted on 10/28/2012 4:35:49 PM PDT by barmag25
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To: markomalley

I’ve seen some suspicious stuff from the Obama campaign...


29 posted on 10/28/2012 4:36:47 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (I will fear no muslim))
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To: markomalley

There will be tweet and righteous justice for Obama and his criminal gang.


30 posted on 10/28/2012 4:58:44 PM PDT by moovova (If someone is "undecided" now, they're not really undecided...they're just perpetually perplexed.)
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To: markomalley
“Re elect Barack Obama” concerns me.
31 posted on 10/28/2012 5:02:34 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Encourage all of your Democrat friends to get out and vote on November 7th, the stakes are high.)
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To: markomalley
Any demonrat tweet concerns me. SS please shutdown the demonrat tweets.
32 posted on 10/28/2012 5:13:41 PM PDT by Nuc 1.1 (Nuc 1 Liberals aren't Patriots. Remember 1789!)
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To: markomalley

So are we supposed to report on the secret service agents, like the wants with the prostitutes or the one passed out drunk in Miami?


33 posted on 10/28/2012 5:15:07 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012

Elpadrone@muyguapas tweets
“Aye when I see $ecret $ervice $$ for cheat my whores?”

Bo@dogginit-1600-WH tweets
“I think I’m cooked-HELP me NOW!”


34 posted on 10/28/2012 5:45:03 PM PDT by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: markomalley

The Secret Service is looking for some tweeties to hang out with. since guarding obama and biden is getting to be a drag on their nught life, they need some tweeties. (tweeties=sweeties)


35 posted on 10/28/2012 5:48:11 PM PDT by hondact200 (Candor dat viribos alas (sincerity gives wings to strength) and Nil desperandum (never despair))
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To: moovova

It’s my patriotic duty to report every tweet that includes the phrase Obama/Biden 2012.


36 posted on 10/28/2012 5:58:42 PM PDT by relictele
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To: hondact200

hey SS the Colombian hookers in the hurricane area are having a 2 for 1 special, once in a lifetime Lewinsky with all that wind


37 posted on 10/28/2012 5:59:22 PM PDT by rolling_stone
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To: Westbrook

Like all government agencies, they have been heavily politicized.


Once an honorable bunch...some are now proud liberal sluts and political bullies.

They didn’t care when they were told that the Obamaites were threatening Romney. I don’t beleive that they suddenly care about it now.

After the unprofessional and stupid SS display over the past few years (most recently, investigating a man who hung an empty chair from a tree, while ignoring death threats against Romney), if I were Romney, I’d get some trustworthy, loyal and professional bodyguards and retire the Secret Service.

I’ll never forget Obama’s SS pushing around those Tea Party old ladies with their lawn chairs and little flags. They were lined up on side of the road in the middle of the day to boo Obama’s limo during the health care industry take over. The SS brought out local paramilitary idiots to line up across the street like black shirt thugs. They were so obviously embarassed to be used as tools like that.

The breakdown of that organization is really not something for a President to mess with, especially in light of Obama’s sympathy with Muslim Brotherhood jihadists and their’s with him. The Executive Branch has been infiltrated by the Muslim Brotherhood and they will hate a loyal American President.


38 posted on 10/28/2012 6:19:30 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: markomalley

Attention Secret Service: Stand down.


39 posted on 10/28/2012 6:36:51 PM PDT by Gator113 (I would have voted for NEWT, now it's Romney & Ryan.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: markomalley

Uh, yes, hello? This is Mr. Right Wing Assault. I’d like to report some troubling tweets by a Mr. Barack Obama. They scared the heck out of me. Yes, that’s correct. B-A-R-A-C-K. Uh, huh. No, not Osama. Close, but change the ‘s’ to a ‘b’. Good, now you’ve got it. OK, well, here’s what he said...


40 posted on 10/28/2012 8:12:20 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: markomalley

Its not our fathers Secret Service.

Today they get they arrested for pedophilia, drunkenness and solicitation.

Everything Obama touches he corrupts.


41 posted on 10/28/2012 8:22:19 PM PDT by NoLibZone (I know what it is to be Black,to be hated for who I am, more so than Whoppi does. I'm a Republican.)
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To: NoLibZone

U.S. Secret Service member charged with sexual abuse of 14-year-old girl: report

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504083_162-57541131-504083/u.s-secret-service-member-charged-with-sexual-abuse-of-14-year-old-girl-report/


42 posted on 10/28/2012 8:23:46 PM PDT by NoLibZone (I know what it is to be Black,to be hated for who I am, more so than Whoppi does. I'm a Republican.)
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To: blueunicorn6
How Tweet it is...


43 posted on 10/28/2012 8:30:12 PM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: darkwing104; All

For anyone with an account, it’s been reported all day that even Twitter is covering up the #Bengazi tags. They’re switching over to #7hrsOfHell

And, to the SS who’s probably reading this. If you please use your powers and go back to the night of the last debate, I’d sure like to make you aware of the MANY MANY MANY threats against Romney’s life. I can’t find them, but I’ll betcha YOU can!


44 posted on 10/28/2012 8:52:17 PM PDT by Brad’s Gramma (PRAY for this country like your life depends on it......because it DOES!)
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