Social Media and Background Checks

Federal officials testified at a hearing on the possibility of incorporating information from social media into the federal background… read more

Social Media and Background Checks Federal officials testified at a hearing on the possibility of incorporating information from social media into the federal background check system. The federal government was scheduled to start checking social media as part of a background checks for employees seeking security clearance. The new policy would allow the government to seek out public posts on Facebook and other social media, but not ask individuals for their private passwords. close

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  • Jody B. Hice U.S. Representative [R] Georgia
  • Robin Kelly U.S. Representative [D] Illinois
  • Ted Lieu U.S. Representative [D] California
  • Stephen F. Lynch U.S. Representative [D] Massachusetts
  • Thomas Massie U.S. Representative [R] Kentucky
  • Mark Meadows U.S. Representative [R] North Carolina
  • Mick Mulvaney U.S. Representative [R] South Carolina
  • Tony Scott Chief Information Officer Office of Management and Budget->Office of Electronic Government and Information Technology
  • Beth Cobert Acting Director U.S. Office of Personnel Management
  • William Evanina Director Office of the Director of National Intelligence->National Counterintelligence and Security Center
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Social Media and Background Checks

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Program ID:
409521-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 13, 2016 | 9:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
May 20, 2016 | 4:10am EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • May 13, 2016 | 9:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 13, 2016 | 3:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 13, 2016 | 3:10pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • May 13, 2016 | 10:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 14, 2016 | 3:08am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 16, 2016 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 17, 2016 | 1:45am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 20, 2016 | 4:10am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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