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We must begin writing and publishing our products with embedded links to other content, pictures, and videos to meet the expectations of our online audience (think i Pad and Kindle friendly).
Achieving these goals will require continued promotion of the sites and posting of "viral" or "newsworthy" content.
This policy recognizes that Internet-based capabilities are integral to operations across the Department of Defense. All publicly accessible information capabilities and applications available across the Internet in locations not owned, operated, or controlled by the Department of Defense or the Federal Government.
This DTM is effective immediately; it will be converted to a new Do D issuance. Internet-based capabilities include collaborative tools such as SNS, social media, user-generated content, social software, e-mail, instant messaging, and discussion forums (e.g., You Tube, Facebook, My Space, Twitter, Google Apps).
It will also require the Chairman to mention his online presence during All Hands Calls and incorporate them into appropriate speeches.
Our PA Outreach section, Speech Writers, and Aides will also need to send these sites to units, organizations, and media when conducting initial planning and coordination.
"..electricity and automation, the technology of fragmented processes suddenly fused with the human dialogue and the need for over-all considerations of human unity.
Men are suddenly nomadic gatherers of knowledge, nomadic as never before, informed as never before, free from fragmentary specialization as never before - but also involved in the total social process as never before, since with electricity we extend our central nervous system globally, instantly interrelating every human experience." --- Marshall Mc Luhan, in As the internet becomes the primary source of information and public communication, we should begin moving some of our legacy products online.
[full text also outlines duties of commanders to "defend against malicious activity" and "to deny access to sites with prohibited content and to prohibit users from engaging in prohibited activity via social media sites (e.g., pornography, gambling, hate-crime related activities)."] The following User Agreement (Agreement) governs the use of official Department of Defense social media sites and pages to include social networking pages, blogs and file sharing sites, along with all policies applicable to Do D information.
Please read the rules contained in this Agreement carefully. Your use of any aspect of the websites will constitute your agreement to comply with these rules.