Fellow Nextgov blogger Guatham Nagesh posted an item on Wednesday about Wired's report that the Army ordered its bases to lift barriers on social media Web sites such as Facebook, Flickr and Twitter. The question is, will other military branches and federal agencies follow suit?
Brittany Ballenstedt writes Nextgov's Wired Workplace blog, which delves into the issues facing employees who work in the federal information technology sector. Before joining Nextgov, Brittany covered federal pay and benefits issues as a staff correspondent for Government Executive and served as an associate editor for National Journal's Technology Daily. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Mansfield University and originally hails from Pennsylvania. She currently lives near Travis Air Force Base, Calif., where her husband is stationed.