Susan Jones cnsnews.com On a day when terror threats continued to dominate the U.S. headlines, the Secret Service -- a division of the Homeland Security Department since 2003 -- tweeted the following message: "Contact your nearest field office with time-sensitive or critical info or to report a tweet," said one message.CNSNews.com reported last October, the Secret Service asked Americans to report tweets that "concern you." As of Tuesday morning, the Secret Service had more than 67,000 followers on Twitter. In May 2011, the Secret Service announced it would begin using social media sites to "supplement our recruitment efforts" as well as to send information to "businesses and individuals who are interested in information from our agency." It said the @SecretService Twitter account "will be used to highlight the Secret Service’s investigative mission, share press releases from the Secret Service and the Department of Homeland Security, distribute information to local communities hosting National Special Security Events, explore Secret Service history and promote upcoming recruitment opportunities."
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