Social Diplomacy: Why are world leaders flocking to Twitter and Instagram?

Social Diplomacy: Why are world leaders flocking to Twitter and Instagram?
Social Diplomacy: Why are world leaders flocking to Twitter and Instagram?

Social Diplomacy: Why are world leaders flocking to Twitter and Instagram?

Twiplomacy is a global study of world leaders on Twitter. More than 83 percent of all United Nations (UN) governments have a presence on Twitter, and two-thirds (68 percent) of all heads of state and government have personal Twitter accounts. Tim Akimoff, WBEZ’s director of digital content, joins us to discuss how presidents and prime ministers are using social media. (photo: Hillary Clinton's twitter profile)