The blogosphere and several social networking sites have been “a-twitter” with word that the White House reportedly blocked use of the micro-blogging site.
The speculation was based on comments from White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs on C-Span.
Now, the news Web site Mediaite clarifies the story.
Deputy White House Press Secretary Bill Burton says they’re making some adjustments to improve security and record keeping in compliance with the Presidential Records Act, and that they’re working with the White House CIO to review and possibly relax some of the restrictions under the act.
So far, though, no one has been banned from Twitter on the White House network.