Uncle Sam reads social media too.

If you’re on federal disability payments and on social media, be careful what you post. Uncle Sam wants to watch.   The Trump administration has been quietly working on a proposal to use social media like Facebook and Twitter to help identify people who claim Social Security disability benefits without actually being disabled. If, for example, a person claimed benefits because of a back injury but was shown playing golf in a photograph posted on Facebook, that could be used as evidence that the injury was not disabling. See the full story in today’s New York Times:   https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/10/us/politics/social-security-disability-trump-facebook.html?smprod=nytcore-ipad&smid=nytcore-ipad-share