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Twitter forms political action committee

Posted by Dana Hatic  August 12, 2013 11:07 AM

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Amid turmoil in Washington D.C. regarding government surveillance of communication, Twitter made a move to cement its presence in the discussion in Washington, forming its own political action committee and appointing its first lobbyist. The social media powerhouse established Twitter#PAC to advance its policy goals in the capital, The Washington Post reported.

William Carty, a policy manager for Twitter, will serve as a lobbyist in Washington, with Nu Wexler, a former spokesman for Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal, as the policy and political issues spokesman.

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