How State Goes Social

By Christine 

We slackers use social media to upload pics to Facebook and to tweet about “Goatee Gamble,” but some DC-ers out there are actually using technology to make the world a better place.

Meet Jared Cohen, the youngest member of the State Department’s policy planning team. This 27 year-old is the guy who kept Twitter available to Iranians during protests earlier this year.

Today he was the subject of the series “Unplugged, Under 40” on’s webcast “Washington Unplugged.”