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https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-06-03/us-visa-applicants-to-hand-over-social-media-usernames/11172086?pfmredir=sm "We are constantly working to find mechanisms to improve our screening processes to protect US citizens, while supporting legitimate travel to the United States." The new visa application forms list a number of social media platforms — including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Reddit, YouTube and Weibo — and require the applicant to provide any account names they may have had on them over the previous five years. They also give applicants the option to volunteer information about social media accounts on platforms not listed on the form. Hina Shamsi, director of the American Civil Liberties Union's National Security Project, said there was no evidence social media monitoring was effective and that it could have a "chilling" effect on freedom of speech and promote self-censorship online. "This attempt to collect a massive amount of information on the social media activity of millions of visa applicants is yet another ineffective and deeply problematic Trump administration plan," she said in a statement. Their country their rules. but ... wow