Social Media Authorities issue confusing social media policy for Sochi Olympics Reporters will be allowed to use Twitter, Instagram and other tools for ‘bona fide reporting purposes,’ but video for social media is still a no-no. By Kevin Allen@kevin_j_allenNov. 14, 2013 SHARE But IOC spokesman Mark Adams confirmed to USA Today that journalists will, indeed, be able to tweet, Instagram, otherwise share from their phones. Here’s Adams’ statement in full: To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.