NYS DOL uses social media to provide updates and answer questions. Here are some tips to ensure you’re using social media safely:
- Never give your Social Security number over social media. NYS DOL agents and chatbots will never ask for this information through social media.
- NYS DOL agents will never message you from their private social media accounts.
- Double-check all social media accounts before interacting with them to confirm you are interacting with our verified accounts.
- Block and report any other accounts that follow or interact with you and purport to be NYS DOL and are not verified.
- Note that NYS DOL is not on the Telegram app.
The only verified social media accounts associated with NYS DOL are the following: