Social Media Policies and Guidelines
Social media isn't just for connecting with that high school friend you haven't seen in years, and sharing juicy updates on what's been going on in your life - you can actually leverage this online tool to help you get a job. The explosion of social media in the last few years has meant that many companies and recruitment managers have taken to platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to source for fresh talent and improve their company profile and presence. In this post, we'll be giving you actionable information on how you can use social media to advance your career prospects. 1.
Think before you post. How are others likely to react to the post? Remember that "delete" only goes so far on the Internet, so use good judgment before each post. Things can go viral very quickly, so if it's questionable (ask yourself: Would I want to see this shared across the Web attributed to my channel?), skip it. If it touches on a controversial topic (e.g., politics), it can result in a heated discussion.
The use of social media tools is a powerful channel to reach target audiences with strategic, effective and user-centric health interventions. To assist in the planning, development and implementation of social media activities, the following guidelines have been developed to provide critical information on lessons learned, best practices, clearance information and security requirements. Although these guidelines have been developed for the use of these channels at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), they may be useful materials for other federal, state and local agencies as well as private organizations to reference when developing social media tools.
When I first read this infographic from TopNonProfits , I thought it had some good practical info. It serves as a reminder to those who are long-in-the-tooth in social media as well as newbies. So I tweeted it out and sent it to my renowned Infographics Pinterest Board . A few people thanked me for posting it and a few others repinned it.
For the purposes of this document, “social media” is defined as any web-based tool used to communicate with, solicit feedback from and share resources with the public, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, blogs and photo-sharing sites such as Flickr and Photobucket. CAES policies related to social media may change as technologies evolve. Traditional websites maintained by CAES are not considered social media tools and thus are not affected by this policy. Please note that UGA's Social Media Guidelines supercede these policies. Get more CAES social media info .
Cooperative Extension has a rich history of working within communities to address significant personal, family, business, and community issues. Indeed, this personal touch defines the modern Extension educator. Today people are using a variety of Internet-based social media to create networked learning spaces.
The use of social media tools is a powerful channel to reach target audiences with strategic, effective and user-centric health interventions. To assist in the planning, development and implementation of social media activities, the following guidelines have been developed to provide critical information on lessons learned, best practices, clearance information and security requirements.
Recently, Cpl. Jesse Thorsen, an Army reservist, took the podium at a rally for presidential candidate Ron Paul in Iowa – disregarding Defense Department Directive 1344.10, which restricts political activity by DoD personnel. (By Marine Corps News)