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Social Media Policy Analysis: FDA Revises Social Media Policy

Social Media Policy Released by FDA

Social Media Policy Analysis The New FDA Social Media Policy [PDF] is unlikely to achieve its stated purpose of encouraging “…the use of school media technologies to enhance communications.” Developing a social media policy for employees is tough business. Anyone who’s done it will tell you. If you want to save yourself a ton of time, start…

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How Social Media Policy Guidelines Stifle Innovation

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Is free speech critical to innovation, or is it okay to tell employees what they can and can’t say in your organization’s social media policy guidelines? It’s the questions I’m asking myself right now. I’m thinking my Social Media Policy Template and Social Media Policy Development Training Course may be in need of an update?…

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Balancing Social Media Policies against Digital Marketing Strategy [Marketingland]

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Social media policies aren’t typically the first thing that come to mind when you’re masterminding a social media marketing strategy. But it should be. And here’s why. Without social media policies that encourages employee advocacy, any earned or owned digital marketing strategy is unsustainable. On social networks, reach is a function of engagement. Without engagement,…

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Social Media Policy Tip: Encourage Employee Advocacy

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This social media policy tip says when you’re developing a social media guidelines, it’s a good idea to use language that makes it safe for employees to use their personal accounts to drive engagement. Consider this in tandem with lost productivity concerns and security risks. A lawsuit filed by PhoneDog.com against Noah Kravitz for “misappropriation…

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Fighting Digital Illiteracy with Social Media Policies at Work

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Social media policies at work are a critical component of winning the war against digital illiteracy? But the first step is the toughest one. And it’s also the most important. Provide employees with clear-cut, easy-to-follow guidelines to help them distinguish between conversations that can happen in public, and conversations that need to be kept private.…

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Fighting Digital Illiteracy with Corporate Social Media Policies

As psyched as readers of this blog may be about the benefits of integrating social media into marketing, PR and organizational communication, it seems we’re all still learning how to implement social media polices that effectively redefine information discovery and reputation management. Despite the wide spread adoption of social media on a global basis, most…

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Is Your Social Media Policy Unconstitutional?


If your social media policy restricts employees from criticizing your company on social media, you definitely need to read this. And you need to read it carefully. Because it could save you a lot of money, and a lot of aggravation. According to a story by Steve Greenhouse (@greenhousenyt) of the New York Times, the…

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Social Media Advocacy as National Policy Debate Lever

Social media advocacy by groups like the AARP shaped the debate over national healthcare reform last year, and will hold tremendous sway over the outcomes of the current budget stalemate, the 2012 presidential election and next year’s budget debate (Republicans have already proposed $4 trillion in cuts in the 2012 federal budget). Web 2.0 advocacy…

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Military Social Media Rules: Tips for Risk Averse Organizations

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To integrate location based social media into wartime communications, the US Department of Defense made a public decision to relax their military social media rules and prohibit command from blocking access to social media indefinitely on their nonclassified network. So as service members respect military social media rules, protect their personal information and are careful…

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