7 Tips for #SocialMedia guidelines and Government

Tips on social media guidelines for staff. This article references the Australian Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet secret guidelines requiring staff to report on fellow workers who post anonymously an opinion on a political situation. There is also a rather unclear statement around when you can and cannot critique Government officials. I have not gone into the repercussions – staff will blow up online and no one will know as there were no warning signs, or that contractor organisations and eventually small business will follow these draconian practices. That’s a given. I’ve stuck with Tips :)

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Is Today Tonight Breaking Facebook Competition Guidelines?

Is the TV show Today Tonight breaking Facebook terms and conditions by running a competition requiring fans to like the Today Tonight Facebook page?  You can’t run a competition on Facebook, on your wall, by asking fans to like your page. You just can’t. And yet, Today Tonight is running a competition where the first…

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Australia: Mosman Council Twitter Guidelines

Quite a different slant from the 40 Social Media Guidelines for Staff, here are Mosman Council laying out their guidelines for following @mosmancouncil on Twitter:  Stop following me! If @mosmancouncil is following you and you’d rather we didn’t, please feel free to block us. Be aware that Twitter is a public space on the internet and all interaction is…

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Enterprise: List of 40 Social Media Staff Guidelines

Managing staff who participate in social networks. This list also includes policies called; Staff blogging policies, enterprise social network guidelines, Employee Blogging Policies, Staff engagement in online communities, and so on. I’ve done a few press (radio, print) interviews this week re: Telstra so I thought I should have another look at how Enterprise, Government,…

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