Tag Archive: social media policy

How-to guide for creating a social media policy in government

The Center for Technology in Government today issued a valuable survey of government social media policies. Their report identifies 8 “essential” issues policies typically cover, and it offers helpful guidelines for how to go about developing a social media policy in a government setting. The 8 elements are: Social Media Policy Elements Employee Access Account…

5 Tips for Crafting a Good Social Media Policy

Once upon a time I was a staunch opponent of social media policies. The last thing we need, I felt, is for the lawyers to get involved. But to truly scale up social media efforts in an organization, you need to get the practice out of the skunkworks. That takes the buy-in of a range…

Getting to Yes

At yesterday’s Gov 2.0 Camp New England Unconference, the final session of the day I participated in was, “Getting to Yes,” led by Brad Blake and Jess Weiss. The obvious premise of the session was that social media enthusiasts usually face significant barriers to employing social media in their workplace. There were several good takeaways…