Social media are powerful communication tools that impact organizational, professional, and personal reputations. They also easily blur the lines between institutional and personal voices. The following guidelines explain the best use of social media to enhance professional and personal communications while protecting reputations. This text is adapted from materials prepared by Ball State University and DePaul University.

Creating social media for your department or organization? Take a look at: Guidelines for Institutional Use

Creating social media for yourself? Take a look at: Guidelines for Personal Use

Wondering about best practices? Take a look at:  Best Practices for Social Media Site Managers

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