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How to Create Facebook House Rules or Community Guidelines

Harp Interactive

A Facebook Page is an excellent venue for community building among brand advocates and customers (or potential customers) seeking more information, discounts, insight or customer assistance. Blog Facebook How To Policy Social Media Marketing Facebook community guidelines Facebook house rules how to set up Facebook Community Guidelines How to set up Facebook House RulesDoes your Facebook Page have Rules or is it a free-for-all?

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TikTok Updates Community Guidelines and Safety Tools to Better Protect Vulnerable Users

Social Media Today

Ahead of the holidays, TikTok has announced a range of updates to its community guidelines in order to better protect users

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YouTube Adds New Guided Support Process for Community Guidelines Violations

Social Media Today

The updated process will provide more context on policy violations, and direct response options to resolve them

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TikTok Updates Community Guidelines to Provide More Protection for Users

Social Media Today

The updates specifically focus on suicide hoaxes and dangerous viral trends

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Twitter Is Looking to Re-Open its Account Verification Process, Seeks Feedback on New Guidelines

Social Media Today

Twitter says that it's looking to re-open account verification, but it's looking for community input into what its new guidelines should be

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Twitter's Looking to Re-Open its Account Verification Process, Seeks Feedback on New Guidelines

Social Media Today

Twitter says that it's looking to re-open account verification, but it's looking for community input into what its new guidelines should be

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LinkedIn Adds New Warnings on Potentially Inappropriate Messages, Updates Guidelines on Behavior

Social Media Today

LinkedIn has added some new prompts to alert users to potentially inappropriate behavior, while it's also updated its Professional Community Policies to address member concerns

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Become the Pied Piper of Community Building

Waxing UnLyrical

Communities have been around for centuries, however online communities have only been around for a few decades. According to Computerworld the first “online community” came about in 1973 when Talkomatic for the PLATO time-sharing system released a text-based group chat. One thing that all of these have in common is the notion of community building. So how can you, as a communications professional, leverage the power of community building for your brand?

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How to Create Effective Social Media Guidelines for Your Business

Hootsuite

Every business should have social media guidelines. Social media guidelines lay down some rules. Done right, guidelines can empower employees with the information they need to make the right choices on social media—for themselves and the company. Social media guidelines examples.

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Twitch Overhauls Harassment Guidelines, Bans Confederate Flag In Streams

Forbes Social Media

“While sexual harassment has always been prohibited on Twitch, we’ve heard from our community that our guidelines didn’t adequately account for harassing behaviors that are sexual in nature,” the company said.

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IBM Social Computing Guidelines

Buzz Marketing for Technology

IBM Social Computing Guidelines. In the spring of 2005, IBMers used a wiki to create a set of guidelines for all IBMers who wanted to blog. These guidelines aimed to provide helpful, practical advice—and also to protect both IBM bloggers and IBM itself, as the company sought to embrace the blogosphere. So we turned to IBMers again to re-examine our guidelines and determine what needed to be modified. IBM Social Computing Guidelines: Executive Summary.

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7 Tips for #SocialMedia guidelines and Government

Laurel Papworth

Five years ago I wrote a list of social media guidelines for the Enterprise which has been read 100,000+ times. And even today creating social media guidelines for staff are a challenge. I often ask my students to get into teams and come up with some guidelines. 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.

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Another Word on Social Media Guidelines

SocialFish

The topic is central to Maddie’s and Lindy’s book, Open Community. Good social media guidelines and training gives your employees and members clear direction on how to embrace social media as a way to achieve your mission. The guidelines should not control their behavior but teach them how to maximize the benefits of this new medium. The popularity and wide spread use of social media is creating opportunities and challenges for associations.

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Improve an Entire Community through Fundraising

Waxing UnLyrical

Community fundraising goes beyond raising funds for a specific cause. It provides an opportunity to improve an entire community through the efforts of the fundraiser. Here’s one example of an organization that’s clearly been successful through their community fundraising efforts. Leading by example, Boys to Men helps the whole San Diego community through its singular cause. “We Community, which we are going away from, is so important to our program.

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Create Brand Value Through Local Community Management

Mindjumpers

The following post is part of the Mindjumpers Network series and written by our Community Manager, Sara Hansson. Mindjumpers Network is a global network of local country community managers enabling international companies to execute and maintain brand communities in a structured, quality assured and cost effective way across markets with the aim of creating effect and value.

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Five Observations Gained from Starting an Online Community

Waxing UnLyrical

In October of last year, I launched an online community called Agree, Disagree, or Qualify. Building an online community doesn’t happen overnight. Discussion builds communities. The community builds upon itself by testing claims and commenting on those claims. The more discourse that takes place, the more others engage and the larger the community becomes. Communities co-create their own culture. Photo: Provided by ADQ Community.

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Get Down with the OPC! How to Ignite Your Brand with Other People’s Content and Community

Pam Moore

The OPC = other people's content and other people's community. Communities create markets, but only after you make the first investment in the human beings within. People who learn to do this in an authentic way can zoom straight past their competition with powerful relationships, extended reach, and multiple communities and people sitting on the edge of their seats to learn from the content they provide. Tapping into the power of other people's communities.

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How I Built a 15,000-Person Community In Under 2 Years

Buffer Marketing

When I fostered my first puppy only to quickly find out he had fleas, I felt lost and in need of people I could turn to for trustworthy information, and as a dog mom today, I’m regularly looking for community support. The saying goes that it takes a village to raise a child.

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This Week on Facebook

Harp Interactive

Categories: Blog , Facebook , Social Media Marketing Tags: 2013 fall marketing trends , community guidelines , favicon , Social Media Marketing A roundup of this week’s Facebook Posts from Harp Social’s Facebook Page. Blog Facebook Social Media Marketing 2013 fall marketing trends community guidelines favicon

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Communities Create Markets: 13 Strategies To Build a Loyal Tribe of Brand Evangelists

Pam Moore

The heart of digital and social marketing success is community. The true power comes in the form of community. Communities are not just born overnight via a fast “pop-up” Facebook group with an intent to pursuade people to buy from you. The most powerful communities are nurtured and grown over time, not coerced or bribed. Patience is one of the hardest things to have when it comes to building online communities.

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Communities Create Markets: 13 Strategies To Build a Loyal Tribe of Brand Evangelists

Pam Moore

The heart of digital and social marketing success is community. The true power comes in the form of community. Communities are not just born overnight via a fast “pop-up” Facebook group with an intent to pursuade people to buy from you. The most powerful communities are nurtured and grown over time, not coerced or bribed. Patience is one of the hardest things to have when it comes to building online communities.

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Community Manager: To Be Or Not To Be!

Mindjumpers

Tweet Community Managers are the voice of the brand, but their role varies across companies. There are no set list of rules or guidelines which can a make a successful community, but all successful communities have a common ingredient – a good Community Manager. With a boom in social media presence of brands, the role of a Community Manager is growing. If yes, then I hope that my tips will provide a clearer idea of a Community Manager’s role.

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Velma Hart Talks Open Community

SocialFish

This is the second in a series of interviews we are conducting with CEO’s and senior executives about their take on the concepts in Open Community. We started our conversation with this one question: How do you think the concepts in Open Community will shape associations in the future? I think there are a number of ways that open community will change associations in the future. “Associations need to accept open community and not just give it lip service.

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10 Reasons Businesses Will Start Using Google+ Communities in 2014

Convince & Convert

Well, with over 150,000 communities with more than 10 people, and tens of thousands will thousands of members, Google+ is really happening. Types of G+ Communities There are two types of communities: 1. Private: This content cannot be shared outside of that community and can only be viewed by members. Why Use Google+ Communities? Here is a really big thing: Google indexes the community and its content when ‘public’.

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How to Customize your Facebook Page

Mindjumpers

This blog post provides you with some quick guidelines on what to remember when having a Facebook page. Brands Community Management Content Marketing Facebook Guidelines Marketing & Communication Social Media brand communication brands on Facebook content Facebook Guidelines Facebook Page Facebook Strategy How to manage a community Almost every modern company in the world has made the big decision; should we be on Facebook or not?

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‘Tis the Season to Double Down on Social Customer Care (and Protect Your Community Managers)

Convince & Convert

Just when we thought we, as social media strategists and community managers, could rest up from the twists and turns of the last 18 months, the holiday season is upon us. . Establish Guidelines That Encourage Maximum Transparency (and Yes, Even Disappointment!).

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How to Create a Brand Community: A Step-by-Step Process

Social Media Strategies Summit

Build a strong brand and you will get yourself a strong community of loyal customers and brand advocates. Some might argue that a strong community is what makes a brand stronger and loyal customers are the best way to promote a brand. What is a Brand Community?

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6 Common Mistakes in Online Community Development

Convince & Convert

Many of the myths surrounding online community development are proliferated by common sense conclusions. Creating an online community has a basis in science—but best practices that seem clear-cut on the surface become much more complicated when you dig deeper. Communities on the web function much like real-life communities; they unite around a specific focus and often pursue common goals. Only then can you define the business goals of your community.

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How Can Brands Manage Facebook Comment Overload

Mindjumpers

Often in these situations, a community manager will find herself in a fix, unable to answer and respond to all of them. Declare commenting guidelines: As mentioned in our earlier posts too, it is good for a brand to establish certain commenting guidelines for the fans on their page. Commenting guidelines also regulate the quality of content on your page and reduces unwanted comments as well as spam. Community Manager: To Be Or Not To Be!

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Twitter Rules vs. Community Values

Socialized

I recently posted my Brief List of 53 Twitter Rules , guidelines for how I choose to use Twitter. Some of these are legislated, and some of them simply come from community values. My rules are based on a combination of factors, like why I am on Twitter, my personal standard of ethics, my perception of community values, and Twitter’s TOS. This is an example of a rule that was based on community values and became a legislated rule.

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Father’s Day Content Tips to Inspire Community Managers

Ignite Social Media

Father’s Day can be a tough one for community managers. Why It Works: Sometimes, the best content is that which comes from the community. In this case, the videos were not submitted directly by the Dove community (rather, the company sourced reactions from high-rating YouTube videos) but the organic and audience-oriented aspect is still there.

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How to Manage a Social Media Crisis

Webbiquity SMM

This policy should tell your employees the following: Brand guidelines: Not everything is fit for posting. Copyright guidelines: If you’re using images from external sources, always check if the image can be used and credit the original owner if necessary. Guest post by Baidhurya Mani.

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Branded Content: 6 Things To Remember before Publishing

Mindjumpers

And as mentioned before always have the playbook within reach to check if you are aligned with the guidelines. Community Management Content Marketing Engagement Facebook Foursquare Google Google+ Guidelines I forgot to categorize Instagram Linkedin Local Marketing & Communication Mindjumpers Pinterest SEO Social Media Social Media Marketing Social Media Strategy Tips Tumblr Twitter YouTube

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57 Social Media Policy Examples and Resources

Dave Fleet

As it happens, lots of organizations publish their social media guidelines online, ready for you to review and use yourself. Social Media Policies and Guidelines. Online Communications Guidelines. Editorial Guidelines. Social Media Guidelines. Social Media Guidelines. Community Guidelines. Guidelines for Student Blogging. Corporate Blogging Policies and Guidelines. Social Computing Guidelines. Social Media Guidelines.

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Larger Pictures in Facebook Page Link Posts

Mindjumpers

In order to generate the new, larger previews Facebook have made some guidelines: The images for desktop should optimally be 1200 x 630px. Facebook Guidelines News Social Media Visual content attach preview image Community Management content Facebook Page facebook posting image links posting links preview visual content So far the design of link posts on Facebook has not been very appealing nor visible in the user’s News Feed.

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How to advertise and optimise posts on Facebook

Mindjumpers

The platform’s special news feed algorithm enables companies to target a community based on the information people share on their profiles. ?The Instead focusing on creating an ongoing dialogue with the community has repeatedly proven more profitable. ?. When targeting start by dividing your community into groups based on their level of loyalty. Last week Facebook stated that they once again intend to reduce organic reach by making changes to the news feed algorithm.

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How to secure your Facebook Page from being hacked

Mindjumpers

Community Management Facebook Guidelines Social Responsibility Tips Dropbox hacking how to iCloud security Snapchat Warning The hackers are upon us. Over the past few weeks hundreds of Dropbox passwords seem to have been leaked, and almost 100.000 Snapchat photos were hacked and published online. Yesterday the hacking threat felt even more real and physically close, since we in Denmark experienced Facebook brand pages being hacked.

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Steal These Facebook Group Community Management Tips: Expert Roundup

agora pulse

Whether you are struggling to keep your Facebook group alive or to keep people engaged, managing your Facebook community takes a very particular set of skills. That’s why we reached out to some experienced (and brilliant) Facebook group community management pros and asked them to share their secrets. Using hashtags to generate community engagement is nothing new. And I think random hashtags (with some guidelines) are the right way to go!

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Steal These Facebook Group Community Management Tips: Expert Roundup

agora pulse

Whether you are struggling to keep your Facebook group alive or to keep people engaged, managing your Facebook community takes a very particular set of skills. That’s why we reached out to some experienced (and brilliant) Facebook group community management pros and asked them to share their secrets. Using hashtags to generate community engagement is nothing new. And I think random hashtags (with some guidelines) are the right way to go!

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How Brands Can Support Indigenous Communities on Social—the Right Way

Hootsuite

So here are some guidelines. We think those are good guidelines for everyone—individuals and businesses alike—on September 30 and, indeed, year-round. If you are a national brand, turn the spotlight back on the First Nations communities.

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Meeting Google’s Quality Guidelines: Will Google EAT Your Content?

ProBlogger

Google’s Updated Quality Guidelines . This past November, Google released their Quality Rater Guidelines so that businesses, marketers, content writers, and SEO experts could get an idea of exactly what the search engine giant was looking for when it came to quality content. The newly released version of Google’s quality guidelines is chock full of information. Here’s what it stands for: Expert Meeting Google’s Quality Guidelines: Will Google EAT Your Content?

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13 YouTube Community Building Hacks You Never Knew About

agora pulse

So, if you’re still saying your brand doesn’t need YouTube community building, you might need to rethink. So, with that in mind, I’m going to tell you 13 YouTube community building hacks you never knew about. It sounds basic but branding your channel properly is one of the most important steps you need to take to build your community. Use your branding colors, guidelines, and ideal customer profile to create a compelling first impression.

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How to Manage Issues on Social Media

Mindjumpers

People are able to find likeminded people, build communities around specific interests, and find inspiration and support within those communities. Have a Content Team or a Community Manager who is responsible for monitoring and taking part in the conversations concerning your brand. Community Management Content Marketing EdgeRank Facebook Guidelines Social Media Social Media Strategy Tips content how to Issue management social media crisis management

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