Twitter Revises Terms of Service, Privacy Policy

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter Friday announced revisions to its terms of service and privacy policy. The social network announced the changes via tweet (embedded below), and it offered more details in a support post : We've updated our Terms & Privacy Policy. In our terms of service, we’ve reorganized and simplified the structure, removing sections that are duplicative of the Twitter rules and the privacy policy.

12 Most Common Elements of Effective Social Media Policies

Unspoken

I was shocked to learn that only 20% of companies worldwide have implemented a social media policy. The policy should be in tandem with the technology use policy, but its main focus should be to appropriate the use of social media platforms, tools and websites and also to clearly describe the consequences of inappropriate use. Consistent enforcement of the policy, once implemented, is absolutely essential to maximize the policy’s effectiveness.

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A 12 Word Social Media Policy

SocialFish

Continuing my “awesome finds on the interwebs” series this week, here is the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media’s 12-word social media policy. You may want to elaborate in your social media guidelines or policy, but these 12 words provide a solid foundation.

Implement a Social Media Policy: Make Your Employees Brand Ambassadors

Mindjumpers

In order to ensure effective stakeholder communication and avoid any unfortunate situations, it is a good idea to create a social media policy for your employees. What is a social media policy? How does a social media policy benefit your company?

Why You Need a Social Media Policy in Your Organization

Mindjumpers

In a previous post called Implement a Social Media Policy: Make Your Employees Brand Ambassadors , Marina introduced what a Social Media Policy is and briefly described why it is important for your organization.

How are you training your staff about your social media policy?

SocialFish

How are you training your staff about your social media policy? Risk and Social Media social media policiesCheck out this awesome training video from the Victoria (Australia) Department of Justice for their employees. The good part starts about a minute into it).

Facebook Updates Branded Content Policy to Include Verified Profiles

SocialTimes Facebook

Users with verified Facebook profiles can now share branded content on Facebook, as Facebook announced it updated its Branded Content Policy to include verified profiles. Facebook previously announced changes to its Branded Content Policy in April 2016 , which allowed verified Facebook pages to bring their sponsorships onto Facebook by posting branded content and tagging the associated marketers in their posts.

Does your organization need a social media policy?

SocialFish

Well, maybe, maybe not. Tip o’the hat to Liam Barrington Bush aka @hackofalltrades. The flowchart is funny, but the reasoning behind it is pretty serious. Do you trust your staff? If not, why are they your staff?

How to Create An Effective Social Media Policy (Before It’s Too Late)

agora pulse

If there is more than one person involved in your social media accounts, then it is essential to have an effective and clear social media policy. But a good social media policy will go beyond simply preventing disaster and improve company productivity and increase conversion.

Facebook Advertising Policies in a Nutshell – Get Your Ad Approved

Pam Moore

The email states it violates their policy. “What policy?” ” Instead, it’s time you educate and empower yourself to better understand the Facebook advertising policies. Walk-through of the key highlights of the Facebook advertising policies.

Why Do We Need a Social Media Policy?

SocialFish

While giving a webinar, Managing the Risks of Social Media , for Higher Logic , I got an unexpected question: “Why do we need a social media policy?” Of course you need a social media policy. I co-authored a white paper with SocialFish about social media policies.

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Google Drops Real Name Policy

Bill Hartzer

Google just dropped their real name policy. As you might recall, Google+ had revised their real name policy back in 2012 , saying that only.1 We know that our names policy has been unclear, and this has led to some unnecessarily difficult experiences for some of our users.

The New Facebook Policy Can Get Your Existing Facebook Page 'UnPublished ' - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

The New Facebook Policy Can Get Your Existing Facebook Page ''UnPublished '' Facebook has recently updated its Policy, Terms and Conditions.

“Facebook Terms and Policies Hub” Has Been Launched

Mindjumpers

Tweet We’ve all experienced at some point how frustrating and confusing the ever changing policies and terms of the mother of social networks, Facebook, can be. Have a look at the website: Facebook Terms and Policies.

Facebook Updates Messenger Platform Policies, Speeds Up Review Policy

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook Monday announced a policy update for its Messenger Platform , as well as a revamped review policy for submissions by developers. If a business or developer is providing live chat support through the Send/Receive API, this is also subject to this new policy.

PayPal Policy Encourages Deceit, Fraud, and Theft by Buyers

Bill Hartzer

Here’s an interesting case of fraud, deceit, and outright theft by a PayPal buyer against the seller. By siding with the buyer in this particular case, PayPal is encouraging fraud and deceit, allowing buyers to steal merchandise from honest sellers.

WhatsApp’s Privacy Policy Change & What It Means For Brands

Unmetric

If you’ve not gotten the notification yet or simply clicked Agree without reading, here’s some news, WhatsApp is changing its terms and privacy policy. Watch this space for more news on what the new privacy policy means for brands.

Is Your Social Media Policy Against the Law?

Convince & Convert

Social Media Policy photo from Flickr user: cambodia4kidsorg. Social media policies can be unlawful. In 1935, Congress enacted the National Labor Relations Act to protect the rights of employees, encourage collective bargaining and curtail dangerous workplace policies.

Blog comment policy | Sherrilynne Starkie

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No social media policy for half of businesses | Sherrilynne Starkie

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What Pinterest’s Updated Policies Mean for Marketers

SocialFish

———— With the changes to Pinterest’s Acceptable Use Policy, marketers may have to rethink the way they use the social site. The policy update includes modifications to the rules on compensation, accessing data, and contests.

WhatsApp Revises Terms of Service, Privacy Policy; to Test Messages from Businesses

SocialTimes Facebook

The messaging application announced in a blog post that its terms of service and privacy policy have been updated for the first time in four years in order to reflect its acquisition by Facebook in October 2014, as well as recent updates including end-to-end encryption , WhatsApp Calling and its tools for the web and desktop. We want to test these features in the next several months, but need to update our terms and privacy policy to do so.

Social Media Policy Should Not Be Driven by Corporate Counsel

Socialized

Subhead: Don't kill all the lawyers. Just leave them out of the social media review process. Todd Defren writes about the role of lawyers in enabling social media in the corporation. His headline, Kill All The Lawyers, takes the position "the bigger a brand is, the more it can and should

[Cool Infographic Friday] Facebook’s Privacy Policy Changes

SocialFish

This infographic is a little hard to read, but has some interesting food for thought nonetheless. Infographic by WebpageFX. Debunking the Hype

Did you write any social media policies or guidelines in 2011?

SocialFish

Idealware is working on creating a Social Media Policy Workbook to be released in April at NTEN’s 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference. To support the Workbook content (and to highlight in an upcoming NTEN:Change article) they are hoping to profile a number of different organizations who are dealing with tough social media policy issues. They need examples of orgs who have: Created a privacy policy, especially for an organization that needs to be HIPAA compliant.

What’s Your Company’s Social Media Policy?

The Social Media Incubator

Do you have a social media policy in place for your business? FERF) has provided a few statistics that might make business owners consider putting a policy in place. A press release from Grant Thornton LLP finds that “executives of public and private companies see social media as a growing set of marketing tools, but have not yet developed the necessary compliance and risk policies and procedures.” ” Why have a policy for social media?

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How do you train staff on your social media policies?

SocialFish

We are working with many organizations on their social media policies, including training staff on how to apply them. Watch this great video introducing social media guidelines. Hat tip to Christina Stallings for the find!

Who Should Write Your Corporate Social Media Policy?

Webbiquity SMM

When it comes to writing a social media policy , who should decide what goes into it? The policy could end up looking very different, depending on the answer. A well-crafted social media policy helps channel the efforts of all toward common goals while avoiding missteps. Fortunately for enterprises that have not drafted a policy, there are many examples online including lists from Social Media Governance , 123 Social Media and Dave Fleet.

Simplicity is the Best Policy: 6 Essentials for the Successful Blogger

Writtent Blog

The post Simplicity is the Best Policy: 6 Essentials for the Successful Blogger appeared first on Writtent Blog.

3 Blogger Monetisation Lessons from Facebook’s Branded Content Policy Update

ProBlogger

So apparently the (Facebook blue) sky fell and then picked itself back up again, but not before everyone went completely bananas over yet another policy update. It doesn’t really matter what the policy update is this time (although we’ll get to that, and key lessons, soon).

New Guest Post Policy – Join the Discussion or No Link

Kikolani

Hence, I am going to implement a new policy for guest bloggers. Why the New No Engagement, No Link Policy. How Will This Policy Be Enforced. Your Guest Post Policy. What are your policies when it comes to guest bloggers writing on your site? Do you think my new policy is a good idea? As a blogger and an internet marketer, I sympathize with the efforts made to get guest posts on blogs in order to increase exposure, traffic, and rankings to your website.

The ProBlogger Podcast How-To: Conduct a Policy Review

ProBlogger

What blogger has a policy review and why would you even need one? Of course, for some of you it’s a legal requirement in your jurisdiction to have a privacy policy if you’re collecting emails, or a disclosure policy if you’re working with brands.

Social Media At Work: To Tweet Or Not To Tweet [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

Now organisations are designing social media policies to spread word of mouth through their employees and also to have a structure to regulate the social media behaviour of employees at workplace. For 44 percent of companies, those policies cover use both inside and outside of the workplace.

Social Media in the Workplace

Pamorama

Many companies either don’t have a policy about how workers should handle their online interactions while they’re at the office or, if they do have one, it’s so dense and convoluted that it’s impossible to plow through. Does social media have a place at the office?

23 (More) of the Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resources of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

How can you make sure your company’s social media policy doesn’t run afoul of employment law? Writing Social Media Policies. Eight Ways Your Employee Social-Media Policy May Violate Federal Law by Ad Age Digital. Your Social Media Policies by iMedia Connection.

How can using social media as an employee help my company?

Janet Fouts

If your company has a social media policy, understand it before you start. Corporate Social Media brand building corporate social media policy Social MediaLet’s say you’re not looking for a job.

Only 66% Of Companies Agree: Social Media Poses Significant Risk To Brand Reputation

The Realtime Report

Moreover, many companies have not yet implemented policies, procedures or training to help mitigate those risks. Only 30% update their policies annually. 23% admit that employees are never trained on social media policies.

A Little Privacy, Please! Your Rights and Social Media Policies

SocialFish

Read our privacy policy.”. If social media websites really did respect your privacy, would policies be so littered with jargon that the entire document reads like fine print? One of the social media privacy (or “data use”) policies to capture the most heated attention is Facebook’s. “A

Is Klout Really Accessing Your Protected Tweets?

Unspoken

Blog Klout Social Media ethics influence klout klout concern klout score privacy breach twitter policyLast week I wrote, “Klout Story Part 1 – Are you reading between the lines? ” , which concentrated on some of Klout’s privacy issues.

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