List of Social Media policies

Whether your company is active on social media or not, your customers and employees most likely are. In this era companies with more than a few employees need to seriously investigate the importance of establish a social media policy. So, where is one to start you ask? TBS is all about sharing best practices across industry and private practice, so below is a listing of a number of policies that may meet your organizations needs. The orginal source of this list is: ?? Social Media Policies

OrganizationTitle
About.comTemplate: Blogging and Social Media Policy
About.comTemplate: Internet and Email Policy
American Institute of ArchitectsPolicy on Staff Use of Social Media
American Red CrossSocial Media Handbook for Local Red Cross Units
American Red CrossOnline Communications Guidelines
amp3 Public RelationsSocial Media Guidelines
Astonish ResultsSocial Media Policy (for Insurers)
Australian Government: Department of Finance and DeregulationSocial Media 101: A Beginner’s Guide for Finance Employees
Australian National Botanic GardensSocial Media Policy
Australian Public Service CommissionInterim Protocols for Online Media Participation
Baker & DanielsSocial Media Policy
Ball State UniversitySocial Media Policy
BBCSocial Networking, Microblogs and other Third Party Websites: Personal Use
BBYOStaff/Volunteer Presence on Social Networking Sites
Best BuySocial Media Policy
Bread for the WorldOnline Technologies, Social Media and Bread
BTForum Guidelines
BTSocial Media Guidelines
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)Facebook Policy
CapgeminiSocial Media Guidelines
Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR)Social Media Guidelines
Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR)Social Media Guidelines for Consultation
Children’s Hospital Los AngelesShare Your Story – Use and Access
CiscoInternet Postings Policy
City of Hampton, VASocial Media Policy
City of SeattleBlogging Policy
City of SeattleSocial Media Use Policy
Cleveland ClinicSocial Media Policy
Coca-ColaOnline Social Media Principles
Daimler AGSocial Media Guidelines
DellOnline Policy
DePaul UniversitySocial Media Guidelines
Easter SealsOnline Community Guidelines
Electronic Frontier FoundationHow to Blog Safely (About Work or Anything Else)
Eric SchwartzmanSocial Media Policy Template
eWay DirectSocial Media Policy
Fairfax County, VAFacebook Comments Policy
FedExBlog Policy
FeedsterCorporate Blogging Policy
Fellowship ChurchPersonal Website and Weblog Policies
FINRAGuide to the Internet for Registered Representatives
FlickrCommunity Guidelines
Ford Motor CompanyDigital Participation Guidelines
FudderNetiquette
GartnerPublic Web Participation Guidelines
General Services Administration (GSA)Social Media Policy
Get SatisfactionCompany-Customer Pact
Gibraltar AssociatesAssociates Social Media Policy
GMBlogger Policy
Government of CataloniaStyle and Usage Guide of the Government of Catalonia’s Social Networks
Governor of MassachusettsGovernor’s Office Social Media Usage and Policies
Greteman GroupSocial Media Policy
H&R BlockH&R Block Response Process
Hamilton CollegeSocial Media at Hamilton College
Hamilton County – Jobs and Family ServicesGuidelines for effective use of social networks, blogs, podcasts and live chats
Harvard Law SchoolTerms of Use
Headset BrothersSocial Media Policy
Hill and KnowltonBlogging Policies and Guidelines (selected extracts)
Hill and KnowltonCollective Conversation Code of Conduct
Hill and KnowltonSocial Media Principles
HPCode of Conduct
IBMSocial Computing Guidelines
IBMCase Study: The Impact of Corporate Culture on Social Media
InQbationGovernment Policy Guidelines
IntelSocial Media Guidelines
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)Social Media Staff Guidelines
International Olympic Committee (IOC)Blogging Guidelines for Persons Accredited at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad, Beijing 2008
International Olympic Committee (IOC)Blogging Guidelines for Persons Accredited at the XXI Olympic Winter Games, Vancouver 2010
JaffeTemplate: Social Media and Social Networking Policies and Procedures
Judith LindeauTemplate: Social Media Policy for Associations (Real Estate)
Kaiser PermanenteSocial Media Policy
KodakSocial Media Tips
Le Bonheur Children’s Medical CenterComments Policy
LiveWorldSocial Media Content Guidelines
Maryland Association of CPAsSocial Media Policy
Mason, Inc.Social Media Guidelines
Mayo ClinicFor Mayo Clinic Employees
Mayo ClinicParticipation Guidelines
Mayo ClinicComment Policy
Media Law Resource CenterCompilation of Legal Actions Against Bloggers
MicrosoftChannel 9 Doctrine
MicrosoftTweeting Guidelines and Blogging Guidelines
Missouri Department of TransportationPost A Comment – Use Policy
Mossman Municipal Council (Australia)Mossman Council on Twitter
Mossman Municipal Council (Australia)Mossman Council on Twitter
National Public Radio (NPR)NPR News Social Media Guidelines
New Zealand State Services CommissionPrinciples for Interaction with Social Media
New Zealand State Services CommissionThe Guide to Online Participation
Nordstromsocial networking guidelines for Nordstrom employees
OceSocial Computing Guidelines
OgilvyOgilvy PR Global Social Media Guidelines 2010 (DRAFT)
Ohio State University Medical CenterPhilosophy on Social Media
Ohio State University Medical CenterSocial Media Participation Guidelines
Ohio State University Medical CenterSocial Media Participation Policy
OperaEmployee Blogging Policy
Orange CountyCounty Social Media Use Policy and Procedure
PlaxoCommunication (Blogging) Policy
Porter NovelliOur Social Media Policy
Powerhouse MuseumCommunication Using Public Facing Museum Blogs – Policy
PR-SquaredCorporate Social Media Policy: Top 10 Guidelines
Province of Nova ScotiaSocial Media Terms of Use Guidelines for Employees
Province of Nova ScotiaGovernment Social Media Policy
RazorfishEmployee Social Influence Marketing Guidelines
ReutersReporting From the Internet and Using Social Media
RhetoricaBlogging and Comment Policy
RightNowSocial Web Employee Policy
Roanoke County, VASocial Media Policy
Roanoke TimesNews Standards and Policies
Robert ScoblePress FAQ
RocheSocial Media Principles
SAPSocial Media Participation Guidelines 2009
SentaraSocial Media Policy
Shift CommunicationsTop 10 Guidelines for Social Media Participation
Smithsonian InstitutionWeb and New Media Strategy
Social Media Business CouncilDisclosure Best Practices Toolkit
SocialfishSocial Media Guidelines
SpareBank 1Rules for Blogging
State of DelawareSocial Media Policy
State of North CarolinaBest Practices for Social Media Usage in North Carolina
Sun MicrosystemsGuidelines on Public Disclosure
Sun MicrosystemsAlumni Blog Aggregation Additional Terms
Sutter HealthPolicy for Social Networking and Other Web-Based Communications
Sutter HealthGuidelines for Participation in Online Communities
Telstra3 Rs of Social Media Engagement
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer CenterBlog Policies and Guidelines
The WellCommunity Guidelines
Thomas NelsonBlogging Guidelines
Thomson ReutersSocial Media Guidelines
TNT (Italy)Guidelines for Officials on Social Media (Italian)
Treasury Board of Canada SecretariatGuideline to Acceptable Use of Internal Wikis and Blogs Within the Government of Canada
Tufts CollegeSocial Media Overview
U.K. GovernmentTemplate Twitter Strategy for Government Departments
U.S. Air ForceAir Force Blog Assessment
U.S. Air ForceNew Media and the Air Force
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Jacksonville DistrictSocial Media User Guidelines
U.S. Coast GuardSocial Media – The Way Ahead
U.S. Department of DefenseResponsible and Effective Use of Internet-based Capabilities
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)Blogging at EPA for Greenversations
U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising
U.S. General Services Administration’s (GSA) Office of Citizen Services (OCS)Blog Policies
U.S. NavyWeb 2.0: Utilizing New Web Tools
U.S. NavyGuidance for Official Posts
U.S. NavyNavy Ombudsman Social Media Handbook
U.S. NavyNavy Command Social Media Handbook
UK Civil ServiceCode for Online Participation
UK Foreign and Commonwealth OfficeSocial Media
UK Ministry of DefenceOnline Engagement Guidelines
UnicSocial Media Guidelines
University of Maryland Medical CenterComments Policy and Blog Participation Terms and Conditions
University of MichiganGuidelines for the Use of Social Media
University of OregonSocial Media Best Practices
Vanderbilt UniversitySocial Media Handbook
Vanderbilt University Medical CenterSocial Media Policy
voestalpineSocial Media Manual
Wake County, North CarolinaWeb 2.0 Guidelines for Use
Wal-MartTwitter External Discussion Guidelines
Walker Art CenterBlog Guidelines
Washington Post (via PaidContent.org)Newsroom Guidelines for Use of Facebook, Twitter and Other Online Social Networks
WebtrendsSocial Media Guidelines
Wells FargoCommunity Guidelines
WOMMASocial Media Policy Template
Workplace FairnessOff-Duty Conduct
Yahoo!Personal Blogging Policy

This list is taken from from Social Media Policies, http://socialmediagovernance.com/policies.php

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  2. These days when social media reigns supreme on the internet, businesses whether big or small must start to consider formulating an acceptable and fair social media policy so as never to be caught off guard when the need arises.

    As a head department, I pushed for this even last year and this year we already adopted a policy pertaining to online use and social media usage for all employees and executives to follow. This is really very important.

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