Netiquette Overview

The Do's and Don'ts

Do's:


  1. Have a positive attitude toward others
  2. Have a sense of humor but NOT at the expense of others
  3. Always respect others
  4. Assist others when help is wanted
  5. Be clear about the tone of a statement if it is questionable (Can you say emoticons?)
  6. Use proper grammar
  7. Proof read at the end of post for grammatical errors and to check to make sure the tone is clear
  8. Be culturally aware and try not to offend someone based on cultural differences


Don't:


  1. State political opinions unless necessary
  2. Post anything Grandma wouldn't approve of
  3. Say anything about someone you wouldn't say to their face
  4. Use ALL CAPITAL LETTERS (I CAN"T CONTROL THE VOLUME OF MY VOICE)
  5. Post one word or single phrase answers (it comes off rude)
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