Social Media Use

Using Social Media Effectively

5 Guidelines for the correct use of Social Media:

Be careful with what you post online.

Many companies and employers search frequently what their current or potential employees post online and can very much make or break a persons career. Whatever an individual posts on social media says a lot about a persons character.

“The wise do not buy into other people’s perceptions of who they are and what they are capable of. Instead, they bypass a person’s public persona and see who they are in their highest expression. When you see actions taken with integrity, instead of words only, you will then know a soul’s worth.” -Shannon L. Alder

Make sure that you follow fair use laws closely.

It is very crucial that if using works from others, other than your owns. Make sure that fair use laws are being followed very closely.


Make sure that when using social media, you are very cautious about the privacy of your sites. It is upto the personal individual if he/she chooses to post everything freely. But take into consideration that personal information can be stolen and bad can come from being overly open about what you are displaying on social media.

Be respectful to others.

Take into consideration that not everyone will always agree with you and what your opinions and what you post. Be respectful to peoples responses and reactions to yours.

Be creative.

Try to be as creative as possible in order to attract more people to your site and cause. Also taking into consideration of the creativity that your site is your every own.

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