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Organization Document Title
About.com Template: Blogging and Social Media Policy
About.com Template: Internet and Email Policy
Adidas Group Social Media Guidelines
American Institute of Architects Policy on Staff Use of Social Media
American Nurses Association Guidelines on Social Media and Networking for Nurses
American Red Cross Social Media Handbook for Local Red Cross Units
American Red Cross Online Communications Guidelines
amp3 Public Relations Social Media Guidelines
Apple Retail Blogging and Online Social Media Guidelines:
Associated Press (AP) Social Media Guidelines for AP Employees
Astonish Results Social Media Policy (for Insurers)
Australian Government: Department of Finance and Deregulation Social Media 101: A Beginner’s Guide for Finance Employees
Australian Government: Asia-Pacific Civil-Military Centre of Excellence Staff Guidance – Use of Social Media
Australian National Botanic Gardens Social Media Policy
Australian Public Service Commission Protocols for Online Media Participation
Baker & Daniels Social Media Policy
Ball State University Social Media Policy
Banco Sabadell Group Guidelines for the use of social media for Employees
Basque Government Style and Usage Guide for the Basque Government’s Social Networks
BBC Social Networking, Microblogs and other Third Party Websites: Personal Use
BBC News: Social media guidance
BBYO Staff/Volunteer Presence on Social Networking Sites
Best Buy Social Media Policy
Boomtown Internet Group Social Media Policy
Bread for the World Online Technologies, Social Media and Bread
British Medical Association Using Social Media: Practical and Ethical Guidance for Doctors and Medical Students
BT Forum User Guidelines
BT Social Media Guidelines
California State University – East Bay Social Media Principles & Engagement Guidelines
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) Facebook Policy
Capgemini Social Media Guidelines
Center for Technology in Government, University at Albany, SUNY Designing social media policy for government: Eight essential elements
Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Social Media Guidance
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Share Your Story – Use and Access
Cisco Internet Postings Policy
City of Hampton, VA Social Media Policy
City of Seattle Blogging Policy
City of Seattle Social Media Use Policy
Cleveland Clinic Social Media Policy
Coca-Cola Online Social Media Principles
Colorado State University Social Media Policy
Columbia University Medical Center Guidelines for Social Media
Daimler AG Social Media Guidelines
Dell Global Social Media Policy
DePaul UK Social Media Policy
DePaul University Social Media Guidelines
E.on Social Media Guidance for Employees
E.W. Scripps Social Media Policy
Easter Seals Online Community Guidelines
Eastern University Social Networking Policy
Electronic Frontier Foundation How to Blog Safely (About Work or Anything Else)
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Using Social Media Internally
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Using Social Media to Communicate With the Public
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Representing EPA Online Using Social Media
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Social Media Policy
Eric Schwartzman Social Media Policy Template
eWay Direct Social Media Policy
Fairfax County, VA Facebook Comments Policy
Federation of State Medical Boards Model Policy Guidelines for
the Appropriate Use of Social
Media and Social Networking
in Medical Practice
FedEx Blog Policy
Feedster Corporate Blogging Policy
Fellowship Church Personal Website and Weblog Policies
FINRA Guide to the Web for Registered Representatives
Flickr Community Guidelines
Ford Motor Company Digital Participation Guidelines
Fudder Netiquette
G4S Social Media Guidelines
Gartner Public Web Participation Guidelines
General Services Administration (GSA) Social Media Policy
Get Satisfaction Company-Customer Pact
Government of Catalonia Style and Usage Guide of the Government of Catalonia’s Social Networks
Governor of Massachusetts Governor’s Office Social Media Usage and Policies
Greater London North County Scouting and Social Networking Guidelines
Greteman Group Social Media Policy
H&R Block H&R Block Response Process
Hamilton College Creating a Social Media Presence at Hamilton College
Hamilton County – Jobs and Family Services Guidelines for effective use of social networks, blogs, podcasts and live chats
Harvard Law School Terms of Use
Harvard University Guidelines for Using Social Media
Hill and Knowlton Blogging Policies and Guidelines (selected extracts)
Hill and Knowlton Collective Conversation Code of Conduct
Hill and Knowlton Social Media Principles
Hospital Sant Joan de Deu – Barcelona Social Media Policy
HP Blogging Code of Conduct
IBM Social Computing Guidelines
IBM Case Study: The Impact of Corporate Culture on Social Media
iCrossing Employee Social Media Guidelines
Intel Social 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
Iowa Hospital Association Comment Policy
Jaffe Template: Social Media and Social Networking Policies and Procedures
JCB Social Media Policy
Kaiser Permanente Social Media Policy
Kansas State University Social Media Guidelines
Kodak Social Media Tips
L.A. Times Social Media Guidelines
Lake Forest College Social Media Guidelines
Laurentian University Social Media Handbook
Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center Comments Policy
LiveWorld Social Media Content Guidelines
London Ambulance Service Policy for Use of Social Media
Marks & Spencer Code of Ethics and Behaviours
Maryland Association of CPAs Social Media Policy
Mason, Inc. Social Media Guidelines
Massachusetts Department of Energy and Environmental Affairs Social Media Usage and Guidelines
Mayo Clinic For Mayo Clinic Employees
Mayo Clinic Participation Guidelines
Mayo Clinic Comment Policy
Media Law Resource Center Compilation of Legal Actions Against Bloggers
Microsoft Channel 9 Doctrine
Microsoft Tweeting Guidelines and Blogging Guidelines
Missouri Department of Transportation Post A Comment – Use Policy
Mitie Social Media Policy
Montana State University Athletics Social/New Media Guidelines
Mossman Municipal Council (Australia) Mossman Council on Twitter
National Ice Skating Association Social Media Policy
National Public Radio (NPR) NPR News Social Media Guidelines
Navitas Social Media Policy
New Jersey Institute of Technology Social Media Policy
New York City NYC Social Media Customer Use Policy
New York City Department of Education Social Media Guidelines
New Zealand Government Web Standards
New Zealand State Services Commission Principles for Interaction with Social Media
New Zealand State Services Commission The Guide to Online Participation
Nordstrom social networking guidelines for Nordstrom employees
Oce Social Computing Guidelines
Ohio State University Medical Center Philosophy on Social Media
Ohio State University Medical Center Social Media Participation Guidelines
Ohio State University Medical Center Social Media Participation Policy
Ontario College of Teachers Use of Electronic Communication and Social Media
Open Society Foundations Web Style Guide
Opera Employee Blogging Policy
Orange County County Social Media Use Policy and Procedure
Paradigm Initiative Nigeria Social Media Policy
Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians Primary Care and Social Media
Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians Primary Care and Advanced Social Media
Pfizer Social Media Playbook
Plaxo Communication (Blogging) Policy
Porter Novelli Our Social Media Policy
Powerhouse Museum Internet/Intranet Usage & Social Media Policy
PR-Squared Corporate Social Media Policy: Top 10 Guidelines
Province of Nova Scotia Social Media Terms of Use Guidelines for Employees
Province of Nova Scotia Government Social Media Policy
Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) PRSA Social Media Policy
Queensland Government Official Use of Social Media
Razorfish Employee Social Influence Marketing Guidelines
Reuters Reporting From the Internet and Using Social Media
Rhetorica Blogging and Comment Policy
Roanoke County, VA Social Media Policy
Roanoke Times News Standards and Policies
Robert Scoble Press FAQ
Roche Social Media Principles
Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust Social Media Policy
Royal Academy of Dance Social Media Policy
Safe-Wise Consulting YMCA Social Networking Policy Template
Sam Houston State University Social Media Policy and Procedures Manual
SAP Social Media Participation Guidelines 2009
Scottish Women’s Football Social Media Policy
Seattle University Social Media Policy
Securities and Exchange Commission Filing Requirements for Certain Electronic Communications
Sentara Social Media Policy
Shift Communications Top 10 Guidelines for Social Media Participation
Smithsonian Institution Web and New Media Strategy
Social Media Business Council Disclosure Best Practices Toolkit
Socialfish Social Media Guidelines
SpareBank 1 Rules for Blogging
State Government of Victoria – Department of Health Twitter Policy
State Government of Victoria – Department of Justice Social Media Policy for Employees
State of Delaware Social Media Policy
State of Mississippi Social Media Policy
State of North Carolina Best Practices for Social Media Usage in North Carolina
State of Oklahoma Social Networking and Social Media Standards
State of Oklahoma Social Networking and Social Media Guidelines
State of South Carolina – Budget Control Board Social Media Policy
State of South Carolina – State Library Social Media Policy
Sutter Health Social Media Policy
Sutter Health Social Media Tip Sheet
Telstra 3 Rs of Social Media Engagement
Tesco Social Media Policy
Thames Valley Police Use of Social Media Policy
The Trainline Social Media Policy
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Blog Policies and Guidelines
The Well Community Guidelines
Thomas Nelson Blogging Guidelines
Thomson Reuters Social Media Guidelines
TNT Social Media Guidelines
TNT (Italy) Guidelines for Officials on Social Media (Italian)
Town of Avon, Indiana Social Media Policy
Translink Social Media Policy
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Guideline to Acceptable Use of Internal Wikis and Blogs Within the Government of Canada
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Guideline for External Use of Web 2.0
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Standard on Social Media Account Management
Tufts University Social Media Guidelines and Policy
U.K. Government Template Twitter Strategy for Government Departments
U.S. Air Force Air Force Blog Assessment
U.S. Air Force New Media and the Air Force
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Jacksonville District Social Media User Guidelines
U.S. Coast Guard Social Media – The Way Ahead
U.S. Department of Defense Responsible and Effective Use of Internet-based Capabilities
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Use of Web-Based Collaboration Technologies
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 Social Media Policy
U.S. Marine Corps Responsible and Effective Use of Internet-based Capabilities
U.S. Navy Web 2.0: Utilizing New Web Tools
U.S. Navy Guidance for Official Posts
U.S. Navy Navy Ombudsman Social Media Handbook
U.S. Navy Navy Command Social Media Handbook
UC Berkeley Alumni Association Community Policy
UK Civil Service Engaging Through Social Media: A Guide for Civil Servants
UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office Social Media
UK Ministry of Defence Online Engagement Guidelines
Unic Social Media Guidelines
United Arab Emirates (UAE) Government Social Media Guidelines
University of Bristol Social Media Strategy for ALSPAC – Children of the 90s
University of Colorado – Boulder Social Media Guidelines
University of Houston Social Media Policy
University of Liverpool Social Media Guidelines
University of Maryland Medical Center Comments Policy and Blog Participation Terms and Conditions
University of Michigan Guidelines for the Use of Social Media
University of Missouri The Use of Social Media for Disaster Recovery
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Department of Athletics Policy on Student-Athlete Social Networking and Media Use
University of Oregon Social Media Best Practices
University of Southern Mississippi Social Media Policy
University of Virginia Library Social Media Guide
US Medical Supplies Social Media Policy
Utah State Archives and Records Service Preliminary Guidance on Government Use of Social Media
Vanderbilt University Social Media Handbook
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Social Media Policy
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Twitter Guidelines
VIA Rail Canada Social Media Policy
Vodafone Code of Conduct
Voest Alpine Social Media Manual
voestalpine Social Media Manual
Volvo Social Media Guidelines for Employees
Wake County, North Carolina Web 2.0 Guidelines for Use
Walker Art Center Blog Guidelines
Walmart Social Media Guidelines
Washington Post Digital Publishing Guidelines
Webtrends Social Media Guidelines
Wells Fargo Community Guidelines
Wolverhampton Homes Social Media Guidelines
WOMMA Social Media Policy Template
Workplace Fairness Off-Duty Conduct
Yahoo! Personal Blogging Policy
YMCA – West Suburban (Massachusetts) Social Networking Policy
YMCA Houston Social Media Policy
YMCA of Greater Rochester Social Media Policy
YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas Social Networking Policy
YMCA of Silicon Valley Social Media Policy


Organization Document Title
Ball State University Social Media Policy
California State University – East Bay Social Media Principles & Engagement Guidelines
Colorado State University Social Media Policy
Eastern University Social Networking Policy
Hamilton College Creating a Social Media Presence at Hamilton College
Harvard Law School Terms of Use
Harvard University Guidelines for Using Social Media
Kansas State University Social Media Guidelines
Lake Forest College Social Media Guidelines
Laurentian University Social Media Handbook
Montana State University Athletics Social/New Media Guidelines
New Jersey Institute of Technology Social Media Policy
Ontario College of Teachers Use of Electronic Communication and Social Media
Sam Houston State University Social Media Policy and Procedures Manual
Seattle University Social Media Policy
Tufts University Social Media Guidelines and Policy
UC Berkeley Alumni Association Community Policy
University of Colorado – Boulder Social Media Guidelines
University of Houston Social Media Policy
University of Michigan Guidelines for the Use of Social Media
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Department of Athletics Policy on Student-Athlete Social Networking and Media Use
University of Oregon Social Media Best Practices
University of Southern Mississippi Social Media Policy
University of Virginia Library Social Media Guide
Vanderbilt University Social Media Handbook


Organization Document Title
amp3 Public Relations Social Media Guidelines
BBC Social Networking, Microblogs and other Third Party Websites: Personal Use
Boomtown Internet Group Social Media Policy
Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Social Media Guidance
Greteman Group Social Media Policy
Hill and Knowlton Blogging Policies and Guidelines (selected extracts)
Hill and Knowlton Collective Conversation Code of Conduct
Hill and Knowlton Social Media Principles
L.A. Times Social Media Guidelines
Mason, Inc. Social Media Guidelines
Porter Novelli Our Social Media Policy
Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) PRSA Social Media Policy
Razorfish Employee Social Influence Marketing Guidelines
Robert Scoble Press FAQ
State of North Carolina Best Practices for Social Media Usage in North Carolina
Thomson Reuters Social Media Guidelines


Organization Document Title
Adidas Group Social Media Guidelines
Apple Retail Blogging and Online Social Media Guidelines:
Associated Press (AP) Social Media Guidelines for AP Employees
Banco Sabadell Group Guidelines for the use of social media for Employees
BBC News: Social media guidance
Best Buy Social Media Policy
BT Social Media Guidelines
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) Facebook Policy
Coca-Cola Online Social Media Principles
Daimler AG Social Media Guidelines
Dell Global Social Media Policy
DePaul University Social Media Guidelines
E.W. Scripps Social Media Policy
Feedster Corporate Blogging Policy
FINRA Guide to the Web for Registered Representatives
Flickr Community Guidelines
Ford Motor Company Digital Participation Guidelines
Fudder Netiquette
H&R Block H&R Block Response Process
HP Blogging Code of Conduct
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
London Ambulance Service Policy for Use of Social Media
Marks & Spencer Code of Ethics and Behaviours
Nordstrom social networking guidelines for Nordstrom employees
Opera Employee Blogging Policy
Plaxo Communication (Blogging) Policy
Reuters Reporting From the Internet and Using Social Media
Rhetorica Blogging and Comment Policy
Roanoke Times News Standards and Policies
Scottish Women’s Football Social Media Policy
SpareBank 1 Rules for Blogging
Telstra 3 Rs of Social Media Engagement
Tesco Social Media Policy
The Trainline Social Media Policy
The Well Community Guidelines
Thomas Nelson Blogging Guidelines
TNT Social Media Guidelines
TNT (Italy) Guidelines for Officials on Social Media (Italian)
Unic Social Media Guidelines
VIA Rail Canada Social Media Policy
Vodafone Code of Conduct
Voest Alpine Social Media Manual
Volvo Social Media Guidelines for Employees
Walmart Social Media Guidelines
Washington Post Digital Publishing Guidelines
Wells Fargo Community Guidelines
Wolverhampton Homes Social Media Guidelines
Yahoo! Personal Blogging Policy


Organization Document Title
American Red Cross Social Media Handbook for Local Red Cross Units
American Red Cross Online Communications Guidelines
Australian Government: Department of Finance and Deregulation Social Media 101: A Beginner’s Guide for Finance Employees
Australian Government: Asia-Pacific Civil-Military Centre of Excellence Staff Guidance – Use of Social Media
Australian National Botanic Gardens Social Media Policy
Australian Public Service Commission Protocols for Online Media Participation
Basque Government Style and Usage Guide for the Basque Government’s Social Networks
BBYO Staff/Volunteer Presence on Social Networking Sites
Bread for the World Online Technologies, Social Media and Bread
Center for Technology in Government, University at Albany, SUNY Designing social media policy for government: Eight essential elements
City of Hampton, VA Social Media Policy
City of Seattle Blogging Policy
City of Seattle Social Media Use Policy
DePaul UK Social Media Policy
Easter Seals Online Community Guidelines
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Using Social Media Internally
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Using Social Media to Communicate With the Public
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Representing EPA Online Using Social Media
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Social Media Policy
Fairfax County, VA Facebook Comments Policy
Fellowship Church Personal Website and Weblog Policies
General Services Administration (GSA) Social Media Policy
Government of Catalonia Style and Usage Guide of the Government of Catalonia’s Social Networks
Governor of Massachusetts Governor’s Office Social Media Usage and Policies
Greater London North County Scouting and Social Networking Guidelines
Hamilton County – Jobs and Family Services Guidelines for effective use of social networks, blogs, podcasts and live chats
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Social Media Staff Guidelines
Maryland Association of CPAs Social Media Policy
Massachusetts Department of Energy and Environmental Affairs Social Media Usage and Guidelines
Missouri Department of Transportation Post A Comment – Use Policy
Mossman Municipal Council (Australia) Mossman Council on Twitter
National Ice Skating Association Social Media Policy
National Public Radio (NPR) NPR News Social Media Guidelines
Navitas Social Media Policy
New York City NYC Social Media Customer Use Policy
New York City Department of Education Social Media Guidelines
New Zealand Government Web Standards
New Zealand State Services Commission Principles for Interaction with Social Media
New Zealand State Services Commission The Guide to Online Participation
Open Society Foundations Web Style Guide
Orange County County Social Media Use Policy and Procedure
Paradigm Initiative Nigeria Social Media Policy
Powerhouse Museum Internet/Intranet Usage & Social Media Policy
Province of Nova Scotia Social Media Terms of Use Guidelines for Employees
Province of Nova Scotia Government Social Media Policy
Queensland Government Official Use of Social Media
Roanoke County, VA Social Media Policy
Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust Social Media Policy
Royal Academy of Dance Social Media Policy
Safe-Wise Consulting YMCA Social Networking Policy Template
Securities and Exchange Commission Filing Requirements for Certain Electronic Communications
Smithsonian Institution Web and New Media Strategy
State Government of Victoria – Department of Health Twitter Policy
State Government of Victoria – Department of Justice Social Media Policy for Employees
State of Delaware Social Media Policy
State of Mississippi Social Media Policy
State of Oklahoma Social Networking and Social Media Standards
State of Oklahoma Social Networking and Social Media Guidelines
State of South Carolina – Budget Control Board Social Media Policy
State of South Carolina – State Library Social Media Policy
Thames Valley Police Use of Social Media Policy
Town of Avon, Indiana Social Media Policy
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Guideline to Acceptable Use of Internal Wikis and Blogs Within the Government of Canada
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Guideline for External Use of Web 2.0
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Standard on Social Media Account Management
U.S. Air Force Air Force Blog Assessment
U.S. Air Force New Media and the Air Force
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Jacksonville District Social Media User Guidelines
U.S. Coast Guard Social Media – The Way Ahead
U.S. Department of Defense Responsible and Effective Use of Internet-based Capabilities
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Use of Web-Based Collaboration Technologies
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Blogging at EPA for Greenversations
U.S. General Services Administration Social Media Policy
U.S. Marine Corps Responsible and Effective Use of Internet-based Capabilities
U.S. Navy Web 2.0: Utilizing New Web Tools
U.S. Navy Guidance for Official Posts
U.S. Navy Navy Ombudsman Social Media Handbook
U.S. Navy Navy Command Social Media Handbook
UK Civil Service Engaging Through Social Media: A Guide for Civil Servants
UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office Social Media
UK Ministry of Defence Online Engagement Guidelines
United Arab Emirates (UAE) Government Social Media Guidelines
University of Bristol Social Media Strategy for ALSPAC – Children of the 90s
University of Liverpool Social Media Guidelines
University of Missouri The Use of Social Media for Disaster Recovery
Utah State Archives and Records Service Preliminary Guidance on Government Use of Social Media
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Social Media Policy
Wake County, North Carolina Web 2.0 Guidelines for Use
Walker Art Center Blog Guidelines
YMCA – West Suburban (Massachusetts) Social Networking Policy
YMCA Houston Social Media Policy
YMCA of Greater Rochester Social Media Policy
YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas Social Networking Policy
YMCA of Silicon Valley Social Media Policy


Organization Document Title
American Nurses Association Guidelines on Social Media and Networking for Nurses
British Medical Association Using Social Media: Practical and Ethical Guidance for Doctors and Medical Students
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Share Your Story – Use and Access
Cleveland Clinic Social Media Policy
Columbia University Medical Center Guidelines for Social Media
Federation of State Medical Boards Model Policy Guidelines for
the Appropriate Use of Social
Media and Social Networking
in Medical Practice
Hospital Sant Joan de Deu – Barcelona Social Media Policy
Iowa Hospital Association Comment Policy
Kaiser Permanente Social Media Policy
Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center Comments Policy
Mayo Clinic For Mayo Clinic Employees
Mayo Clinic Participation Guidelines
Mayo Clinic Comment Policy
Ohio State University Medical Center Philosophy on Social Media
Ohio State University Medical Center Social Media Participation Guidelines
Ohio State University Medical Center Social Media Participation Policy
Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians Primary Care and Social Media
Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians Primary Care and Advanced Social Media
Pfizer Social Media Playbook
Roche Social Media Principles
Sentara Social Media Policy
Sutter Health Social Media Policy
Sutter Health Social Media Tip Sheet
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Blog Policies and Guidelines
University of Maryland Medical Center Comments Policy and Blog Participation Terms and Conditions
US Medical Supplies Social Media Policy
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Twitter Guidelines