The key to a good social-media policy is finding the right balance for your company. That'll likely depend a lot on your specific corporate culture and your industry. It's safe to say a lot of companies won't be comfortable with Zappos' seven-word policy: Be real and use your best judgment. But many will find social-media guidelines like those issued by Dow Jones to be too restrictive.
Perhaps the most important thing to remember about a social-media policy is to communicate it clearly and ask employees to sign off on it. And of course, all social-media policies should be consistently enforced.
In this slideshow, we’ve gathered the top social media policies and templates from the IT Business Edge IT Downloads library to give you the tools to begin on your own company policy.
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