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Federal Agency Social Media Policy – examples

After asking for examples via Twitter and govloop- here’s what I’ve received: (thanks to Bryan Klein of NIST and Greg Wilson of LMI)

Presentation by Alex Koudry (GSA) given at Gov2.0 bootcamp:

Dept of Navy policy http://www.doncio.navy.mil/PolicyView.aspx?ID=789

New Media and the Air Force – thanks for the tip USDA Andrew K – http://www.webinknow.com/2009/04/free-social-media-ebook-and-video-new-media-and-the-air-force-.html

Webcontent.gov hosts this ‘Social Media and Web 2.0 in Government’ page:
http://www.usa.gov/webcontent/technology/other_tech.shtml

USA.gov – Government and Social Media:
http://www.usa.gov/webcontent/documents/Government_and_Social_Media.pdf

BBC use of social networking and other third party websites:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/guidelines/editorialguidelines/assets/advice/bbcweb.pdf

Mashable’s compilation of social media in action (corporate sector):
http://mashable.com/2008/07/23/corporate-social-media/

Article – “Government 2.0: How Social Media Could Transform Gov PR”
http://www.pbs.org/mediashift/2009/01/government-20-how-social-media-could-transform-gov-pr005.html

Plaxo’s Communication/Blogging Policy:
http://blog.plaxoed.com/2005/03/29/plaxos-communication-policy/

Thomas Nelson Publishers – Corporate Blogging Guidelines:
http://michaelhyatt.blogs.com/workingsmart/2005/03/corporate_blogg_1.html

“Link to NIST discussion group policies.
http://code.google.com/p/fds-smv/wiki/FDSSMV_Group_Policies
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NIST Project Home Page:
http://fire.nist.gov/fds

NIST Discussion Group:
http://groups.google.com/group/fds-smv

NIST Blog:
http://blog.fds-smv.net/

NIST RSS Feeds of Development Activity:
http://code.google.com/p/fds-smv/feeds

NIST Twitter (new and not very active yet):
http://twitter.com/fds_smv

A video posted after a talk here at NIST. This gives a nice overview of
what we are up to, it is about an hour long.
ftp://ftp.nist.gov/pub/bfrl/bwklein/Bryan_Klein_SCM_SM_Talk.mov

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Here’s some that I have found:

-Intel’s social media guidelines http://tinyurl.com/6dxley

-IBM’s social media guideline http://www.ibm.com/blogs/zz/en/guidelines.html

-DHS – http://www.dhs.gov/journal/leadership/comment-policy.html

-HHS: http://newmedia.hhs.gov/tools/twitter.html#discussFDA

-US AID: http://www.usaid.gov/locations/europe_eurasia/dem_gov/docs/new_media_and_international_media_development.pdf

-Denise Graveline’s blog – 2/18/09ish: http://dontgetcaught.biz/webdocs/blog/dgcnews.htm

– Mass. State Gov:
http://www.mass.gov/?pageID=cagoterminal&L=2&L0=Home&L1=Communications+Center&sid=Cago&b=terminalcontent&f=communications_web_blog_policies&csid=Cago

An excellent guide: http://carlhaggerty.wordpress.com/2008/11/03/draft-v01-social-media-and-online-participation-policy-and-guidelines/

Donald Peterson’s guide: http://beth.typepad.com/beths_blog/files/internet_public_discourse_policy_by_donald_peterson.pdf

Toolkit licensed under creative commons: http://blogcouncil.org/disclosure/content/

Catholic University: slis.cua.edu/symposium/presentations/Boswell_SLISpresentation_FINAL_090110.ppt

Aurora University (at bottom of page): http://www2.aurora.edu/student-life/resources/its/web-policy.html

Seattle Pacific Student Athlete Social Networking Policy: http://www.spu.edu/depts/__athletics/pdffiles/compliance/policy-socialnetworking.pdf

Vanderbilt: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/champs/documents/SocialNetworkingPolicy.pdf

Zappos Twitter policy for employees fits on one line: Be real and use your best judgement.