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Rules to live by on social media

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Rules to live by on social media

Stay safe. Be responsible. Stay in control.

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Get the tone right

Potential employers will look at your social media accounts.

15% of social media users have ended a friendship because of an event that occurred on social media.

Be respectful of others

There are consequences

Last year, 1,209 people were found guilty of offences under the Communications Act 2003.

Consider personal safety

Crime involving social media is up by 780% in the last 4 years.

Remember your posts can go viral and you may never gain control again.

There is no privacy

There is no anonymity

18% of employers have dismissed employees because of something they posted on social media.

Did you know?

Visit the intranet to learn more about using social media.

Inappropriate use of social media can lead to disciplinary action.

The use of social media for recruitment has grown 54% in the past 5 years.

Social media can present opportunities

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