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1 Social Media Policies & Handbook Centenary College supports the use of social media to connect with students, colleagues, and alumni. This handbook explains how to do so effectively and safely within the guidelines established by Centenary College. Social media is dynamic and will continue to constantly evolve. As a result of that fact, this handbook will also continue to change. If you have suggestions, please Timothy Tomaino at Page 1 of 7

2 Table of Contents Cover Page: Social Media Policies & Handbook Page 1 Table of Contents Page 2 Section 1: Centenary and Social Media - How Centenary College is Using Social Media - Centenary College Branding and Social Media Page 3 Section 2: Policies for All Social Media Sites, Including Personal Sites - Protect confidential and proprietary information - Don t use Centenary College logos for endorsements - Consistent Branding Standards - Terms of service Page 4 Section 3: Institutional Social Media - Centenary Official Accounts - Notify the Colleges Social Media Department - Official Account Requirements - Benefits Page 5 Section 4: Student Social Media Usage - Social Media Guidelines - Proscriptions on Use - Enforcement Page 6 Section 5: Best Practices - Think twice before posting - Strive for accuracy - Be respectful - Remember your audience - On personal sites, identify your views as your own - Photography - Linking Page 7 Please refer to Centenary College s Main Website for the most up to date policy. Page 2 of 7

3 SECTION 1: CENTENARY AND SOCIAL MEDIA What is Social Media? Social media refers to online tools and services that allow anyone to easily create and publish content. Many of these sites utilize individual profiles, where users post personal information. The social in social media comes in as the user finds and interacts with others with similar interests. It s in these online communities that users are offered the chance to share information and knowledge, as well as offer support and the opportunity to network. Popular social media services include but are not limited to: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, blogs, YouTube and Flickr. Social media has fundamentally changed the way we communicate as individuals and as an institution. With sites like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, and blogs, virtually anyone can develop a dynamic web presence and share content instantly with family, friends, and followers. Centenary College recognizes and embraces the power of social media, and the opportunity to participate and engage in the ongoing conversations with our employees, students, alumni, and friends. How Centenary College is Using Social Media Social media tools enable Centenary College to share what is happening at our various college locations with the world but more importantly let us hear directly and immediately from students, employees, parents, and fans about what is important to them. This conversation is what makes social media so different from traditional forms of institutional communication. Social media usage at Centenary College is governed by the same policies that govern all other electronic communications. Usage is also governed by all college policies as found in their respective handbooks and the college s code of conduct. Read the policies below before engaging in any social media campaign as part of your official duties at Centenary College and if you use social media for personal purposes. Communication Policy: Computer Use Policy: Centenary College Branding and Social Media Centenary College s social media properties are an online extension of the college s presence. What we say about our college must be in accordance with established brand guidelines. Our brand guidelines are intended to create consistency in our communications, and not to stifle the creativity of those who wish to share positive messages about Centenary College through social networking. Our logo is the most important symbol of our brand. It must be used in a manner described by our Brand manual which is available on the College Website. Only "Official" accounts may use Centenary's branding. Centenary College reserves the right to close accounts, pages or other social media presences that use Centenary College s branding, see Section 3. Page 3 of 7

4 SECTION 2: POLICIES FOR ALL SOCIAL MEDIA SITES, INCLUDING PERSONAL SITES Protect confidential and proprietary information: Do not post confidential or proprietary information about Centenary College, students, employees, or alumni. Employees must still follow the applicable federal requirements such as FERPA and HIPAA regulations. Adhere to all applicable institution privacy and confidentiality policies. Employees who share confidential information do so at the risk of disciplinary action up to and including termination. Do not use Centenary College logos for endorsements: Do not use the Centenary College logo or any other institution images or iconography on personal social media sites. Do not use Centenary College s name to promote a product, cause, or political party or candidate. Consistent Branding Standards: The standards below correspond to any type of social media Site: O The Centenary College Official Logo is reserved for use only with the Marketing Department s approval. See Section 3. O The Centenary College Official Seal is reserved for use only by the Alumni Department. O The Centenary Athletics Cyclone Logo is reserved for use only at the discretion of the Athletics department. O A department with their own approved logo may utilize that logo only with the approval of their department head. O All other Centenary College entities must utilize an approved profile picture. If you wish to create a new account/page please contact Terms of service: Centenary College employees and students must obey the Terms of Service of any social media platform that is being utilized. Page 4 of 7

5 SECTION 3: INSTITUTIONAL SOCIAL MEDIA If you post on behalf of Centenary College, the following policies must be adhered to in addition to all policies and best practices listed in this document. Centenary Official Social Media Sites Centenary College recognizes certain accounts as ambassadors for the organization s brand. These accounts are given the designation official. A full list of accounts that have been given an Official designation can be found at this link: Notify the Centenary College s Social Media Department: Departments or individuals that have a social media page or would like to start one must contact their manager/department director and Official Account Requirements All "official" accounts must adhere to the following requirements: - The account posts frequently (twice a week) and content being delivered is attractive. - All institutional pages must have a full-time employee who is identified as being responsible for the content being produced. - Access must be granted to at least one other employee within the department handling the account, and access must be granted to the social media coordinator and/or marketing department. - Accounts with cover pages must use official branding as established by the social media coordinator and marketing department. - Full-time employees and support staff responsible for the account must undergo training on social media, at Centenary's request. - Maintains all rules set forth in this policy. Benefits - Official accounts content can be shared, republished, or otherwise promoted via the main Centenary social media accounts. - Official accounts can use Centenary College branding. - Official accounts can be used on official marketing material. - Official accounts can be used and featured on the main Centenary website. *Centenary reserves the right to revoke official status at any point in time* **Unofficial accounts using Centenary s Branding may be closed, see Section 1.** Page 5 of 7

6 SECTION 4: STUDENT & EMPLOYEE SOCIAL MEDIA USAGE Centenary College strives to create a warm, safe and inviting environment for students and employee. The following represents community based standards that all Centenary students should follow on social media. Social Media Usage Guidelines - Harassment, Intimidation & Bullying: Language, photos, communication and information that is offensive, illegal, obscene, defamatory, threatening, infringing of intellectual property rights, invasive of privacy, profane, libelous, harassing, abusive, hateful, embarrassing to any person or entity or injurious are considered unacceptable. - Be conscious of mixing business with personal lives: Students and employees should never post in reference to other students, rumors or allegations. - Posting rights for official accounts: Students and employee are not permitted to post to Official Centenary College accounts without express consent from a department director. Access to Official Centenary College accounts may be revoked at any time. Proscriptions on Use - Use that impedes, interferes with or otherwise causes harm to others. - Harassing or threatening use. - Attempts to defeat system security. - Unauthorized access or use Modification or removal of data or equipment. - Use of unauthorized devices. - Disguised use. - Deliberately distributing or launching computer viruses, worms, or other rogue programs. - Use in violation of the law. - Use in violation of Centenary College policy. *This list is not limited to the above listed Proscriptions on Use and may include other areas not mentioned above.* Enforcement When a student or employee violation of this policy occurs, Centenary College may enforce one or more of the following: - Temporarily suspend or block access - Permanently suspend or block access - When appropriate, refer suspected violators to the appropriate law enforcement agencies - Disciplinary action up to and including termination or expulsion Page 6 of 7

7 SECTION 5: BEST PRACTICES This section applies to those posting on behalf of Centenary College, though the guidelines may be helpful for anyone posting on social media in any capacity. Think twice before posting. Privacy does not exist in the world of social media. Consider what could happen if a post becomes widely known and how that may reflect both on the poster and the College. Search engines can turn up posts years after they are created, and comments can be forwarded or copied. If you wouldn t say it at a conference or to a member of the media, consider whether you should post it online. If you are unsure about posting something or responding to a comment, ask your supervisor for input. Strive for accuracy. Get the facts straight before posting them on social media. Review content for grammatical and spelling errors. This is especially important if posting on behalf of the college in any capacity. (See Institutional Social Media.) Be respectful. Understand that content contributed to a social media site could encourage comments or discussion of opposing ideas. Responses should be considered carefully in light of how they would reflect on the poster and/or the college and its institutional voice. Remember your audience. Be aware that a presence in the social media world is or easily can be made available to the public at large. This includes prospective students, current students, current employers and colleagues, and peers. Consider this before publishing to ensure the post will not alienate, harm, or provoke any of these groups. On personal sites, identify your views as your own. If you identify yourself as a Centenary College employee online, it should be clear that the views expressed are not necessarily those of the institution. Photography. Photographs are a great way to engage visitors and draw interest to a social media post. Whenever possible, Photographs should be included in social media posts. However, photographs posted on social media sites easily can be appropriated by any visitors, without your permission. You should always take time to consider a photograph before posting on official and personal accounts. If the picture is not something that you would want distributed by media across the world you may want to reconsider posting this picture. Linking. Social media represents a great opportunity for Centenary College to drive traffic to its website(s). Special care should be paid to posting content with links to Centenary s own website whenever possible. If a link being posted does not link directly to Centenary College s website(s), there should be a clear indication that a link is not associated with Centenary College Page 7 of 7

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