Utilizing Social Media

Utilizing Social Media

Note Sep 26, 2017
  • A lack of transparency breeds mistrust. Be open and share behind-the-scenes looks at the great work your personnel do every day.
  • Set forth official policies for aspects like citizen conduct, employee conduct, employee access, content, monitoring, etc. Don’t get hung up on followers—focus on engagement.
  • Adapt to the algorithms that control content display on social media platforms. Share relevant, high-quality content, actively engage with followers, tag relevant others and pay attention to analytics to learn what works.

—Julian Foster, LinkedIn, Top 10 Tips for Public Safety Social Media

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