Social Media Ethics

Just because you can tweet it, doesn't mean you should. Learn to do the right thing on social media.
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.3 out of 5 (1,224 ratings)
11,839 students
Social Media Ethics
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.3 out of 5 (1,224 ratings)
11,837 students
Exercise good judgment when using social networks for work
Avoid tweeting something that could get you sued or fired
Understand what constitutes ethical, respectful behavior on social media
Demonstrate tolerance and consideration for others on social networks

Requirements

  • No prior knowledge of social media ethics is required.

Description

Social media ethics training course explains the requirements of the law, how ethics policy applies to social networking and how to engage in ethical conversations on social networks.

Promote ethical conduct online in this self-paced employee training on social media ethics. Certify employees and professionals to use social media effectively while enhancing ethics and compliance. This course is appropriate for anyone who wants to learn to use social media for business without violating Federal, State and local rules and regulations.

Covers liability for unethical behavior, how the National Labor Relations Act governs social media use at work, professional netiquette standards, rules concerning work related social media use on personal vs. branded social networking accounts, how to avoid provoking defamation, discrimination and harassment claims on social networks, the risks associated with confidentiality and confidential sources and much more.

Who this course is for:

  • This course for anyone who wants to learn ethical behavior on social networks.

Course content

1 section • 11 lectures • 32m total length
  • Overview to Social Media Ethics
    02:29
  • Introduction: What to Expect from this Course
    01:59
  • Why Social Media is Different
    01:58
  • Understanding Agency Law
    02:28
  • The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)
    02:24
  • Distinguishing Public from Private Information
    05:18
  • Good Netiquette
    03:05
  • Understanding Defamation
    06:49
  • Understanding Discrimination and Harassment
    03:48
  • Risks of Working with Confidential Sources
    01:32
  • Conclusion and Next Steps
    00:54

Instructor

B2B Growth Marketing Advisor
Eric Schwartzman
  • 4.2 Instructor Rating
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I am a digital transformation advisor and digital marketing consultant.

I help clients grow revenue online through B2B growth marketing initiatives using my own, proprietary organic growth framework.

I led the center for digital innovation at Howard Industries, a $1B B2B, launched 2 SaaS start-ups and did integrated marketing for entertainment, media and tech clients at one the world's largest PR Agencies.

I’m a best-selling author of Social Marketing to the Business Customer. Some of the organizations I've advised are Boeing, Cirque du Soleil, City National Bank, Hard Rock Casinos, Johnson & Johnson, Korn Ferry, Lucasfilm, US Dept. of Defense, US Dept. of State, Inter American Development Bank.

My complete library of self-paced, online digital marketing, compliance and security training courses have been taken by nearly a quarter million people worldwide on Udemy and at my own website.

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