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Social Networking Guide | FAQs
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: When can social media sites be viewed at work?
A:  Follow your agency’s policies for viewing social media sites during business hours.
 
 
Q: Can employees create a Twitter or Facebook account for agency use?
A:  Follow your agency’s policies for creating Twitter or Facebook accounts.
 
 
Q: Who owns the content posted to social media?
A:  Read Oregon’s “Terms of Service” agreement for social media. For an update on this
     information, go to this document’s section on “Terms of Service.”
 
 
Q: What is social media?
A:  The use of technology combined with social interacting to create or co-create value.
 
 
Q: Who created the Oregon Terms of Service agreement?
A:  The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) is in the process of
      creating this document with input from the states. The Department of Justice will review and
      edit Oregon’s document.
 

Resources
Policy is Not Enough: Educate Employees About Social Media Use 
 
VBA - Social Networking - WIIFM? (What’s in it for me?)
 
Staying Informed and Involved Online
 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: YouTube Guidance
 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Twitter Guidance
 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Social Media 101 Overview: The What and the Why
 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Social Networks
 
RSS Specifications
 
What are the risks associated with social networking sites?
                                                           
Twitter suspends accounts of users with infected computers
 
Web 2.0 Security: Things to Know about the Social Web

Contact
For more information about these social networking guidelines, please contact the State Web Information Publisher, Linda Morrell.