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Washington University in St. Louis Social Media Policy

Friday, June 1, 2012


Washington University in St. Louis supports the use of social media by its community members as a way to facilitate communication. Social media tools, uses and challenges are evolving rapidly, and the University continuously monitors our strategies and best practices for using these media. The following policy serves as a guideline and starting point for those initiating a social media feed that involves the University, its schools, departments, programs, groups, organizations and individuals. It is also a reference for those managing existing feeds, so that the University's efforts in social media communications are as consistent as possible.

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