Tools, tips and best practices for social media in the School of Social Work, and a list of all out channels.
These are the approved social media channels for the School of Social Work. No new channels may be launched without permission. Please contact Sarah Watson to ask questions or discuss further.
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We encourage you to reach out to Pat Shelly (Twitter) and Sarah Watson (all others), should you have news, events, announcements you would like featured on our main social media channels. The information will be reviewed for appropriateness and added to our social media calendar if approved. Please give us a minimum of two week notice, if at all possible.
Please provide as much information as possible about your news, including high resolution images, details, relevant hashtags, direct website link, etc.
UB School of Social Work presences on social media sites are considered to be an extension of the website, and most guidelines that apply to the website (such as brand and identity guidelines) will also apply to your social media site.
Additionally, anything we do on social as UBSSW – whether we share, retweet, comment, like a post – is an implied endorsement. It requires a lot of thought when we’re on social as UB.
Rule of thumb is to determine whether to react to a post (like, retweet, comment, etc.):
UB loves hearing from our readers. Comments have a real impact on how and what we cover and we welcome and encourage open, thoughtful discussion. We apply the Comment Guidelines to help our readers share their thoughts in safe and engaging digital spaces.