How to prevent social media blackouts
TechRadars social media etiquette article What are social media’s social media censorship rules?
The answer can be summed up in one word: social media.
It is no surprise then that some people, especially those who are more vocal about their opinions on social media, may feel they need to make their voices heard by making themselves invisible on social networks.
Here are some tips to avoid being blacklisted and/or having your profile removed from social media: Do not use any social media platform to discuss sensitive or sensitive topics, such as the recent murder of Canadian journalist James Foley or the deadly Paris attacks.
If you wish to share sensitive information on Twitter or Facebook, please link directly to the news item, or simply link directly from your page.
If your post is a direct response to a public comment posted on Twitter, Facebook or other social media site, do not use the account or any of the posts.
Do not post personal or private information, including your name, address, phone number, email, etc. Please use the appropriate social media service to post this information.
If someone posts private information on a social media account that you have previously identified as private, you must contact them to request their removal.
If there are any questions or concerns about a particular social media posting, please contact the account holder directly.
Do NOT post your personal or confidential information, such that it could be accessed by a third party.
This includes any links or other content you may have posted to your social media accounts.
Do Not Use Your Account to Contribute to Politics This one may seem obvious, but the best way to avoid becoming a target of political correctness is to refrain from participating in political discourse.
For many people, political debate is a vital part of their lives.
Some people, however, feel the need to participate in politics for the sake of the cause.
Here is a list of things that you should avoid doing while on social platforms, including: Contributing to political campaigns.
This is not something that you can do without repercussions, however.
If a political candidate or campaign wants to use your name in a campaign advertisement or other media, they will not be allowed to do so.
They can, however try to use their influence to convince you to change your Facebook status to that of their campaign.
Don’t use your account to advertise a political cause.
This can be done for any political cause, but it is not allowed on social forums.
Be careful with your posts.
This may seem like a general rule, but be aware of the rules.
For example, if you post something like, “I have a message for the Queen” on your personal Facebook page, it could lead to your account being banned.
Use your account in moderation.
The more you use social media to communicate, the more likely it is that you will be targeted by those who would like to silence you.
The good news is that many social media platforms have an anti-harassment policy that allows users to report harassment in the most efficient manner.
When you do, you will likely be able to receive some kind of response, but do not expect it to be the same as the response you would get if you had reported a harassment to the police.
You should never, however receive a direct or indirect threat of violence or violence-related death.
If it does happen, please report it to the authorities.
Be aware that many political campaigns are using social media as a way to communicate directly to their followers and supporters.
This means that it is a good idea to avoid this activity, unless you know it is necessary for your political campaign.
It also means that you need to be careful not to participate if you believe that a person on your friends list is doing the same thing you are.
Do your research and follow the rules on social channels.
This will ensure that you don’t get caught up in the political correctness rush and that you are being treated fairly.
Remember that your social status is the last thing you want to see on social networking sites.
Don´t share information that you think is inappropriate or offensive.
Use the appropriate terms on your profile.
If an individual posts personal information on your Facebook page or Twitter account, please make sure that it does not violate the rules for personal information or that it clearly identifies who posted it.
If they have posted information that is protected by the Canadian Privacy Act, it is also OK to post the information to your own profile.
When in doubt, use the correct terms.
For a complete list of what you can and cannot do on social sites, please refer to the relevant rules.
The bottom line is that social media is not the only social medium you should be using responsibly.
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