Social Media

Safe practice tips and advice for using social media

Tips for using social media

Social Media applications allow online interaction and exchange of user-generated content via web and mobile devices e.g. using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, TikTok Instagram and many more.

There are many benefits to Social Media. The rapid growth of applications and speed at which you can share information with a large audience via status, tweet, blog, video or photograph mean Social Media has effectively become social publishing to a potentially world-wide audience. As a result, it is now even more important to think before you post; what you post online could have real-life consequences.

Not sure where to start?

Watch the videos or click the Guides button below to read our tips for using social media safely, and how you can use platforms to find employment or get ahead in your career.

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Last updated on 27 February 2023