A Social Media Policy is a document that outlines the business' rules, practices, and procedures for employees utilizing social media. In a Social Media Policy, the company informs employees about the standards that are expected of them while using social media.
The Social Media Policy is considered as the one-sided document as the employes do not negotiate under the contract. They just simply review the policy and agree on the specified requirements.
You fill out a form. The document is created before your eyes as you respond to the questions.
At the end, you receive it in Word and PDF formats. You can modify it and reuse it.
A business can use this Social Media Policy. The document is usually given to employees at the start of their employment.
The person filing the document will have to enter the contact information of the company and insert details about employee social media use. Most of the document is already drafted as a standard-form template.
A completed document should be printed and given to all employees.
Social Media Policies will be subject to federal law, in that they are not permitted to restrict employee free speech or organizing. State laws will cover the individual elements of the employment relationship.