Requirements Checklist When Using Social Media

This is a quick reference to help make sure you’re doing everything right when using social media tools in your official capacity as a GSA employee.

Have I...? (Yes/No) Action
read and understood GSA’s IT Rules of behavior?
considered how to communicate strategically?
contacted the Office of Strategic Communication (OSC) with your request to create accounts?
made sure that my social media is accessible to people with disabilities by following Section 508 accessibility rules?
planned for records management?
paid attention to copyrights and other intellectual property?
complied with all privacy protections requirements?
avoided political activity and adhered to lobbying rules?
made sure my data is in a usable, machine readable, industry standard format?
found out whether the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) applies?
checked into whether I need to get OMB approval for surveys?
made sure that my communications reflect the agency’s position rather than just one person’s opinion?
had someone review my content to make sure that it is written in plain language and that I am being objective and trustworthy?
ensured meaningful access to people with limited English proficiency?
followed a plan for monitoring my social media content regularly?

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