Twitter guidance – DH


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Policy and staff guidance on use of Twitter as part of their professional work for the Department:

Social media is mainstream media now. It is commonplace for influential individuals to use Twitter to share ideas, offer first-hand comment, and build networks of influence.

Effective use of social media like Twitter is central to the DH digital communication strategy.

The development of social media has presented new challenges for Government and organisations because it tends to rely on relationships between named individuals. It is not possible to fully exploit the opportunities provided by social media without personal participation in digital conversations.

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