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New UCL social media guidelines now available

11 August 2011

A social media website has been launched which provides information on social media, guidelines for best practice, and examples of use at UCL .

UCL facebook page

‘Social media’ has become a powerful part of the web in recent years and has changed the way we communicate and collaborate online. Many of us already use websites such as Facebook and Twitter. Currently many UCL departments and teams use social media as a way to network, disseminate research, engage with the public, and update key audiences with the latest news. The website offers information about:

  • how UCL users can take advantage of these platforms, including guidelines for best practice
  • how UCL teams and departments are currently using social media
  • linked tutorials explaining how to get started

UCL also has ‘official’ channels on some of the most popular platforms, including:

For more information, you can explore the social media site or contact digital-comms@ucl.ac.uk.

Nick Dawe, Digital Media Manager, Communications and Marketing Office