These social media guidelines pertain to your professional interests as a faculty or staff member of The University of Texas at Austin and how you represent the university and your college, school or unit.
Talk with your supervisor if you have questions about how these social media guidelines fit with your unit’s communications plan, or if you have questions about the university-wide policies referenced here. You are personally responsible for the content you post on university-managed social media properties — from blogs and microblogs to social networks, forums and other social media platforms.
It’s important to be transparent to your audience when posting on behalf of the university about work-related matters or other issues related to the university. Be sure to identify yourself with your name and affiliation to the university when contributing your personal comments and statements on a university-managed social media property.