Likes Up: What would Emily Post do?
Social Media Etiquette – Minding Your Manners on the Social Web – What would Emily Post do?
Manners for a New World (18th Edition) – This is a BIG Book! First publishes in 1922, the author, Emily Post died in 1960.
So what would Emily Post do with this new and rapidly evolving world of social media engagement? The transparency and immediacy of it would certain give her pause, not to mention the sometimes shocking self-publication that today is pretty standard fare – party photos from the weekend or an inappropriate tweet after a night on the town. She may even agree with the theory that these days, YOU are a brand. And your personal and professional brands both need to be protected while engaging online. Mostly, it boils down to common sense, but as Ms. Post discovered, sometimes we all need a refresher course! radian6.com ‘s EBook – Social Media Etiquette – Minding Your Manners on the Social Web – is going to shed some light on this subject.
As Emily Post herself once said, “Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use.” This awareness is “Emotional Intellisense”
When social media enthusiasts get together as they did yesterday as part of Mashable’s global Social Media Day they most often are on their best behavior and enjoy in-person company between the tweets, posts, photos, and digital comments and texts.
#LikesUP – To Click or Not to Click. That is the question…