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Social Media Etiquette: 12 Step Checklist

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I love social media. I can connect with others and quickly find out what they’re doing. But when I learned some people are now finding out about the death of friends via Facebook, I began to despise

Danielle M. Villegas‘s insight:

I’m in the same boat! I think that writing on the web at all on social media–especially to a professional audience–requires the kind of professional etiquette that one would use for any professional communications. The checklist here is very good. This is posted on LinkedIn, so you may need a LinkedIn account to view. But it’s worth the read.


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Danielle M. Villegas is a technical communicator who currently employed at Cox Automotive, Inc., and freelances as her own technical communications consultancy, Dair Communications. She has worked at the International Refugee Committee, MetLife, Novo Nordisk, BASF North America, Merck, and Deloitte, with a background in content strategy, web content management, social media, project management, e-learning, and client services. Danielle is best known in the technical communications world for her blog,, which has continued to flourish since it was launched during her graduate studies at NJIT in 2012. She has presented webinars and seminars for Adobe, the Society for Technical Communication (STC), the IEEE ProComm, TCUK (ISTC) and at Drexel University’s eLearning Conference. She has written articles for the STC Intercom, STC Notebook, the Content Rules blog, and The Content Wrangler as well. She is very active in the STC, as a former chapter president for the STC-Philadelphia Metro Chapter, and is currently serving on three STC Board committees. You can learn more about Danielle on LinkedIn at, on Twitter @techcommgeekmom, or through her blog. All content is the owner's opinions, and does not reflect those of her employers past or present.

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