Check out this list of basic social media etiquette that every person who maintains an online presence should know and follow.
Every day is social media day. You cannot deny all those 5 min breaks that turned into half an hour breaks, the constant reminder by mom on how much time you spend on your phone only to watch her get back to the screen and the immense amount of content that we consume day in and out. The past year, we saw the world come to a standstill but the only thing that kept going was the online space. Our screen time only increased during the pandemic. Considering how much time we spend online there is basic social media etiquette that we should all keep in mind.
We’ve all got so used to being online that at times we tend to ignore the basic guidelines that make our online presence valuable. The online space cannot always be positive. There are various negative and hurtful events that people face because of their online presence. To tackle them and to develop a good online image, we made a list of basic rules that one should follow next time they scroll through their IG feeds.
Check out this list:
Be respectful and don’t bad-mouth your competition
Present a more authentic and genuine self online
Be more kind and empathetic while talking to people on the Social Media
Verify the information that you share online
Try and cheer for people on the Social Media. Sharing their work will motivate them
Don’t forget to give due credit
Don’t troll or give rise to Cancel Culture
Don’t spam someone to ask something
It’s okay to commit a mistake
Normalize error in the typo
Agree to Disagree
Own up if you make a mistake
Happy Social Media Day!!