One’s professional life into the milieu of social networking is easy and natural nevertheless, professional ethics rules apply to the use of social media, just as they do to other on-line activities by attorneys. A career in social work requires conviction to personal values that reflect and uphold the national association of social workers (nasw) code of ethics professional ethics are the foundation of social work, as the trade has an innate obligation to endorse ethical principles and basic values to advocate for the wellness of others.
However, if a lawyer by online forms, e-mail, chat room, social networking site, etc elicits specific information about a person’s particular legal problem and provides advice to that person, there is a risk that a lawyer-client relationship will have formed. 8 foundation for the principles for social networking code of ethics for nurses with interpretive statements (ana, 2001) nursing: scope and standards of practice, professional obligation to understand the nature, benefits, and consequences of participating in social networking of all types such.
Kristen fyfe, senior communications manager at training and development association astd, points out the component that both ethics and social media must have in common to be successful “clarity is the most effective element for both ethics and social media policies, fyfe says. As trust is the prized currency of social media, ethical lapses or oversights can be deadly for brands crisis management is a topic for another day ethically speaking, however, here are five. So in the first example, it is corporate social media marketing and in second it is political social media that has led to a serious discussion over the ethics, sop, usage, abuse, and disinformation on the social networks.
The result is a patchwork quilt of ethics opinions and rule changes intended to clarify how the rules of professional conduct apply to social media activities this article provides 10 tips for avoiding ethical lapses while using social media as a legal professional. Professional ethics paper carolyn smith hcs/478 august 15, 2011 ann-marie peckham professional ethics paper the purpose of this paper is to discuss the relationship among professional values, ethics, and legal issues a person’s personal values and ethics can influence their professional values and ethics in the workplace. In order to understand any potential connection between ethics and social networks, it only makes sense to step back and discuss what ethical behavior means jay shepherd , author of the book firing at will: a manager’s guide , sums up unethical behavior with a sentence. Being a digital media professional, let’s understand the sensitive nature of ethics in social media i’ll try to briefly cover the generally accepted ethics in digital media marketing, to facilitate fellow marketers and advertisers motivation for this topic: the fundamental reason i picked up this topic was the general observation around the social networks particularly if we look at the geo-political events taking place in 2016, the topic turns even more important.
Nevertheless, professional ethics rules apply to the use of social media, just as they do to other on-line activities by attorneys as has been widely reported in the press, lawyers have been subject to disciplinary review for improperly publicizing cases, criticizing judges, and divulging confidential client information, all through social media. Because social media blurs the lines between our personal and professional lives it is useful to look at actions in social media from three perspectives: personal (as an individual), professional (as an employee or perspective employee) and brand (as an organization.
Keywords: social media, social work ethics, social media policy, risk management, professional standards 1 introduction and professional use of social media, and (3) the social media & social work ethics: determining best practices in an ambiguous reality. Professionalism in the use of social media physicians must maintain appropriate boundaries of the patient-physician relationship in accordance with professional ethics guidance just as they would in any other context (e) to maintain appropriate professional boundaries physicians should consider separating personal and professional content.
When philosophers speak today, however, of ‘social networking and ethics’, they usually refer more narrowly to the ethical impact of an evolving and loosely defined group of information technologies, most based on or inspired by the ‘web 20’ software standards that emerged in the first decade of the 21 st century.