Schools, Social Media, And Crisis Communications [Infographic]

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How do schools manage crises via social networking?

It makes sense that colleges and universities would use social media to engage with their student population, but not enough use networks when they would arguably be the most useful – during a crisis.

Statistics have shown that 66% of colleges and universities reported reputation-damaging information discussed about their institutions on social media networks. Of that number, only 23% of institutions said that they use social networking for communication during a crisis.

What are best practices for schools when it comes to managing out-and-out crises? put together a helpful infographic that shows statistics regarding how schools deal with crises online, and includes helpful tips for implementing an online crisis policy all their own.

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Author: Dusten Carlson

Dusten has written for web and print and currently spends his time working on his upcoming graphic novel. He is also almost 30 and still has all of his hair.

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