The resources listed below will help your club better understand what social media is, how to keep your members safe online and why your club should have a social media policy.
viaSport British Columbia have information on the Who, What, Why and How of creating a social media policy. Additionally, information is provided on what the different types of social media are and how to use these platforms successfully.
Play by the Rules has provided a FREE downloaded Social Media Policy template. There is also an accompanying document and video guide to this template giving you some context and background to social media policy.
Sport Australia have created social media principles and best practice guidelines. Strategies which can be tailored to each organisation.
If you have more questions about creating a social media policy, we would recommend you get in touch with your state sport organisation.