For the most part, Social Media can be fun and engaging!
Should you, your staff, colleagues or students experience challenges on Social Media, there are people that can help. Be sure that your staff knows how to report matters when they occur.
- Recognizing students in distress
- Emergency Services (Counselling, 911, Sexual Assault, Health Services, Community Services).
- Campus Police firstname.lastname@example.org, ext 1234
- Report a sexual assault or sexual misconduct, or contact to make a confidential report with Dr. Dusty Johnstone, phone 519-253-3000 ext. 4550
- If you see someone who reaches out to you or who may potentially need help, you can fill out a Care Alert Form
Relevant Governmental and NGO Frameworks, Media, and Policy
- Government of Canada Competition Bureau
- Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
- Canada Anti-Fraud Centre
- Social Network Security
- Get Cyber Safe
- Canada’s Law on SPAM and other Electronic Threats
- Cyber Security Bulletins
- Non-consensual Distribution of Intimate Images
- Higher Education Quality Council Ontario's Annual report for Freedom of Speech on Campus
- UWindsor's report to the Ministry of Colleges and Universities for the freedom of speech on campus.
- Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism is a platform that helps to identify and counter radicalist discourse and online recruitment.
Social Media (un)intended consequences
What should you report?
- Posts that violate the law
- UWindsor posts that have appropriated our copyright
- Posts that may be harmful to yourself, others, or our brand (bullying, hate speech, death threats, suicidal language, etc) can be reported to the Campus Police, you can also refer to the Emergency Services website for more information.
Report an issue on a Social Media Platform
- Reporting abuse on Facebook
- Reporting abuse on Instagram
- Reporting abuse on LinkedIn
- Report abuse on Twitter
- Report an issue on YouTube
NGOs offer resources about spotting fake news and ethical frameworks. These links may help SM communities construct reflective practices specific to your office.
- Canadian Public Relations Society (they have resources for spotting fake news and ethical guidelines)
- The National Cyber Security Alliance Stay Safe Online.org
- Public Relations Society of America (they have resources for spotting fake news and ethical guidelines)
- United Nations Office of Information and Communication Technology