New AP Social Media Guidelines Warn about Re-tweets - iMediaEthics
Menu

Home » Social Media & Online Commenting»

The Associated Press has updated its social media guidelines to include guidance on re-tweeting (when a Twitter user essentially forwards another user’s post with all followers).

The new guidelines warn AP staff to carefully re-tweet so that followers don’t think “you’re expressing a personal opinion on the issues of the day,” Poynter’s Mallary Jean Tenore explained.

Submit a tip / Report a problem

New AP Social Media Guidelines Warn about Re-tweets

Share this article:

Comments Terms and Conditions

  • We reserve the right to edit/delete comments which harass, libel, use coarse language and profanity.
  • We moderate comments especially when there is conflict or negativity among commenters.
  • Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *